Book Review | Pitch Anything

Pitch Anything book review

Book review of Oren Klaff's Pitch Anything. The task of deciphering a sales pitch, Klaff says, lies squarely with the croc brain, not with the analytical brain as many tend to think. You must first convince the croc brain of the merits of your pitch in order to fetch a substantial result.

Book Review | Man’s Search for Meaning

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Read this book. Count your blessings. Stop cribbing. People have suffered far worse Viktor Frankl's 'Man's Search for Meaning' is a book of epic proportions and that's no hyperbole. The library of Congress back in the '90s listed 'Man's Search for Meaning' as one of the ten most influential books in America and quite deservedly … Continue reading Book Review | Man’s Search for Meaning

Book Review | The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon - Book Review

What worked back then won't work now. Have you ever been to a movie that you had heard a lot about and finally, when you did get to watch it, it left you wondering what the hype was all about? I was left with more or less the same dissonance after reading 'The Richest Man … Continue reading Book Review | The Richest Man in Babylon

Book Review | Thus Spoke Chanakya

Thus Spoke Chanakya Book Review

Pillai's book draws heavily from Chanakya's Arthashastra. Amongst Hindu scholars of the day, there is a clear consensus for Arthashastra to be the most influential book ever written on statesmanship and politics. Unfortunately, though, Pillai's book fails to evoke the same emotion as expected out of a book following Arthashastra's suit.

Book Review | Life 3.0: Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence

The most important conversation of our time involves Artificial Intelligence (AI) and what we do with this marvellous technology. Max Tegmark's new book "Life 3.0: Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence" squarely addresses what needs to be done and how.

Book Review | The Wisdom of Finance

The Wisdom of Finance Book Review

Book review of Mihir Desai's 'The Wisdom of Finance'. In a long time, I have read a book about finance where the author talks about ‘great values’ in finance. Mihir Desai appears to be against the demonization of finance when the prevailing discourse out there is Wall Street Economy vs the real economy.