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[ 2 Feb 2011 | No Comment ]
Book Review: The Smarta Way to do Business

The Smarta Way to do Business is an informal but informative guide written for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs Matt Thomas and Shaa Wasmund.

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[ 5 Jan 2011 | No Comment ]
Mums The Boss Talk About Family Friendly Working

Read this review of Start a Family Friendly Business from Sam and Helen at Mums the Boss networking group
Co-author of this book Helen Lindop came to the first ever Mum’s The Boss meeting with her baby daughter knowing that she didn’t want to go back to work and looking for ideas. Two years later, Helen still regularly attends Mum’s The Boss meetings, has had another baby and has turned some of the content of her blog into a book – Start a Family Friendly Business: 129 brilliant business ideas for mums.
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[ 16 Dec 2010 | No Comment ]
Book Review: Justin Thyme

Here is a children’s book review for a change after a spate of toy reviews.
Justin Thyme by Panama Oxridge is an excellent book. Packed with detail it certainly gave D, 8, a challenging read. It follows the adventures of brilliant boy millionaire Justin Thyme who lives with his eccentric family in the north of Scotland. Together with a cast of servants including a suspicious gardener, a tame ape and a nanny who thinks and communicates in clichés, Justin is challenged both by his desire to understand time and by the …

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[ 1 Sep 2010 | One Comment ]
Book Review: The Happiness Equation, by Nick Powdthavee

According to Rabbi Hyman Schachtel, “Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have”. This may or may not be true in our hyper speed world that lurches from one ‘next best thing’ to the one that follows increasingly closer behind. There is a general thought that if you can collect all of those things that you think will make you happy, then you will be happy. However, this isn’t necessarily the case.

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[ 24 Mar 2010 | No Comment ]
Book Review: This Is Social Media, by Guy Clapperton

If you’re on the internet, then you probably know about social media. Along with other sites, Facebook, Myspace and now Twitter dominate our personal lives in a way that we never even conceived five years ago. Now business wants to get in on the act. It has woken up to the idea that there are many more different ways to communicate with customers than the more traditional methods. The problem is to identify what to do about it.