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Book Review: Bogle On Mutual Funds

Bogle On Mutual Funds:  New Perspectives For The Intelligent Investor, by John C. Bogle As someone who is pretty familiar with the author’s books [1], this book was a pretty obvious choice to read.  As someone who enjoys Bogle’s perspective, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Momentum

Momentum:  How To Propel Your Marketing + Transform Your Brand In The Digital Age, by Shama Hyder If you are amused by books that relate to marketing, as I am, you will likely appreciate what this book has to offer.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Strategic Rivalries

Great Strategic Rivalries From The Classical World To The Cold War, edited by James Lacey As someone who greatly enjoys the study of strategy, there was a great deal that I found enjoyable in these essays.  This is by no … Continue reading

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Nabal: Lessons Learned From The Bible’s Dumbest Man

There are many people recorded in the Bible who are not particularly bright, but my choice for the dumbest person in the Bible is Nabal.  Today I would like to spend a bit of time discussing all the ways that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Manual Of Positional Chess

The Complete Manual Of Positional Chess:  The Russian Chess School 2.0 – Opening And Middlegame, by Konstantin Sakaev & Konstantin Landa I must admit that I enjoyed this book, but perhaps not for the reasons the authors wrote it.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering Positional Chess

Mastering Positional Chess:  Practical Lessons Of A Junior World Champion, by Daniel Naroditsky This is the sort of book that one can approach with different attitudes.  On the one hand, as the youngest person to write a book about chess, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winning Chess Strategies

Winning Chess Strategies, by Yasser Seirawan with Jeremy Silman Humorously enough, I finished reading this book shortly after playing my first face-to-face chess game in a few years, which I lost (alas) in a tough endgame after a largely closed … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road To Chess Improvement

The Road To Chess Improvement:  A US Champion Provides Solutions To Real-Life Chess Problems, by Alex Yermolinski As someone who is fond of chess [1], I have often wondered at the appeal for writing chess books for those who are … Continue reading

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The Problem Of Simultaneous Fronts

From time to time I note [1] that sometimes the most ideal way to solve a problem is to make it bigger.  This is contrary to the usual expectation.  Normally, we like to solve a problem by making it smaller … Continue reading

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I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, I’m A Toys’R’Us Kid

If you are a child of the 80’s or 90’s, you can probably hum along or perhaps even sing along to their theme song.  Perhaps you remember that theme song accompanying commercials featuring child stars promoting Toys’R’Us as a toy … Continue reading

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