Book Review


(1) Why People Don’t Buy Things, Harry Washburn & Kim Wallace. [7/10]

(2) Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook, How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World,Gary Vaynerchuk. [9.5/10]

(3) Saidina Abdul Rahman Bin Auf (biography) [6/10]

(4) Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhari (Biography) [8/10]

(5) SIFUBADS COPYWRITING – Jamal Sifufbadds [6/10]



(1) Outliers the Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell [9/10]

(2) Akta Zon Ekonomi Eksklusif 1984 (N/A Rating)

(3) Richest Man in Babylon [10/10] (The perfect book) (9/10)

(4) The Economics Book, Big Ideas Simply Explained, by Pearson (7/10)

(5) The  Principles by Ray Dalio (10/10)

(6) Lead Right for Your Company’s Type (How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise) , William E. Schneider, AMACOM, 2017 (7/10★)

(7) 30 Days to social media success, the 30 day results guide to making the most of twitter, blogging, linkedIn and facebook, Career press (2010) (8/10★)

(8) Business Writing Tips for Easy and Effective Results, Robert Bullard, Perfect Text (2015) (5/10★)

(9) Why we sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker, Scribner (2017)  (6/10★)

(10) Extraordinary Influence, How great leaders bring out the best in others, Tim Irwin, Wiley (2018) (7/10★)

(11) 33 Million People in the Room, How to create, influence and run a successful business with social networking, Juliette Powell, FT Press (2009) (7/10★)

(12) BULLSHIT JOBS: A Theory, David Graeber, (2018) (8/10★)

(13)High Performance Habits, Brendon Burchard (2017) (7/10★)

(14) Rising Strong, The Reckoning. The rumble. The Revolution; Brene Brown (2015) (8/10★)

(15) The Peter Principle, Why Things Always Go Wrong, Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull (2009) (8/10★)

(16) The Grit, The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth (2018) – (Note actually read this earlier in 2018) (9/10★)

(17) The Sleep Revolution, Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time , Arianna Huffington, (2016) (8/10★)

(18)Search Inside Yourself, The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace), Chade-Meng Tan, (2012) (8/10★)

(19) More Sales, Less Time. Surprisingly simple strategies for today’s crazy-busy sellers, Jill Konrath (2016) (6/10★)

(20) Invisible Influence, The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior, Jonah Berger (2016). (7/10★)


(21) Ninja Selling, Subtle Skills. Big Results, Larry Kendall (2017) (7/10★)

(22) #AskGaryVee, One Entrepreneur’s Take on leadership, social media and self-awareness, Gary Vaynerchuck (2016) (9/10★)

(23) Crush It! Why Now is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk (2009) (9/10★)

(24) The Thank You Economy, Gary Vayneychuk (2011) (9/10★)

(25) Refuge, Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World, Paul Collier and Alexander Betts (2017) (7/10★)

(26) The 10 Laws of Trust, Building the Bonds That make a Business Great, Joel Peterson (2016) (7/10★)

(27) Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, Marshall B. Rosenberg (2013) (6/10★)

(28) Winning Arguments, What works and doesn’t work in politics, the bedroom, the courtroom, and the classroom, Stanley Fish (2016) (7/10★)

(29) 15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy, An Inspiring Guide to Discovering Effortless Joy, Luminita D. Saviuc (2016) (8/10★)

(30) Know This, Today’s Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries and Developments, John Brockman & Harper Perennial (2017) (7/10★)

(31) Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work … and What Does, The New Science of Leading, Energizing and Engaging, Susan Fowler and Berrett-Koehler (2017) (7/10★)

(32) The Madhouse Effect, How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy, Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles (2016) (7/10★)

(33) Capitalism’s Toxic Assumptions, Redefining next generation economics, Eve Poole(2015) (6/10★)

(34) Political Declaration Setting Out the Framework for the Future Relationship Between the European Union and The United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and European Union , European Comission (2018) (7/10★)

(35) The Dirty Secret of the World’s Plan to Avert Climate Disaster, 
Abby Rabinowitz and Amanda Simson , Wired (2017) (6/10★)

(36) How to Speak Money, What the Money People Say – and What It Really Means, John Lanchester (2014) (7/10★)

(37) Maximize your potential, Grow your expertise, take bold risks and build on incredible career, Jocelyn K. Glei and Scott Belsky (2013) (7/10★)



(1) How to deliver a Ted Talk, Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations, by Jeremey Donovan (2013) (8/10)

(2) A World Gone Social, How Companies Must Adapt to Survive, by Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt (2014) (6/10)

(3) The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends, by CL Council, 2017. (10/10)

(4) The Way to Wealth, Benjamin Franklin (9/10)

(5) Before Happiness (Book Summary & Review) (9.5/10)

(6) Scientific truth in the Qur’an (9/10)

(7) Born to Blog,  Building your blog for personal & business success, one post at a time (4/10)

(8) Bloggers Boot Camp, Learning How to Build, Write, and Run a Successful Blog (Focal Press,2011) (7.5/10★)

(9) The Thank You Economy, Gary Vaynerchuk (HarperBusiness, 2011) (8/10)

