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Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
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I don't find it easy to give books a five star rating - I know how much I myself am influenced by reader reviews, though only the ones that are written well of course. In this case, I was not 'looking' for this book but the TED talk that Esther Perel gave displayed a very very sharp mind at work. It did not take long to find the book from which much of that wisdom came. There is presumably a chapter for everyone, (and that includes most persuasions) in this book. What is outstanding is the liberal philosophy the book espouses. The case studies are very much unique individuals under Perel's eye and the world which Perel inhabits so comfortably, is depicted as almost endless in its… Read more
How to Manage in a Flat World: Get  connected to y&hellip by Susan Bloch
The book started well then began to repeat some key ideas and thankfully expanded its horizons to incorporate some first class observations about the implications of global business. There were insights into leadership affiliated to the international scope of the book which were illuminating and the analysis of technologies, work/life balance and so forth gave the sense that this was an emotionally intelligent book, which (it seems to me as a middle manager just embarking on an MBA course), absolutely captures the zeitgeist of the times as well as current thinking about the importance of social capital ... The examples given were sometimes really incisive, though, occasionally, the… Read more