Book reviews > Funky Business Forever: How To Enjoy Capitalism
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Book reviews > Funky Business Forever: How To Enjoy Capitalism

The mission of this book, for which it is really hard to say that it is only a business book, is to: “make a difference in shaping organizations and leaders who consider broader responsibilities than the balance sheet.”

According to authors, to achieve a funky organization we must have the gifts and guts to imagine and work wonders. All this implies risk – total risk – and, at the end of the day, our personal risk. Yes, personal risk.

When we wake up next day, we should remind ourselfs that business is not a rocket science. It basically still boils down to making money. Also in Funky Inc.. Continue reading

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Book reviews > Thinking, Fast and Slow
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Book reviews > Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow is the book of the Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman. My rating of the book is 4 out of 5 stars.

Short review presents the psychodrama with the two characters, Sistem 1 and Sistem 2. Book shows us, that it’s easier to recognize other people’s mistake than our own, among many other very useful cases and examples. For business, for study and our relationships. Did you know that the formula for marital stability is simply the frequency of lovemaking minus frequency of quarrels?

Book contributes heavily to the decision making theory. Although not written primarily for decision makers, this book helps us think better about our decisions. Continue reading

Book Reviews > The Element: A New View of Human Capacity
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Book Reviews > The Element: A New View of Human Capacity

Ken Robinson in the book The Element: A New View of Human Capacity by Ken Robinson explains that lucky people tend to: + maximize chance opportunities; + listen to their intuition; + expect to be lucky; + have an attitude that allows them to turn bad luck to good; + know how they are intelligent. But, to find their element lucky people had to overcome their personal, social, and cultural “circles of constraints”. Continue reading