(10) Spark Joy, An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up, Marie Kondo (Ten Speed Press, 2016) (8/10)

(11) The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Marie Kondo, (Ten Speed Press, 2014) (7/10)

(12) Take the Stairs, 7 Steps to Achieving True Success, Rory Vaden (Perigee, 2012) (9/10)

(13) The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet, Maximize the Power of Omega-3s to Supercharge Your Health, Battle Inflammation, and Keep Your Mind Sharp, Evelyn Tribole (McGraw-Hill, 2007) (9/10★)

(14) Money Making Mom, How Every Woman Can Earn More and Make a Difference, Crystal Paine (Thomas Nelson, 2015 ) (8/10★)

(15) Turn Clicks Into Customers, Proven Marketing Techniques for Converting Online Traffic into Revenue, Duane Forrester McGraw-Hill, 2010) (7/10 ★)

(16) The Internet Trap, Five Costs of Living Online,Ashesh Mukherjee (University of Toronto Press, 2018 ) (6/10★)

(17) Millionaire Teacher, The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have earned in School, by Andrew Hallam (Wiley, 2017 ) (7.5/10★)

(18) The Social Organism, A Radical Understanding of Social Media to Transform Your Business and Life, Oliver Luckett and Michael J. Casey (Hachette Book Group USA, 2016) (6/10 ★)

(19) Radical Technologies, The Design of Everyday Life, Adam Greenfield (Verso Books, 2017) (6/10★)

(20) Mobilized, An Insider’s Guide to the Business and Future of Connected Technology,SC Moatti (Berrett-Koehler, 2016) (7/10★)


(21) The Lost Art of Closing, Winning the Ten Commitments That Drive Sales, Anthony Iannarino (Portfolio, 2017) (7/10★)

(22) Leaders Made Here, Building a Leadership Culture, Mark Miller (Berrett-Koehler, 2017 ) (7/10★)

(23) Out of Our Minds,The Power of Being Creative, Ken Robinson (Capstone, 2017) (8/10)

(24) Heartland, A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, Sarah Smarsh (Scribner, 2018) (9/10★)

(25) Wealth, Grow It, Protect It, Spend It, and Share It, Stuart E. Lucas (Wharton School Publishing, 2006) (9/10★)

(26) The 10X Rule, The Only Difference Between Success and Failure, Grant Cardone (Wiley, 2011)(6/10★)

(27) Loopholes of the Rich, How the Rich Legally Make More Money and Pay Less Tax, Diane Kennedy (Wiley, 2004) (7/10★)

(28) Predictably Irrational, The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, Dan Ariely (Harper, 2008) (8/10★)

(29) The Leadership Gap, What Gets Between You and Your Greatness, Lolly Daskal (Portfolio, 2017) (8/10★)

(30) Social Startup Success, How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up, and Make a Difference, Kathleen Kelly Janus (Da Capo Press, 2018) (6/10★)

(31) Ask More, The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change, Frank Sesno (AMACOM, 2017) (8/10★ )

(32) Tactical SEO, The Theory and Practice of Search Marketing, Lee Wilson (Kogan Page, 2016) (6/10★)

(33) The Courage Solution, The Power of Truth Telling with Your Boss, Peers, and Team , Mindy Mackenzie (Greenleaf Book Group, 2016 ) (7/10★)

(34) Broke Millennial, Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together, Erin Lowry (Perigee, 2017) (8/10★)

(35) Winning Well, A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results – Without Losing Your Soul, Karin Hurt and David Dye (AMACOM, 2016) (6/10★)

(36) The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho (6/10★)

(37) Ayat-ayat cinta, by HABIBURRAHAM EL SHIRAZY

(38) Between Debt and the Devil: Money, credit and fixing global finance, Adair Turner, (Princeton UP,2017) (8/10)

(39) Transforming Nokia, The Power of Paranoid Optimism to Lead through Colossal Change ( 9/10★)

(40) This Messy Magnificent Life, A Field Guide, by Geneen Roth, (Scribner,2018) ( 9/10★) (Goodreads 3.80/5.00)


(41) The Online Advertising Playbook, Proven Strategies and Tested Tactics from the Advertising Research Foundation, Joe Plummer, Steve Rappaport, Taddy Hall and Robert Barocci (Wiley, 2007) (7/10⭐)

(42) An IBM Guide to Doing Business on the Internet: A Complete Blueprint for E-Business Success (7/10⭐)

(43) Clicking Through, A Survival Guide for Bringing Your Company Online, Jonathan Ezor (1999)

(44) Youtube and Video Marketing, An Hour a Day, Greg Jarboe (Sybex,2009)

(45) Winning Results with Google AdWords, Andrew E. Goodman (McGraw-Hill,2005) – N/A, the book is obsolete.

(46) Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide, Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementation (7/10 ⭐ )

(47) The Value of Debt in Building Wealth, Thomas J. Anderson ( 7/10 ⭐)

(48) Before Happiness, The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change, Shawn Achor (8/10 ⭐)

(49) Careful – A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds, Steve Casner (8/10 ⭐)

(50) WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work 1st Edition by Aron Ain (7/10⭐)

(51) How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie. ( 7/10⭐)

Last updated: 9th September 2019

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