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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 […]

Health

The Highly Sensitive Person

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One-sentence summary of“The Highly Sensitive Person – How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You”: by addressing hypersensitivity beyond the negative stereotypes, author of this book helps highly sensitive people to turn this character trait into an asset in their personal and professional life. By Elaine N. Aron, 2017, 384 pages Chronicle and summary of […]

Psychology & Communication

Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal

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One-sentence summary of Oren Klaff’s “Pitch Anything”: This book, which focuses on pitch frame, negotiation and communication, will teach you how to have a clear grasp of your speech topic as well as the power struggle that is present in each social interaction. By Oren Klaff, 2015, 261 pages Note: This review is a guest […]

Happiness

The Power of Intention

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One-sentence summary of “The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-Create Your World Your Way”: Dr. Wayne Dyer explains in this book how to become happy and radically change our lives by connecting ourselves to this pure and unlimited energy that is intention. By Dr. Wayne Dyer, 2006, 340 pages Chronicle and summary of “The Power […]

Happiness

The Five Love Languages

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One-sentence summary of “The languages of Love”: Learning to fill the love tank of one’s spouse helps to make love last and to restore it when it has been tested, allowing everyone to know their own channel and that of their partner; it’s somewhat as if it’s a foreign language to learn to reach the other: […]

Health

The Primal Blueprint

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One-sentence summary of “The Primal Blueprint”: “For millions of years, our body and our genes have been shaped by a hunter-gatherer lifestyle: imitating the main components of this lifestyle, in the modern world, can achieve a very good level of health, both physical and mental.” By Mark Sisson, Thierry Souccar Editions, 2012, 278 pages Note: […]

Personal Development

Networking for People Who Hate Networking

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One-sentence summary of “Networking for People Who Hate Networking“: Through advice, testimonials and scenarios, Devora Zack, a total introvert who became an expert in the art of networking, rolls out a completely new networking method perfectly adapted to the introverted and under connected who can finally expand their social circle without exhausting themselves. By Devora […]