There’s a sucker born every minute. Whether circus promoter P.T. Barnum actually uttered those words is a matter of dispute. Yet there is reason to beware. Phishing for Phools is crammed with examples of beastly things intelligent evil doers do to unsuspecting, lazy, or naïve folks. And it’s these stories from personal finance, medicine, politics,… Continue reading Phishing for Phools
Margaret Atwood’s book, Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, is fascinating. Her list of glittering prizes is long. The reader is treated to a mature voice, a voice of wisdom, and playfulness. In other words, she knows how to tell a good story.
The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the new world disorder constantly surprises us and what we can do about it, by Joshua Cooper Ramo We may crave simple and easy-to-comprehend ideas, but the world is complex. The Age of the Unthinkable relies on Chaos Theory for its perspective on a world where old ways of thinking… Continue reading Age of the Unthinkable
R D Laing’s Self and Others isn’t what you’d think of as a business book. But with increasing interest in leadership self-development, it has a place.