Book review

Book review: Paradoxical Leadership

Book review: Paradoxical Leadership

Every movement creates its opposite. The more dominant the focus on speed, the more important the perception of slowness. The more intense the mass production, the greater the desire for individualisation. And that is precisely what Ivo Brughmans’ book Paradoxical Leadership is all about.

Book review: Russell Brand’s “Revolution” is coming, and it will be fun

Book review: Russell Brand’s “Revolution” is coming, and it will be fun

Wikipedia describes Russell Brand as an English comedian, actor, columnist and radio and television host. He has cultivated an image as a flamboyant personality, difficult to gauge sometimes but not afraid to stir up controversy. In 2015, his book Revolution appeared in a Dutch translation. In hilarious fashion, the book skewers the puppets and paper tigers of our conformist era, and argues that a revolution is not only inevitable, but will also be fun.

Book review: “The Age of Cryptocurrency”

Book review: “The Age of Cryptocurrency”

Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey, both journalists for the Wall Street Journal, have co-authored a book that delves deep into the phenomenon of digital money. Titled The Age of Cryptocurrency, it traces the history of computer technology-based currencies, how they work and what role they’ll be playing in our society.