Book Report

Every now and then I decide to fill one of the many gaps in my education by reading a well-known book.

Some were washouts. I will never finish Moby Dick. Others were time well spent. Thank you Hemingway for A Farewell to Arms. Thank you F. Scott for The Beautiful and Damned.

I recently picked up a short book that is chock full of practical advice for a young man or woman on the way up.

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli will prove itself invaluable should you find yourself charged with ruling a City-State or a small Principality. If that’s not your present situation, there are still lessons to be learned to help guide your way through the working world.

3 thoughts on “Book Report”

  1. Ooh! Cool! Just turned 30 clocks back. I feel like I run a city-state,
    or at least a small castle . . . can I borrow it when you’re done??

    1. Unlike a real book, I can’t loan my eBook copy to anyone even though it cost as much as a paperback. Besides, it may prove to be a frequently-referenced tool for dealing with uncooperative people.

      Suggestion: Why not just set one clock back 30 hours? Save effort!

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