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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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The Alchemist
25th Anniversary Edition
Paulo Coelho - Sep 09, 2014 (first published in 1988)
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Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find...
Trevor Ncube
Feb 21, 2021
@MdharaTheo Well done 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 That is an excellent book      source
A Promised Land
Barack Obama - Nov 17, 2020
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A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in...
Trevor Ncube
Jan 30, 2021
Finally finished reading @BarackObama's 700 page book and cant wait for the sequel covering his second term. It is a great read. Many of you and my guests on @ConvoWithTrevor have recommended "The Richest Man in Babylon" which l have started reading. Loving it #TrevorBookClub 👇🏽      source
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Leadership by the Good Book
Timeless Principles for Making an Eternal Impact
David L. Steward - May 12, 2020
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Serve with integrity and take your business or ministry to the next level with this helpful leadership guide from a successful entrepreneur and billionaire.For successful founder and chairman of World Wide Technology, David L. Steward, his philosophy is simple and founded on a biblical principle: "For the Son of God came not to be served but to ser...
Trevor Ncube
Dec 05, 2020
I recommend this book to all Christians in business. "Living - and leading - by the Good Book is not reserved for church on Sundays. We're called to obey God and follow Jesus' example in all facets of our lives, all the time." #quote #TrevorBookClub 👇🏽      source
On Tyranny
Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder - Feb 28, 2017
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A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism.On November 9th, millions of Americans woke up to the impossible: the election of Donald Trump as president. Against all predictions, one of the most-disliked presidential candidates in history had swept the electoral college, elevating a man w...
Trevor Ncube
Nov 15, 2020
Timothy Snyder , the Yale historian and author of "On Tyranny" last week warned 30 USA CEO's about possibility of a "coup d'etat" saying democracies were almost always overthrown from the inside. I read his book last year and recommend it. #TrevorBookClub 👇🏽      source
Sapiens
A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari - May 15, 2018 (first published in 2011)
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
Trevor Ncube
Oct 17, 2020
I am almost halfway through my second reading of this thought provoking book. Interesting how much l had not taken in the first time l read the book.      source
Trillion Dollar Coach
The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell
Eric Schmidt - Apr 16, 2019
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The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive, Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value.Bill Campbell played an instrumental role in the growth of several prominent companies, such a...
Trevor Ncube
Jun 06, 2020
@TeddyTOnline It is a great book.      source
Run with the Horses
The Quest for Life at Its Best
Eugene H. Peterson - Apr 02, 2019 (first published in 1983)
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In Jeremiah 12:5 God says to the prophet, "If you're worn out in this footrace with men, what makes you think you can race against horses?" We all long to live life at its best--to fuse freedom and spontaneity with purpose and meaning. Why then do we often find our lives so humdrum, so unadventuresome, so routine? Or else so frantic, so full of act...
Trevor Ncube
May 09, 2020
This book was given to me by Norman Musewe on #InConversationWithTrevor. She who must be loved,feared respected and adored read it first and insisted I read it. I strongly recommend the book to mature Christians who know the word and have a personal relationship with God.      source
Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Daron Acemoglu - Sep 17, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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WHY ARE SOME NATIONS RICH AND OTHERS POOR, DIVIDED BY WEALTH AND POVERTY, HEALTH AND SICKNESS, FOOD AND FAMINE? Is it culture, the weather, geography that determines prosperity or poverty? As Why Nations Fail shows, none of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Drawing on fifteen years of original research, Daron Acemoglu and James Robin...
Trevor Ncube
Feb 01, 2020
@chapendamat1 Why Nations Fail is an amazing book. Enjoy      source
Meditations
Marcus Aurelius - Apr 07, 2020 (first published in 180)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful ...
Trevor Ncube
Dec 07, 2019
@Tallisman2345 Great book      source
Crushing
God Turns Pressure into Power
T. D. Jakes - Apr 16, 2019
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Bestselling inspirational author T.D. Jakes reveals God's process for our growth and how we can benefit from life's challenging experiences.In this insightful book, #1 New York Times bestselling author T.D. Jakes wrestles with the age-old questions: Why do the righteous suffer? Where is God in all the injustice?In his most personal offering yet, Bi...
Trevor Ncube
Aug 10, 2019
I have just finished reading this powerful book by one of my favourite pastors T.D. Jakes. God created each of us for a unique purpose. We will go through ups and downs , good and bad seasons on our journey to our purpose. Our growth happens in tough times. #twitterbookclub      source
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As You Think
Second Edition
James Allen - Apr 15, 1998 (first published in 1987)
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In 1904, a little-known Englishman named James Allen wrote a small book called As a Man Thinketh. A hundred years later, this book has become a self-empowerment classic. New World Library author and publisher Marc Allen updated this timeless gem, recasting obsolete language and polishing the author's message to highlight the universal principles of...
Trevor Ncube
May 04, 2019
@kamondli It is that kind of book. When life happens I am likely to pick it up again and again      source
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
The Struggle Continues by David Coltart