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Book Review: “Hatching Twitter”

Hatching Twitter A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal Written By Nick Bilton 2013, Portfolio Trade, 320 pages Hardcover $17.00, eRead version $7.99 Reviewed by Chris Wendel Four out Five Stars Most of us have an image of … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Like a Virgin” by Richard Branson

Secrets They Don’t Teach You At Business School Published September 25, 2012 352 Pages Softcover – $16.00 Kindle Version – $9.99 Four out of Five Stars Sir Richard Branson, the internationally famous entrepreneur, adventurer, and self-proclaimed icon has the distinction … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Slice of the Pie, How to Build a Big Little Business

A Slice of the Pie, How to Build a Big Little Business By Nick Sarillo Reviewed by Chris Wendel Running a restaurant is believed to be one of the most difficult feats for a business owner.      So, imagine managing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Boss, Bad Boss

Good Boss, Bad Boss How to Be the Best…and Learn from the Worst by Robert I. Sutton Reviewed by Chris Wendel 340 pages Softcover, $16.99 Kindle Version, $9.99   Four out of Five Stars   Tommy Lasorda the baseball successful … Continue reading

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Book Review: The One Minute To-Do List

The One Minute To-Do List: Quickly Get Your Chaos Completely Under Control By Michael Linenberger, New Academy Publishers, Copyright 2011 Price: Softcover $12.95, Kindle version $7.95 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars, reviewed by Chris Wendel It seems that all of us seem … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Starting Your Own Business

By Ed Paulson, Alpha Books (Sixth edition), Copyright 2012, Reviewed by Chris Wendel 292 Pages, $24.95 Rating: Four out of Five Stars It may seem strange to be reviewing a book in the “Complete Idiot’s” series (books that provides a … Continue reading

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Book Review: If I Had a Water Buffalo

If I Had a Water Buffalo Microfinance as a Means to Sustainability By Marilyn A. Fitzgerald, Ph.D. Reviewed by Chris Wendel Softcover: 196 pages, $18.95 Publisher: CGS Publishing, Traverse City, Michigan, (November 16, 2011) It’s not often that I’m able to review … Continue reading

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Book Review: The $100 Startup

Reinvent the way you make a living, do what you love, and create a new future By Chris Guillebeau Reviewed by Chris Wendel Hardcover: 304 pages, $23.00     Kindle Version: $11.99 Publisher: Crown Business (May 8, 2012) At first glance The $100 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ahead of the Curve, Two Years at Harvard Business School

Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Penguin Press Four Stars (out of five) Reviewed by Chris Wendel The allure of a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) attracts many, as both a catalyst for career advancement and a ticket to a lucrative career. The number … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Coming Jobs War

The Coming Jobs War: What every leader must know about the future of job creation Written by Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup, Reviewed by Chris Wendel “The global war for jobs will determine the leader of the free world and if … Continue reading

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