The Silo Effect

Book Review – The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers

In this business book review, we look at The Silo Effect, authored by Gillian Tett. This isn’t your standard business book, it presents serious analysis of companies and institutions that have suffered from the silo effect.

blitzscaling book review

Book Review – Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

In this business book review, we look at Blitzscaling, in which authors Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh discuss "The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies."

The Hard Thing About Hard Things Book Review

Book Review – The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Many business books romanticize the act of running a business or being a CEO, but in The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz takes the opposite tack.

Growth IQ Book Review

Book Review – Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business

Many high-concept business books present amorphous ideas about how to succeed in business, but Growth IQ by Tiffani Bova is extremely concrete.

The CEO Next Door Book Review

Book Review – The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders

Do you have your eye on becoming a CEO? See our book review of The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-Class Leaders.

TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change - Book Review

Book Review – TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change

In this book, TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL's 10 Fail Safe Principles for Leading Through Change, Brent Gleeson attempts to apply the principles used by the SEALs to the business world, offering a "ten-step program" to create positive change.

Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us - Book Review

Book Review – Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

In this book review, we look at New York Times bestselling author Dan Lyons book, Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us.

Book Review The Four

Book Review – The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google

Business book review: We look at "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google," by Scott Galloway. Why read this book? It makes a good case for treating these big companies differently than we have been since their inception.