News

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!

Posted on

“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

Atomic Habits

Posted on

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

Posted on

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. […]

Personal Development

The leader in you

Posted on

One-sentence summary of “The leader in you”: In this book, Dale Carnegie presents 16 fundamental and easy to apply principles to identify and develop people’s qualities as a leader. Personal and professional success guaranteed! By Dale Carnegie, 1995, 205 pages, improved version by Stuart R. Levine and Michael A. Crom Chronicle and summary of “The […]

Business

The Ultimate Sales Machine

Posted on

One-sentence summary of The Ultimate Sales Machine: Most companies miss out on huge opportunities because they simultaneously leave out key elements that would allow them to get their business off the ground and the majority of their employees and executives give up too quickly on new concepts and ideas; Chet Holmes offers us in his […]

Business

My Life in Advertising

Posted on

One-sentence summary from the book, My Life in Advertising : Claude Hopkins, a true pioneer of advertising and marketing, details in this book his life, including how he became one of the greatest advertising masters in the United States from the end of the 19th century until his retirement in 1923; My Life in Advertising […]