Category: Book Reviews

  • Book Review: Zero to One by Peter Thiel

    Recently I reviewed the book ‘Zero to One’ by PayPal founder Peter Thiel. You can watch it below. [youtube id=”a0gByt3Q-lY”] Here’s my notes for the making of the review. this week it’s the great book about creationism. not the book of genesis. It’s Peter Thiel’s zero to one. This video was delayed because I actually […]

  • The Lean Startup – Book Review

    Recently I went back and re-read ‘The Lean Startup’ by Eric Ries. It’s a hugely influential book that rightly had a big impact on technology startups. (I can be, but rarely is, applied outside of tech startups). I made a video review, but below that are my notes. [youtube id=5EkNmcnRjkY] Ries wrote ‘The Lean Startup’ […]

  • Bold by Peter Diamandis – Book Review

    Rarely have I been as conflicted about a book as I am with Bold by Peter Diamandis. On one hand, there is some great advice in here and the requisite inspirational stories that modern business books seem to thrive on (though I am very, very tired of people using such exceptions as Uber, Twitter and […]

  • Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth – Book Review

    I’m a big fan of James Altucher. Sometimes his ‘I’m a screwup’ act gets a little tiring, but, set that aside and often he has some good advice. No exception to this is his book ‘The Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth’. Yes, it’s all over the place. Yes, it’s a bit crazy at times. But still […]

  • Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk – Book Review

    I only discovered Gary Vaynerchuk (hereafter called Gary V) earlier this year (2015). He seems to have been around for a LONG time. He created his YouTube channel in October 2007. (I, for what it is worth – which is nothing – created mine in July 2006, so Gary’s claims of being an early adopter […]

  • The Millionaire Next Door – Book Review

    Another book review – this time of the ever-popular Thomas Stanley/William Danko book, ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ which discusses how anyone, with perseverance and discipline, can attain wealth. In it I also talk about the ‘Millionaire Next Door Wealth Ratio Calculator’

  • The Obstacle is the Way – Book Review

    As some of you have been asking what books I’m reading – especially as I said that the thing I liked so much about Tai Lopez is his recommendation to read more – I’ve started to do video book reviews over on my YouTube channel. Here’s the first one. It’s of Ryan Holiday’s book ‘The Obstacle […]