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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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Invisible Learning
The magic behind Dan Levy's legendary Harvard statistics course
David Franklin - 2020-11-28
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Invisible Learning reveals the secrets behind one of Harvard’s most successful statistics courses. Dan Levy is famous at Harvard for his inclusive learning environment, which leaves students feeling not just confident about using statistics in the real world, but also seen, heard and loved. Written from the perspective of the student, the book is a...
Sanjay Bakshi
2022-08-04T13:57:51.000Z
To all teachers. This is a wonderful book. Lots of good ideas to implement. Thanks ⁦@jvembuna⁩ for recommending it. Invisible Learning: The magic behind Dan Levy's legendary Harvard statistics course. ⁦@promila_agarwal⁩      source
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Miguel Angel Santos
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How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life
An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness
Russ Roberts - 2015-10-13 (first published in 2014)
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A forgotten book by one of history's greatest thinkers reveals the surprising connections between happiness, virtue, fame, and fortune.Adam Smith may have become the patron saint of capitalism after he penned his most famous work, The Wealth of Nations. But few people know that when it came to the behavior of individuals--the way we perceive oursel...
Sanjay Bakshi
2022-07-15T15:01:53.000Z
@SridharanAnand @FLAMEUniversity If you haven’t read this book by @EconTalker on loveliness, then please do. Adam was truly lovely.      source
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Russell Roberts
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The Little Book of Talent
52 Tips for Improving Your Skills
Daniel Coyle - 2012-08-21
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The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world’s greatest tale...
Sanjay Bakshi
2022-07-09T11:54:37.000Z
In his wonderful book, The little book of talent, the author Daniel Coyle, writes about 5 ways to pick a high quality teacher or mentor.      source
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Derek Sivers
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The Selfish Gene
40th Anniversary Edition (Oxford Landmark Science)
Richard Dawkins - 2016-07-31 (first published in 1976)
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The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of i...
Sanjay Bakshi
2021-12-31T07:49:47.000Z
@philoinvestor @SridharanAnand There are many books on this but the ones I like the most are quite old. Selfish gene and blind watchmaker. Both by Dawkins.      source
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The Blind Watchmaker
Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design
Richard Dawkins - 2015-09-27 (first published in 1986)
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The Blind Watchmaker is the seminal text for understanding evolution today. In the eighteenth century, theologian William Paley developed a famous metaphor for creationism: that of the skilled watchmaker. In The Blind Watchmaker, Richard Dawkins crafts an elegant riposte to show that the complex process of Darwinian natural selection is unconscious...
Sanjay Bakshi
2021-12-31T07:49:47.000Z
@philoinvestor @SridharanAnand There are many books on this but the ones I like the most are quite old. Selfish gene and blind watchmaker. Both by Dawkins.      source
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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 Body
Bill Bryson - 2021-01-26
The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller
The Complete Guide to Fasting by Jason Fung
All I Want To Know Is Where I'm Going To Die So I'll Never Go There by Peter Bevelin
Inside the FDIC by John F. Bovenzi
Dead Companies Walking by Scott Fearon
How to Solve It by G. Polya
Brand Breakout by Nirmalya Kumar
Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg
The Ten Commandments for Business Failure by Donald R. Keough
Great Minds on INDIA by Salil Gewali
Questions of Character by Joseph L. Badaracco Jr.
Structures by J. E. Gordon