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Ankur Warikoo is an entrepreneur, a teacher, a content creator and a mentor, based out of India. He founded in 2015 and was the CEO until 2019. Prior to that, he was the founding CEO of Groupon's India business from 2011 to 2015. ... Ankur resides in Delhi NCR with his wife and two kids.
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Marcus Aurelius - 2020-04-07 (first published in 180)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful ...
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@mcgillmd921 Incredible book      source
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American Kingpin
The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
Nick Bilton - 2018-05-29
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The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom--and almost got away with it In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything--drugs, NEW YOR...
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@KurtisHanni Breathtaking book      source
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The Power of Moments
Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Chip Heath - 2017-10-03
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change usand how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insig...
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7/ The Power of Moments by Chip & Dan Heath Wonderful book on why we remember some experiences more than others and what about those experiences made it so. Will teach you a lot about how to create such moments in your life, for others.      source
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Stillness Is the Key
Ryan Holiday - 2019-10-01
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In The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, bestselling author Ryan Holiday made ancient wisdom wildly popular with a new generation of leaders in sports, politics, and technology. In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahea...
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2/ Stillness Is The Key by @dailystoic This is a brilliant book by Ryan Holiday on the philosophy of Stoicism. It talks about the art of living a still life, where you are not experiencing extreme emotions of either joy or sadness. Must-read.      source
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Bitcoin Billionaires
A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption
Ben Mezrich - 2019-05-21
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The fascinating story of brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss's big bet on crypto-currency and its dazzling pay-off.Planning to start careers as venture capitalists, the brothers quickly discover that no one will take their money after their fight with Zuckerberg. While nursing their wounds in Ibiza, they accidentally run into an eccentric charact...
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3/ Bitcoin Billionaires by @benmezrich Gripping book on the origins of Bitcoin and how the Winklevoss Brothers @tyler @cameron went on to become one of the biggest holders of Bitcoin. Terrific real-life story.      source
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Uncanny Valley
Anna Wiener - 2020-01-01
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The prescient, page-turning account of a journey in Silicon Valley: a defining memoir of our digital ageIn her mid-twenties, at the height of tech industry idealism, Anna Wiener—stuck, broke, and looking for meaning in her work, like any good millennial—left a job in book publishing for the promise of the new digital economy. She moved from New Yor...
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My best 3 books of 2022 Life changing: Atmamun Joyful: Uncanny Valley Mind blowing: Empire of Pain Yours?      source
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Autobiography of a Yogi
Paramhansa Yogananda - 2012-11-07 (first published in 1946)
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Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the best-selling spiritual biographies of all time. The book is not merely read it is treasured and cherished by millions of spiritual seekers throughout the world....
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@meghnamewar Really hard for a non reader to read. Incredible book.      source
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The Psychology of Money
Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness
Morgan Housel - 2020-09-08
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Doing well with money isn't necessarily about what you know. It's about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really smart people. Money--investing, personal finance, and business decisions--is typically taught as a math-based field, where data and formulas tell us exactly what to do. But in the real world people don't make financi...
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8. Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel @morganhousel Tells us that making money isn't as much about knowing how to, as it is about how you behave with money. Possibly the only money book one needs to read!      source
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The path to achieving the bliss of the Himalayan Swamis. And the freedom of a living God.
Kapil Gupta - 2016-04-21
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Atmamun is the path to achieve the bliss of the Himalayan Swamis and the Freedom Of a living God. It is for True Seekers. It is for those who wish to move beyond the self-help and cosmetic slogans of meditation and mindfulness, toward the Ultimate Truths of Life and the Mind....
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5. Atmamun by Kapil Gupta @KapilGuptaMD This book is possibly the most powerful one I have read till date. The book is for everyone. But everyone is not ready for it!      source
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Radical Candor
Fully Revised and Updated Edition
Kim Scott - 2019-10-03 (first published in 2017)
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From the time we learn to speak, we’re told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. While this advice may work for everyday life, it is, as Kim Scott has seen, a disaster when adopted by managers.Scott earned her stripes as a highly successful manager at Google and then decamped to Apple, where she developed a class ...
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Until, I read the book 'Radical Candor'. In this brilliant book by Kim Scott, Kim explains 4 types of feedback and how only one of them is effective. To explain that, she uses two determinants.      source
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The Carbon Almanac
The Carbon Almanac Network - 2022-07-12
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
How to read a book by Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren
Range by David Epstein
Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe
Think Again by Adam Grant
Essentialism by Greg McKeown
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant by Eric Jorgenson
No Rules Rules by Reed Hastings
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T Kiyosaki
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez
Contact by Carl Sagan
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The Little Book of Stoicism by Jonas Salzgeber
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins
Atomic Habits by James Clear
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Grit by Angela Duckworth
Life's Amazing Secrets by Das, Gaur Gopal
Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Daniken
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi
Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Diary Of A Young Girl by Anne Frank
Principles by Ray Dalio
Find Your Why by Simon Sinek
Ikigai by Héctor García
Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Sita by Devdutt Pattanaik
How to Find Fulfilling Work by Roman Krznaric
The Defining Decade by Meg Jay
Quiet by Susan Cain
How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Better Under Pressure by Justin Menkes
Linchpin by Seth Godin
The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich
Open by Andre Agassi
Rework by Jason Fried
Seeking Wisdom by Peter Bevelin
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Malgudi Days by R. K. Narayan
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M Pirsig
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
One from Many by Dee Hock
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Speeches that Changed the World by No Author
Poor Charlie's Almanack by Peter D. Kaufman
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Courage by Osho
Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
There's Treasure Everywhere by Bill Watterson
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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