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Freakonomics

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?
What do school teachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?
How much do parents really matter?
Has your name any influence on your career opportunities?
What has nylon stockings in common with crack cocaine?
Why did the crime rate in America fell in 1990s? Has the legalization of abortion to […]

Ignore Everybody

Hugh MacLeod has been blogging about marketing, the Internet, and various other topics since 2001 on his blog called Gapingvoid. He is also famous for his cartoons on business cards. He sells limited-edition prints of the drawings. He is also the CEO of Stormhoek USA, which markets South African wine in the States.

In 2004, Hugh […]

The Dip

This small book (96 pages) by Seth Godin is one of the best books that I have read this year. It has totally changed my approach to work and life. It is a book that teaches when to quit and when to stick.

It was Vance Lombardi who said “Quitters never win and winners never quit.” […]

The No Asshole Rule

This book is about assholes and fighting them. The back cover summarizes the content of book very nicely: The definitive guide to working with—and surviving—Bullies, Creeps, Jerks, Tyrants, Tormentors, Despots, Back stabbers, Egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work.

In this book Robert Sutton, a professor of Management […]