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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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Summary of “Essentialism”: Essentialism is a system-based discipline to determine where our true contribution lies. Then, to make the execution of these high value-added tasks effortless. By Greg McKeown, 2018, 272 pages. Note: This is a guest column written by Matthieu from the blog Simplement Dans Le Bon Sens. Chronicle and Summary of the book […]

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery

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Summary of “Presentation Zen”: Due to a general misunderstanding of what makes a good presentation, most PowerPoint or Keynote presentations are utterly sleep-inducing nowadays, with slides filled with text and bullet points repeating exactly what the speaker says, and packed with images that overlap with the page background; this book gives us all the ingredients […]

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You

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Summary of “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”: This book discusses the invisible rules that govern leader; this book helps to understand what leadership is, under what conditions it emerges and how some people manage to come together and accomplish their projects while others fail to do so; to illustrate this, author John C. Maxwell, […]

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The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing | Violate Them at Your Own Risk

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Summary of “The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing”: In marketing, as elsewhere, there are fundamental laws that make the success or failure of companies, even the largest ones; the authors, who are marketing experts and one of whom is the inventor of the positioning concept, unveil these laws one by one while giving us many […]

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3-D Negotiation – Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals

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Summary and book review of “3-D Negotiation – Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals”: Many negotiators focus only on one aspect of trading: tactics, as do many books and courses on the subject; this book goes further by adding two additional dimensions: the deal design — the art and science […]