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Good News Bible (Rainbow)
Good News Bible (Rainbow)
by Collins
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Good needs more colour, 4 April 2014
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Nice bible for children although some more colour would have been helpful. But my daughter likes it. Will rrecommend it


What You See Is What You Get: My Autobiography
What You See Is What You Get: My Autobiography
by Alan Sugar
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 20.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Honest, straight to the point and entertaining, 21 Oct 2010
This must rank as one of the top 5 business biographies I have read and I have read a lot probably about 25 to date. I like it's level of honesty and the fact that Alan Sugar is not afraid of talking about where he got it wrong in business. Yes he does have his moments of gloating but overall the book is balanced by the revelation of his mistakes. Can would be entrepreneurs and business people learn anything from this book? Absolutely, here are my top six learning points:

1 - Credibility and being dependable is necessary in business
2 - When you spot an opportunity do something about it
3 - Keep your eyes on market trends and know when to bail out
4 - Learn how to negotiate
5 - Learn from your mistakes
6 - Know what you are good at and leverage it in business

Overall a great read that I would definitely read all over again


Mary Kay: The Story of America's Most Dynamic Businesswoman
Mary Kay: The Story of America's Most Dynamic Businesswoman
by Mary Kay Ash
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Very inspirational, 2 Aug 2010
This books is two in one really. A bit about the life of Mary Kay, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics and also information on her success principles. It is very American but positive and motivational and that isn't a bad thing. Very simple to read and interesting to read about some of Mary Kay's unusual but revolutionary practices. Overall great book.


Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development
by David Mankin
Edition: Paperback
Price: 37.17

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great overview of learning and development, 2 Aug 2010
This book is a straight forward introduction to learning and development although at times it can feel quite heavy as it does contain a lot of theoritical background. The case studies and other stories make it quite interesting and it is a robust book touching on most areas of Human Resource Development. I would definitely recommend it to any learning and development professional.


Sweet Dreams: The Story of Green & Blacks
Sweet Dreams: The Story of Green & Blacks
by Craig Sams
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.29

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Passion fueled entrepreneurship, 16 Jun 2010
This is a well written and very inspiring book with very good background knowledge about cocoa and organic food. But it is also a great business book to learn from especially for someone who wants to learn about business from another person's real life experience. Particularly I learnt a couple of lessons from the book such as:

Alternative ways to market your product instead of the traditional TV or newspaper advertising which costs a fortune;

The importance of passion to building a business

Mutually beneficial business deals

Using previous experience to create successive ventures

And also mistakes that entrepreneurs can make especially around cashflow.

For me the greatest lesson from the book is how to turn your beliefs into something valuable that not only benefits you in terms of the business angle but also improves the life of others. It validates the fact that businesses can operate in an ethical way and still be profitable.

Overall a great read.


Simply JavaScript
Simply JavaScript
by Kevin Yank
Edition: Paperback
Price: 17.85

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but not for beginners, 16 Jun 2009
This review is from: Simply JavaScript (Paperback)
The first three chapters of this book are brilliant for someone trying to learn JavaScript, but beyond that it confuses the living daylights out of you. The style of writing is good and the good practices shown are laudable but for a newbie code explanation falls short in a lot of places. I would have given this book at least 4 stars but upon going through it again i realised that for a beginner it can be confusing.


Anyone Can Do It: My Story
Anyone Can Do It: My Story
by Duncan Bannatyne
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Business training in understandable language, 23 Nov 2008
I have read this book twice in the space of two years and it is definitely going to be on my list of annual reading. Duncan is a no nonsense straight to the point entrepreneur who brings a fresh albeit disciplined way of running a business. Having read the book again recently I can't help thinking that some of the business thinking of Duncan could have helped us avert the credit crunch we are going through now. If you want to learn about business read this book.


Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
by Sir Richard Branson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.76

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Business Training, 23 Nov 2008
Although I have not finished reading the book, i have thoroughly enjoyed the bit I have read. There is a lot to learn about business from this book and you should read it with a pencil or highlighter. No matter what size your business is you will learn something from it. Sorry for my short comments but I've got to get back to reading it.


The Changing World of the Trainer: Emerging Good Practice (The HR Series)
The Changing World of the Trainer: Emerging Good Practice (The HR Series)
by Martyn Sloman
Edition: Paperback
Price: 31.59

5.0 out of 5 stars A must for every learning and development professional, 6 Oct 2008
If there is one book that must be on the shelf of every learning and development professional it is this one. This book accurately describes the changing environment within which Human Resource Development specialists operate. Though written by a British author and practitioner it is by no means restricted to a British view of the industry. It has a global orientation which from my perspective is breath taking. I am only 20% through the book but that in itself is worth reading the book. It particularly challenges the thinking of learning and development professionals to start acting more like business improvement specialists with the ability to proffer diverse learning solutions based on the organisational culture and structure being dealt with. What makes this book such a rich resource is its numerous case studies which highlight the different strategies being implemented in organisations all over the world to make learning and development an organisational enabler.


Learning Drupal 6 Module Development
Learning Drupal 6 Module Development
by Matt Butcher
Edition: Paperback
Price: 24.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Practical Introduction To Drupal 6 Module Development, 10 Sep 2008
After reading Pro Drupal Development from Apress reading this book was a delight as it introduced me to a lot of new things i can do with drupal. I am not a php programmer (though i love the language)but learning drupal with this book has certainly increased my confidence.

The only fault i would ascribe to the book are certain grammatical and technical terminology errors.


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