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Jawad Mian is the founder of Stray Reflections, an independent global macro research firm with a focus on major investment themes. His clients include some of the world's largest hedge funds, family offices, and institutional investors.
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The Conscious Parent
Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children
Shefali Tsabary - 2010-11-01
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It’s a tremendous privilege to raise children, though for a quite different reason than most of us who are parents imagine.While we think it’s our responsibility to mold and shape our children’s future, the essential premise of Dr. Shefali Tsabary’s A Call to Conscious Parenting is that our children are born to us to create deep internal transforma...
Jawad Mian
2022-07-27T14:03:25.000Z
I’m really enjoying this book on parenting, it’s called The Conscious Parent.      source
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Rabbit & Bear
Rabbit's Bad Habits (1)
Julian Gough - 2019-01-08 (first published in 2016)
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Avalanches, snowmen, a hungry wolf…and more!When Bear wakes up early from her hibernation, she decides to build a snowman. Her grumpy neighbor, Rabbit, decides to build an even better one. Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits is full of laugh-out-loud moments and chronicles the forming of an unlikely friendship. With illustrations throughout, this ch...
Jawad Mian
2021-04-13T02:27:04.000Z
Best book I’ve read this year. Highly recommend the entire Rabbit & Bear series for bedtime reading.      source
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The Little Book of Pooh-isms
2018-07-27
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Join our good friend, Winnie the Pooh, as he shares with you his Pooh-isms. From friends to thoughts, from home to love, this clever little bear knows it all....
Jawad Mian
2021-04-12T23:52:13.000Z
I never tire of reading this book. Pooh is so wise.      source
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The Alchemist
25th Anniversary Edition
Paulo Coelho - 2014-09-09 (first published in 1988)
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Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find...
Jawad Mian
2021-03-28T15:53:36.000Z
The book that got me to dream. Santiago’s journey was a huge inspiration in my twenties.      source
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The Forty Rules of Love
A Novel of Rumi
Elif Shafak - 2011-04-26 (first published in 2009)
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In this lyrical, exuberant follow-up to her novel The Bastard of Istanbul, acclaimed Turkish author Elif Shafak incarnates Rumi's timeless message of loveThe Forty Rules of Love unfolds two tantalizing parallel narratives--one contemporary and the other set in the thirteenth century, when Rumi encountered his spiritual mentor, the whirling dervish ...
Jawad Mian
2021-03-14T17:16:59.000Z
@abbasabdul Yes, great book      source
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The Fall
Albert Camus - 1991-05-07 (first published in 1956)
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Jean-Baptiste Clamence, a successful Parisian barrister, has come to recognize the deep-seated hypocrisy of his existence. His epigrammatic and, above all, discomforting monologue gradually saps, then undermines, the reader's own complacency....
Jawad Mian
2021-03-01T21:50:49.000Z
@jamesmadelin The Fall, excellent book      source
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The Inner Game of Tennis
The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance
W. Timothy Gallwey - 1997-05-27 (first published in 1974)
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The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played....
Jawad Mian
2020-12-16T06:51:06.000Z
Best book I’ve read this year.      source
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Stray Reflections
Jawad Mian - 2020-05-10
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When asked “What is the goal of a writer?” author Anne Lamott responded, “To help others have this sense of wonder, of seeing things anew, things that can catch us off guard, that break in on our small, bordered worlds.”This is what Jawad Mian achieves with Stray Reflections, an intimate account of his journey through life and lessons learned along...
Jawad Mian
2020-07-23T23:37:59.000Z
Here at last. An antidote to the great angst of modern life. 🎉 This book delivers distilled infusions of clarity and inspiration. Your mind will thank you later.👇      source
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The Book of Aphorisms
Being a translation of Kitab al-Hikam
Ibn ‘ata’illah Al-Iskandari - 2018-05-25 (first published in 1305)
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للسير إلى الله آداب يتحلى بها المريد والشيخ ؛ وحتى تصبح القلوب عارفة بالله لا بد من امتلائها بالإيمان ، ولا بد أيضًا من صاحب يجتمع له معرفة وحال و مقامات ؛ كما يجب حسن الظن بالله مع تجنب الذنوب صغيرها وكبيرها والتوبة على الزلة والتقصير ؛ مع الحرص على العمل الكثير دون فرح بهذا العمل . وإن فرح بعمله فمن حيث إنه فضل من الله عز وجل . كما يجب التحلي بال...
Jawad Mian
2020-07-16T16:51:19.000Z
@xmjEE @Hiiamgiancarlo Best book I read in last 12 months and one I will return to every year      source
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Let My People Go Surfing
The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual
Yvon Chouinard - 2016-09-06 (first published in 2005)
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In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, amb...
Jawad Mian
2020-07-11T15:15:29.000Z
15) Highly recommend reading Yvon’s book “Let my people go surfing” for more insights.      source
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
The Secrets of the Self by Muhammad Iqbal
The Theory Of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith
Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker
Islam and the Destiny of Man by Charles le Gai Eaton