„Everyday Chaos“ by David Weinberger – a HBR Book Review

To say that the Internet is an integral part of our lives is certainly an understatement. And David Weinberger, the famous American technologist who wrote the first Internet marketing, seems well placed to write about it. In a world where everything happens at once, where technologies combine with AI to deliver more-than-human results, „Everyday Chaos“ comes a bit late. Yet, […]

“How Finance Works?” An MBA Masterclass Book by Mihir Desai (Reviewed)

The new HBR title (“How Finance Works?” by Mihir Desay) will go into less charted waters – demistifying the complicated financial ecosystem is no easy feat. Any controller worth his/her salt will confirm – the finance concepts are some of the most complicated in economics, even for the revered quants, who spend lifetimes trying to gain insights on companies’ numbers. […]

“Good Charts” & “Good Charts Workbook” by Scott Berinato – two Harvard Business Review Books

There are many topics apparently simple but really difficult in practice – visual charting being one of my favorites. Why? Because in our professional lives a good chart can express a thousand words to very wide audiences – and thus strong charting skills can make a substantial difference between a good professional and a superb manager. “Good Charts” is branded […]

Contest – Celebrating Five Years of Cooperation between Harvard Business Review Press Books and Doitinvest.com

Doitinvest.com celebrates five years of HBR Press Books reviews with a contest for our European readers. Our common journey started in March 2013, when Harvard Business Review Press sent us the first business title for a true honest review: “Playing to Win” by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin – a title that has in the meanwhile become a classical […]