The other day our publishers received the following note from the vice president of getAbstract, a company based in Lucerne, Switzerland that is known the world over for its summaries of business books:
“We are pleased to inform you that the Portfolio title The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann is promoted as Book Recommendation of the Month on the intranet of E.ON’s corporate university, the E.ON Academy.
“With more than 85,000 employees, E.ON [based in Düsseldorf, Germany] is currently the world’s largest private energy company. Every month, getAbstract selects themed business books to appear in prominent spots on the Academy’s online library. For your convenience, please find attached the relevant screen shot. (click on image to enlarge)
“All the best from Lucerne,
“Arnhild Walz-Rasilier, Vice President, getAbstract”
According to their entry in Wikipedia:
getAbstract’s mission is to provide executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. . . . Many of the world’s largest companies offer their employees full access to getAbstract’s library, thus contributing to continuous learning. Many media companies, such as The Economist, Financial Times and Bloomberg Television regularly publish getAbstract’s book reviews. getAbstract offers thousands of summaries of the best books ever published.
Our little red book seems to have big fans in high places!