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Indeed, to the tibi-books.

I know, the book reviews I’ve published so far are not many: I promise it will grow very, very soon.

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Making the Most of Change
Susan Bridges, William Bridges - Liferlong Books - 2017 - 190 pages

Managing Transitions

2022 August 10 | by Arduino Mancini Change management - Leadership

Here is a book that has deeply changed the way I observe change as well as accompany my clients to manage it. First of all, let’s ask ourselves: what is change all about? Change essentially means moving from one situation to another: the reorganization of a business department, a newly appointed general manager, a headquarters […]

And why you should, too
LouAnn Lofton - Harper Business - 2012 - 259 pages

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

2022 July 13 | by Arduino Mancini Effective thinking - Gender Inequality - Women and Men

Do you think I’m joking? I know, every time you hear the word “girl” in a title you become diffident. But this is not a joke and I am not going mad: because by reading this book, you will discover that actually the investment strategy followed by Warren Buffett, widely acknowledged as one of the […]

Being aware is really just the beginning.
Caroline Criado Perez – Vintage - 2019 - 432 pages

Invisible Women

2022 June 30 | by Monica Zhaung Gender Inequality

In office buildings during summer, have you ever seen an odd sight like this: female office workers wrapped up in blankets while their male colleagues wander around in summer clothes? If so, have you ever wondered why that is? Perez reveals that there’s the standard office temperature. In the 1960s, a formula for determining standard […]

Negotiation and the gender divide
Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever - Princeton University Press - 2021 - 223 pages

Women Don't Ask

2022 May 12 | by Arduino Mancini Leadership - Negotiation - Women and Men

The mistake a man might make when reading the title of this book is to stop and think that its contents only concerns women. But, as I said, that would be a mistake. That is why I warmly invite everyone to continue reading this review and to work with me to answer two rather complicated […]

A zoologist's study of the human animal
Desmond Morris – Random UK - 2000 - 272 pages

The naked Ape

2022 April 13 | by Arduino Mancini Emotion and Motivation - Leadership - Women and Men

Let me ask you a few questions: Why is man the only hairless primate? Where does our nutrition come from? And our sexual habits? To answer them, I will ask for the help of a song. The 2017 edition of the Italian Sanremo Song Festival saw the success of Francesco Gabbani with a song that […]

Why beauty, social interaction, vitality, elegance, sexuality and fertility are the secrets of success
Catherine Hakim - Basic Books - 2011 - 304 pages

Erotic Capital

2022 March 16 | by Arduino Mancini Staff management - Women and Men

In 1986, the French philosopher and sociologist Pierre Bordieu claimed, in his book The forms of capital, that the three personal resources of each person are economic capital (money and related goods), human capital (knowledge and skills) and social capital (knowledge, friendships, social status, etc.). In this book, Catherine Hakim, sociologist at the London School […]

Want to learn the best game on earth?
Yuri Averbakh, Mikhail Beilin - Chess Evolution - 2014 - 284 pages

Journey to the Chess Kingdom

2022 February 24 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict and Games Theory

Why have I decided to present you this chess manual? Simply because learning how to play chess will be extremely important for your professional and personal growth: more important than a course on strategy or conflict management; critical in reinforcing in a short time frame your ability to think intentionally in problem-solving. More than other […]

Decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures
Erin Meyer - PublicAffairs - 2016 - 280 pages

The Culture Map

2022 February 02 | by Arduino Mancini Multiculturalism

After the pandemic due to COVID-19, smart working has become a practice everywhere in the world. Living in a work environment more and more influenced by video conferencing can make us believe that cultural differences between us and the people on the other end of the monitor can be overlooked: especially when, as happens all […]

Principles of problem formation and problem resolution
P. Watzlawick, J.H. Weakland, R. Fisch - W. W. Norton & Company - 2011 - 200 pages


2022 January 26 | by Arduino Mancini Change management - Problem solving

I have three questions for you. How many times have you tried to: solve a problem without succeeding, and create an even more complicated situation? bring real change to a difficult situation without succeeding? use rational problem-solving techniques, miserably crashing into a persistent obstacle? If your answer to at least one of these questions is […]

A book that many would like you NOT to read
Different authors and editions

The Thirty-Six Stratagems

2022 January 13 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict and Games Theory - Negotiation - Resilience

Some preliminary information about the book A book you are unlikely to be recommended because, like The Art of War, those who have read it tend to keep to themselves what they learned. The book is an ancient masterpiece of Chinese thinking and probably dates back to the end of the Ming era (1368-1644); since […]