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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 - 2018-11-02
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"Discover a world where males are going extinct and female monarchs have gone to extremes to ensure the continuity of the Nigerian race in this captivating and thought-provoking novel. Follow an abusive father's journey to find his runaway son and an Ogbanje's mission to save the future by traveling from a past post-apocalyptic Nigeria. Explore the consequences of a white boy's friendship with a Nigerian household servant, and witness the devastating effects of indiscriminate oil exploitation. With hope as its lifeblood, this book weaves together tales of past and future, exposing the fragility of humanity in the face of environmental disaster."
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 (first published in 2012)
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Overcome barriers to success and optimize your productivity with this step-by-step guide. Discover the success habit and learn how to beat time stealers, prioritize your goals, and achieve your purpose effectively.
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 - 2017-01-01
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Discover how to build resilience and move forward after unexpected setbacks with this powerful and inspiring book. Written by Facebook's COO and Wharton's top-rated professor, Option B combines personal insights with eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. From coping with acute grief after the sudden death of a loved one to overcoming illness, job loss, and natural disasters, the stories in this book reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere and rediscover joy. Learn how to develop compassion, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces to help you face whatever lies ahead.
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
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This must-read book distills decades of experience with CEOs and leaders into fifteen radical and innovative commitments that will change the way you see leadership. You'll learn how to shift from fear to trust-based leadership, resulting in healthier relationships, more energy, creativity, and engagement from your team, and a win for all solutions. Bring curiosity to the table and explore a whole new world of conscious 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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Explore the fascinating world of polygamy in modern-day Nigeria with The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives. Lola Shoneyin's insightful debut novel delves into the complex family dynamics, rivalries, and personal relationships within a polygamous union. With an African backdrop, this eye-opening book provides a perceptive and entertaining perspective on the intricacies of polygamy. Perfect for readers who love Big Love and The 19th Wife.
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 - 2008-09-29
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Discover the extraordinary life of Warren Buffett, the man known as “The Oracle of Omaha.” Written by business analyst Alice Schroeder, this biography offers unprecedented access to Buffett’s world, from his work and opinions to struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. Schroeder delves into the complexities of the world’s richest man, including his larger philosophy and how his principles and ideas have enriched people’s lives. A must-read for anyone looking to learn from one of the most respected figures in the business world.
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 - 1984-01-01
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Overcome your physical and emotional struggles with this inspiring and uplifting book. Packed with personal anecdotes about healing and self-discovery, the author shares how she cured herself of a supposedly incurable disease. Get a beautifully bound gift edition of this internationally acclaimed bestseller today.
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 - 2001-10-16
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Discover the secrets to taking your company from good to great through the groundbreaking research conducted by Jim Collins and his team. Delve into the distinguishing characteristics of elite companies that achieved long-term sustained performance and beat the general stock market by seven times. Uncover surprising findings on leadership, simplicity in strategy, discipline, technology, and more. This book will challenge your beliefs about what it takes to transform a company and leave you with a newfound perspective on management strategy and practice.
Chude Jideonwo
@TouchPH Good to Great! By Jim Collins. My goodness, that book changed how I approach everything! #PHBookFestival      source