T. Sull

Helpful votes received on reviews: 97% (243 of 250)
Location: London, UK
Web Page: www.donsull.com
In My Own Words:
Professor of Strategy, London Business School


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,598,587 - Total Helpful Votes: 243 of 250
Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build &hellip by Morten T Hansen
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Increasing collaboration sits at or near the top of most executives' to-do list, and much has been wrttten about it. A search of amazon's business and investing books for the keyword "collaboration" turns up nearly 37,000 books. Why, you might ask, do we need another one? Hansen has not written "a" book about collaboration, he has written "the" book on the topic. Hansen's "Collaboration" makes a bold promise--to provide the definitive treatment of the topic. It delivers on that promise.

Hansen starts with fundamentals. Firms exist to create economic value (as well as to capture and sustain value into the future). In most business books, collaboration is unmoored from any… Read more
Born to Run: The Rise of Ultra-running and the Sup&hellip by Christopher McDougall
237 of 244 people found the following review helpful
Born to Run succeeds at three levels. First, it is a page turner. The build up to a fifty-mile foot race over some of the world's least hospitable terrain drives the narrative forward. Along the way McDougall introduces a cast of characters worthy of Dickens, including an almost superhuman ultramarathoner, Jenn and the Bonehead--a couple who down bottles of booze to warm up for a race, Barefoot Ted, Mexican drug dealers, a ghostly ex-boxer, a heartbroken father, and of course the Tarahumara, arguably the greatest runners in the world.

Born to Run is such a rip-roaring yarn, that it is easy to miss the book's deeper achievements. At a second level, McDougall introduces and… Read more