Entrepreneur: Latest from Diane Danielson http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Sat, 06 Nov 2010 08:25:44 GMT Book Review: Clutch: Why Some People Excel under Pressure and Others Don't I was pretty excited to get my hands on <i>Clutch: Why Some People Excel under Pressure and Others Don&#039;t</i> by Paul Sullivan. Sure, I care about the business implications -- as an entrepreneur, it&#039;s key to be clutch. But I&#039;ll be honest; my son wants to be a pro baseball pitcher. This Sat, 06 Nov 2010 08:25:44 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218941 Book Review: Referral Engine by John Jantsch My advice if you read Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself by John Jantsch is to understand going into it that you don&#039;t have to do everything he recommends. This book is full of so many great ideas that you need to focus on the ones that you think would work best for yo Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:04:27 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218929 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218929 Book Review: The Political Brain by Drew Westen Why write about politics on an entrepreneurial blog?&nbsp; If you&#039;ve read my reviews long enough, you&#039;ll know that I like to occasionally venture beyond business books for fresh insights. I&#039;ve also written about how political campaigns are entrepreneurial, while the actual role of being a legislator is managerial. Hence you can learn a lot from campaigns. Still, I wasn&#039;t going to review this until I read Seth Godin&#039;s blog post last week which accurately Mon, 27 Sep 2010 18:39:18 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218902 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218902 Book Review: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin I wasn&#039;t planning on reviewing <i>Three Cups of Tea: One Man&#039;s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time</i> by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin here on <i>Entrepreneur.com.</i> But then school started, and I was reminded that we need a few Gre Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218890 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218890 Book Review: Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead <i>If my words did glow with the gold of sunshineAnd my tunes were played on the harp unstrungWould you hear my voice come through the music?</i>Ripple, The Grateful DeadAs an entrepreneur and/or a marketer, does your voice come through the music? I&#039;m sure Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter were not thinking about marketing when they penned those lyrics. But marketers David Meerman Scott and Brian Hall Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218866 Book Review: Drive by Daniel H. Pink <i>Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us</i> by Daniel H. Pink is one of those books that makes you wonder why we are having so much trouble getting over the command-and-control/face- time-and-billable-hours business models. In a nutshell--or should I say, in a Thu, 29 Jul 2010 12:54:12 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218852 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218852 Book Review: My Life from Scratch by Gesine Bullock-Prado My Life from Scratch: A Sweet Journey of Starting Over, One Cake at a Time by Gesine Bullock-Prado is pretty much what it sounds like--confectionery fluff. Add in a dose of Hollywood and the fact that Sandra Bullock is Gesine&#039;s sister, and we pretty much have Sat, 17 Jul 2010 16:07:44 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218842 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218842 Book Review: The Winner's Brain <i>The Winner&#039;s Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success</i> by Jeff Brown and Mark Fenske (with Liz Neporent) intrigued me because it brings up the nature vs. nurture argument.&nbsp; Are some people&#039;s brains hard-wired a certain way or, if not, can they be molded Tue, 29 Jun 2010 11:03:20 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218821 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218821 Book Review: The Recipe: A Fable for Leaders and Teams by Amilya Antonetti Headed to the beach? Here&#039;s one business book you can toss into your beach bag and enjoy reading by the ocean or the pool. It&#039;s a light one with a big message.Generally, I&#039;m not into fables because they tend to be "one concept" books. However, <i>The Recipe: A Fable f Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:14:04 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218797 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218797 Book Review: Switch by Chip and Dan Heath I am a huge fan of the Heaths&#039; first book, <i>Made to Stick</i>, so it was a no-brainer to pick up <i> Mon, 24 May 2010 12:59:32 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218768 Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk Gary Vaynerchuk&#039;s book, <i>Why Now is the Time to Crush It: Cash in on your Passion</i>, was another one of those social media books I put off reviewing since I never received a review copy in advance. While once again I was worried that it might Mon, 10 May 2010 08:52:06 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218737 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218737 Book Review: Socialnomics by Erik Qualman In a world where social media behemoths like Facebook can change their user interface between the time you send your final tweet about Stephen Colbert and before you wake up to read the news on your NYTimes iPhone app, can you possibly learn something about social media from a book written last year? This was my test Sat, 01 May 2010 08:46:39 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218711 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218711 Book Review: <i>Notes from the Cracked Ceiling</i> by Anne E. Kornblut This week&#039;s book review is <i>Notes from the Cracked Ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and What It Will Take for a Woman to Win</i> by Anne E. Kornblut.&nbsp; Why review a book about poli Tue, 20 Apr 2010 07:35:59 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218695 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218695 Book Review: <em>Rework</em> by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson I confess I love books that try to rock the business world. Rework by Jason Fried &amp; David Heinemeier Hansson Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:26:04 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218683 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218683 Book Review: <em>Confessions of a Public Speaker </em>by Scott Berkun <i>Note:&nbsp; After blogging for Entrepreneur over at Top Shelf Reading Picks for a few years, we decided to add my reviews to the Daily Dose.&nbsp; So, I bid welcome to my new readers. Hope you find these useful and fun. Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:10:33 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218673 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/218673