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How To Self Publish A Book: Review of APE
Tuesday, 18 Dec, 2012 – 9:00 | 3 Comments

Many people have on their bucket list that they want to write a book, although sadly never get around to writing it. But even if they did manage to write it, with over 200,000 books published annually in both the UK and US they are going to have a hard time actually selling any. Don’t […]

The 10 Business Books That Changed My Thinking
Tuesday, 9 Oct, 2012 – 6:00 | 12 Comments

Every year there are 100’s if not 1000’s of business books published. But how do you know when you’ve read a good business book? When you’ve taken at least one lesson or idea from it and you’re still using it months, or even years, later, that’s how. Books represent incredibly good value.  With so much […]

How to read business books in less than 15 minutes
Tuesday, 24 Jan, 2012 – 6:00 | Comments Off
How to read business books in less than 15 minutes

Business books are a cheap way of improving your business education without a large time commitment or financial outlay. For many years I’ve been a big fan of buying business books. In fact I’ve got shelves stacked high with them in my office and even some boxes of them in my parents garage. Some of […]

52 Business Books to Read in 2012
Friday, 6 Jan, 2012 – 6:00 | 4 Comments
52 Business Books to Read in 2012

I could take the time to read a fiction book, but I don’t. I would rather read websites, newspapers, magazines, looking for ideas and concepts that I can use. I spend time in bookstores because one idea from a book or magazine can make me money. Mark Cuban How to Win at the Sport of […]

10 Ways To Be Enchanting
Thursday, 14 Apr, 2011 – 6:00 | 10 Comments
10 Ways To Be Enchanting

Last week I saw Guy Kawasaki talk about his new book Enchantment. In case you’re not familiar with Guy he was the chief software evangelist at Apple from 1983-87 and the author of a number of books, including the Art of the Start and The Mackintosh Way. He is an investor in Tech start-ups and […]

November Reading List
Sunday, 7 Nov, 2010 – 6:00 | Comments Off
November Reading List

In September I started a post about what I was reading that month. This got some great feedback, so each month I’m featuring the books I’m going to be  reading that month and then posting reviews on them the following month. You can see other books that we’ve featured by checking previous Books of the […]

The Perfect Book for Start Up Entrepreneurs
Friday, 15 Oct, 2010 – 6:00 | 10 Comments
The Perfect Book for Start Up Entrepreneurs

The Secret of Successful Businesses This is a guest post by BRT regular Ben Lumley. If you’re interested in writing a guest post, please check our guidelines here. photo credit: StevenGroves OK so this isn’t the first time this has happened to me. I read a blog post and left a comment then, without realising […]

Book Review: Rework
Monday, 5 Jul, 2010 – 6:00 | 11 Comments
Book Review: Rework

I’ve mentioned more than once on this blog that sometimes 5 minutes after I’ve come across something I’ve never heard of before,  I come across exactly the same thing on someone else’s blog. This is called synchronicity. Which, according to Wikipedia is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring […]