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Pig Wrestling

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Interesting take on self help book. Interesting idea and premise.
Simply written and easy to Reay too
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An alternative fable-esque style of re-writing business self-help. Not the best but not the worst, interesting story telling approach.
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I really liked the format of this book.  It was easy to engage with the material and there are lots of situations ot can be applied to. Highly recommend.
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An interesting fable with a story within a story to help managers of business or sports teams unlock problems and reframe the question. 

I reviewed it more depth here https://librofulltime.wordpress.com/2021/03/06/book-reviews-chris-mcmillan-the-london-dream-and-pete-lindsay-mark-bowden-pig-wrestling/
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Life getting messy? Learn tips and tricks to cope better with examples from the real world. An interesting take on how to change your life. 

Thanks to Pete Lindsay and publisher for my ARC in exchange for an honest and voluntary review.

3.5 stars
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Too much story telling that seemed made up to explain things.  Not for me.  I could not continue with this book.
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A self help guide to problem solving; this isn't the best book I have read of its type, though there were one or two interesting tidbits in there. I felt like the writing was a little clunky at times and not always the most interesting of books. Worth reading, as there are a couple of interesting things, but I probably wouldn't buy for a friend or family member.
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A good book guiding the reader into the mindset of actually looking at problems and that your first thought might not actually be the way to do things
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This isn’t the sort of book I’d normally pick up. After all, I get enough corporate-speak at work and dealing with change every day, I felt I’d heard it all.

Told through a somewhat clunky, fable-style narrative, the authors explain their framework to address problems (pigs) and the tools to overcome them.

Common sense, as much as these things usually are, but there were some interesting questions and techniques that I will give a whirl.
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Nice little addition to the business self help genre. The kind of thing you could give to new hires and have some value. But nothing out of the ordinary.
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This book is a guide to problem solving, its short to read and I did enjoy reading it, however if self-development isn't your thing then it may not be for you. It did get me thinking and I definitely think that I will be reading it again to go over the material.
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I read this book as a free download through Net Galley, as I was intrigued by the title. However, it was a fancy title for some common-sense approaches to problem-solving, but then the world is bereft of common-sense at times.
I am not a massive fan of the 'fable' approach to story-telling, as I think it tends to pad out the text, but I did enjoy the book. I also liked the mnemonic that the book offered and the framework for problem-solving. The summaries at the chapter end were also useful, and it is a quick read.
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Nope sorry, this wasn't for me. I really do like the concept of the book, but I found the fable a little irritating.
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I think this is a “marmite” book!

I liked it though, when you have a problem and you find a solution that sometimes doesn’t pay off, this book helps you to think outside the box and explains and breaks down how to do it. A nice little find and I think it will help me in the future. Gives you new eyes on an old problem, good little read. Happy days.
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Pig wrestling a practical guide to help with solving problems, recognising a potential future problem and when a problem isn’t a problem. This book has a formula to help you overcome present and future problems and tells a fable to help you understand and recognise were the problems lie, and what to do about solving it. It does say to read the fable at least twice and I believe that I will need to do this, as although I recognised,understood and agreed to some of the content, there was other parts that I didn’t. Would I recommend this book? Well yes, but only if you’re someone who likes self help books and aren’t expecting miracles. The book does have some sound advice and a short read that you can keep referring back to, as there’s a flow chart at the end for quick assistance.
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Wasn't sure what to expect with this book. I requested being intrigued with the title.. Shall certainly be giving it another read through and implementing some of the suggestions. recommended it for anyone wanting a personal development book
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I liked how this had the story behind it, it helped me read and resonante. It will be interesting if I retain the information or if I need to pick it up again in the future. Certainly thought provoking but not all that revolutionary.
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This was a very interesting approach to problem solving, particularly those that seem to have reached an impasse. I am in the process of putting this approach into practice in a real life situation and initial feedback has been positive.
The book is well structured and its case study approach has made what can be a very dry subject matter easy to read and understand. It is short and to the point and can certainly stand repeat readings.
A very useful tool for a difficult subject.
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I really enjoyed this book as I’m a fan of fables but it’s also really useful to step back and look at problem solving. It was a fun way to be reminded that sometimes the problem is how we are looking st something and not the problem itself!
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I'm not one who generally reads this sort of book, but like most people I've had and have problems I'd like to look at differently. This books offers that new way of looking at and working through those problems.
The method is told through a conversational journey between a troubled manager and various people who use the method. I enjoyed the writing and the story helped cement the method and the ideas behind it. The story gave different ways of looking at the steps so you could frame it to your own issues.
The whole book is a quick, maybe 2 hours, light hearted and easily understood. It offers you a problem solving method that could help plenty of people with various problems. 
Grab this book for a problem solving quick read. 

Thanks to netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.
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