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  • Title: All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek
  • Author: Dave Marinaccio
  • ISBN: 9780517223567
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover
  • How to win at poker The power of a business s mission statement If you can dial a telephone, you can do anything These are the lessons to be learned from Star Trek First a hit television show, and then a pop culture phenomenon, Star Trek is now the basis for inspiration and guidance in our daily lives ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM WATCHING STAR TREK isHow to win at poker The power of a business s mission statement If you can dial a telephone, you can do anything These are the lessons to be learned from Star Trek First a hit television show, and then a pop culture phenomenon, Star Trek is now the basis for inspiration and guidance in our daily lives ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM WATCHING STAR TREK is an anthology of valuable lessons that can be found within the episodes of Star Trek Discover why its dangerous to wear a plain red shirt, why Captain Kirk was such a superb leader, and why you should always help people in need.

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    1. The author is a manager at an ad agency & I think this is one of those self-help books for managers. I normally detest such, but this one was quite good simply because he knows Star Trek as well as I do & makes real life comparisons to it. McCoy wasn't a brick-layer, but he still fixed the Horta because that's what a doctor does, even if the patient is a silicone-based life form. Kirk swore to uphold the Prime Directive & he did, when it didn't clash too badly with his own moral code [...]

    2. Do not go into this expecting a parody of All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, because this ain't it. Instead, it's an occasionally funny, overly earnest celebration of, in this order, the author himself and Star Trek. It was passably entertaining, and had some decent advice, but Marinaccio was stretching on a fair few of these points. I wouldn't recommend it unless you were bored.

    3. While clearly inspired by Robert Fulghum's "All I Really Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten", this Star Trek version falls a little short of the entertainment level of the original. That isn't to say that there aren't some interesting essays in this collection. I clearly haven't spent enough time thinking about Star Trek, since most of these conclusions never occurred to me before. However, there are a number of valuable lessons to be learned here: Things will get better. Always welcome c [...]

    4. This was a fun read - and could actually be considered a "business" book, since the author works in advertising and often drew comparisons between the way Kirk ran the ship and the way a successful business should be run. I have loved Star Trek since I first saw it in grade school, so I could appreciate the profound impact it had on the author's life and outlook.A few highlights:"Whatever you are doing, answer a distress call. The most important time to help someone is when they need it.""Here i [...]

    5. I actually really enjoyed this book, but that's largely because I wasn't approaching it as anything other than mindless entertainment. I didn't even expect it to primarily have to do with Star Trek (I took the title to mean this was the author's reflections on general life lessons he learned from Star Trek, which appeared to me what it turned out to be in fact). The title also suggested to me that this book would not necessarily have a tight focus or principle lesson. So it does tend to meander [...]

    6. I paid the grand total of ninety nine pence for this book and I don't think I would have paid much more. It's a fun book to read on a train journey home, but don't expect anything too great. Of course, it isn't intended to be anything great, and there are plenty of lines in it that made me smile. Give a read and remember why the crew of the NCC-1701 were just so bloody cool.

    7. Funny and profound at the same time. He's right- there is great wisdom in the leadership philosophy of J.T. Kirk. Ande first line of the opening credits is indeed the best mission statement ever written.

    8. I thought this was great fun and many of his points were oh so true. He articulated the things that made me love Star Trek when it first came out and reminded me why I still enjoy it today. A fun, quick read!

    9. DNF early on. Even for hardcore trekkies not palatable. I quit after reading some pseudo-funny remarks about women Riker has sex with and how he should be careful not to contract intergalactic STDs. Because women who have sex for fun are unclean, you know. I do believe the author when he claims to subscribe to the Star Trek values of equality and so on.But practically?He does sound like a 1990ies advertising/marketing douchebag.It shows how much more sensitive one becomes.It's as if suddenly y [...]

    10. If the was written today, it could have been a blog. The short passages in the same format made it easy and quick to read. I really enjoyed this book!

    11. While clearly inspired by Robert Fulghum's "All I Really Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten", this Star Trek version falls a little short of the entertainment level of the original. Some parts are funny, some are trying to be inspiring, but most of them seemed boring to me - like if author just tried to fill a page quota. Generally ok, easy to read during one evening and to make you think what you've actually taken from Star Trek.===Ikdyž se autor zjevně inspiroval u Robert Fulghuma a j [...]

    12. This book was a waste of time and a disappointment. Giving it one star is being generous. And the sad thing is that it started well enough. The author's main problem is a serious lack of focus and a strong tendency to ramble and meander about all sorts of stuff that has nothing to do with Star Trek, which is what the book title would imply. To top it off, his writing style is a little on the boring side, which means you will probably find yourself scanning the book. By now, there are other books [...]

