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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group in the 1970s, which controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age
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Hey Grandude!
by Paul McCartney (Sep 04, 2019)
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From Paul McCartneyan action-packed picture-book adventure celebrating the fun that grandparents and grandkids can get up to.See the compass needle spin, let the magic fun begin!Meet Grandudea super-cool grandfather who is an intrepid explorer with some amazing tricks up his sleeve. Grandude is a one-of-a-kind adventurer! With his magic compass, he...
Wise Guy
Lessons from a Life
by Guy Kawasaki (Feb 25, 2019)
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Tags: memoirbusinessbiographytechnologyentrepreneurship
Silicon Valley icon and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the unlikely stories of his life and the lessons we can draw from them.Guy Kawasaki has been a fixture in the tech world since he was part of Apple's original Macintosh team in the 1980s. He's widely respected as a source of wisdom about entrepreneurship, venture capital, marketing, and...
GQ How to Win at Life
The Expert Guide to Excelling at Everything You Do
by Charlie Burton (Sep 13, 2018)
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Tags: self-help
Essential skills from the best-selling men's magazine on looking sharp and living smart.Based on personal expertise, interviews with foremost authorities and wisdom from GQ's editors, Charlie Burton shows men how to win at fashion, sport, food and drink, work, romance, travel -- well, everything.Eight chapters comprising 75 entries cover life's mus...
If I Could Tell You Just One Thing...
Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice
by Richard Reed (Apr 02, 2018)
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Tags: self-helpmotivationalbiographyphilosophy
If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . . curates invaluable wisdom from 50 of today's most remarkable, diverse, and influential voices in an engaging collection of profiles. Paired with a specially commissioned pen-and-ink portrait, each essay and its illuminating nugget of life advice is gathered together in a handsome package (featuring an emboss...
Richard Branson
Apr 03, 2018
I found so many wonderful pearls of wisdom from remarkable game-changers.... If you're looking for inspiration or useful life lessons, I recommend you pick up a copy.     source
You Can Find Meaning, Make A Living, and Change the World
by Craig Kielburger (Mar 06, 2018)
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Tags: businessmotivationaleconomicsmanagementleadership
Change the world and drive profit with smart, sustainable strategyWEconomy introduces the modern evolution of business: profit for purpose and purpose for profit. Purpose is the business world's biggest advancement since the assembly line, and both top talent and quality consumers are making their preferences known. This book fuses social purpose w...
Richard Branson
Feb 12, 2018
You can achieve great career success and change the world at the same time – Holly’s book #WEconomy shares how     source
Travels with Charley in Search of America
by John Steinbeck (Jan 30, 1980)
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Tags: biographyunited-statesmemoirtravelhistory
A quest across America, from the northernmost tip of Maine to Californias Monterey PeninsulaTo hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the lightthese were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.With Ch...
Richard Branson
Dec 16, 2016
With his inimitable charm, it opens your eyes to the small pleasures of life, and the great wonders of humanity in the little moments that matter. Less a direction on how to lead, you could see it as a subtle guide on how to live.     source
The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - 2,920 Days
by Mark Greenberg (Apr 03, 2017)
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Tags: biographyunited-statespoliticshistory
A vibrant celebration of President Obama, this perfect commemorative book provides a valuable record of his historical presidency. In January 2017, Barack Obama concluded two terms of his historic presidency. Through stunning images by White House photographers and beyond, as well as notable essays and quotes from a broad spectrum of people, Obama...
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One of 70 must-read books.     source
How Non-Conformists Move the World
by Adam Grant (Feb 06, 2017)
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Tags: self-helpbusinessmotivationalmanagementleadershippsychology
The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideasand how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option BReading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully ne...
Richard Branson
After launching hundreds of businesses—from airlines to trains, music to mobile, and now a spaceline—my biggest challenges and successes have come from convincing other people to see the world differently. This book reveals how that can be done and will help you inspire creativity and change.     source
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Leadership that Endures
by Ajaz Ahmed (Sep 30, 2015)
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Tags: businessentrepreneurship
There isn’t a magic formula for better leadership. But there is an enduring philosophy behind the most inspiring leaders in business, past and present. It’s one that has outlasted markets, currencies, meltdowns, revolutions and regime changes.Limitless is a celebration of the transformative power of thinking beyond conventional boundaries. Its fasc...
Richard Branson
One of 70 must-read books.     source
The Overview Effect
Space Exploration and Human Evolution (Library of Flight)
by Frank White (Sep 25, 2014)
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Using interviews with and writings by 30 astronauts and cosmonauts, Frank White shows how experiences such as circling the Earth every 90 minutes and viewing it from the moon have profoundly affected our space travelers' perceptions of themselves, their world, and the future. He shows how the rest of us, who have participated imaginatively in these...
Richard Branson
One of 70 must-read books.     source