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Raymond Thomas Dalio is an American billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist who has served as co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates since 1985. He founded Bridgewater in 1975 in New York.
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Accidental Presidents
Eight Men Who Changed America
Jared Cohen - Apr 08, 2019
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world.Eight men have succeeded to the presi...
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Jan 28, 2020
I found “Accidental Presidents” by @JaredCohen timely and informative. As I am thinking about the next president and the challenges he or she will face, that book provides me a valuable and entertaining view of past presidents during analogous difficult times.     source
Learn or Die
Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization (Columbia Business School Publishing)
Edward Hess - Jan 28, 2020 (first published in 2014)
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To compete with today's increasing globalization and rapidly evolving technologies, individuals and organizations must take their ability to learn--the foundation for continuous improvement, operational excellence, and innovation--to a much higher level. In Learn or Die, Edward D. Hess combines recent advances in neuroscience, psychology, behaviora...
Destined for War
Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?
Graham Allison - Aug 07, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR | SHORT-LISTED FOR THE 2018 LIONEL GELBER PRIZE | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: FINANCIAL TIMES * THE TIMES (LONDON) * AMAZON  “Allison is one of the keenest observers of international affairs around.”— JOE BIDEN, former vice president of the United States   China and the United States are heading towar...
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Reminds us that over the last 500 years there have been 16 times in which there has been an empire challenging another. In 12 of those cases there have been wars.     source
How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant - Feb 07, 2017
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideasand how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option BReading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully ne...
An Everyone Culture
Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization
Robert Kegan - Mar 22, 2016
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The Meaning of Human Existence
Edward O. Wilson - Sep 06, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson grapples with these and other existential questions, examining what makes human beings supremely different from all other species. Searching for meaning in what Nietzsche once called "the rainbow colors" around the outer edges o...
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Surmises that between one million and two million years ago, the brain evolved in ways supporting cooperation so man could hunt and do other activities.     source
The Gift of Adversity
The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections
Norman E Rosenthal MD - Sep 04, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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Now in paperback—this acclaimed book from the New York Times�bestselling author and research psychiatrist shows how life’s disappointments and difficulties provide us with the lessons we need to become happier and more resilient human beings.   �Insightful . . . could help many of us cope with life’s inevitable obstacles . . . The book’s titular me...
The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - Jan 07, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
Ray Dalio
Fantastic. I got The Power of Habit and I gave it to everyone in my company.     source
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - Apr 02, 2013
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
Leonard Mlodinow - Feb 12, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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Winner of the 2013 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardOver the past two decades of neurological research, it has become increasingly clear that the way we experience the world--our perception, behavior, memory, and social judgment--is largely driven by the mind's subliminal processes and not by the conscious ones, as we have long believe...
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Excellent book.     source
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Beyond Religion
Ethics for a Whole World
Dalai Lama - Nov 06, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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“A book that brings people together on the firm grounds of shared values, reminding us why the Dalai Lama is still one of the most important religious figures in the world.” —Huffington Post, “Best Religious Books of 2011”Ten years ago, in the best-selling Ethics for a New Millennium, His Holiness the Dalai Lama first proposed an approach to ethics...
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If you’re interested in learning more about the Dalai Lama's thinking.     source
Who's in Charge? by Michael S. Gazzaniga
Incognito by David Eagleman
Why We Believe in God by J. Anderson Thomson
The Lessons of History by Will Durant
Einstein's Mistake by Hans C. Ohanian
My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
Welcome to Your Brain by Sandra Aamodt
The Spiritual Brain by Mario Beauregard
The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
Einstein by Walter Isaacson
Leadership the Outward Bound Way by Rob Chatfield
Creativity and the Brain by Mario Tokoro
Changing Minds by Howard Gardner
A Whole New Mind by Daniel H. Pink
You by Michael M. Lombardo
Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
Discovering Your Personality Type by Don Richard Riso
Who Am I? The 16 Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities by Steven Reiss
In Over Our Heads by Robert Kegan
River Out of Eden by Richard Dawkins
The Evolving Self by Robert Kegan