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Trevor Vusumuzi Ncube is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and newspaper publisher now living in South Africa and publishing in both countries. As an editor and publisher, he was a critical voice in media of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his government.
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - 2006-06-01 (first published in 1959)
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Discover how to find meaning in suffering and move forward with renewed purpose by exploring the riveting memoir of a psychiatrist who survived Nazi death camps. In this influential book, based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, the author argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it and find meaning in it through his theory of logotherapy. This book is a must-read for anyone searching for significance in the act of living.
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@JealousTempo @ChadMhako @staffordmasie Great book      source
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Life After Google
The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy
George Gilder - 2018-07-17
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Life After Google explores the end of the Age of Google and what to expect as the post-Google era begins. George Gilder explains why the current model of “aggregate and advertise” is not sustainable and why the future lies in the “cryptocosm” of blockchain and its derivatives. This book offers insights into the transformation of the economy and the internet, providing a glimpse of what life after Google could be like. Perfect for fans of tech and finance books alike.
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This week I finished reading these two books. Grateful to @ChadMhako who recommended Zero to One - a must read for all thinking of starting a business. @staffordmasie recommended Life After Google - a tour de force. Please share what book you are reading for the benefit of others      source
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Zero to One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Peter Thiel - 2014-09-16
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Discover uncharted frontiers and create new inventions - this is the main topic of Zero to One. Peter Thiel, the legendary entrepreneur and investor, believes that progress should not be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. In fact, he argues that progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. Thiel's book presents an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and provides a new way of thinking about innovation, starting with learning to ask the right questions to find value in unexpected places. If you want to build a better future, this book is a must-read.
Trevor Ncube
This week I finished reading these two books. Grateful to @ChadMhako who recommended Zero to One - a must read for all thinking of starting a business. @staffordmasie recommended Life After Google - a tour de force. Please share what book you are reading for the benefit of others      source
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Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2006-09-26 (first published in 2005)
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Discover the inspiring leadership techniques of one of America's greatest presidents with this bestselling and award-winning book. Team of Rivals is a thrilling narrative history that shows how Abraham Lincoln saved America by appointing his fiercest rival to key cabinet positions. This book was so impactful that it inspired Barack Obama during his presidency. Doris Kearns Goodwin, one of the most acclaimed non-fiction authors, presents a compelling portrait of Lincoln as a virtuosic politician and managerial genius.
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“A human being lives out not only his personal life as an individual, but also, consciously or subconsciously, lives of his epoch and his contemporaries …” Thomas Mann #quote. This book is a toure de force.      source
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The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz - 2001-09-14 (first published in 1997)
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Transform your life with The Four Agreements, a powerful code of conduct based on ancient Toltec wisdom. Discover the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. This New York Times bestseller has sold over 6.5 million copies in the U.S. alone, and has been translated into 40 languages worldwide. Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, and other spiritual leaders praise the book's simple yet powerful message, making it a must-read for anyone seeking true happiness and love.
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"Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river." Virginia Woolf #quote Strongly recommend "The Four Agreements". Up there with the best books l have ever read 📚      source
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The Orphaned Adult
Understanding And Coping With Grief And Change After The Death Of Our Parents
Alexander Levy - 2000-10-19 (first published in 1999)
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Navigating the complex emotions that come with losing our parents as adults can be overwhelming. Fortunately, this "wise and caring" guide is here to help. Written with compassion and insight, it offers practical advice for understanding and coping with grief, from recognizing our own mortality to adjusting to new roles within the family. Whether you've lost a parent suddenly or after a long illness, this book is an essential tool for navigating this difficult life passage.
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My good friend Sibangani Dube @BangieDee based in Namibia bought this book and sent it to me. If you have recently lost parents or close loved ones l recommend this book. Thank Sibangani 🙏🏿 ❤️      source
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie - 1998-01-01 (first published in 1936)
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This classic, bestselling self-help book offers rock-solid advice for personal and professional success. With over 15 million copies sold, the principles in this book have helped famous people reach new heights in their careers and personal lives. Discover the six ways to make people like you, the twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, and the nine ways to change people without arousing resentment. Perfect for anyone looking to achieve maximum potential in the competitive modern age.
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@Kumbuladhlamini @MTNGroup @ConvoWithTrevor Great book      source
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Struggles-within-the-Struggle (1957-1980)
Masipula Sithole - 2015-04-16
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Explore the complex contradictions and infighting that occurred in the Zimbabwe liberation movement from 1957 to independence in 1980. This book focuses on ZAPU, ZANU, FROLIZI, ANC/UANC, the Zimbabwe Patriotic Front, and the part played by the Frontline States in these contradictions. Discover tragic events like the death of Herbert Chitepo and the "Struggles-within-the-struggle". Intended for readers interested in politics in Zimbabwe and beyond, this book is hailed as "an invaluable contribution" to understanding the nation's history.
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@BernardMukwaira @MTNGroup @ConvoWithTrevor Great book. I think l have read it 3 times .      source
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The Power of Now
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Eckhart Tolle - 2004-08-19 (first published in 1997)
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Discover the path to true happiness and enlightenment with this inspiring and practical guidebook. Eckhart Tolle's message about living in the present moment is brought to life through clear writing, concrete language, and a supportive voice. Within a chapter, readers will already be experiencing greater consciousness about their thoughts and emotions. This book covers topics such as the source of Chi, enlightened relationships, and creative use of the mind, with markers for reflection and contemplation. The Power of Now is a life-changing read that has the potential to inspire and improve countless lives.
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@NesbertC This book changed my life.      source
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Who Moved My Cheese?
An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
Spencer Johnson - 2002-02-07 (first published in 1999)
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Explore the profound metaphorical tale of four characters seeking cheese to satisfy their needs and desires, be it a successful career, a flourishing relationship, or spiritual peace of mind. The maze represents the challenging quest to attain these goals, where even after obtaining them, the cheese keeps moving. Discover how one character learns to embrace and navigate unexpected changes while leaving valuable insights along the way.
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@ArnoldMashanda Great book. Read it a while back      source
Everybody Wants to Rule the World by R "Ray" Wang
A Promised Land by Barack Obama
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
Leadership by the Good Book by David L. Steward
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
Crushing by T. D. Jakes
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
Winners by Alastair Campbell
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Trust Me, I'm Lying by Ryan Holiday
Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu
The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma
Run with the Horses by Eugene H. Peterson
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
As You Think by James Allen
The Struggle Continues by David Coltart