    13. Don't get your expectations to high! Overindulgent and struggling attempts at humor left me wondering why I was violating one of my personal reading rules, and continued to read "All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek" after I evaluated it as horrible. I guess I was looking for the way out of an impossible situation. I did manage to find one redeeming characteristic. The book was short and I only wasted a few total hours of my life to read. Star trek fans will be hard presse [...]

    14. This book failed as both a parody of "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten", an homage to Star Trek, and a book of uplifting and insightful essays. Several times, the author had to stretch to make any connection to what he was saying and something from Star Trek. At other times, he merely made a passing reference to Star Trek and then went off in a completely unrelated direction. The only appeal this book would have for anybody is for hard-core Trekkies who want to spend a day pla [...]

    15. It should be entertaining and funny, but it is not. Man who works in advertising company tried to put some words of wisdom gained from TV series Star Trek in to the daily life. Welle examples used did not work at all and were sometimes very ill picked. However I finished this book so it was not that bad. Clearly inspiration was taken from Robert Fulghum's "All I Really Needed to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten" and it failed on many levels.

    16. Fun but a little weirdly written, this guy kind of rambles about really irrelevant stuff. One of the entries is like three pages talking about a ski trip he took. This isn't really one of those books that can apply to everybody, it's pretty much what the title suggests: this is all about this one guy's experiences that he sort of relates to Star Trek. Or something. It's alright, just not my idea of a "life lessons learned from Star Trek" kind of book I guess.

    17. The book can be taken half seriously (when addressing leadership, morality, and role specialization) and half-jokingly (when detailing the virtues of pot bellies a la the latter day Captain Kirk). It is a quick read, but also a bit uneven. Some bits are funny and poignant, while others are contrived and reaching; possibly attempting to fill a page quota.All in all, it is entertaining and brings a fan back to what they may have loved about Star Trek.

    18. This was a funny and entertaining guide book. The author explains how lessons on leadership, tolerance, friendship, loyalty, trust, individuality, and integrity may be learned from the characters and situations in Star Trek. He addresses mainly the original incarnation, but adds the next generation. (He hates Counselor Troi's dresses too!) The book is too old to address the last three versions, but it was fun and encouraging.

    19. I don't feel very empowered after reading this, so the self-help angle failed. Marinaccio failed to really connect any Trek idea to his vignettes. Each blurb felt like an essay written an hour before the deadline. While not the worst book I have ever read, it is definitely mediocre. Of course, the fact that the author seems not to like my favorite character could color my opinion of the book overall.

    20. He starts out strong with some very good points, and than moves on to some more very good points. I have never been a fan of star trek - original series, but I completely agree with what the author puts into words in this smile worthy, nod inducing, thought provoking book. Short, well written, funny and spot on :)

    21. There is no getting around the fact that I was a Trekkie. Before vcr's, my friends and I used to tape the show on audio tapes and get together and listen to the episodes again and again. For Trekkies, this is a must read and very funny.

    22. After I finished half the book it felt like the author was just writing to complete a word count. Many of the sections felt like a repeat of previous ones. It's well written and some of his personal stories are interesting but I had trouble staying engaged.

    23. For Trekkies this is the ultimate book. It encapsulates the philosophies of the original Star Trek show into daily vignettes of life lessons. So even if you're not a Star Trek fan, this book is a page turner.

    24. Parts of it are funny, parts of it are insightful, parts of it are good, parts of it are trite, one part of it was sorta offensive (Richard Gere, really?) and it was all so very choppy that it could have only been written by someone in advertising.

    25. Fun read, was not all that enlightening. I read the book many years ago when I received as a gift from my grandmother who knew I was a Star Trek fan. I recently purchased this book for a client, who also shares a love of Star Trek.

    26. Good for one or two laughs. Some of the things he said really made sense a way. I think even non-Star Trek fans would be able to enjoy it, too. But sadly, I doubt this book passed through the hands of an editor before publishingquite a few typos.

    27. Very interesting. I didn't read every word but the author has great points on how leadership and other skills are portrayed in Star Trek. If I was studying leaders this would be a great book to dive into.

    28. Disappointing, boring, written in a way that made me think of other things and wish I was doing something fun and interesting like reading a clever book about Star Trek. I enjoy nerd culture when it is done well, and this was not.

    29. For Trekkie fans, this is a must-read book. It encapsulates the original Star Trek philosophies given in each show. Even if you are aren't a Trekkie, this book is full of daily lessons that will enrich all our lives.

    30. A little self serving. It seemed more about the author, than anything else--a man musing on his life with a little Star Trek comparisons scattered throughout.

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