Book Review Archives

The Millionaire in You

Author: Michael LeBoeuf

Publisher: Crown Business, New York

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

                                                Inability or failure to discover and maximise one’s latent potential accounts for why most people have not achieved their purpose in life. This also explains why most people have not attained their desired financial independence because they do not realise that they have the millionaire potential within. Let us therefore X-ray this text entitled “The Millionaire in You” as a solution to this challenge. Read the rest of this entry

The Nigerian Stock Market and You: The Smartest Ways to Play

Author: Moses Onyebuchi (Email: moseswhite234@gmail.com; +234(0)8060559998)

Publisher: Compugrafik Concepts

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

Almost everybody wants to make money in the stock market. But lack of knowledge of what it takes to be successful in stock investing has discouraged many people from fulfilling their investment and financial aspiration. It is therefore imperative to X-ray this text entitled “The Nigerian Stock Market and You: The Smartest Ways to Play” to offer necessary guide to such people. Read the rest of this entry

Stop Wishing, Start Acting

Authors: Olushola Alabi and Olanike Alabi (+234(0)8023359172; +234(0)8135378591)

Publisher: Mashal Publishing

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

One major reason why most people do not achieve success is failure or refusal to put their dreams into action. This book entitled “Stop Wishing, Start Acting” co-written by Olushola Alabi and Olanike Alabi could not have come at a better time to assist such people. Olushola, a teacher, preacher, counsellor and motivational speaker is the chief executive officer of Roll the Gold Konsult. Olanike holds a first degree in Forest Resources Management and a master’s degree in Information Science from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Read the rest of this entry

Tips and Traps for Writing an Effective Business Plan

Author: Greg Balanko-Dickson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

 

Having an effective business plan is critical to the success of any business. That is why I want us to examine this text entitled “Tips & Traps for Writing an Effective Business Plan”. It is written by Greg Balanko-Dickson, a third-generation entrepreneur, Licensed Professional Business Coach and founding member of the Professional Business Coaches Alliance. Balanko-Dickson has clients throughout Canada, the United States, South Africa and the United Kingdom.  Read the rest of this entry

101 Ways to Really Satisfy Your Customers

Author: Andrew Griffiths

Publisher: Diamond Publishing

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

         It is said that customers are the most powerful chief executive officers who can fire all the people in an organisation, including the business owner(s). This is because the moment customers stop buying from an organisation, the business will naturally collapse and everybody, including owners will naturally become sacked. Read the rest of this entry

The Networking Survival Guide

Author: Diane Darling

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

Networking is very important in whatever we do. Whether you want to get sales leads, find a new job, have new friends, enhance your career or get referrals, networking is one of your success tools. Diane Darling, the author of this text entitled “The Networking Survival Guide” is the founder and chief executive officer of Effective Networking, Inc., a Boston-based company that educates people on how to network. Read the rest of this entry

Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople

Author: Roger Dawson

Publisher: Elpac Publishing

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

The skill of persuasion is highly needed whenever we want to convince people. Lack of this skill is causing electoral fraud among politicians as well as de-marketing among corporate organisations. This is why I have decided to review this text entitled “Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople” this week. It is written by Roger Dawson, one of the most-respected authorities as regards persuasion and negotiation. Dawson has trained executives, managers and salespeople throughout the United States, Canada, etc.

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Stock Investing Simplified

Author: Paul Mladjenovic

Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

Paul Mladjenovic, author of this text is a certified financial planner (CFP), consultant, writer and public speaker who has been helping people with financial and business concerns since 1981. Mladjenovic achieved his CFP designation in 1985 and his B.A. degree from Seton Hall University in 1981. He is also the author of “The Unofficial Guide to Picking Stocks and Zero-Cost Marketing”. Read the rest of this entry

101 Great Ideas to Boost Your Business

Author: Kirti Desai

Publisher: Mindex Publishing

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

The book under review, 101 Great Ideas to Boost Your Business is written by Kirti Desai, a marketing expert. Desai is currently engaged as a business consultant guiding entrepreneurs on how to sail their businesses through troubled waters.

 

This author says most books on personal or business success start with the theory that you need to understand, digest and then put into practice. He submits that this text is different as it bypasses the theory part and straightaway hits the practical road by showing you 101 ways through which you can enhance your business.

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Increase Your Financial IQ

Author: Robert Kiyosaki

Publisher: Business Plus

Reviewer: Goke Ilesanmi

 

Robert Kiyosaki, author of this text entitled Increase Your Financial IQ is an investor, entrepreneur and educator whose perspectives on money and investing align with conventional wisdom. Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way many people around the world think about money.

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