Business Book Reviews – an introduction
Here at the Yorkshire Powerhouse, we believe in the value of considering new ideas and strategies that could benefit your own business. There are thousands of business books out there and we’ve selected the most highly rated and reviewed books we can find – and then we tell you what we really think about them! We are in Yorkshire after all, a spade is definitely a spade as far as we’re concerned!
We hope you enjoy our short and snappy reviews and we hope you are inspired to read more and ignore the dross!
Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley: The five step method to become one of the most highly valued and highly paid people in your industry.
Deep Work shames and then motivates to build the skill of high productivity in a world of interruptions from e mail, social media and electronic input
The Ultimate Question: The most effective and economical way of growing a business is through the referral of genuinely delighted c
Overall, ‘Double Your Business’ is dedicated to asking the reader to dedicate themselves to process improvement with plenty of aids to keep them on task
Purple Cow is a simple concept, in a world of black, brown and black and white cows discovering a ‘Purple Cow’ would be remarkable
In Oversubscribed, entrepreneur and best-selling author Daniel Priestley explains why and, most importantly, how to market a subscription business
Webs of Influence does not suffer from the usual lack of academic credibility – the author inspires confidence in the findings that the work draws
The 100 Year Life is very definitely a book that sets out to make you think. It will mean something different to every reader depending on their perspective
The Shift is based on facts, figures and ideas from leaders in their field, and the scenarios presented are very believable.
Graceful seeks to illustrate that ‘safe’ is risky and ‘listening to fear’ is risky. If you avoid all things that you are afraid of, you will become boring!
Business for Punks by James Watt -There is no doubt that James Watt will relish this bad review, no publicity is bad publicity will be his mantra.
Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg – When you get to the last section, it’s a real relief from the fear that you might have missed the point.