Boomerang ebook by Michael Lewis
Business , Economic , Non-Fiction / October 6, 2011

Boomerang by Michael Lewis Book Review Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis is another source of information to understand the massive crash of 2008. Published by W. W. Norton & Company on October 3rd 2011, within it short 224 pages author gives a guided tour through Greece, Iceland, Ireland and other different places who had been hard hit by the fiscal tsunami of 2008. Mr. Lewis also said that Boomerang is a companion book to his 2010 bestselling book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Boomerang by Michael Lewis Summary As Pogo once said, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a piñata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish….

Steve Jobs: A Biography ebook by Walter Isaacson
Biography/Memoir , Business , Non-Fiction / October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs Biography Book Review Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson is the first authorized biography of Steve Jobs. Created based on more than 40 exclusive interviews with Jobs himself, as well as interviews with over a hundred peoples around Jobs’ life. Published by Simon & Schuster, it 656 pages discovers Jobs’ important life event including his early years as a Buddhist and Reed College dropout; the astounding story of the founding of Apple and its changeable rise; his struggle for control the company and his sudden departure; his breakthrough adventures with NeXT and Pixar; his 1996 return to Apple and its subsequent resurgence with iMac, iPad, and iPod. Steve Jobs: A Biography was as good as author’s earlier biography book such as Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and of Kissinger: A Biography. Steve Jobs Biography Book Summary FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense…

Ethan Willis ebook: Prosper
Business , Economic , Self Improving / October 4, 2011

Prosper Review Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want by Ethan Willis with Randy Garn is a practical guide to achieving the life you want —and sustaining it. This book is not about happiness. It is about how money interacts with our lives and how we spend our days and efforts earning it. Great book on what prosperity really means and the actual steps on how to really get there. Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers on October 3rd 2011. Prosper Summary Many people assume prosperity only means wealth or luxury, but true prosperity is something more. It’s about defining your own version of success—not your parents’ or your boss’s or your friend’s or the media’s—one that works specifically for you. It’s about striking the right, sustainable balance between work, wealth, and lifestyle. Ethan Willis and Randy Garn—founders of Prosper Inc., the largest provider of individual coaching for personal finance and entrepreneurship in the US—explain how to achieve true prosperity through three steps. First, they help you define it in detail: what does your happy life look, feel, smell, sound and taste like? Arm yourself with your own personal vision of success that paints a clear picture of the life you want…

EntreLeadership ebook by Dave Ramsey
Business , Non-Fiction , Self Improving / October 3, 2011

EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches by Dave Ramsey reveals formulas to instill the team building that is all-important to success in our changing marketplace. It’s reasonable, gradual guidance explains how to apply significant changes beyond those knee-jerk pep talks that employees universally view with scorn. A lively read designed for managers, entrepreneurs, and workers who want to become leaders. Available to improve your leadership since September 20th 2011, published by Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, EntreLeadership not only works when you lead a team at work, it also works for you to lead your family at home EntreLeadership Summary Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued? Your team will never grow beyond you, so here’s another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you’re sitting at the CEO’s desk, the middle manager’s cubicle, or a card table in your living-room-based startup, EntreLeadership provides the practical, step-by-step guidance to grow your business where you want it to go. Dave opens…

Moneyball ebook by Michael Lewis
Business , Non-Fiction , Sports / September 24, 2011

Moneyball is a book for baseball fan about how a savvy team of baseball executives bucked conventional wisdom and found success, Business readers will also enjoyed this Michael Lewis‘s book as an as exciting business book. First released i May 10th 2003, the ebook version is now available since August 15th 2011 thanks to W. W. Norton & Company. Moneyball discover how Billy Beane make Oakland A become one of the best teams in baseball since Beane became general manager in 1997. It 320 pages details how Beane began focusing on particular assets of players that were being undervalued by other teams instead of trusting scouting intuition and traditional baseball thinking. In this way, they were able to build winning teams using players that were overlooked or discarded by wealthier or less skilled organizations. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is quite simply an excellent book. Summary The Oakland Athletics have a secret: a winning baseball team is made, not bought.In major league baseball the biggest wallet is supposed to win: rich teams spend four times as much on talent as poor teams. But over the past four years, the Oakland Athletics, a major league team with a…

Management ebook: “How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything” by Dov Seidman
Business , Economic , Non-Fiction , Self Improving / September 22, 2011

This is a new Expanded Edition of management and leadership book by Dov Seidman titled How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything. “HOW” is a book for people who are trying to make sense of the uncertain (often scary) times in which we find ourselves. It 384 pages unfolds and unveils itself versus hitting you directly over the head. If you are a thinking man and love ideas, then How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything is the perfect management and leadership book for you. Published September 21st 2011 by Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, you can get this book start from $15. Summary The flood of information, unprecedented transparency, increasing interconnectedness-and our global interde¬pendence-are dramatically reshaping today’s world, the world of business, and our lives. We are in the Era of Behavior and the rules of the game have fundamentally changed. It is no longer what you do that matters most and sets you apart from others, but how you do what you do. Whats are commodities, easily duplicated or reverse-engineered. Sustainable advantage and enduring success for organizations and the people who work for them now lie in the realm of how, the new frontier of conduct….