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10 years later: Re-doing my crazy project to read 52 of the best business/entrepreneur books in 52 weeks, and post a weekly review here in English!

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“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library.” – Will Hunting (played by Matt Damon), Good Will Hunting First of all I want to introduce myself to those who don’t know me: I am Olivier Roland, I’m 36, I’m French and I’ve been […]

Business

Forex for ambitious beginners

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Summary of “Forex for ambitious beginners”: Learn to invest and trade in forex i.e. currency market with a solid base to avoid mistakes made by beginners; this is what you will learn when you read Forex for ambitious beginners. By Jelle Peters, 2015, 228 pages. Note: This guest column is written by Sébastien, author of […]

Personal Development

The magic of thinking big

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One sentence summary of “The magic of thinking big – Acquire the secrets of success…  Achieve everything you’ve always wanted”: This book reveals the positive attitudes that can lead to success, help people to overcome difficulties and achieve your dreams. Whatever the context, whatever your personal limitations, this book is for anyone who wants to […]

Health

Mindless Eating

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One-sentence summary of “Mindless Eating”: Drawing upon many scientific studies to avoid overeating food, Mindless Eating helps us to rethink our own nutritional environment, little by little, with concrete strategies found in each chapter that are easy to implement. By Brian Wanskink, 2006, 256 pages. Note: This review is a guest review written by Marie […]

Entrepreneur

The Lean Startup

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One-sentence summary of “The Lean Startup – How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation To Create Radically Successful Businesses“: In this book, Eric Ries develops all the concepts of The Lean Startup methodology in order to radically increase customers and the chances of success for all those who wish to start their own business or develop […]

Personal Development

Atomic Habits

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One-sentence summary of “Atomic Habits”: The majority of people try to change their habits all their lives but fail because they try to change everything at once. Through Atomic Habits, James Clear explains how to break this pattern, highlighting the importance of tiny changes, marginal gains or even 1% improvements, which he encompasses under the […]

Personal Development

The creative visualization workbook: Practical exercise manual

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One-sentence summary of “The creative visualization workbook: Practical exercise manual”: The Creative Visualisation Workbook gives us the practical and tangible tools to use creative visualization on a daily basis and as a result, enables us to set our goals, aspirations and objectives and how to achieve them. By Shakti Gawain, 2011 (Trédaniel edition), 153 pages. […]