Property Investment: The Essential Rules

Property Investment: The Essential Rules by Samantha CollettThis is Samantha Collett’s second book this year and the title says it all. This is about property investment and is an essential read for anyone who is new to investing, or even just thinking about it at the moment. Continue reading

Making Money from Property: Bristol Fashion

Making Money from Property, Bristol Fashion by Del BrownI found this book last year after the interview with Del for the “Monster Lets” article in the July 2013 issue of YPN. I had been inspired by what he had to say during the interview, his approach to business and property and by his story. Whether this is an unassuming approach that is typical of him or not, I don’t know, but he never mentioned the book – I found it purely by chance when looking for something else. Continue reading

Six Thinking Hats

Six Thinking Hats by Edward de BonoEdward de Bono is one of the great ‘thinkers’ of our time. (This term often amuses me – what exactly does a thinker do? Can I be one?) This review cannot speak for all who go by the title of thinker, but Edward de Bono is considered to be one of the leading authorities on thinking systems. In other words, through his work and publications, he has helped countless people in business, education and other fields throughout the world develop their thinking skills, harnessing the power of both the logical and creative mind to develop the cause (whatever your cause may be). Continue reading

Money Bondage: Discover the Power of Mind over Money

Money Bondage by Sophie BennettAnd now, as they say, for something complete different. Veering very slightly, but not entirely, off the subject of property, Money Bondage targets us females. I wish it had been around years ago when I really started to get to grips with finance; henceforward, IMHO it should be handed out to every girl when she leaves school. Continue reading