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Folahanmi Aina is a PhD student in leadership studies with reference to security and development at King’s College London. Folahanmi earned an MSc in Africa studies from University of Oxford and an MA in development studies from Seoul National University. His research interests include international relations, public administration, development economics, security policy, peace and conflict studies, and international development.
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Deep Work
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport - Jan 05, 2016
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One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results.Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work ...
Fola Aina
Dec 15, 2020
I have had people ask me what ‘deep work’ means. If you already haven’t developed a habit of reading I encourage you to start soonest. A good place to begin is with ‘Deep Work’ by Carl Newport. No doubt one of the BEST books in my collection. Remember you are what you feed on!      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...
Fola Aina
Oct 16, 2020
@JamesClear BEST book on personal development out there!      source
A Navy SEAL’s Unlikely Journey from the Throne of Africa, to the Streets of the Bronx, to Defying All Odds
Remi Adeleke - May 14, 2019
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What are the odds? Statistics tell us that African American males who grow up in a single-parent household are nine times more likely to drop out of high school and twenty times more likely to end up in prison than any other demographic. But what would it take for one young man not only to rise above those statistics but also become a Navy SEAL, ac...
Fola Aina
Jun 20, 2020
‘Transformed’ by @RemiAdeleke former U.S Navy Seal. Still the BEST book I’ve read in recent times. Thank you brother.      source
Everyday Millionaires
How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth―and How You Can Too
Chris Hogan - Jan 07, 2019
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In Everyday Millionaires, #1 national best-selling author Chris Hoganwill show you how ordinary people built extraordinary wealth--and how you can too. You'll learn how millionaires live on less than they make, avoid debt, invest, are disciplined and responsible!This book is based on the largest study EVER conducted on 10,000 U.S. millionaires--and...
Fola Aina
Jan 05, 2020
If you are young and serious about learning very practical steps on how to take charge of your finances then you must read; ‘Everyday Millionaires’ by Chris Hogan. Paying attention to the treasure chest of knowledge embedded in this book will cause a shift in your thinking.      source
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What Makes the Great Great
Strategies for Extraordinary Achievement
Dennis Kimbro - Jan 20, 1998 (first published in 1996)
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Part vocational pep rally, part how-to book, What Makes the Great Great elaborates on the inspiring message bestselling author Dennis Kimbro put forth in his first book Think and Grow Rich--A Black Choice. In What Makes the Great Great, the author explores the strategies and thought processes of successful African-Americans. Through dozens of inter...
Fola Aina
Dec 15, 2019
Very often I get asked "could you please recommend ONE book on personal development". My response has always remained the same: Read 'What Makes The Great Great' by Dennis Kimbro. Thats a good start. That book literally transformed my life. Best wishes.      source