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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, […]

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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 […]