Book Review: The Day of the Jackal

The Day of the Jackal by Frederick ForsythMy rating: 4 of 5 starsIf you want to assassinate the President of France, who do you employ?The Jackal.Someone who does the job for money and leaves no traces. Mercenary not a missionary. A true professional, detail oriented, polymath, no nonsense guy.This is a classic story of police… Continue reading Book Review: The Day of the Jackal

Book Review: American Kingpin

American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick BiltonMy rating: 4 of 5 starsDrug traffickers go digital! What the 29 year old “Ross the Pirate” built in just 2 years will put Pablo Escobar to shame. That too did it from his bedroom in Austin, beaches in Sydney,… Continue reading Book Review: American Kingpin

Book Review – The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos by Christian DavenportMy rating: 3 of 5 starsWhy is everybody so hyped about SpaceX? Will Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic ever send a tourist to space? What is Jeff Bezos doing in space? Where is NASA these days?These were some… Continue reading Book Review – The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

Book Review: Never Split the Difference

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss My rating: 5 of 5 stars Imagine you are sitting at negotiation table with someone important, maybe a recruiter, boss, spouse, visa official, cop, broker, banker, seller at a critical juncture. This will book will make difference in that most… Continue reading Book Review: Never Split the Difference