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Best Business Book Reviews By Paul Simister

The full title of this book by Charles E. Gaudet II is

The Predictable Profits Playbook: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Dominating Any Market – And Staying On Top

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 5 Stars rating. This means it is Excellent.

Here is my book review.

An excellent guide to business growth

I bought and read this outstanding book back in 2015 but for some reason, I didn’t review it [continue reading…]

in 3 – Your Strategic Positioning, 4 – Lead Generation, 5 – Lead Conversion, Best Business Books

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The full title of this book by Eric Ries is

The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 5 Stars rating. This means it is Excellent.

Here is my book review.

An essential essential book for start-up entrepreneurs

I read this book years ago but never got around to reviewing it. I’ve just read it two more times in the last year. It is that good.

I see it as an essential book for start-up entrepreneurs. It is packed with important truths. [continue reading…]

in Best Business Books, Business Start-Ups

Creative Thinking by Keith McManus

The full title of this book by Keith McManus is

Creative Thinking: 17 Tactics To Skyrocket Your Creativity & Success

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is  Good to Very Good.

Here is my book review.

Packed with practical ways to improve your ability to think creatively

This short book is very easy to read and is packed with techniques you can use to improve your ability to think creatively.

Of course reading the book isn’t enough because you must practice these tactics. [continue reading…]

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A Technique for Producing Ideas by James Webb Young

The full title of this book by James Webb Young is

A Technique for Producing Ideas – the simple five-step formula anyone can use to be more creative in business and in life!

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is Good to Very Good.

Here is my book review.

Short and sweet advertising classic

If you’ve ever wondered how creative marketing people come up with their ideas, this book is for you. [continue reading…]

in 4 – Lead Generation, Best Business Books

Creative Thinking by Keith McManus

The full title of this book by Keith McManus is

Creative Thinking: 17 Tactics To Skyrocket Your Creativity & Success

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is Good to Very Good.

Here is my book review.

Packed with practical ways to improve your ability to think creatively

This short book is very easy to read and is packed with techniques you can use to improve your ability to think creatively. [continue reading…]

in Best Business Books, Business Problems And Mistakes

Theory of Constraints by Eliyahu Goldratt

The full title of this book by Eliyahu Goldratt is

What is this thing called Theory of Constraints

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is Good to Very Good.

Here is my book review.

An important stage in the development of TOC as it focuses on the thinking processes

The TOC Thinking Processes were introduced to me in the business novel “It’s Not Luck” as it looked at dealing with market constraints. [continue reading…]

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The Bottleneck Rules by Clarke Ching

The full title of this book by Clarke Ching is

The Bottleneck Rules: The Go-To Guide to Eli Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC) and his Business Novel ‘The Goal’

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 5 Stars rating. This means it is Excellent.

Here is my book review.

Very clear explanation of the importance of recognising bottlenecks and constraints

This short book is written to introduce the idea of bottlenecks (constraints) to a wider public. [continue reading…]

in Best Business Books, Business Problems And Mistakes

Velocity by Dee Jacob, Susan Bergland and Jeff Cox

The full title of this book by Dee Jacob, Susan Bergland and Jeff Cox is

Velocity: Combining Lean, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints to Achieve Breakthrough Performance – A Business Novel

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is Good to Very Good.

Here is my book review.

TOC is at risk but can it fight back?

Jeff Cox co-authored “The Goal” with Eli Goldratt. While Goldratt was the genius behind TOC, Cox was responsible for the tight, fast-paced story. Together this made that book gripping intellectually and satisfying to read. [continue reading…]

in 8 – Your Systems, Best Business Books

The full title of this book by Gerald Kendall and Gary Wadhwa is

Dentistry with a Vision: Building a Rewarding Practice and a Balanced Life

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 4 Stars rating. This means it is Good to Very Good if you want to read about how to apply the Theory of Constraints to a small service business. It’s a 5 Stars Rating if you’re a Dentist.

Here is my book review.

Theory of constraints applied to a small service business

This book is based on improvements in a dentist business. For me, this is just an example of how the theory of constraints (TOC) can be applied to a small service business. [continue reading…]

in Best Business Books, Business Problems And Mistakes

From Symptoms to Causes by Thorsteinn Siglaugsson

The full title of this book by Thorsteinn Siglaugsson is

From Symptoms to Causes: Applying the Logical Thinking Process to an Everyday Problem

In my review posted on Amazon.co.uk, I gave the book a 5 Stars rating. This means it is Excellent.

Here is my book review.

Very helpful introduction to the TOC Thinking Processes

The author was inspired to write this book after attending a course on the TOC Thinking Processes from Bill Dettmer. [continue reading…]

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