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Tribe of Mentors
Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
Tim Ferriss - Nov 21, 2017
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Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure booka compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's most...
Victor Asemota
Aug 10, 2020
That book, "Tribe of Mentors." Read it. A great entrepreneur is the product of a village of mentors. Stop believing Techcrunch or Hollywood.     source
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Extreme Ownership
Jocko Willink - Jan 01, 2018 (first published in 2015)
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An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life.Combat, the most intense and dynamic envir...
Victor Asemota
Aug 10, 2020
This article reminds me of the book ”Extreme Ownership”. The first book I get people who want to lead others to read. Thanks ⁦@just_norm⁩ Yes, It’s All Your Fault: Active vs. Passive Mindsets     source
Victor Asemota
Aug 06, 2020
Magic then happens and you get oversubscribed. A party usually helps to make people comfortsble and uncomfortable at the same time. Ego is one helluva drug and ”Predators Ball” was one helluva book! I never forgot DBL!     source
Deep Work
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport - Jan 05, 2016
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One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results.Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work ...
Victor Asemota
Aug 05, 2020
@tilibogold @just_norm I have read that. Great book! I just bought the one just recommended.     source
You Can Get Anything You Want
But You Have to Do More Than Ask
Roger Dawson - Jan 01, 1987 (first published in 1985)
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Hardcover Book, 236 pages ...
Victor Asemota
Jul 12, 2020
This book changed my approach to negotiation and asking. Then someone who didn't ask stole it 😩 Very expensive now.     source
The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell
Aldous Huxley - Jul 28, 2009 (first published in 1956)
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Among the most profound and influential explorations of mind-expanding psychadelic drugs ever written, here are two complete classic booksThe Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hellin which Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, reveals the mind's remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. This new edition also features an a...
Victor Asemota
Jun 22, 2020
WOW!! I wish I had read this book years ago.     source
Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - Oct 16, 2018
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad o...
Victor Asemota
Jun 19, 2020
@kola_aina @JamesClear Awesome book.     source
The Innovation Blind Spot
Why We Back the Wrong Ideas - and What to Do About It
Ross Baird - Sep 12, 2017
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Our innovation economy is broken. But there's good news: The ideas that will solve our problems are hiding in plain sight. While big companies in the American economy have never been more successful, entrepreneurial activity is near a 30-year low. More businesses are dying than starting every day. Investors continue to dump billions of dollars into...
Victor Asemota
Jun 02, 2019
I honestly think most US VC should read @rossbaird’s book on “Innovation Blindspots”. This was a great response to another tweet below. If it is just about picking then ML will make VC obsolete quickly.     source
The Power of Moments
Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Chip Heath - Oct 03, 2017
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The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change usand how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insig...
Victor Asemota
Apr 18, 2019
@fkabudu I always remember when I had the feeling before and how it was overcome with the joy of winning. The winning moments are powerful. They are why we continue. I recommend the book - The power of moments.     source
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