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[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 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] Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams

If your company is under-performing despite having a A team, you may be suffering from a case of "unilateral control mindset", asserts Roger Schwarz, author of "Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams".

[Review] The Myths Of Creativity

If you're looking to inject some creativity into your company or organization, "The Myths of Creativity" is a good reference to tell you where the common pitfalls are when it comes to thinking about creativity,

[Review] To Sell Is Human

"To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others" by bestselling author Daniel H. Pink is sprinkled with discoveries from fields such as behavioral economics, life coaching, and improv acting.

[Review] Startup Asia

if you are interested in the rise of Asia's startup scene and how trends are shaping entrepreneurship in those countries, there's no better book you can pick up than "Startup Asia: Top Strategies for Cashing in on Asia's Innovation Boom", authored by journalist and Forbes contributor Rebecca Fannin.

[Review] Tell To Win

Crafted from Peter Guber's decades of experience as Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, Sony Pictures, Polygram and more, "Tell to Win" guides us on the art and science of storytelling as a tool for business.

[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 Mindful Marketer

Part self-help book, part management manual, "The Mindful Marketer" by Lisa Nirell is packed with practical and useful advice for senior marketers of all stripes. Drawing wisdom from diverse sources – Buddhism, organisational behaviour, psychology, digital marketing and much more – it covers the breadth and depth of scenarios in the working life of a marketer.

[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] How To Speak American

"How to Speak American" is really a part-sociology, part-marketing book about addressing the need for brand marketers to embrace the largely ignored - in the marketing scheme of things - "New Heartland" of the United States.

[Review] Innovate The Pixar Way

"Innovate The Pixar Way" relates how Ed Catmull, Alvy Ray Smith and lengendary animator John Lasseter created a company which captures the imagination of childhood while making dreams come alive.

[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".

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] 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] One Simple Idea

Inventor and entrepreneur Stephen Key shares his blueprint of how you can look for ways to turn your creativity into profit in new book "One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work".

[Review] Small Business, Big Vision

For the new small business entrepreneur, "Small Business, Big Vision" by Adam and Matthew Toren is a handy, easy-to-read, and useful tome to start you off thinking how you can tweak your own business for the better.

[Review] Disciplined Dreaming

According to Josh Linkner, CEO of ePrize, anybody in any profession can be creative and it doesn't just happen by accident. In his book "Disciplined Dreaming", the business innovator and jazz musician shows that creativity isn't born but made.

[Review] The 51 Fatal Business Errors And How To Avoid Them

"The 51 Fatal Business Errors and How to Avoid Them" offers 51 key reasons why many businesses fall flat on their faces, and is chockful of rather harsh business lessons that will lead you, the business owner, to plenty of soul-searching.

[Review] Your Company Sucks: It’s Time To Declare War On Yourself

Sales have plateaued, your employees are griping, customers are unhappy and you have no idea what is going wrong. Yes, your company sucks and you're at your wits' end. It's time for some self-reflection, and the book "Your Company Sucks: It's Time to Declare War on Yourself" may be able to help you find out what's wrong.

[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] Success By Design

If following tried-and-true processes and templates for your small business can lead to success, then perhaps Richard B. Sanford's "Success By Design: How to Create Ever-Increasing Income, Profit & Wealth in the World of Small Business" may be the answer.

[Review] Retail Truths

It doesn't matter if you run a small, family-run hardware store, electronics store, or even a coffee shop - "Retail Truths" by Chip Averwater is going to be invaluable to you.

[Review] The Intention Economy

"Caveat Venditor - Let the Seller Beware". So proclaimed Doc Searls in "The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge", whose main thesis is that customers - like markets - should be free.

[Review] The Good Fail

Richard Keith Latman saw his startup company Microworkz go from the brink of tremendous success to being shut down, have himself enter personal bankruptcy and his personal life destroyed. He chronicles that experience and the aftermath in the book "The Good Fail: Entrepreneurial Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Microworkz".

[Review] Startup Guide For The Technopreneur

If you're a startup founder that needs to understand and work out the financial aspects for your company, "Start-Up Guide for the Technopreneur" by David Shelters is a must-read.

[Review] Kickstarter For Dummies

"Kickstarter For Dummies", authored by Aimee Cebulski, is aimed at helping prevent aspiring inventors who intend to leverage on the crowdfunding site to obtain funds to get their projects off the ground.

[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] 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] 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.