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Chude Jideonwo is a Nigerian lawyer, journalist and media entrepreneur. He is the founder of Joy, Inc., an American benefit corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, which aims to make people happier. All of Joy, Inc.'s profits are invested in charities.
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We Won't Fade Into Darkness
TJ Benson - 2018-10-21
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An abusive father is forced out of safety to find his runaway son in a world where males are going extinct and female monarchs have resorted to drastic methods to ensure continuity of the Nigerian race.An Ogbanje travels to a near post-apocalyptic Nigeria from the past with a solution even she is not aware of.In a Nigeria where the British never le...
Chude Jideonwo
I haven’t ever been a fan of alternative realities - not in text, and not in video. So I shouldn’t have liked this book so much. Or at all. But here I am. Wondering how this happened....      source
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The ONE Thing
The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Gary Keller - 2013-04-01
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The One Thing explains the success habit to overcome the six lies that block our success, beat the seven thieves that steal time, and leverage the laws of purpose, priority, and productivity....
Chude Jideonwo
Books that remind you, persuasively, of the power of simplicity, essentialism, focus. They always make me happy. This one is a fine book that goes right to the point and is priceless for helping you organise or reorganise your life. ...      source
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Option B
Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
Sheryl Sandberg - 2017-04-24
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From Facebook's COO and Wharton's top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life's inevitable setbacks.After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never ...
Chude Jideonwo
People have asked me what one book I would recommend to start the new year. It’s this one, by Sheryl Sandberg. It continued to be my go-to for anyone trying to survive adversity, failure, trouble. ...      source
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The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership
A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success
Jim Dethmer - 2015-01-09
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You’ll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book. These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too. Our experience is that unconscious leadership ...
Chude Jideonwo
This is now my ultimate book on leadership - because it recognises and respects the place of spirit. And that’s where all the real action is. I read it every year, ...      source
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The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
A Novel
Lola Shoneyin - 2010-06-29
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African-born poet Lola Shoneyin makes her fiction debut with The Secret Lives of Babi Segi’s Wives, a perceptive, entertaining, and eye-opening novel of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria. The struggles, rivalries, intricate family politics, and the interplay of personalities and relationships within the complex private world of a polygamous union come...
Chude Jideonwo
You already heard the fantastic news: Lola Shoneyin’s beyond-brilliant book The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives - one of my all time favs, which I have recommended as part of #ChudeBookClub - has been commissioned as a Netflix Original. ...      source
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The Snowball
Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
Alice Schroeder - 2009-10-27 (first published in 2008)
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Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, a...
Chude Jideonwo
It's been so long, and I've been so busy that I haven't been able to recommend a book. I am sorry! I have read so many fantastic ones though, no matter how busy I have been. And I am soooooo excited to recommend this one. I love Warren Buffett ...      source
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You Can Heal Your Life
Louise L. Hay - 1994-08-01 (first published in 1984)
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Hay's internationally acclaimed bestseller--in which the author shares her personal experiences with healing, including how she cured herself after being diagnosed with "incurable" cancer--is now available in a beautifully bound gift edition....
Chude Jideonwo
I haven’t read a book this compassionate and loving and warm before. I could feel Louise Hay reaching out to me and to all her readers, with a love that is easy to touch, and easy to embrace. #ChudesBookClub #YouCanHealYourLife #MostHighlyRecommended      source
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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - 2001-10-17
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
Chude Jideonwo
@TouchPH Good to Great! By Jim Collins. My goodness, that book changed how I approach everything! #PHBookFestival      source