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

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Before elaborating on the many business books I read, 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 an entrepreneur since the age of 19. I’m currently a blogger, YouTuber, amateur archaeologist, diver, globe-trotter, and international speaker, among many other things! I […]

Management & Leadership

Our Iceberg Is Melting

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Summary of “Our Iceberg is Melting” by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber: Through a fable about penguins whose iceberg is cracking, the authors convey a message for making change happen within our organizations; we learn that companies must constantly adapt in order to develop and that success can only be achieved with a collective and innovative spirit.  By John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber, 2018 (reissue), […]

Management & Leadership

Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built

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Summary of “Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built”: Duncan Clark tells us how, with a China in full swing, Jack Ma, a “simple” Chinese teacher passionate about English, was able to become, with his Alibaba e-commerce site, a web giant and one of the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet. By Duncan Clark, 2017, 208 pages Review and Summary of “Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma […]