Category Archives: Business

Brilliant by Jane Brox

We take lighting for granted. By the time you finish Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light you won’t. The book starts in a cave where we meet our ancestors, huddled over a flame. We learn what it took to keep … Continue reading

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Seinfeldia by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Seinfeldia: How A Show About Nothing Changed Everything was written by Entertainment Weekly writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. As such it’s not very deep. If you’re a “Seinfeld” fan you will want to read about the behind-the-scenes action. Armstong details the … Continue reading

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To Be Loved by Berry Gordy

To Be Loved : The Music, The Magic, The Memories Of Motown Soul or R&B Music reached its peak with Berry Gordy and Motown. All the changes Gordy saw in the music industry and the culture at large were reflected … Continue reading

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Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution Of A Reckless Upstart Into A Visionary Leader I waited a long time to read this book. Having read “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson – I didn’t want to read the same story twice. I … Continue reading

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The Mechanic’s Tale by Steve Matchett

The Mechanic’s Tale: Life In The Pit-Lanes Of Formula One The memoir by Steve Matchett tells his story from getting a mechanic’s job at a Ferrari Dealership, then moving to a BMW Dealership and leveraging what he learned there into … Continue reading

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Beast by Jade Gurss

Beast: The Top Secret Ilmor-Penske Race Car That Shocked the World at the 1994 Indy 500 is the story of how team owner Roger Penske exploited a rules loophole to develop a race winning engine for the 1994 Indy 500. … Continue reading

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Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Who would have thought going digital would have allowed stock market traders more opportunities to scam the investors? In Flash Boys, Michael Lewis manages to explain how High Frequency Traders (HFT) used the advantage of speed to basically conduct a form of … Continue reading

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