“Global Dexterity” by Andy Molinski – Book Review

When you work in an international environment, it is very easy to forget how complicated is to deal with different cultures. “Global Dexterity – How To Adapt Your Behavior Without Loosing Yourself in the Process” comes to correct this forgetting – before you can do some irreversible damage to your cross-cultural relationships. As usually, a Harvard Business Review Press book […]

“Project Management for Profit” by Knight, Thomas and Angus – a Book Review

There are many books for project management on the market nowadays, as this turns into a profession. So why, would you ask, would somebody bother to write one more? The answer is simple – because none is perfect. This is not to say that “Project Management for Profit” is the perfect book! However, it covers an important existing gap in […]

“Playing to Win” by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin – a Book Review

 Strategy books are so many this year, that you could literally by a dozen by the 10 dollar bill from Amazon. I would go so far as even to say that there are too many. So many strategy tomes are written, that the authors are no longer named “authors”, but “thinkers”, as a new job description… And classified accordingly. (top […]

Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story by Greg Smith – A Book Review

A search on Google for Goldman Sachs returns 328 million results. Created in 1869, Goldman Sachs rose quickly to be a favorite banks in the US for IPO’s and later for investment banking. Its history was always tied to acquisitions of trading funds and various financial instruments. And of course, during the sub-prime crisis in 2007, Goldman Sachs became even […]

One More Investing Reading Wishlist

This is the second part of my reading wishlist which I will probably order soon – these business/economics/investing books seem top of 2010 for the moment: 1 “The Art of Choosing” Sheena Iyengar; Hardcover; $17.15 Sold by: Amazon.com, LLC 1 “Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk among Us” John Quiggin; Hardcover; $16.47 2 “Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still […]

Book Review: “The Handbook of Trading Strategies for Navigating and Profiting from Currency, Bond, and Stock Markets”

Author: Greg N. Gregoriou This is a book I enjoyed reading. Compared to some other arid titles in finance, “The Handbook of Trading Strategies for Navigating and Profiting from Currency, Bond, and Stock Markets” represents a change in approach which I appreciated. Why? Well, the answer comes in relatively easy. “The Handbook of Trading Strategies” is not an academic book […]

A DVD Review – “Harnessing Explosive Market Turns: Finding Profitable Set-ups with Fibonacci, Lucas, Elliott Wave, and Candlesticks” by Jeff Greenblatt

I am already a veteran reviewer of Jeff Greenblatt’s opera magna, since I already did a review for his well known book “Breakthrough Strategies for Predicting Any Market” :). In the beginning, I must admit I was a bit confused by the cryptic language and by the unorthodox approaches used by Jeff in that book. But since then I read […]