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Will Smith is an American actor and rapper. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy.
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Outliers
The Story of Success
Malcolm Gladwell - Jun 07, 2011 (first published in 2008)
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In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to w...
Will Smith
Dec 14, 2008
I was reading Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers, and he talks about the concept of 10,000 hours. That you don't really settle into any level of mastery until 10,000 hours, and I feel like I've just completed my 10,000 hours of story structure and filmmaking.      source
Rich Dad Poor Dad
What the Rich Teach their Kids About Money
Robert T Kiyosaki - May 14, 2020 (first published in 1997)
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The #1 Personal Finance book of all time, Robert Kiyosaki shares the story of his two dad: his real father, whom he calls his poor dad, ' and the father of his best friend, the man who became his mentor and his rich dad.' One man was well educated and an employee all his life, the other's education was street smarts" over traditional classroom educ...
Will Smith
I wanted my kids to read this book in order to be able to have a financial comprehension to not be slave to the work and money, the way my mind has been for a really long time.      source
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...
Will Smith
One of my favourite books is the Alchemist of Paolo Coelho, and I just believe that I can create whatever I want to create, if I will put my head on right, study it, learn the patterns. I just feel very strongly that we are who we choose to be.       source