English book reviews

  • Hassan Osman – Effective Delegation of Authority 25 maart 2020 Effective Delegation of Authority is a fifteen minutes short read on the process of effectively delegating tasks to one of your employees. Helpful for the new manager who’s looking for practical tips and steps not to be forgotten. From thinking of what exactly you want to delegate, building in checkpoints while the task is being ...
  • Jason Storbakken – Bowery Mission: Grit and Grace on Manhattan’s Oldest Street 24 maart 2020 The Bowery Mission on one of downtown Manhattan’s infamous roads has a history of over 140 years to serve as a shelter for homeless people, drunkards, drug addicts, and other wandering souls. Jason Storbakken, a recent director of the Bowery Missions, shares the various buildings they used throughout the years, the leaders, financial ups and ...
  • Raphael Collazo – The Millennial Playbook: The Young Professional’s Guide To Getting Ahead At Work 17 maart 2020 Raphael Collazo helps today’s young professional embarking work life. From personal development to an outstanding LinkedIn profile, negotiating salary level to dealing with feedback. The Millennial Playbook: The Young Professional’s Guide To Getting Ahead At Work continues to navigate the workplace: emotions, leadership, management styles, delegating, deep work, building your personal brand, and handing over ...
  • Jacob Paul Patchen – At Daddy’s Hands: Courage Knows No Age 11 maart 2020 Homocide detective Jim Handler saves town from criminal minds. He’s perceived as a local hero, righteous and without any blame. At home, Jim abuses his wife and three children. Domestic violence and a pattern of frequent rapes of his children that has become so normal, that Jim doesn’t seem to care about his filthy secret ...
  • Jack Polo – The Partners 9 maart 2020 Two detectives, Cole Trane and Mollie Simmons are hunting down a cruel killer associated with the Russian mafia, operating thousands of miles outside Moscow. It brings them to various places in the U.S., eventually crossing borders into Canada. The single killer happens to be a band of thugs, willing and able to use their weaponry. ...
  • Geoffrey Cain – Samsung Rising: How a South Korean Giant Set Out to Beat Apple and Conquer Tech 7 maart 2020 In Samsung Rising: How a South Korean Giant Set Out to Beat Apple and Conquer Tech, author and journalist Geoffrey Cain exposes the once suger, paper, and fertilizer producing company that became Samsung in the aftermath of the Second World War until Spring 2019, having beaten Apple as most profitable company, yet struggling with technology, ...
  • Laura Carlin – Requiem for a Knave 17 februari 2020 Set in the Middle Ages using a lot of ancient English vocabulary, Requiem for a Knave by Laura Carlin cost me some time to really get accustomed to. Until 20% or so in the novel, I could have halted my reading effort easily. Later on, when the first confrontation of Alwin of Whittaker with crimes ...
  • Mario Dhingsa – Maps of Bliss and Rage 15 februari 2020 In Maps of Bliss and Rage, Mario Dgingsa, showcases eight short stories, each set in a different country, yet somehow dealing with the wish, opportunity or drive to escape. The social pressure of the international community at work in posts on Antartica, waiting to leave or get new provisions. Spies from Japan, South Korea, and ...
  • David Greis – Un-Plugged-In 13 februari 2020 Un-Plugged-In by David Greis has an alternating protagonist, Bryan and his girlfriend Jamie, living and acting in both the ’90s and the current decennium. For the reader this twisted plotted love story with an abundance of details of artists and bands, actors, and technology may sometimes be overwhelming, especially in the first part. Where am ...
  • Peri Scott – Be Your Own Bank 15 januari 2020 In Be Your Own Bank Peri Scott proposes provides an interesting take on how to invest, and live based on the dividends generated. Instead of taking a loan or save for to realize your dreams only in the future. Cash flow based income broken down in manageable chunks, although the theory is overwhelming at some ...
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