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Ankur Warikoo

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Ankur Warikoo is an entrepreneur, a teacher, a content creator and a mentor, based out of India. He founded nearbuy.com 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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Essentialism
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - Dec 29, 2020 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold! Essentialism isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. Featuring the new Essentialism 21-Day Challenge - "A timely, essential read for anyone who feels overcommitted, overloaded, or overworked."--Adam Grant Have you ever: - found yourself...
Ankur Warikoo
Dec 20, 2021
@ProductKaPujari @Twinkleinvest Incredible book      source
Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - Oct 16, 2018
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad o...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
15. Atomic Habits I do not know of any recent book that is so meaningful, simple and widely loved as this masterpiece by @JamesClear A terrific book to build your reading habit.      source
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
An Inquiry into Values
Robert M Pirsig - Apr 25, 2006 (first published in 1974)
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Robert M. Pirsig's Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is an examination of how we live, a meditation on how to live better set around the narration of a summer motorcycle trip across America's Northwest, undertaken by a father & his young son....
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
14. Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance A beautiful backdrop of a father-son motorcycle trip ends up answering fundamental questions of how to live. Absolutely awesome book!      source
Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur - Oct 06, 2015
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Milk and honey' is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. 'milk and honey' takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
9. Milk and Honey If poetry is your thing, then @rupikaur_ is your go-to lady. She has a way with words, to bring to life what we all feel every so often. Wonderful book to start your reading journey.      source
The Secret
The Secret Series
Rhonda Byrne - Nov 28, 2006
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The Secret’s 10th Anniversary Edition includes a new foreword by Rhonda Byrne, and 10 of the most life-changing insights she’s had over the last 10 years of practicing and living The Secret every day. The 10 insights alone will accelerate your understanding and mastery of the law of attraction....
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
10. The Secret Much like The Alchemist, The Secret also defined an entire generation and introduced the power of belief. Wonderfully inspirational book and can be just what sets you up on a book-loving ride :)      source
Who Moved My Cheese?
An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
Spencer Johnson - Jan 01, 1999 (first published in 1998)
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It is the amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy. Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life, for example a good job, a loving relationship, money or possessions, health or spiritual peace of mind. The maze is where you look for what you want, perhaps ...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
11. Who moved my cheese I remember reading this in Class 12th and wonderfully how could someone write such a simple book to illustrate such complex aspects of life. Highly recommended as your first book.      source
There's Treasure Everywhere
Bill Watterson - Mar 01, 1996
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In the world that Calvin and his stuffed tiger Hobbes share, treasures can be found in the most unlikely places, from the outer regions where Spaceman Spiff travels to the rocks in one's own backyard. In the latest cartoon collection from the talented pen of Bill Watterson, this curious duo roams their world ever in search of the fortunes (and misf...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
12. There's Treasure Everywhere: Calvin & Hobbes Comics are a great way to start a reading habit. They are light, they are visual, they bind us. And what better comic to start with than Calvin & Hobbes, where humor becomes valuable life lessons.      source
The Diary Of A Young Girl
Anne Frank - Jan 01, 2018 (first published in 1947)
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Anne Frank's extraordinary diary, written in the Amsterdam attic where she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, has become a world classic and a timeless testament to the human spirit. Now, in a new edition enriched by many passages originally withheld by her father, we meet an Anne more real, more human, and more vital than ever. Here ...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
6. Diary of a young girl: Anne Frank This will be hard-hitting, but if you treasure real stories and history, there isn't perhaps a better book that does justice to both.      source
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Tuesdays with Morrie
An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson, 20th Anniversary Edition
Mitch Albom - Oct 08, 2002 (first published in 1997)
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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago.Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
7. Tuesdays with Morris One of the first books I read in life and I am so glad I did. It made me fall in love with reading, simply because of the delightful journey this book took me on. Highly recommended!      source
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Preeti Shenoy
Kite Runner
Aug 23, 2018 (first published in 2003)
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Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event, that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
4. Kite Runner A breathtaking story of a young boy named Amir and his search for redemption. This will bring you to tears. Great start to reading, if emotions are what you value and cherish.      source
Sita
Devdutt Pattanaik - Oct 21, 2013
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SITA : AN ILLUSTRATED RETELLING OF THE RAMAYANAIt is significant that the only character in Hindu mythology, a king at that, to be given the title of ekam-patni-vrata, devoted to a single wife, is associated with the most unjust act of abandoning her in the forest to protect family reputation. This seems a deliberate souring of an uplifting narrati...
Ankur Warikoo
Oct 15, 2021
3. Sita: An illustrated retelling of Ramayana @devduttmyth's rendition of Ramayana is joyful, especially through Sita's eyes. If you like mythology, you will love this.      source
Malgudi Days by R. K. Narayan
How to read a book by Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Skin in the Game by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Linchpin by Seth Godin
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
One from Many by Dee Hock