Tag: Book Reviews
Courtesy of Keep Your Brain Alive
As I crossed my 46th birthday this year, I somehow felt as if my mental capabilities were slowly slipping away.
While I am certainly far from being reduced to a blabbering idiot, my mind isn’t quite the same as before. Which was why I was especially excited when I picked up a copy of Keep Your Brain Alive by Lawrence C Katz and Manning Rubin.
Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (courtesy of Freakonomics Facebook page)
Conventional wisdom can be a bitch. While there may be occasional wisdom in crowds, the truth is that fools seldom differ.
If going with the flow could land us in hot soup, how then should we solve the many problems in our world?
What is the secret sauce of happiness? Do we need to go on an Eat, Pray, Love expedition to find it?
Freddie Mercury of Queen (Courtesy of Queen Photos)
Larger than life, rock stars like Jon Bon Jovi, Mick Jagger and Bruce Springsteen have captured the hearts of millions worldwide. On and off stage, their passion for their craft has led them to become legends in entertainment.
What are the success strategies of rock stars? How do they build such powerful personal brands?
The year was 2002. James Altucher was going to die.
The financial markets had crashed. The Internet had crashed. His family left him. And he had millions in debt.
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon – the most highly sought after toy for geeks! (source of image)
Everybody loves LEGO. Boys, girls, mums, dads, and construction toy geeks of all ages.
However, do you know that the world’s favourite toy building blocks is also a powerhouse of innovation?