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Patrick Bet-David is a startup entrepreneur, CEO of PHP Agency, Inc., emerging author and Creator of Valuetainment on Youtube.
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Power vs. Force
David R. Hawkins - 2002-03-05 (first published in 1985)
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Unlock the power of the universe with "Power vs. Force." Discover how we are actually governed by power from unrevealed sources as we make our everyday decisions. This book offers insight into the essence of life itself and how our choices affect the lives of all. With powerful endorsements from Mother Teresa and Lee Iacocca, this is a timely and significant read for anyone looking to understand and deal with today's problems.
Patrick Bet-David
I cant recommend this book enough. I read it back in 2000. Life changing to say the least. Do yourself a favor and read the book if you haven’t already. You can thank me later!      source
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Unreasonable Hospitality
The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect
Will Guidara - 2022-10-25
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National Bestseller...
Patrick Bet-David
A must read book! The concept of “unreasonable hospitality” could be a major edge for any business.      source
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Tina Roth Eisenberg
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From Dictatorship to Democracy
A Conceptual Framework for Liberation
Gene Sharp - 2003-06-01 (first published in 1993)
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Overthrow oppressive governments and create democracy with this revolutionary handbook. It's a go-to guide for revolutionary leaders across the Middle East, from Tunisia to Egypt.
Patrick Bet-David
Couldn’t put this book down. It’s a book every Iranian or those curious on the subject should read. The author argues why a peaceful protest is more affective than a violent one to cause the empire to fall. Enjoy the read      source
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How The Mighty Fall
And Why Some Companies Never Give In (Good to Great)
Jim Collins - 2009-05-19
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Learn how to avoid, detect, and reverse corporate decline in this insightful book. Through his research, the author identified five stages of decline that organizations typically go through. By understanding these stages, leaders can prevent their companies from falling all the way to the bottom. Even great companies can stumble and recover, and the path to recovery lies largely within our own hands. This book offers well-founded hope for leaders who want to stave off decline or reverse course.
Patrick Bet-David
A must read book for every executive. Especially with todays climate.      source
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After Steve
How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul
Tripp Mickle - 2022-05-03
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This book delves into the untold story of what happened at Apple after the passing of Steve Jobs. Tripp Mickle follows the company's top lieutenants, Jony Ive and Tim Cook, and how their differing personalities led to Apple losing its innovative spirit. While Jony designed the products that made Apple a household name, Tim skyrocketed the company's revenue growth through maximizing margins. The book showcases how Apple lost its soul in its pursuit of operational excellence, and is based on conversations with 200 current and former Apple executives and key figures like Anna Wintour.
Patrick Bet-David
If you’re a founder or an executive, this is a must read. It’s a book about the moves Apple made after Steve Jobs. Couldn’t put it down.      source
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The Founders
The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley
Jimmy Soni - 2022-02-22
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Explore the untold story of the PayPal founders and their meteoric rise to becoming the technology industry’s most powerful network. With unprecedented access to internal material and interviews with key players including Elon Musk and Peter Thiel, The Founders is an engrossing, intensely magnetic chronicle of iteration, inventiveness, and how their collaboration ultimately changed the world forever. Discover how the seeds of modern digital start-ups and cashless currency concepts were planted two decades ago, and the stories of countless individuals who were central to PayPal’s success.
Patrick Bet-David
Good book. 👇🏽      source
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Self-Reliance and Other Essays
Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1993-10-13 (first published in 1844)
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Explore transcendental idealism with this collection of essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson. In Self-Reliance and Other Essays, Emerson emphasizes self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. This volume includes six essays and one address, offering a representative sampling of his views on moral idealism and a hint of skepticism. Along with the celebrated title essay, readers will enjoy "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet," "Experience," and the Harvard Divinity School Address.
Patrick Bet-David
Timeless book to read. Highly recommend it.      source
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Patrick OShaughnessy
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Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know
And Many Others You Will Find Interesting
Ronald Bailey - 2020-08-31
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Discover the truth about the world's major trends with this eye-opening book. Contrary to popular belief, the world is not getting worse. With data showcasing falling fertility rates, reduced global poverty, and expanding forests since 1982, author Ronald Bailey shows readers the facts about our planet's most significant trends. Although problems like climate change and declining wildlife populations still persist, reading this book will provide insight into the world's true state and provide inspiration for positive change.
Patrick Bet-David
If you like statistics & predictions, get yourself a copy of this book. 👇🏽      source
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Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein - 2019-05-28
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Range is a must-read for anyone interested in improving their performance. David Epstein examines the world's most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters and scientists and shows that generalists, not specialists, are primed to excel in complex and unpredictable fields. By cultivating inefficiency and embracing diverse experiences, people can thrive in a world where computer mastery is taking over. Epstein makes a compelling case for the importance of exploring multiple interests and juggling many passions rather than focusing on one.
Patrick Bet-David
@AdeshraNikunj Excellent book. He made a great argument on how different people in by taking different approaches.      source
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No More Mr Nice Guy
A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex, and Life
Robert A. Glover - 2003-01-08 (first published in 2000)
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Unleash Your Inner Badass: Learn How to Stop Being a "Nice Guy" and Finally Get What You Want in Life. This book, written by a certified marriage and family therapist, explores the concept of the "Nice Guy Syndrome" and how it leads to unhappiness and resentment. Dr. Robert Glover provides readers with the tools to ensure their needs are met, express their emotions, have a fulfilling sex life, embrace their masculinity, and form meaningful relationships with other men. Stop seeking approval and start living up to your creative potential.
Patrick Bet-David
A book EVERY man must read. 👇🏽 Especially today’s men. You’ll thank me later!      source
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Geoffrey Miller
The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger
Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
How to Think Like a Roman Emperor by Donald Robertson
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? by Bonnie Bader
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Developing the Leaders Around You by John C. Maxwell
Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz