Books Reviewed by Albert Wenger

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children

- November 1, 2010

Offers guidance for parents on establishing a relationship with their inner wholeness through their children. Offers guidance for parents on establishing a relationship with their inner wholeness through their children. Read More

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

- May 3, 2016

"In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people--both seasoned and new--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." Why do some ... Read More

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)

- November 27, 2012

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, Skin in ... Read More

Customer Satisfaction Is Worthless, Customer Loyalty Is Priceless: How to Make Customers Love You, Keep Them Coming Back and Tell Everyone They Know

- June 12, 1998

Offers strategies for turning customer satisfaction into customer loyalty, emphasizing the importance of word-of-mouth advertising " Any front-line employee can read it and "do it." 3. Customer Loyalty is the measure of your present and future success. 3.5 Your competition may alr... Read More

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The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World

- July 21, 2011

An award-winning pioneer in the field of quantum computation explores the nature and progress of knowledge in the universe, arguing that we are subject to the laws of physics but unlimited by what can be understood, controlled and achieved. By the author of The Fabric of Reality. 25,000 first pri... Read More

Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages

- October 31, 2002

Perez (science and technology policy research, University of Sussex) draws on Schumpeter's discussion of innovation to explain why technological revolutions produce paradigm shifts, new economic opportunities, financial bubbles, and subsequent crises. Examples from the past two centuries fill out... Read More

Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone

- May 19, 2020

What is democracy really? What do we mean when we use the term? And can it ever truly exist? Astra Taylor, hailed as a “New Civil Rights Leader” (LA Times), provides surprising answers. There is no shortage of democracy, at least in name, and yet it is in crisis everywhere we look. From a cabal o... Read More

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Customers Included (2nd Edition): How to Transform Products, Companies, and the World - With a Single Step

- April 20, 2015

Why do companies so often fail to give customers what they want? "Customers Included" provides a roadmap for any executive or entrepreneur who wants to create better products and services. Using real-world case studies-from Apple, Google, Netflix, and Walmart to an African hand pump, a New York C... Read More

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