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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

Rich Dad Poor Dad

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One-sentence summary of  “Rich Dad Poor Dad” :  The main reason why people struggle with financial problems is because they spend several years in school but learn nothing about money and investments. The result is that people learn to work at the service of money… but never learn to put money to work for them. […]

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Results Without Authority

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One Sentence Summary: Today in large organizations, it is rare that the project lead has supervisory power over all the people on his project team. He must, however, maintain enthusiasm, motivation and results from people without being able to use the power of his position and powers of coercion; this book teaches us numerous techniques […]

Personal Development

The 4-Hour Workweek

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One-sentence summary of “The 4 Hour Workweek”. The majority of people remain employed throughout their lives. They work from 9 to 5 for 40 years before retiring at the age of 60 (or more). This book explains how to break out of this paradigm, by significantly reducing our work time. By freeing ourselves from geographical […]

Happiness

The Success Principles

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One-sentence summary of The Success Principles: This book is for anyone who wants to fulfill their ambitions and their dreams, whether personal or professional: it offers sixty-four practical and inspiring principles that touch upon all aspects of life to lead you to where you really want to be.  By Jack Canfield in association with Janet Switzer, […]