rascal-728x90-1a[1]

Category: Books

Read Like a Gent: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

negotiation basics

The basics of negotiation that most of us were taught involve concepts like “getting to yes” or “win/win.” But in his book Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It former FBI negotiator Chris Voss highlights negotiation not as a specialized skill for the boardroom, but something that’s part of your everyday life: […]

Read More

Read Like a Gent: Tribe of Mentors, by Tim Ferriss

Tribe of Mentors Tim Ferriss Gents Blog

“The quality of your life is a direct reflection of the quality of the questions you are asking yourself” is a quote from Tony Robbins, and a philosophy that Tim Ferriss lives by, as shown in his most recent book, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World.  The book features […]

Read More

Read Like a Gent: Island of the Lost, by Joan Druett

Lost_Island_-_Lost_World_-_Silent_Isla_-_panoramio

Every young boy occasionally dreams of being shipwrecked and living like Robinson Crusoe: hacking survival out of the wilderness, getting by on wits, hard work, and a bit of luck.  Films like Cast Away take a look at the other side: the bitter loneliness of isolation; a reminder that it is not good for man […]

Read More

Read Like a Gent: The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

thunderstorm-3440450_640

Human disasters from storms at sea are covered so extensively in the news these days that we might forget that not only are storms are a regular part of the weather cycle, but in parts of the US, they are regularly expected. A particular region even has a type of storm named after it: a […]

Read More

Read Like a Gent: The Black Swan by Nicholas Nassim Taleb

5035571861_455cb22ac6_b

The subtitle of this book is “The Impact of the Highly Improbable” and since the book’s initial release the term “black swan” has become a commonly used term to describe unforeseen events that have outsized impact. Such Black Swan events include the 2008 Financial Crisis or the 2001 New York terrorist attacks. In a world […]

Read More

Read Like a Gent: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

4348475900_4cf6077ae3_b

Simple and easy ordering of products online with delivery within days (and even hours) is something we are very much used to these days.  But there was a time when such an idea was a novelty, and that time was when Tony Hsieh first invested in Zappos.  He believed in the concept and the team […]

Read More

Widgetized Area

This panel is active and ready for you to add some widgets via the WP Admin

rascal-300x250-1a[1]

Twitter

Join Our Network

Join with LinkedIn

Join our Members Only LinkedIn Group and access 50% Off Monthly Member specials. Plus, earn points by referring another Gent.

Login With LinkedIn

Login using your LinkedIn account to gain exclusive access to the The Gents Place LinkedIn Group, view your referrals, Skype with our CEO, access Monthly Members-Only Specials and more.

Continue

By clicking "Continue" you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.