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Derailed

Derailed

On 7/17 Ryan Barton wrote: In his book, "How the Mighty Fall," author Jim Collins dives in to what causes a company to crash from high success to scrutiny and bankruptcy. In a similar vein, author Tim Irwin, dissects, on an individual level, what causes respected leaders to fall into catastrophic failure in his book, "Derailed." ... Derailed - Thoughts on Leadership

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4 Stars

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I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

I'll Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

On 11/1 Ryan Barton wrote: I try to read around one industry-related book a month. My pursuit of knowledge keeps me eager to learn as a student (always be learning). And across the last year, I've been fortunate to read titles from famed authors including David Ogilvy, Seth Godin and Jim Collins.They've each been packed with ... I'll Make You an Offer You Can't Refuse

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3 Stars

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Collapse of Distinction

Collapse of Distinction

On 6/9 Ryan Barton wrote: Who’s your competition? And what do you do to compete with them? Do you mimic their tactics and hope your lower price will attract more customers so you’re able to make up for your now, discounted margin? Do you continue using the same, tired strategies you’ve been using for years and hope ... Become Distinct

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5 Stars

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 3/30 Ryan Barton wrote: That's the title of my review of Dr. Earl Henslin's book "This Is Your Brain On Joy." Let me back up a bit. I was recently made aware that book publisher, Thomas Nelson, launched (a fairly revolutionary program) called Book Review Bloggers. As an avid fan of both books and blogs, I was naturally ... Interesting, but Needs Focus

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3 Stars

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