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Play Bigger
How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets
Al Ramadan - 2016-06-14
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Discover the groundbreaking discipline of category design in this farsighted guide by the founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm. Through data analysis and interviews with category kings like Amazon and Uber, Play Bigger reveals how defining a new market category, and dominating it over time, is the key to building a legendary company. This discipline applies to every industry and even personal careers, and can create new demand where none existed by conditioning customers’ expectations and buying habits. Transform your business with Play Bigger.
Mike Maples, Jr.
A must-read new book for founders.      source
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Living Forward
A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want
Michael Hyatt - 2016-03-01
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Design a purposeful life with "Living Forward" - a step-by-step guide by bestselling author Michael Hyatt and executive coach Daniel Harkavy. Learn how to create a simple but effective life plan to maximize joy, potential, and pursue meaningful outcomes. Say goodbye to drifting through life as a spectator and manifest the bigger picture - a life with purpose and mission in mind. Don't let life slip away - take control of it today.
Mike Maples, Jr.
One of the books I’ve given most as a gift.      source
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Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It
Kamal Ravikant - 2012-06-07
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Discover the self-published phenomenon that went viral and changed lives across the globe. Written by a CEO who fell apart after his company failed, Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It offers valuable insights on how learning to love oneself can save a life. This fully revised and expanded edition offers deeper insights and answers to the many questions readers asked about how to truly love themselves. Become committed to loving yourself and learn how to make it last with this invaluable guide.
Mike Maples, Jr.
People will sometimes say you should love yourself... And I think that’s important.      source
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How Will You Measure Your Life?
Clayton M. Christensen - 2012-05-15
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Uncover the secrets to leading a fulfilling life with this insightful book from world-class business strategist, Clayton Christensen. After overcoming numerous health challenges, Christensen shares personal guidelines that have helped him find meaning and happiness. Discover questions and models for success that have been applied in the world of business, but can also be used to find answers to life's pressing questions. How can you ensure satisfaction in your career and enduring happiness in your personal relationships? This groundbreaking book is sure to inspire and educate readers of all backgrounds.
Mike Maples, Jr.
One if the books I’ve given most as a gift.      source
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The Top Five Regrets of the Dying
A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing
Bronnie Ware - 2011-08-31
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The Top Five Regrets of the Dying is a memoir that shares the most common regrets expressed by those nearing the end of their lives. Written by a former palliative care worker, this inspiring and heartfelt book offers lessons on how to live with peace of mind and avoid the most common regrets. Through her own personal story and experiences, the author shows us how to positively address these issues while we still have the time, leaving readers feeling kinder towards themselves and others, and more determined to live the life they are truly here to live.
Mike Maples, Jr.
The author was a hospice nurse who had spent time with people in the last 90 days of their life. And she would learn like what their regrets were.      source
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The Wealth of Networks
How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom
Yochai Benkler - 2006-05-16
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Discover how the Internet is changing information production and reshaping markets in this thought-provoking book. Social production offers new opportunities for individual freedom, cultural diversity, political discourse, and justice. However, a campaign to protect the old information economy threatens the emerging networked information environment. Author Yochai Benkler provides a comprehensive social theory of the Internet, showing how knowledge and cultural production are changing and how legal and policy choices impact our ability to create and express ourselves. Don't miss this insightful exploration of the wealth of networks.
Mike Maples, Jr.
It influenced my investing a lot.      source
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Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Richard Bach - 2006-02-07 (first published in 1970)
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Take to the skies with Jonathan Seagull, a non-conformist seagull who seeks to push his limits and discover the true potential of flight. Along the way, readers will be inspired by his determination and passion for self-improvement, and may even discover a new perspective on life. This charming tale offers a rare sense of freedom and adventure that will leave readers enchanted.
Mike Maples, Jr.
One of the books I’ve given most as a gift.      source
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The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas - 2003-05-27 (first published in 1844)
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Experience the thrilling tale of Edmond Dantès, a dashing young hero who is betrayed by his enemies and thrown into a secret dungeon. Trapped in a dank prison cell for years, he miraculously escapes and seeks revenge. Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, this widely read romantic novel by Alexandre Dumas paints a dazzling, exuberant vision of France that has become immortal. Abridged by Lowell Blair for an engaging and concise read.
Mike Maples, Jr.
Speaking of a book about grudges.      source
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Hope for the Flowers
Trina Paulus - 1997-01-01 (first published in 1972)
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Discover a timeless allegory about finding one's true destiny in the celebrated book "Hope for the Flowers". Follow the transformative journey of two caterpillars named Stripe and Yellow as they struggle to climb to the top before realizing their true purpose is to fly. Perfect for those in search of inspiration and a reminder to trust the journey.
Mike Maples, Jr.
One if the books I’ve given most as a gift.      source