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Sanjay Bakshi

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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 - Feb 10, 2020 (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
Jan 21, 2021
Read this book. It’s mesmerising.      source
Financial Shenanigans
How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports
Howard Schilit - Mar 28, 2018 (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....
Sanjay Bakshi
Nov 12, 2020
@rajshree10 Read the chapters on Cash Flow Shenanigans in @HowardSchilit's fantastic book.      source
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Matthew Walker - Jun 19, 2018 (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
Jun 24, 2020
@menakadoshi Please read this book: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams      source
Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Practical Solutions for Improving Your Health and Performance
Inna Khazan - Jul 30, 2019
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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
Jun 15, 2020
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
The Obesity Code
Dr. Jason Fung - Feb 28, 2017 (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
Jun 15, 2020
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
Dr. Jason Fung - Oct 18, 2016
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The Complete Guide to Fasting Heal Your Body Through Intermittent Alternate-Day and Extended Fasting...
Sanjay Bakshi
Jun 15, 2020
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
The Body
A Guide for Occupants
Bill Bryson - Jan 26, 2021 (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....
Sanjay Bakshi
Apr 03, 2020
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
Inside the FDIC
Thirty Years of Bank Failures, Bailouts, and Regulatory Battles
John F. Bovenzi - Feb 02, 2015
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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
Oct 01, 2019
@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
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Verlyn Klinkenborg - Apr 09, 2013 (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
Jul 02, 2019
Totally loving this book. It has some really good ideas. It breaks almost all “rules” of writing.      source
Great Minds on INDIA
Salil Gewali - Jan 01, 2009
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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
Apr 07, 2019
@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
The Ten Commandments for Business Failure
Donald R. Keough - Jun 28, 2011 (first published in 2008)
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Don Keough—a former top executive at Coca-Cola and now chairman of the elite investment banking firm Allen & Company—has witnessed plenty of failures in his sixty-year career (including New Coke). He has also been friends with some of the most successful people in business history, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Rupert Murdoch, a...
Sanjay Bakshi
Mar 30, 2019
3/ Another excellent book is Ten Commandments of Business Failure by Don Keough      source
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