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An over-worked analogy
on 30 May 2000
As a fan of Blanchard's work, particularly 'The one minute manager' I looked forward with great expectation to reading this book. However, despite a strong opening section, the book quickly fizzled out into an over-worked analogy that ran out of steam after about seventy pages of a one hundred and thirty page book.
In essence, the ideas expressed in the work are sound and of great use, but the 'monkey on the back' analogy went from being amusing to tired to downright irritating by about page 90.
Worth the read for the good bits, but would have made for better reading had it been about fifty pages shorter in length. Still I found enough to be of use to the people I advise.