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Lloyd Morgan

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (11 of 14)
Location: Haarlem and Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birthday: 20 Mar
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 708,257 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 14
The Personal MBA: A World-Class Business Education&hellip by Josh Kaufman
A wonderful, concise overview of business topics, usually reserved for MBA students and business aficionados.

Josh Kaufman managed to make this both accessible, interesting, and very 'learnable'.

Organised into twelve chapters (Introduction, Value Creation, Marketing, Sales, Value delivery, Finance, The Human Mind, Working with Yourself, Working with Others, Understanding Systems, Analysing Systems, Improving Systems), each further broken up into small, bite-sized chunks of information, you can easily pick this book up for a two-hours read or a five-minute read.

As a reader of numerous psychology and productivity books, a number of chapters in the middle… Read more
Inflight Science: A Guide to the World from Your A&hellip by Brian Clegg
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
From your arrival at the departure airport, via the security checkpoints and your plane's departure, through to landing in your destination -- Brian Clegg runs you through all the popular science related to a typical flight.

While the 'hard science' is somewhat lacking, this is still a worthwhile book that you can't fail to learn one or two things from.

Written in an informal and educational manner, Inflight Science feels more like an extended secondary school science lesson than a serious discourse in 'the science of flying'.

That said, if you're looking for an easy read, or if you're new to popular science books, then this is a good choice for a long… Read more
T-Force by Sean Longden
T-Force by Sean Longden
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Beginning with the swift formation of the elite unit toward the end of WWII, 'T-Force' details the evolution of this force and some related units as they attempt to rapidly and safely secure German industrial and military secrets, locations and people (everyone from workers to cutting-edge research scientists).

Well researched and packed with wondrous stories, I learnt a lot about what it meant to be involved in the military toward the end of the war. This is definitely a history book, but in many places it reads like a novel.

To hear what's great about this book, read the 5-star reviews: they are correct and I will not repeat them. Here's what I thought could have… Read more

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