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Sanjay Bakshi is one of the best minds in India in the fields of Value Investing and Behavioral Finance. He teaches MBA students (at MDI Gurgaon) two popular courses: “Behavioral Finance & Business Valuation” and “Financial Shenanigans & Governance”.
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Yugandhar
Shivaji Sawant - 2020-02-10 (first published in 2000)
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‘Shivaji Sawant’s deep insights into the stories of our gods and goddesses, and his intriguing interpretations of these, have always been a source of delight to me. A must read for all those who love reading about Indian history and culture.’Amish, author of the Shiva Trilogy and Ramchandra Series.Struck by Jara’s arrow, Krishna lies prone under a ...
Sanjay Bakshi
2021-01-21T16:13:29.000Z
Read this book. It’s mesmerising.      source
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Financial Shenanigans
How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports
Howard Schilit - 2018-03-28 (first published in 1993)
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The bestselling classic from the "Sherlock Holmes of Accounting"--updated to reflect the key case studies and most important lessons from the past quarter century. This fourth edition of the classic guide shines a light on the most shocking frauds and financial reporting offenders of the last twenty-five years, and gives investors the tools they ne...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-11-12T07:55:44.000Z
@rajshree10 Read the chapters on Cash Flow Shenanigans in @HowardSchilit's fantastic book.      source
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Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Matthew Walker - 2018-06-19 (first published in 2017)
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“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and po...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-06-24T01:33:41.000Z
@menakadoshi Please read this book: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams      source
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Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Practical Solutions for Improving Your Health and Performance
Inna Khazan - 2019-07-30
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Biofeedback is the process of training your body to control its involuntary actions, such as breathing and heart rate. Minor changes to these actions can significantly improve physical and emotional well- being. In Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life, Harvard Medical School faculty member Inna Khazan pairs biofeedback techniques with mindf...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-06-15T12:53:19.000Z
Also enormous help from Obesity code by @drjasonfung. Also Complete Guide to Fasting by him again. Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker. And lots of stuff on biofeedback including @DrInnaKhazan’s wonderful book on the subject. Used a lot of technology for biofeedback too.      source
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The Obesity Code
Jason Fung - 2017-02-28 (first published in 2016)
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Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss.In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides star...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-06-15T12:53:19.000Z
Also enormous help from Obesity code by @drjasonfung. Also Complete Guide to Fasting by him again. Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker. And lots of stuff on biofeedback including @DrInnaKhazan’s wonderful book on the subject. Used a lot of technology for biofeedback too.      source
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The Complete Guide to Fasting
Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
Jason Fung - 2016-10-18
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The Complete Guide to Fasting Heal Your Body Through Intermittent Alternate-Day and Extended Fasting...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-06-15T12:53:19.000Z
Also enormous help from Obesity code by @drjasonfung. Also Complete Guide to Fasting by him again. Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker. And lots of stuff on biofeedback including @DrInnaKhazan’s wonderful book on the subject. Used a lot of technology for biofeedback too.      source
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The Body
A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson - 2021-01-26 (first published in 2019)
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Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body--with a new afterword for the Vintage paperback. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal i...
Sanjay Bakshi
2020-04-03T16:31:32.000Z
Bill Bryson’s wonderful book, The Body: A Guide for Occupants ( thanks @Moneylifers) has quite a few super fascinating facts on viruses. Here are a few excerpts.      source
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Inside the FDIC
Thirty Years of Bank Failures, Bailouts, and Regulatory Battles
John F. Bovenzi - 2015-02-02
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Banks are held out as symbols of stability, safe places to put your money. Yet since the early 1980's over 3,400 banks have failed, an average of about two a week for a period exceeding thirty years. These bank failures aren't steady, regular, and easily predictable events. Periods of calm and tranquility have been followed by chaos; booms have led...
Sanjay Bakshi
2019-10-01T16:24:37.000Z
@rohitchauhan A while back, I read this book written by someone who witnessed dozens of bank failures. A very fascinating book. Learnt a lot by reading it.      source
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Several Short Sentences About Writing
Verlyn Klinkenborg - 2013-04-09 (first published in 2012)
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Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well. Drawing on years of experience as a writer and teacher of writing, Verlyn Klinkenborg offers an approach to writing that will change the way you work and thin...
Sanjay Bakshi
2019-07-02T09:34:41.000Z
Totally loving this book. It has some really good ideas. It breaks almost all “rules” of writing.      source
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Great Minds on INDIA
Salil Gewali - 2009-01-01
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Research-based book "Great minds on INDIA", widely acclaimed as one of its kind ever published, by an eminent research scholar from Shillong, Meghalaya (India), contains the quotes/opinions of the world-renowned intellectual giants in appreciation of the ancient Indian wisdom. The outcome of an exhaustive research was first published in Xerox forma...
Sanjay Bakshi
2019-04-07T12:44:07.000Z
@patrick_oshag Welcome. And here’s an excellent book on what some of the world’s greatest minds have said on Indian spiritual thought. Great Minds on INDIA (Philosophy)      source
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Dead Companies Walking by Scott Fearon
How to Solve It by G. Polya
Brand Breakout by Nirmalya Kumar
The Ten Commandments for Business Failure by Donald R. Keough
Questions of Character by Joseph L. Badaracco Jr.
Structures by J. E. Gordon