Free Book Summary – Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education – Written by Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki has one glaring message. The U.S. needs financial education. Right now our education system is broken and nothing is being taught that prepares people for financial freedom. All of Robert’s books are good and teach basics about financial education and the need for continuous learning. Rich Dad / Poor Dad is another famous book by this author. We will profile that book in a separate summary The Cashflow Quadrant is a very important concept that people need to cement in their memory if they want to get a handle on financial freedom. The quadrant consists of the following: 1.) E – Stands for employee 2.) S – Stands for small business or self-employed 3.) B – Stands for …

Title – The Reason We’re Waiting – Author – Pat Clor – Book Review

Did I read this book or maybe I only dreamed I did? How do I know I’m not still dreaming I’m writing this review? Perhaps the coffee I’m sipping is my reality check that I’m awake and writing this review, because everyone knows how difficult it is to sleep when your drinking coffee. These are the tools Pat Clor uses for his juxtaposition of dimensional thought, his dancing through ontological realities, the twisting and spinning of cyclical logic. Pat Clor masterfully uses a character, Cindy Stark, a 12 year old girl from an imaginary world to personify his reality check in his extraordinary work of literary genius, “The Reason We’re Waiting.” Cindy is Clor’s “Alice” and Pangaea is where she …

10 Outstanding Lessons From the Book "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

In Outliers, Gladwell examines the factors that contribute to high levels of success. To support his thesis, he examines why the majority of Canadian ice hockey players are born in the first few months of the calendar year, how Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates achieved his extreme wealth, how The Beatles became one of the most successful musical acts in human history – and many more examples to support his thesis. I, hereby, list down the 10 outstanding lessons that I learned from this awesome book. I know that I need to keep practicing these learning – day in and day out. These lessons are worded and appended in a way that makes it easier for most of us to understand …

Businesses Take Up Slack as Governments Abandon Social Responsibility

It now seems that many governments around the world are backing off from social responsibility. They no longer try to alleviate all the social problems in their counties. However, with a decade of economic growth, for-profit companies are taking up the slack. They now take more responsibility to solve these perennial issues in addition to the products or services they traditionally sell. On the Small Business Radio show this week, we speak with the “father” of modern marketing, Professor Philip Kotler. His 70th book, “Common Good”, examines how the cost and benefit analyses are now done by business and governments. Professor Kotler contends that the U.S. was created on the notion of building a better society. He explains that “from …