Archive | Book Reviews

A Great Resource for Effecting Change

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an excellent book for anyone looking to shape some change into your organization or even your own life. A lot of people have difficulty with change and this book is an excellent resource for both […]

Review of Screwed! by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann

Screwed!: How China, Russia, the EU, and Other Foreign Countries Screw the United States, How Our Own Leaders Help Them Do It . . . and What We Can Do About It by Dick Morris My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was packed with useful information. It covers topics that include Treaties and […]

Review of The Checklist Manifesto

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande My rating: 5 of 5 stars A little over a year ago I heard about this book at a medical conference I attended where we were discussing the benefits of CPOE (Computerized Patient Order Entry) for hospital patients. Based on the recommendations of others […]

Review of the Awesome Book Platform by Michael Hyatt

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt My rating: 5 of 5 stars Michael Hyatt’s Platform is, in short, a book about getting your online presence in line, and why you should care to do that. Many people, myself included, maintain an online presence including active Facebook posting, Twitter, websites or blogs, […]

Boomerang

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow, what a great book. This is one of the best non-fiction books I’ve ever read. Michael Lewis has a nack for finding a topic that is fundamentally interesting, timely, and thought-provoking and then putting together research to bring […]

QBQ Review

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life by John G. Miller My rating: 5 of 5 stars I just finished reading QBQ – The Question Behind the Question, What to Really Ask Yourself to Eliminate Blame, Complaining, and Procrastination by John Miller a few minutes ago. What a […]

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