- Concrete Examples
While the rating tells you how good a book is according to our two core criteria, it says nothing about its particular defining features. Therefore, we use a set of 20 qualities to characterize each book by its strengths:
Applicable – You’ll get advice that can be directly applied in the workplace or in everyday situations.
Analytical – You’ll understand the inner workings of the subject matter.
Background – You’ll get contextual knowledge as a frame for informed action or analysis.
Bold – You’ll find arguments that may break with predominant views.
Comprehensive – You’ll find every aspect of the subject matter covered.
Concrete Examples – You’ll get practical advice illustrated with examples of real-world applications or anecdotes.
Controversial – You’ll be confronted with strongly debated opinions.
Eloquent – You’ll enjoy a masterfully written or presented text.
Engaging – You’ll read or watch this all the way through the end.
Eye opening – You’ll be offered highly surprising insights.
For beginners – You’ll find this to be a good primer if you’re a learner with little or no prior experience/knowledge.
For experts – You’ll get the higher-level knowledge/instructions you need as an expert.
Hot Topic – You’ll find yourself in the middle of a highly debated issue.
Innovative – You can expect some truly fresh ideas and insights on brand-new products or trends.
Insider’s take – You’ll have the privilege of learning from someone who knows her or his topic inside-out.
Inspiring – You’ll want to put into practice what you’ve read immediately.
Overview – You’ll get a broad treatment of the subject matter, mentioning all its major aspects.
Scientific – You’ll get facts and figures grounded in scientific research.
Visionary – You’ll get a glimpse of the future and what it might mean for you.
Well structured – You’ll find this to be particularly well organized to support its reception or application.
When a listener contacted Hush Money podcast with an intractable business problem involving profit losses and sibling co-workers, Hush Money co-hosts Jason Feifer – editor of Entrepreneur Magazine – and Nicole Lapin – of Boss Bitch and Rich Bitch fame – have opposing opinions. Jason suggests that firing family members would put the personal relationships at risk. Nicole says business should come first. The two ask fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff for her take, and a discussion about business, relationships, and business relationships ensues. Anyone who’s ever considered hiring a family member should take note.
About the Podcast
In each episode of the Hush Money podcast, co-hosts Nicole Lapin and Jason Feifer debate a taboo or awkward situation where money affects lives, relationships and careers. After a debate, a guest judge decides who’s right. Lapin is a businesswoman and TV anchor and the author of Rich Bitch, Boss Bitch and Becoming Super Woman. Feifer is the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine. This episode’s guest judge, Rebecca Minkoff, runs the Rebecca Minkoff fashion company with her brother.