Book Review & Summary

Books & Articles Review, Summary, & Snapshots
(A List of the awesome books I’ve read)
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  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
  3. Richest Man in Babylon [10/10] (The perfect book)
  4. The Economics Book, Big Ideas Simply Explained, by Pearson
  5. The  Principles by Ray Dalio
  6. Lead Right for Your Company’s Type (How to Connect Your Culture with Your Customer Promise) , William E. Schneider, AMACOM, 2017
  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. Business Writing Tips for Easy and Effective Results, Robert Bullard, Perfect Text (2015)
  9. Why we sleep, Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker, Scribner (2017) 
  10. Extraordinary Influence, How great leaders bring out the best in others, Tim Irwin, Wiley (2018)
  11. 33 Million People in the Room, How to create, influence and run a successful business with social networking, Juliette Powell, FT Press (2009)
  12. BULLSHIT JOBS: A Theory, David Graeber, (2018)
  13. High Performance Habits, Brendon Burchard (2017)
  14. Rising Strong, The Reckoning. The rumble. The Revolution; Brene Brown (2015)
  15. The Peter Principle, Why Things Always Go Wrong, Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull (2009)
  16. The Grit, The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth (2018) – (Note actually read this earlier in 2018)
  17. The Sleep Revolution, Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time , Arianna Huffington, (2016)
  18. Search Inside Yourself, The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace), Chade-Meng Tan, (2012)
  19. More Sales, Less Time. Surprisingly simple strategies for today’s crazy-busy sellers, Jill Konrath (2016)
  20. Invisible Influence, The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior, Jonah Berger (2016).
  21. Ninja Selling, Subtle Skills. Big Results, Larry Kendall (2017)
  22. #AskGaryVee, One Entrepreneur’s Take on leadership, social media and self-awareness, Gary Vaynerchuck (2016)
  23. Crush It! Why Now is the Time to Cash in on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk (2009)
  24. The Thank You Economy, Gary Vayneychuk (2011)
  25. Refuge, Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World, Paul Collier and Alexander Betts (2017)
  26. The 10 Laws of Trust, Building the Bonds That make a Business Great, Joel Peterson (2016)
  27. Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life, Marshall B. Rosenberg (2013)
  28. Winning Arguments, What works and doesn’t work in politics, the bedroom, the courtroom, and the classroom, Stanley Fish (2016)
  29. 15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy, An Inspiring Guide to Discovering Effortless Joy, Luminita D. Saviuc (2016)
  30. Know This, Today’s Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries and Developments, John Brockman & Harper Perennial (2017)
  31. Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work … and What Does, The New Science of Leading, Energizing and Engaging, Susan Fowler and Berrett-Koehler (2017)
  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)
  33. Capitalism’s Toxic Assumptions, Redefining next generation economics, Eve Poole(2015)
  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)
  35. The Dirty Secret of the World’s Plan to Avert Climate Disaster, 
    Abby Rabinowitz and Amanda Simson , Wired (2017)
  36. How to Speak Money, What the Money People Say – and What It Really Means, John Lanchester (2014)
  37. Maximize your potential, Grow your expertise, take bold risks and build on incredible career, Jocelyn K. Glei and Scott Belsky (2013)



(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)

Last Updated : 23rd May 2019

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