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How to Write Short - Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short

Review of Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short – Word Craft for Fast Times In a classic Simpson’s episode (aren’t they all classics…) dutiful wife Marge is cooking Homer microwave meatloaf. The usually impatient husband is beside himself waiting… Homer: Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Marge: Your meatloaf will be ready […]

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Beth Buelow - The Introvert Entrepreneur book

Introvert Entrepreneur Book Review

The Introvert Entrepreneur by Beth Buelow Amplify your strengths and create success on your own terms in ten steps As an introvert I was naturally curious about this book, The Introvert Entrereneur by Beth Buelow. In particular, the sub-title ‘amplify your strengths’ caught my eye. I’m big on working with your strengths profile. And, the […]

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Book of the Year 2016

Best Books 2016

I love learning. And, I love to learn by reading books. Each year I aim to read 50 books – that’s one book each week. And, I’m pleased to say this year I made it! Through Book Rapper, I am known for my book nerd qualities and often people ask me to suggest something for […]

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Value Proposition Design

Value Proposition Design

The Book Value Proposition Design – How to create products and services customers want. Authors: Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Greg Bernarda, Alan Smith and designed by Trish Papadakos. The BIG Idea How do you create value for your customers? That really is one of the most fundamental questions you can ask in your business. It […]

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Marshall McLuhan - The Medium is the Massage

My All-Time Favorite Book

When people find out that I write Book Rapper and then how many books I read (over 500 in the past 12 years!) the inevitable question is: Which one is your favourite book of all? Whilst, it’s difficult to choose a favorite, there is one that stands out for me because it is impacted me […]

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Find the Best Books

The Ten Best Books

Recently, I announced to my email friends that I was making a shift from working with business experts to working with medium sized companies to grow their business through innovation. And, as my attention has shifted to innovation over the past few months I’ve taken on a mini-personal PhD. And, the starting point for a […]

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Clayton Christensen - Measure Your LIfe

Clayton Christensen: Measure Your Life

The Book Clayton Christensen, James Allworth and Karen Dillon, How Will You Measure Your Life Book Reviews It’s kinda strange to be writing a Book Review about Book Reviews. And, in this case, it’s relevant. This book was originally published in 2012. And, back then I was excited that Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen, creator of […]

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