V Goldsilk

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (17 of 19)
Location: Hong Kong
 

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Body by Science: A Research Based Program to Get t&hellip by John R. Little
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Doug - you are the man!

I picked up your book about two years ago, didn't really believe it but tried it and it damn well works! I am in and out of the gym like a flash while everyone else is still half-way through their treadmill session. The intensity is vital and the rest period between work-outs are important.

If you ever pass through Hong Kong, let me know and I'll have to take you for a slap-up meal at the Hong Kong Club. You deserve it for writing this book and helping all the old businessmen (and women) I know spend less time in the gym, while getting better results.
Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the &hellip by Paul Midler
I used to keep a stack of Paul's books in my office and hand them out like candies to bright-eyed innocents who had just landed in China and were hoping to make a fortune from sourcing products that were cheap as chips and could be sold for great profit.

In the old days (I arrived in Hong Kong in the early eighties) it was certainly easy to make money trading and sourcing but those times are over and the average Chinese manufacturer these days will eat most foreign buyers alive (then burp a few times).

Just last week we had a fellow in the office in tears who had bought 20 containers of used cooking oil to be re-cycled only to find that he'd been sold sea water and the… Read more
One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already&hellip by Peter Lynch
I met Peter Lynch about twenty years ago when he was visiting Singapore. I read his book, applied his excellent advice and it's worked well for me. This is a fun, engaging read because Peter reminds us that business, companies and investing is still about real people and real products and not the quants and computer models that have gone in and out of fashion.

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