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No More Mr Nice Guy
3.97
[Quoted from the book:]

Nice Guy Syndrome

It is an attempt to be good always. This attempt to be good typically involves trying to eliminate or hide cer...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Eat That Frog!: Get More of the Important Things Done, Today!
3.74
A short book with many valuable tips on procrastination.

I liked most the concept called "flow". Here are some excerpts from the book related to "flow"...more
Jul 29, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
 
Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway
3.98
* Taking Risks - Don't fear to make decisions. One of the biggest fears that keeps us from moving ahead with our lives is our difficulty in making de...more
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans
3.21
I have a competition coming by. My goals for the competition is to prepare and present a presentation. Additionally, i will help my friends in prepara...more
Aug 05, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
Procrastination: Why You Do It, What to Do about It
3.86
Positives:

- Well grounded book.
- Good selection of topics.
- Added value to my understanding of procrastination. (!)
- Some relations of procrastination...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
The 25 Best Time Management Tools & Techniques: How to Get More Done Without Driving Yourself Crazy. Pamela Dodd & Doug Sundheim
3.50
I liked the concept: reading best 20 books on a topic and summarizing them in a concise book.

But, i already know and applied to my life what has been...more
Aug 14, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
The Power of Focus
4.13
I decided that the achievers coaching program described in this book is one of good self-improvement programs. Although it is far from perfect, it add...more
Aug 22, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
Ego Check: Why Executive Hubris is Wrecking Companies and Careers and How to Avoid the Trap
3.80
This is the first book i have read from my "ego vs leadership" series. I don't want to comment much before reading remaining books.

As far as i see, th...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
How to Write a .com Business Plan: The Internet Entrepreneur's Guide to Everything You Need to Know about Business Plans and Financing Options
3.00
The structure of the book is well formed. Most of the things discussed are same as any other business planning book. I liked the checklists for each b...more
Aug 07, 2009
Aug 07, 2009
 
Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind
4.25
In overall, i found the information in the book interesting. The writing style was also appropriate for me.

I had seen brain map of the body in a nuero...more
Apr 04, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
 
TurboCoach: A Powerful System for Achieving Breakthrough Career Success
3.73
The only negative point about this book for me is that it discusses career and small-business interchangeably. I believe some of the things that are d...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 04, 2009
 
Instant Confidence
3.48
I found the book almost totally useless. There are a few interesting exercises in the book. Other than those what author tells is a very low quality r...more
Jul 30, 2009
Jul 30, 2009
 
Amazon.com: Get Big Fast
3.42
I read first 50 pages. The author write in story format. It makes the book hard and uninteresting to read for me. I would like to hear facts instead....more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Bragg Healthy Lifestyle: Vital Living to 120!
4.14
Very good overview on healthy lifestyle with a focus on nutrition. Although, my goal was to skim over the book quickly, it caught my attention and i s...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Microsoft Money 2006 for Dummies
3.60
The book is very useful for someone who do not have any previous experience on financial software. Background information (e.g. purpose) on financial...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Weight Training for Dummies
3.71
Good overview on weight training. It has enough information to start your own home workout (both for planning and implementation). Additionally, it to...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers
3.33
I loved the examples and the discussion of patent/copyright/trademark/trade secret at the beginning of the book. They were informative for me.

However...more
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
 
The First-Time Manager
3.60
This is my first "being a manager" book. It is really interesting to see how the authors managed to extract the important dynamics of a manager's life...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
The Apple Way
3.32
The book is not concise but contains some new useful info for me such as historical interactions betweens apple and microsoft. It was also useful for...more
Mar 13, 2010
Mar 13, 2010
 
Research Projects and Research Proposals: A Guide for Scientists Seeking Funding
4.00
This is my first book about research proposals. The author is experienced on the topic both as a proposal writer and a reviewer. I will most probably...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
A PhD Is Not Enough: A Guide To Survival In Science
3.81
The book is very short.Although there are some nice tips and the book has a good structure, i was expecting a more useful and a longer book. Though, i...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
The Psychology of Self-Esteem: A Revolutionary Approach to Self-Understanding That Launched a New Era in Modern Psychology
3.87
I found the book hard to read because of its heavy use of jargon and its philosophical interpretations. I guess reading other books of the author befo...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Web 2.0 Evolution Into the Intelligent Web 3.0: 100 Most Asked Questions on Transformation, Ubiquitous Connectivity, Network Computing, Open Technolog
1.00
Useless book. If you don't know what the web is, it might be interesting for you. Otherwise, you even wont find more than 10 tips/ideas or any vision...more
Dec 03, 2009
Dec 03, 2009
 
Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking
3.65
Although the book is not as practical as i was expecting, it is still a good introduction and overview on the topic. I will refer to it again and agai...more
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Jul 27, 2009
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fitness
3.75
Good overview. Excellent selection of topics. But it has many useless discussions for me. That is why i remove one star from my rating.
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Your First Business Plan
4.50
Excellent book on business planning. If you have limited time to prepare a concise business plan and to present it, this is the book to go.
Aug 06, 2009
Aug 06, 2009
 
Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management
3.85
Another book of the same author on this topic is much much better. This does not have any new ideas worth to read.
Jul 24, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
 
Your Research Project: How to Manage It
5.00
The best introduction book on the topic. The author has excellent writing style and knows the topic in depth.
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Jul 27, 2009
 
Isn't It about Time?: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Get on with Your Life
3.86
Although i am at the first quarter of the book, i could not resist the desire to write a review. This is book is really interesting. It is more than a...more
Oct 03, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
City Cycling
3.50
This is not a concise book but, as in many books i read, contains some useful information for me.
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Jul 27, 2009
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