7 books on the list
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The Moment of Lift
How Empowering Women Changes the World
This inspiring debut from a powerful woman in the global community is a necessary call to action for women's empowerment. Melinda Gates shows that investing in women is the key to lifting up societies and offers simple and effective ways for each of us to make a difference. Through startling data, moving conversations, and personal convictions, Gates advocates for family planning, equal job opportunities, shared household burdens, paid family leave, and eliminating gender bias. Her journey towards gender equity will inspire readers to get involved and become advocates for change.
@MichelleBakels Reminds me of the core message of the book "The Moment of Lift" by @melindagates. Great book 👍 – source
Kent C. Dodds2022-07-01T05:47:52.000Z
Voice of War
A thrilling fantasy novel that follows Chrys Valerian's mission to uncover a group responsible for the disappearance of threadweavers, who can see and manipulate threadlight. With a compelling plot and diverse cast of characters, this award-winning book is packed with unique magic and exotic creatures. As Chrys protects his loved ones, he must also contend with the dark voice in his head, and the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
This is one of my favorite books – source
Kent C. Dodds2022-03-19T16:06:08.000Z
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen
A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7
This parenting book is a must-have for anyone who wants to improve their relationship with young kids. Written by respected parenting experts and tailored to children ages 2-7, it offers concrete tools and tips to transform communication with little ones. The book addresses common challenges and conflicts, offering communication strategies that will empower parents and caregivers to forge stronger relationships with their children. It even includes a chapter on special needs children. With a lively combination of storytelling, cartoons, and fly-on-the-wall discussions from their workshops, this user-friendly guide offers a rewarding, joyful approach to parenting young children.
My friend @ashleyepryan shared this in the parenting channel of the KCD Discord and it is fantastic. If you have kids, I can recommend this book to help improve your relationship with them. – source
Kent C. Dodds2021-05-18T23:14:30.000Z
Working in Public
The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software
Discover the impact of open source software developers on our online social world in this insightful read. Nadia Eghbal delves into the success and potential of online communities, making this a must-read for anyone interested in modern tech culture.
@mknepprath Excellent book! – source
Kent C. Dodds2021-04-16T20:17:22.000Z
Also recommended byPatrick OShaughnessyLinda Xie
The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Discover a better path to happiness with powerful insights from Dr. Kristin Neff’s book on self-compassion. Our culture tells us we must constantly strive for high self-esteem, but this pursuit can be exhausting and ultimately unfulfilling. Neff explains how self-compassion can lead to greater well-being and shares practical exercises and personal stories to help readers overcome destructive patterns and cultivate a more caring relationship with themselves. Don't miss this expert guide to a healthier, more effective life.
@Sakshi0530 This book has helped: – source
Kent C. Dodds2020-05-12T12:59:13.000Z
Also recommended byBrene Brown
Make It Stick
The Science of Successful Learning
Improve your learning with Make It Stick, a book that challenges conventional ideas about creative teaching and learning styles. Drawing on the latest developments in cognitive psychology, the authors offer concrete techniques to enhance your memory and become a more productive learner. Discover why common study habits like underlining and single-minded repetition are counterproductive, and learn about the benefits of self-testing and interleaving practice. Whether you're a student, teacher, trainer or athlete, Make It Stick is an essential guide to long-lasting learning and self-improvement.
A few years ago this book totally changed how I teach and learn. I just listened to it again and I'm still convinced it's the best. I strongly recommend it for students and teachers (all y'all). Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning – source
Kent C. Dodds2019-06-04T04:56:35.000Z
The Final Empire (Mistborn (1))
In a world where darkness reigns, criminal mastermind Kelsier teaches a young urchin the magic of metals. Their mission: to take down the tyrant Lord Ruler and restore life to their ash-filled land. But as their plan takes shape, the unlikely heroine is faced with a new distraction - a wealthy young man named Elend. Will their thieving crew succeed, or will evil continue to cloak the land?
@kurtiskemple AMAZING books 👍 – source
Kent C. Dodds2017-09-06T13:15:39.000Z
Also recommended byAndreas Klinger