Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

I saw a speech by Tai Lopez who talked about how he finishes one book per day. While I’m not on that level—yet—I have since made a priority to finish one book per week. Right now I’m on Atlas Shrugged which just by time constraints and since it’s such a long book will take more than a week, but I’ve finished a number of very interesting books since that time.

The first that I will talk about is Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. Why I wanted to mention this book on my website is that while I originally read it because I thought it would be a fun story, since I always liked his TV shows and I’m also big into good food, a lot of the vignettes in his book reminded me a lot of working in financial services. Continue reading “Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain”

Wisdom from Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison has a long line of funny quotes, compiled here by the Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/18/larry-ellison-has-a-long-list-of-memorable-quotes/

Best one was his jab at competitor SAP:

Oracle’s got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud today, SAP’s got nothin’ but SuccessFactors until 2020