The big secret here is … you have to get the right copy of the book.
Every year, throughout the year, Soundview Executive Summaries takes the best business books on the market and and boils them down to an 8 page summary. No fat, no gristle, just 8 pages of meat!
Time is money, and no matter how little time you have, you can easily devour a couple dozen of the best business books published every year in summary format. They give you all the key ideas and the important diagrams in a nice, neat, easy-to-read format. It’s the easiest way to stay on top of all the latest cutting-edge ideas and the new twists on old ideas that are being written about in business today.
Check out their site where you can find a sample summary to download. They also sell audio summaries, and so you don’t lose your summaries if your hard drive crashes, you can store all your pdf book summaries in a secure digital library on their servers.
Soundview also writes book reviews for the books they summarize to help you find the right book within categories like economics, sales, leadership, strategic management, etc.
This week’s Review of the Week on Soundview is for a book entitled The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary into Extraordinary by Joseph A. Michelli. I can tell you from experience: As a purchaser, Starbucks cares about price but they care about quality more. If you can produce quality, they’re a great Fortune 500 company to do business with.