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Jay Shetty is an Indian British author, former monk, and purpose coach. As the host of the podcast On Purpose, his guests have included Alicia Keys, Khloe Kardashian, and Kobe Bryant, resulting in 64 million downloads.
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The Hour of Land
A Personal Topography of America's National Parks
Terry Tempest Williams - Jul 03, 2017
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America’s national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration o...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
My recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books      source
Modern Romance
Aziz Ansari - Jun 14, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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Now a New York Times BestsellerA hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voicesAt some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom ...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
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The Circle
Dave Eggers - Dec 15, 2015 (first published in 2013)
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The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campu...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
My recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books      source
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondō - Oct 14, 2014 (first published in 2011)
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Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a roo...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
My recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books      source
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Sadia Badiei
You Are a Badass
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Jen Sincero - Apr 23, 2013
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller You Are A Badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don't want to get busted doing it.In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
My recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books      source
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou - Apr 21, 2009 (first published in 1969)
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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local "powhitetrash." At eight years old and back at her mothers side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her ageand has to live with the consequen...
Jay Shetty
Dec 24, 2017
My recommendations from last year. Would you like a list for 2018? #books      source
The Last Lecture
Randy Pausch - Apr 17, 2008
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A lot of professors give talks titled 'The Last Lecture'. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy?When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie M...
Jay Shetty
Jan 15, 2017
If you haven't read "The Last Lecture" you really should #BookWorm #booksthatmakeyou #books #Happiness #success      source
Autobiography of a Yogi
Paramhansa Yogananda - Nov 07, 2012 (first published in 1946)
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Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the best-selling spiritual biographies of all time. The book is not merely read it is treasured and cherished by millions of spiritual seekers throughout the world....
Jay Shetty
May 18, 2016
@eggwhisk @Sam___Hurley @DeenaSamani @JillGregoryPage @GemStGem @Cami11aBradley @AdriaCorso great book      source
Exponential Organizations
Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)
Salim Ismail - Oct 14, 2014
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In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth. In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new breed of company - the Exponential Organization - that has revolutionized how a company can accelerate its growth by using technology....
Jay Shetty
Mar 30, 2015
Best book I've read in a very, very long time! @salimismail with your permission I will tweet some great content #ExO      source