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Your passion is not my business!

Book Review, Business Process, On my mind now 13 September 2016 | 2 Comments

A few years ago, I engaged a business coach to help me conduct a class on Business Plan creation for my clients.
I had expected this person to have the skills already to conduct this session for my clients who paid good money to spend a Saturday morning with me, and this coach.
As the session [...]

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What If?

Book Review 25 April 2016 | 0 Comments

What If by Randall Munroe
Interesting title for a book to say the least. But what got me to pick it up was the subtitle ‘Serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions’.
I had never known that people do really ask questions like:
1. How safe would I be if I swam in a pool with nuclear [...]

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30 Years Later

Book Review, On my mind now 22 April 2015 | 0 Comments

I remember being in a hotel room in Bangkok when I was 17, and looked inside the drawer and found a book titled ‘The Teachings of Buddha’, published by a Japanese Buddhist Foundation.
Naturally interested in studies of religion and theology, I found it to be an interesting read. So many parables and powerful phrases, many [...]

Have you been bitten by an elephant?

Book Review 2 November 2010 | 0 Comments

Book review: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell has been one of the most interesting books I have read.
Because I am a believer that it is always the smallest things that makes the biggest difference and the subtitle made me purchase the book. So you see, it’s not the cover that sells the book, rather [...]

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