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Book Review: Plenitude The New Economics of True Wealth

Expert on working hours and lifestyles, Economist Schoe argues that our Consumption Model of the last 30 years is broken and that we need to head to a Post-Materialistic World. This need not be all lentils and hessian clothing – Schor argues that if we are clever and use technology well this could mean a […]

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The Tipping Point : How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

By Malcolm Gladwell ISBN 0316346624 This is the book that brought Malcolm Gladwell to global prominence.  He is a brilliant observer and his unexpected insights are extremely powerful.  I first read this book several years ago and it really changed the way I look at many things. I reread it in the last few months […]

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The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid : Eradicating Poverty through Profits

About 4 Billion people exist on less than $2 per day. They are at the Bottom of the Pyramid. This fantastic book examines businesses that survive and propser servicing these markets. These markets are a pressure cooker of Business Model Innovation and some time soon one of these businesses will be iin the West and […]

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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

This book examines the concept of idea “stickiness”, that is why some ideas are unforgettable and others aren’t. The authors boil it down to 6 key principles. If you are more than 20 years old – you are probably making a mess of your communication because of “The curse of Knowledge”. All this and more.

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