Category: Books

Book Review: Competing Against Luck

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Most observers agree that the percentage of new products that succeed is small and that the percentage of products that succeed extravagantly is vanishingly small. Among those same observers, there are two theories about to come up with successful products. One theory holds that new product success is a matter of luck. The  »  Read More

How to get the most value from a business book

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Reading business books is a huge investment of time and money, so you want to get the most value you can from the books you read. That starts by being intentional about the books you choose to invest in and it continues through your reading process. I asked the members of our Intentional Reading Panel what they did to get  »  Read More

How Tanmay Vora gets the most from a nonfiction book

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How Tanmay Vora gets the most from the business books he reads. I consider the time spent reading a non-fiction book as the most important investment of my scarcest resource – time. So, I am very clinical about books I pick up and decide to read. My first strategy to decide if I should invest or not is to scan through  »  Read More

How Kevin Eikenberry gets the most from a book

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How Kevin Eikenberry gets the most from the business books he reads. I am happy to share some thoughts on how I read a nonfiction book for two reasons – because it is a valuable exercise and it is something I do a lot! I hope these ideas are helpful to you. Maybe this shouldn’t need to be said, but I am going to say it  »  Read More

How Terry Moore gets the most from a book

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How Terry Moore gets the most from the business books he reads. I don’t carry a yellow highlighter into the shower or the pool. Everywhere else, including weddings, funerals, and worship, I carry and use a highlighter. After I read a worthwhile book I capture those highlights. Dragonspeaking, with all its flaws, is a  »  Read More

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