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[Review] Social Physics

Why do ideas spread from person to person? How do we marry the worlds of social influence, big data, and behavioural economics? Enter 'Social Physics', a new theory of human social interaction coined by MIT Professor Alex Pentland and explained in his book "Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread-The Lessons from a New Science".

MyMonero Wallet – Review And Complete Guide

The Mymonero wallet was put into operation in 2014 by Riccardo Spagni, a Monero project steward, to provide options to Monero GUI.

[Review] The 5 Levels Of Leadership

How are peak leaders developed? What differentiates a superstar CEO like Jack Welch from other less extraordinary leaders? The answer, according to bestselling author John C. Maxwell, lies in "The 5 Levels of Leadership".

[Review] Taking Down Goliath

Targeted at small and medium sized businesses, "Taking Down Goliath" by Kevin M Ryan and Rob “Spider” Graham acts as a 101 guide to the world of digital marketing, covering topics like email marketing, online advertising, search engine optimization (SEO), social media, mobile marketing and more.

[Review] Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 offers cloud computing with a number of affordable plans for businesses of all sizes. It’s a major overhaul for the recognized platform which a multitude of firms already rely on and the business packages in particular aim to make file sharing and collaboration easier in the workplace.

[Review] The Social Customer

In a nutshell,"The Social Customer" provides a comprehensive guide to the emerging world of social CRM, social commerce and customer experience management.

[Review] Optimize

Comprehensive and detailed,"Optimize" is an invaluable resource for digital marketers trying to understand how the new wave of content marketing rides on to its older predecessors.

[Review] CloudMounter For Mac

Here's a review of CloudMounter to give you an idea why you should mount and encrypt cloud services as a local disk on any Mac platform.

[Review] Twitter Is Not A Strategy

How do we build strong brands in the digital age? Should brand marketers “bow to algorithmic salvation”, allowing data and process to ride roughshod over inspiration and creativity? Chairman of JWT Asia Pacific Tom Doctoroff provides compelling answers to these burning questions in his latest book "Twitter is Not a Strategy: Rediscovering the Art of Brand Marketing".

[Review] The Goal: A Process Of Ongoing Improvement

"The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement" written by Israeli physicist Eliyahu Moshe Goldratt is a read for those interested in business and success.

[Review] Gamestorming

Written in an easily digestible format laced with useful illustrations and examples, "Gamestorming" provides a useful blend of theory, tools, and techniques that anybody tasked with collective problem solving can adopt.

[Review] Start With Why

Anchoring its core ideas in psychology and human behaviour, Simon Sinek’s book "Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action" teaches us that outstanding leaders and organisations achieve a disproportionate degree of influence by following the principles of the “Golden Circle”.

[Review] Who Scooped My Bagel?

Mary Beall Adler's book "Who Scooped My Bagel?: One Woman's Story of Love, Loss and Success" describes in painful detail how she stumbled onto her love for the humble bagel, the man who would introduce her to the business, and then later to the artisan bagel business itself.

[Review] Turning Silver Into Gold

While greying populations presents new challenges to global cities, aging authority Dr Mary Furlong views this as a golden opportunity in her book "Turning Silver into Gold: How to Profit in the New Boomer Marketplace".

[Review] The Art And Science Of Entrepreneurship

Is entrepreneurship an art or a science? Does founding and leading a company require finesse, gut feel, some degree of luck, or does it rely more on careful planning, surgical execution and detailed and constant reevaluation? The book "The Art and Science of Entrepreneurship" by Inderjit Singh attempts to answer the question even as he shares his lessons learned as an entrepreneur himself.

[Review] Marketing To The Ageing Consumer

With greater longevity and lower fertility rates across the globe, we will see more older and fewer younger people over the next few decades. What then should companies do to prepare for such sweeping demographic changes? The answer, according to Dick Stroud and Kim Walker in "Marketing to the Ageing Consumer: The Secrets to Building an Age-Friendly Business", is to embrace age-friendly approaches.

[Review] Samsung Galaxy Note 3

One of the most popular phablets is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Contributor Jessica Oaks reviews the device.

10 Best Books About Excellence

Here are 10 arenas of everyday life and a pick for the best book on excellence in that area. Some are how-tos and some are stories of people who achieved excellence, but all of them can inspire you to be the best.

[Review] Sony Xperia E4

We take a look at Sony's Xperia E4 dual SIM smartphone, launched in the first quarter of this year.

[Review] The Secrets Of My Success: The Story Of Boost Juice

Boost Juice founder Janine Allis pens her entrepreneurial journey in the book "The Secrets of My Success: The Story of Boost Juice, Juicy Bits and All", where she distills that experience into 30 business and leadership tips she calls her ‘recipes for success’.

[Review] The Economy Of You

"The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life" despite its title doesn't quite exhort everyone to ditch their current jobs and turn their latent passions into money-making endeavors. Author Kimberly Palmer, does, however, promote the idea of "side-gigging".

[Review] Futuretainment: Yesterday the World Changed, Now It’s Your Turn

Futuretainment packs a good dose of wisdom in the form of 23 insights on how social media and technologies change the way entertainment is consumed.

[Review] Life Without Limits

Nick Vujicic's bestselling book "Life Without Limits" is part autobiography part motivational book, chronicling various episodes of his life - childhood, teenage, to adulthood - and weaves personal heartfelt stories with valuable life lessons.

[Review] The World’s Richest Man: Carlos Slim In His Own Words

"The World's Richest Man: Carlos Slim In His Own Words" gives a look into the mind of a modern yet elusive business icon - the first non-American to breach the list of the world's wealthiest people - and the empire he has created.

[Review] StoryBranding

"StoryBranding: Creating Stand-out Brands Through the Power of Story" by advertising veteran Jim Signorelli provides a useful way to think about how advertisements should be created.

[Review] The Freaks Shall Inherit The Earth

Chris Brogan's book "The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, Misfits, and World Dominators" touts itself to be a “real-world business playbook” for entrepreneurs (or wannabe entrepreneurs) who have a problem fitting into the strictures of society.

[Review] Beyond The Pale – The Story Of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Written by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co's president and owner Ken Grossman, "Beyond the Pale" tells the story of the Chico, California-based craft brewery's early days to its current place as America's sixth largest brewing company .

[Review] Commander One FTP Client

Commander One is a free software that has a dual-panel file manager. It has the capability to seamlessly merge an FTP client for Mac with an Amazon S3 browser.

[Review] It’s Already Inside

"It's Already Inside: Nurturing Your Innate Leadership for Business and Life Success" by author Robert S. Murray offers heartfelt stories and personal examples garnered over years of experience leading, managing, cajoling, or even threatening people into doing the things they're supposed to do.

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