Pitch Anything

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.

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The Rise and Fall of Nations

Book review of Ruchir Sharma's 'The Rise and Fall of Nations'. In his latest book 'The Rise and Fall of Nations', he shares his acumen and experiences with the readers to tell the good economic prospects from the ugly ducklings of the world.

Numero Zero

Umberto Eco (1932-2016) passed away in February leaving behind an astounding intellectual legacy of unsurpassed depth. A towering figure in the world of literature, Eco arrived on the scene in the '80s with his debut, best-selling novel 'The Name of the Rose'. Over the next three decades, Eco wrote one seminal book after another, though … Continue reading Numero Zero

Between the World and Me

In the beginning of this year, while drawing my tentative book list, I specially earmarked 'Between the world and me'. The glowing tributes and the rave reviews the book got from the majority of literary doyens around the world enticed me to go for it. Ta-Nehisi Coates - a 40 year old American writer and … Continue reading Between the World and Me

SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL’s Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster

Unbeknownst to you, you could be in the cross-hairs of a carjacker, a kidnapper, a gang member, or worse, a terrorist, any damn day. Thankfully, there is someone you and I count on. Cade Courtley, a former Navy SEAL and sniper, has authored one gem of a book, 'SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL's secret to surviving any disaster', and it's a must-read for everyone. The rest of my book review will explain why.

Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever

The road to success is never easy. Champions invest thousands of hours of hard work and see off numerous failures to cultivate a winning attitude. However, without integrity and discipline as two cornerstones, a champion's stay on the top could be short-lived. Over the years, we have been witness to numerous stories of heroes falling … Continue reading Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever