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If you know anyone who works in finance or has any experience at all with the financial world, give them Zweig’s book. True and real definitions paired with Zweig’s sarcasm and humor.
Mr. Newport offers ways to immerse in thinking. He favors the solo process and thinks Groupthink is way overrated. After reading this book, I think he may be correct.
If you’ve ever considered starting your own business or company and what it would take, this is a nice early entry book to the world of venture capital.
Was it really chance? Could the outcome have been predicted or what it inevitable?
Nobel Prize Winner Kahneman takes us into his brain for a few hours of thinking and enlightenment on probability, the way the brain thinks, chance vs. reality.
The power of this book becomes apparent the further into it you read. At first, it’s a bit confusing as to where Meadows is taking you. However, it fulfills and more about how we can shift our thinking.
Ever want to learn more about those dirty derivatives that helped crash the market in 2009? I wanted to, but I wanted a book that I could follow. This is a nice beginner’s manual.
A fairly accurate account of how the markets actually went down and why.
It’s amazing how a fraction of a second can change and tip the markets. It’s even more amazing how people organized this and how they got away with it for so long.
Nobel Economist Krugman gives his views on our recent financial crisis.
The best financial book of all time! If you don’t know much about finance and investing or if you do, Graham will lead you through things understandably. Worth the read for sure!
Recommended to me by others, Ries takes us through his own experiences (successes and failures) in getting new businesses up and running well.
Personal strategies to approach how you work and think daily.
Want to know more about Kaizen, the Japanese version of Six Sigma? The two are totally disparate and understanding the Kaizen way might be a good idea in today’s competitive western markets.
This is the people side of business and life. How does trust impact the ways we all deal with circumstances? How do we move forward to develop trust so we can function more productively?
Fun to read because the 50 models are all based upon previous things we know and they’re all really short (5 pages or less). Read one each day!
Absolutely love this book for its sage advice on how to navigate the world of social media and why it matters.