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Krista Tippett

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Krista Tippett is an American journalist, author, and entrepreneur. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being. In 2014, Tippett was awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Barack Obama.
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Give and Take
Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
Adam Grant - 2013-04-09
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"Unlock the Secrets of Success with Give and Take" - Dive into the world of success and discover what it takes to rise to the top. In this award-winning book, Wharton's highest-rated professor, Adam Grant, reveals the unexpected factors that determine individual success in today's rapidly changing world. Learn to interact with others in ways that can make or break your climb up the success ladder with Give and Take.
Krista Tippett
Givers in the workplace change everybody.      source
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A History
Jennifer Michael Hecht - 2004-09-07 (first published in 2003)
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Explore the noble tradition of doubt and questioning as championed by some of the greatest minds in Western history, from Socrates to Darwin and beyond. This sweeping account covers philosophers, religious figures, and modern-day intellectuals who have grappled with the need for meaning in a seemingly meaningless universe. Delve into the works of thinkers such as Freud, Marx, and Nietzsche as they sought to reconcile doubt with the human desire for purpose.
Krista Tippett
Just masterful.      source
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Letters to a Young Poet
Et Al. Charlie Louth Rainer Maria Rilke - 2002-05-08 (first published in 1929)
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Letters to a Young Poet is a collection of wise and insightful letters from an experienced artist to an aspiring poet. In these letters, the author shares his struggles, successes, and fundamental truths that have guided his own life and work. Despite personal difficulties, the author maintains a positive and constructive outlook, inspiring readers to pursue their own artistic endeavors with courage and passion. This book offers a glimpse into the mind of a great artist, and provides invaluable lessons for anyone seeking to live a creative life.
Krista Tippett
I love this book. I give that to young people.      source
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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - 2000-09-26 (first published in 1996)
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This spiritual classic offers life-changing tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into ease and joy. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, the author shows that moving towards painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in unexpected ways. A must-read for those seeking personal growth and resilience.
Krista Tippett
Kind of a sacred text that I carry around with me at all times because things are always falling apart.      source