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Graham Duncan was a Scottish footballer who played for Dumbarton, Stranraer, Albion Rovers, Queen of the South and Queen's Park.
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A Mind at Home with Itself
How Asking Four Questions Can Free Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Turn Your World Around
by Byron Katie (Sep 11, 2018)
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Internationally acclaimed, bestelling author Byron Katies most anticipated work since Loving What IsWe live in difficult times, leaving far too many of us suffering from anxiety and depression, fear and anger. In her new and most anticipated work since Loving What Is, beloved spiritual teacher Byron Katie provides a much-needed beacon of light, and...
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The Culture Code
The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups [By DC]-[Paperback]
by DC (Jan 01, 2018)
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The author looks at a bunch of different cultures. Pixar, Navy SEALs, etc... And he’s looking for patterns among what makes people disproportionately effective as a culture.     source
Making Sense of People
The Science of Personality Differences (2nd Edition)
by Samuel Barondes (Nov 12, 2015)
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A NEW, MORE PRACTICAL EDITION OF THE POPULAR SCIENTIFIC GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING OTHER PEOPLE What really bothers you about your boss--or your daughter's boyfriend? Why are you so attracted to the person you're dating? Can you rely on your intuition about people? This book will help you find out. Drawing on extensive research, renowned psychiatrist a...
Graham Duncan
Has had a big impact on my thinking, and I sometimes give a copy to people in the midst of hiring someone or even deciding whether to get engaged.     source
The Aspirational Investor
Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life's Goals
by Ashvin B. Chhabra (Jun 02, 2015)
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The Chief Investment Officer of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management explains why goals, not markets, should be the primary focus of your investment strategy—and offers a practical, innovative framework for making smarter choices about aligning your goals to your investment strategy.Today all of us bear the burden of investing wisely, but too many of us...
Graham Duncan
I really like this somewhat obscure book by the guy who runs Jim Simons’ family office.     source
The Tools
5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower--and Inspire You to Live Life in Forward Motion
by Phil Stutz (May 21, 2013)
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The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller featuring five uniquely effective tools to help you embrace your shadow, learn the secret of true confidence, and bring about dynamic personal growth—as seen on Goop and The Dr. Oz Show   Change can begin right now.   The Tools is a dynamic, results-oriented practice that defies the tradi...
Graham Duncan
Has a bunch of good hacks in there that I like.     source
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Changing on the Job
Developing Leaders for a Complex World
by Jennifer Garvey Berger (Feb 25, 2013)
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Listen to people in every field and you'll hear a call for more sophisticated leadership—for leaders who can solve more complex problems than the human race has ever faced. But these leaders won't simply come to the fore; we have to develop them, and we must cultivate them as quickly as is humanly possible. Changing on the Job is a means to this en...
Graham Duncan
For people interested in learning more about Robert Kegan's adult development model, I recommend Changing on the Job.     source
Finite and Infinite Games
by James P. Carse (Jan 05, 2013)
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There are at least two kinds of games, states James P. Carse as he begins this extraordinary book. One could be called finite; the other infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life; they are played in order to be won, wh...
Graham Duncan
I like Finite and Infinite Games which has been going around a lot.     source
The Whole-Brain Child
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
by Daniel J. Siegel (Sep 11, 2012)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D.  “Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly, reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence. This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments. Anyone ...
In Over Our Heads
The Mental Demands of Modern Life
by Robert Kegan (Jul 20, 1998)
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If contemporary culture were a school, with all the tasks and expectations meted out by modern life as its curriculum, would anyone graduate? In the spirit of a sympathetic teacher, Robert Kegan guides us through this tricky curriculum, assessing the fit between its complex demands and our mental capacities, and showing what happens when we find ou...
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Argues adults develop—and make sense of reality—in five discrete phases.     source
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The Highly Sensitive Person
How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
by Elaine N. Aron (Jun 02, 1997)
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Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).Most of us feel overstimulated every once in a while, but for the H...
Breakfast at the Victory
The Mysticism of Ordinary Experience
by James P. Carse (Jun 24, 1995)
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"This was true mystical vision. This I could never have anticipated. But I knew that we were both on the same galactic journey into the great void that contains us all. I was standing before a boundlessness that could swallow the stars in a heartbeat."--from Breakfast at the Victory...