The Infinite Ideas blog

We write on a variety of subjects and often post exclusive ideas by our bestselling authors. We publish a diverse list and our blog reflects this so if you don’t find a post that interests you today check back later in the week and you’ll probably find something that takes your fancy. Happy reading.


From getting ahead in business to beating cancer, could one gene hold the key?

21 November 2013 by in Lifestyle

Infinite Ideas author (ex-Burger King CEO Barry Gibbons) today shocked the scientific establishment by unveiling work that claims to prove that one gene is responsible for success in a variety of endeavours. Without a microscope, any scientific training and through experiments on only one animal – himself – Gibbons has managed to isolate the elusive …
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Book publishers and the world of apps

20 November 2013 by in Book publishing, Business and finance

On 23rd November 2013 the BBC will air the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who, Day of the Doctor, and it’s interesting to read how various publishers are producing apps – to cash in – as Dr Who fever sweeps the nation (see the Guardian article here). You wonder how many people will spend £1.99 …
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Bunting’s saqis

15 November 2013 by in Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us

by Richard Burton, author of A strong song tows us I was grateful for Matthew Sperling’s positive review of A strong song tows us in the Literary Review and like him hope for a revival of interest in this great poet. I should clarify my position on one point that Sperling raises, not because it represents …
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Fons Trompenaars ranked among the top fifty management thinkers worldwide

14 November 2013 by in 100+ Management Models, Business and finance

Publisher Infinite Ideas is delighted that one of its best-selling authors, international management consultant Fons Trompenaars, has yet again proven himself one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by ranking among the top fifty business men and women to be selected for the excellence and originality of their work, including top-rated Harvard Business School …
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Basil Bunting and Lorine Niedecker

8 November 2013 by in Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us

by Richard Burton, author of A strong song tows us In his Spectator review of my life of Basil Bunting, A strong song tows us, Wynn Wheldon asks if we ‘really need to read correspondence from someone who “nearly met Bunting”’, offering this as evidence that the book was ‘not terrifically well edited’. In my …
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McDonalds and literature

5 November 2013 by in Business and finance

Another really good article on Publishing Perspectives here (we do love this site). McDonalds, as you will read, are giving up at least temporarily their position of being the world’s biggest producer of toys and becoming the world’s most prolific children’s book publishers. In two weeks alone, they anticipate giving away some 20 million books …
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