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[Review] No Fear: Business Leadership In The Age Of Digital Cowboys

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen's book "No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age" looks at how business leaders can attract and harness Digital Cowboys, essentially the crème de la crème of a new generation of digital natives, in order to future-proof their organizations.

[Review] Likeonomics

Marketing expert Rohit Bhargava's new book "Likeonomics: The Unexpected Truth Behind Earning Trust, Influencing Behavior, and Inspiring Action" looks at the subject of likeability and argues that this quality has become the currency of a new era.

[Review] Reinventing You

Dorie Clark's "Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future" is a step-by-step guide is designed to help you evaluate what you are good (and not so good) at, grow your personal brand, and reinvent yourself professionally.

[Review] Gamification By Design: Implementing Game Mechanics In Web And Mobile Apps

"Gamification by Design" by gamification expert and chair of the Gamification Summit Gabe Zimmerman, and entrepreneur and veteran technologist Christopher Cunningham, is targeted at more than just games or application designers. If you are a brand marketer, a user experience architect or even a client-facing suit from a creative agency, understanding the concepts within will make you that much better a professional in your own space.

[Review] The Three Commitments Of Leadership

In the book "Three Commitments of Leadership: How Clarity, Stability, and Rhythm Create Great Leaders", authors Tom Endersbe, Jon Wortmann, and Jay Therrien - all of whom are learning and development experts - attempt to distil individual experiences and learning to piece together a model of leadership that can be applied to any organization, big or small.

[Review] Inbound Marketing

Part of the New Rules of Social Media series, "Inbound Marketing" by co-founders of HubSpot Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah is an essential guide to B2B marketers keen to embrace inbound and content marketing.

[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] The Pirate’s Dilemma

Pirate DJ, music buff, and magazine publisher Matt Mason's book The Pirate's Dilemma - How Youth Culture is Reinventing Capitalism is a fascinating tour-de-force of the world of youth culture, content piracy and the future of commerce.

[Review] The Lean Startup

"The Lean Startup" is an invaluable resource for anybody charged with starting a new business venture - be they entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs. By embracing the philosophy of thinking big and starting small coupled with a meticulous step-by-step analysis of what went right or wrong, startups can improve their chances of success.

[Review] The Rebel Entrepreneur

You know the conventional advice that can now be found everywhere, in books, blogs, newspapers and entrepreneur magazines? Jonathan Moules, who has devoted six years to interviewing and reporting on successful entrepreneurs as the Enterprise Editor for The Financial Times, tries to turn some of this advice on its head with his book "The Rebel Entrepreneur".

[Review] The Mesh: Why The Future Of Business Is Sharing

Every now and then, you pick up a book which offer such a compelling new idea that you simply cannot put down. "The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing" by Lisa Gansky is one such title.

[Review] Execution – The Discipline of Getting Things Done

In a world inundated with numerous management theories, "Execution" provides a great reminder that winning companies are not built through brilliant strategies but a relentless focus on implementation.

[Review] Rock Your Business

Music industry veteran David Fishof combines his hard-earned experience and channels that wisdom into his book "Rock Your Business: What You and Your Company Can Learn from the Business of Rock and Roll".

[Review] Howard’s Gift

Entrepreneur Eric C. Sinoway's book "Howard's Gift: Uncommon Wisdom to Inspire Your Life's Work" is a tribute to his mentor Howard Stephenson, one of the key figures at Harvard Business School, who has taught thousands of bright young minds over 40 years.

[Review] The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Part self help book, part fable, "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny" by leadership guru Robin Sharma is a slim volume that packs powerful life and leadership lessons in the form of a novel.

[Review] Heart, Smarts, Guts, And Luck

"Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck" captures the essence of personal leadership. Delving deeply into the heart and soul of what true entrepreneurship is about, it questions fundamental tenets of our beliefs as business builders, leaders and managers.

[Review] Uprising

To win over increasingly cynical consumers who expects nothing less than total transparency, what should companies and businesses do? Enter "movement marketing". Scott Goodson's book "Uprising: How to Build a Brand - and Change the World - By Sparking Cultural Movements" argues that the future of business is seeded in revolutions both big and small.

[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] 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] David And Goliath

Why do underdogs triumph over mightier enemies? How does one turn a weakness into a strength? In yet another entertaining trip of the intellect, Malcolm Gladwell's latest volume "David and Goliath" tackles perennial paradoxes with much aplomb.

[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] Celebritize Yourself

Have you wondered how seemingly ordinary folks - policemen, plumbers, teachers and housewives - have risen to become well-known household names? If you do, consider adopting the principles written by Marsha Friedman in "Celebritize Yourself: The 3-Step Method To Increase Your Visibility and Explode Your Business".

[Review] Ctrl Alt Delete

What will the future of business be like? More importantly, what will your life be like? Renowned marketing blogger Mitch Joel's latest book "Ctrl Alt Delete" attempts to address these questions.

60 Great Books To Spur Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

The selection of books on business seems limitless, but entrepreneurs can pay special attention to those that offer a spark of entrepreneurial spirit. Inspiration, innovation, management, leadership, and more are all addressed in these books.

[Review] Corporate Entrepreneurship

How do companies like 3M, Apple, Google, Xerox, Siemens and Grameen Bank continually generate game changing products and services? What can large organizations do to retain talent while building innovative cultures? The answer may be in the book, "Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Throughout Your Company".

[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] Unusually Excellent

Are you an unusually excellent leader? Leadership expert John Hamm's book, "Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership" delves deep into the key aspects that defines a great leader and sets a framework for helping you apply these fundamentals of leadership.

[Review] Start With Why

What is the magic ingredient embodied by those icons of business we so admire? The answer, according to Simon Sinek, is that they inspire others to take action by beginning with "Why".

[Review] The Everyday Entrepreneur

The advice in "The Everyday Entrepreneur" is appropriate, practical, and usable. If you are a new business owner or one that has found it challenging to grow your company, this book is for you.

[Review] Truebill, An Expense Tracking App

Truebill is an app that helps you organize your spending habits. It breaks down your finances and enables you to understand what you are spending on, how much you are spending, and how often you spend.