SUBJECT: 4/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 VALUE ADDITION: 4/5 “Entrepreneurship” – it’s the buzz word today. I want to do it, you want to do it and everybody else wants to do it too. But only a few actually end up doing it. Why? There are many reasons to it – financial security, social […]
SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 I am not a big fan of non-fiction and possess a tendency to avoid them as much as I can. I also have a weakness for funky titles and book covers. So, when I was given Pan Macmillan’s catalogue to choose the books […]
A Salesman’s Lessons is a book authored by C.R Jena, the Business Head of Mahindra Satyam in South Africa. In this book, he writes about his experiences as a salesman and what others can learn from it. Some of the ideas were really good and convinced me of their significance.
SUBJECT: 3.5/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 INFORMATIONAL QUOTIENT: 4/5 It won the 2011 “Financial Times/Goldman Sachs” Best Business Book of the Year Award and it comes recommended from none other than the Nobel winning economist Amartya Sen. So there must be something great in this book; thinking this I selected Poor Economics from among the […]
SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.75/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 The whole world talks about China; from my B-School professors lecturing on the importance of China; to our Director and HODs trying to bring in teachers to make us learn Mandarin; to ex-colleagues in asset management industry selling China-focused mutual funds to HNIs; to my […]
SUBJECT: 3/5 RESEARCH: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 2/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 The Weekend that changed Wall Street is a book about the events that unfolded in the second week of September 2008 and that changed the whole modern-day Financial System. It answers questions like “How the crisis unravelled?” & “How all of it started?”. Written by Maria Bartiromo, […]
SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 To become a great non-fiction author you need a mind-boggling subject, you have to do exhaustive research and you need such jargons in your book that people seldom understand. Read Rashmi Bansal’s books and you’ll realise that all that is just a myth. Who imagined […]