I am a avid reader especially on book about entrepreneurial success, Web, ghost, mystery, Microsoft (there are whole lot of it !) etc.
There are many books I read with some I read for only few sections. So here I present those books that I completed reading from the very first page to the last page for this month of September. I highly recommended the following books not because I finished reading it but because these books are really inspirational, interesting or refreshing.
About: Very comprehensive and informative “classic” book on Steve Jobs and Apple. There are lot of meticulous detail scrutinising the leadership of Steve Jobs, how his characters, talents, personalities and philosophy of life shapes and influences the culture and operation of Apple. Among others, it touches on design, technology, marketing and innovation of culture to which Apple is renowned for. It is a “must” read for those who writing business assignment on Apple. It is full of quotes and even includes a interesting chapter on iPod which elaborate on its inception to its phenomenal success.
The following books are all local Singapore publication and hence its information is not available in Amazon. However you could find these books in the popular bookstore like Borders, Popular bookstore.
About: Do you have what it takes to be a successful towkay (business-man) ? We envy wealthy business-man with big car, big houses, accompanies by ChioBu (pretty gal), with seemingly unlimited wealth and riches but then do we know the years of struggle and hardship required in order to become a successful towkay ? This book reveals the secret of a hard-earned towkay and the distinctive mindset requires to sustain a profitable business and wealth.
About: This narrates the journey of a “elite” government scholar with respect to some of his successful classmates in 1970s/80s within the government sectors. It is a good read on how been positive and optimistic can help traverse through life no matter how things turn out.
About: Singapore is full of practical urban legends with many of them embellish with such dramatic details that it looks all seem real. Still, this book does mention that there are some truth to the urban legends. Some famous urban legends investigated include the ghostly apparition of lost soldier in Pulau Tekong in 1983, raiding of home for pirated CDs if acquitted in causeway custom, “blessing” the taste of satay in Satay Club using napkins, sightings of headless ghost in MRTs when pass through Bishan that originated from cemetery.