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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 […]

Personal Development

Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry

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One-sentence summary of “Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry”: Contemplative science seeks the same objectivity as conventional science, but differs in one very important way: where conventional science seeks to disengage from the direct experience for the sake of objectivity, it seeks engagement in the direct experience, in order to contribute to phenomena of conscience, reaching objectivity […]

Happiness

The Happiness Advantage

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One-sentence summary of The Happiness Advantage : The 7 principles taught at Harvard to develop happiness and succeed in life. By Shawn Achor, 336 pages, 2015 Note: This chronicle is a guest article written by Yohann Feneche of the blog cadreasucces.com Chronicle and Summary of The Happiness Advantage :  Introduction: Can I ask you a direct question? […]

PMBA

Making Things Happen – Part 2

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Note: because Making Things Happen book is both heavy and complex, I am publishing the summary in two parts. Here is the second part, the first part is here. Summary and Book Review of “Making Things Happen”, second part: Chapter 9 : Communication and relationships For a long time during our civilization, the slowness of […]

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Making Things Happen

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One Sentence Summary of “Making Things Happen” : Project management is a complicated art which requires you to master a number of things such as planning, understanding what needs to be done, writing a good overall vision statement, understanding where ideas come from, understanding what to do with ideas, writing good specifications, understanding how to […]