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The author seemed enamoured of the cults of personality in the business world during his era, and it showed. Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform from Those Who Don’t reads like a book version of FORTUNE magazine. Unfortunately, the content didn’t stand the test of time (ahem!), particularly his take on some… Read More »

The E-Myth Revisited

A large portion of what was written (and how it was written) by Michael Gerber in The E-Myth Revisited reminded me of Robert Kiyosaki, and not in a good way. As with Kiyosaki’s fictitious “rich dad”, Gerber makes up characters in the book who lay massive compliments on his ideas. In return, he also compliments… Read More »

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 »