Rostra’s Choice

Rostra’s Choice: Lean In

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Title: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Authors: Sheryl Sandberg and Nell Scovell  Year of publication: 2013 Review: Based on her personal experiences as a female member of Facebook and Google boards, in this book Sheryl Sandberg advises women striving to build a successful career. The author does not put the blame
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Rostra’s Choice: The Black Swan

The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Title: The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Writer: Nassim Nicholas Taleb Year of publication: 2007 Review:  In this book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb attacks simplistic prediction-making prevalent in science, financial markets and everyday life by introducing the concept of black swans. Black swans are unpredictable events with severe consequences which we tend to
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Rostra’s Choice: The Power of Habit

Title: The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do and how to change Writer:  Charles Duhigg Year of Publication: 2013 Review: Charles Duhigg is an investigative reporter for the legendary New York Times. In this book, he takes his readers through case studies and real-life experiences revolving around the Habit Loop. Duhigg argues
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