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6 business lessons from Jeffery Archer’s ‘As The Crow Flies’

I love fiction with business as the central theme. I love to read of a rags to riches story as the protagonist overcomes obstacles to attain a life of riches and wealth. ‘As The Crow Flies’ by Jeffery Archer is just such a book. I really don’t know why it has taken me so long to […]

Book Reco: The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The first thing I would like to say is that this is one of the most difficult books I have read in a while. But it is also one of the most interesting ones that has changed my world view forever. The author Nassim Nicholas Taleb is unapologetically direct in his writing and no effort has been […]

Book Reco – Softwar: An Intimate Portrait of Larry Ellison and Oracle by Matthew Symonds

Its been a while since I enjoyed a good book on the software industry. Although this book is by no means recent and some of the stories are now a bit outdated, I still found it relevant and interesting. Oracle and Ellison have always intrigued me and digging into their history and culture was facinating. […]

Book Reco – Exit Point by Anil Goel

I tend to hang out with really smart people and proof of that is my good buddy Anil Goel has come out with his next book Exit Point! Knowing Anil with his amazing research and  imagination I’m sure its going to be a rip roarer. More on this as I finish the read and report back. […]

Book Reco – Rework by Jason Fried & David Hansson

Finally managed to get my hands on this book which was recommended by so many people.  And it was worth the effort. All business people wish for a no nonsense, zero jargon, common sense business book and this it it! Created by the folks at 37 signals which is a successful online software company, it is […]