The Kogan Laws of Success

Ruslan Kogan

Kogan Technology How does someone start out in their parent’s garage selling TVs on eBay and turn that into a business with sales of $350 million in only seven years? This is the story of Australian entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan. Today, Kogan Technology is one of Australia’s fastest growing companies. Its Australia’s Amazon. They’ve just delivered […]

Shawn Achor, Before Happiness

Before Happiness

The Book Shawn Achor, Beyond Happiness: The 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness and sustaining positive change, Crown Business, New York, 2013. His Previous Book Shawn Achor’s first and previous best selling book, The Happiness Advantage, showed if you want to be successful it pays to be happy before you start. In this […]

Shawn Achor: Success Formula

Shawn Achor

Best Book of 2014 Recently I shared the ten best books I read in 2014. And, at the time I wrote that list I had read 49 books for the year and had one more book to reach my goal of 50. Well, a funny thing happened. The 50th book I read was the best […]

Charles Duhigg: The Power of Habit

Charles Duhigg

Book Review: Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, William Heinemann, London, 2012. The Author Investigative journalist with The New York Times Received numerous awards for his writing Graduate of Harvard Business School & Yale University Lives in New York […]

Malcolm Gladwell: The Secret to his Success

Malcolm Gladwell

What makes someone successful? In particular what makes Malcolm Gladwell (Author’s Website) so successful? He’s written four New York Times best sellers and it’s likely his most recent publication David and Goliath (Amazon) will follow suit. Haircuts One story I’d heard was that his career took off when he grew his hair. Instead of simply […]

Book Rapper Hits 50,000 Downloads

Stunning News! This very morning, the 50,000th issue of Book Rapper has just been downloaded. How cool is that! What this means is… This is the number of Book Rapper issues downloaded from the Book Rapper web server according to the web stats. It doesn’t include issues downloaded from other websites, passed on by email or […]