Thursday, May 11, 2017

Review: The Art of Profitability

The Art of Profitability The Art of Profitability by Adrian J. Slywotzky
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

"The Art of Profitability" uses the same novel approach as "The Guy Who Fired His Boss" & "Lost and Found", two books which I read earlier, except that the delivery style is reminiscent of Gu Long, the late Taiwanese Wuxia novelist, who had a habit of not explaining everything explicitly in his novels.

This is good in the sense that it leaves you to ponder over the concepts and draw (quite literally) your own conclusions. On the flip side, sometimes there is too much backstory going on for its own good, which leaves you hanging, especially if you are lazy to think through things.

At the end of each chapter is usually an interesting reading assignment, which turns out to be a subtle promotion of some of the author's other works.

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