Tag Archives: business

The 4-Hour Workweek

It took me forever to finish The 4-Hour Workweek because I can’t get over the nagging suspicion that Tim Ferriss is an overrated “lifehacks” aggregator. The author is clever to put a passage that addresses doubters at the beginning of the book. But by the end of the book, my suspicion is more or less… Read More »

Blue Ocean Strategy

Hindsight is 20/20. The problem with books of this nature is that they often appear to be cherry-picking data to fit the narrative. So, do  you want the blue pill or the red pill?

Machiavelli on Business: Strategies, Advice, and Words of Wisdom on Business and Power

Machiavelli on Business: Strategies, Advice, and Words of Wisdom on Business and Power by Stephen Brennan My rating: 1 of 5 stars Reads like an analysis of Nostradamus’ predictions, i.e. everything is open to interpretation. Unfortunately, the so-called “analyses” are often shorter than the excerpts from the original works, making this book appear like a… Read More »