Torn (Book Review)

Title: Torn Author: Chris Jordan Verdict: Fast-paced action. A perfect travelling companion to help pass the time. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Similar to, but not as good as: Harlan Coben novels. See which libraries in New Zealand have Torn and Harlan Coben novels. A school held hostage. A young boy missing. A journey into a sinister cult….

Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd (Book Review)

Title: Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd Author: Youngme Moon Verdict: Prefer the video trailer to the book Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Similiar in style to: Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell See which libraries in New Zealand have Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd and Outliers: The Story of Success “When we spend too much time comparing our own brand performance…

Hacking Work

Title: Hacking Work: Breaking Stupid Rules For Smart Results Authors: Bill Jensen and Josh Klein Verdict: Made me uncomfortable. Wouldn’t read again. Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ I prefer: The Project 50 (Reinventing Work): Fifty Ways to Transform Every “Task” into a Project That Matters! Last week a close friend (who is no dummy) tried to create a purchase…