BOOK REVIEW: Behind the Uber success story

2017-08-17 06:06

Ace book reviewer Ian Mann debunks some myths about the popular ehailing service which he says is constantly trying, succeeding and sometimes failing.

BOOK REVIEW: What makes billionaires tick

2017-07-26 17:51

The difference between billionaires and others is that they think on a vastly different scale, explains Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Teams that go to the top

2017-07-13 05:00

Designing and managing teams is complicated and requires a level of creativity and commitment many firms - and their leaders - just don’t have, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Using the bank's money to get rich, slowly

2017-06-29 07:00

If you think you can’t make money without money, ace book reviewer Ian Mann's latest book pick will show you otherwise.

BOOK REVIEW: How to make checklists work for you

2017-06-15 05:30

The real value of checklists is in conditions of true complexity, where the knowledge requirements exceed that of any individual, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Hone your high-potential leadership skills

2017-05-26 05:00

If you are one of a small subset of high-potential leaders, you need to take charge of your personal growth and develop five critical skills, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: How to safeguard yourself from scammers

2017-05-12 10:09

Beware: a very sophisticated underworld is hard at work and you are leaving a trail of breadcrumbs all over the internet, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Get the right mindset for successful negotiation

2017-04-20 05:00

You don’t get the life you deserve, you get the life you negotiate, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Winners work fast and smart

2017-04-06 05:02

Doing the right things in the right order in the right way creates value and grows the economic pie for all, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Humanity’s triumphs over ten scourges

2017-03-23 05:02

The great story of our era is that we are witnessing the greatest improvement in global living standards - ever, says Ian Mann.


BOOK REVIEW: Four future scenarios for SA

2017-08-03 06:01

What will SA look like in 2030 - will ordinary people support sensible leaders and policies, or charismatic populists? Ace book reviewer Ian Mann looks at possible future outcomes.

BOOK REVIEW: The biology behind social media

2017-07-20 06:01

The vast mesh of social media is a structured and responsive biological organism with “memes” instead of genes, says ace book reviewer Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Get ready for the brain Olympics

2017-07-06 05:00

Leaders can learn much about the complexity of their own behaviour and the good news is that elite performance, brain agility and engagement can be learned, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Fallacies about business failure

2017-06-22 05:00

The odds of failure in business are higher than success, so having a plan for how you will fail without hurting too many people makes a lot of sense, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The surprisingly simple secret to exceptional success

2017-06-08 05:00

The route to extraordinary success is the discovery of the one thing in your life that makes everything else easier or unnecessary, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: Unsexy supply chain the key to many benefits

2017-05-18 05:00

The sophistication and ongoing development of your supply chain will determine your company's profitability and market share in very significant ways, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The importance of taking rest seriously

2017-05-04 05:00

Rest is work’s partner which, when correctly understood, greatly improves output and the quality of our lives, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The aisles have eyes to track your shopping

2017-04-13 05:00

As technology advances, ever more opportunities to entice, reward and promote are available to retailers to get a greater share of your spend, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: 42 ideas that could do severe damage to your business

2017-03-30 05:02

Cherished and widely held but false legacy thinking in business could be slient killers of innovation, says Ian Mann.

BOOK REVIEW: The art of strategic conversation

2017-03-16 05:02

Well-designed strategic conversation is a discipline requiring attention to the emotional and psychological experience of participants, says Ian Mann.

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