Book: The Blacker The Berry

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The book is beautifully written and deeply engrossing as Emma’s story unfolds. The book was written in 1929. He only wrote two other books: Infants of the Spring and The Interne. The post Book: The Blacker The Berry appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Book: The End of October

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I have no idea how much was modified to suit the actual reality, but given the time frame for publishing most books, my guess is “not that much.” In contrast, many books do not. My next book is The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History.

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Tim Cook - Book Review

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I read the Leander Kahney book on Tim Cook on the long Emirates flights to and from India. In India, I had a conversation with an Apple consumer like me (not really that knowledgeable about the operations of the company). Industry Commentary

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Book: So you want to talk about race

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I’m continuing my weekend reading goal of a book on racial equity. Several of my Black friends recommended Ijeoma’s book as one that I should read early on. As book #3 on my weekend reading, I’m glad I put this at the front of the list. Books antiracism book

Book: It’s About Damn Time

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I’ve ordered (and received) most of the books from the NY Times Antiracist reading list along with a number of other recommendations. Most are physical books and will be my digital sabbath reading this summer. Books arlan hamilton memoir

Book: Digital Minimalism

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I finally got around to reading his most recent book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World and my friends were correct. Newport is famous for being a millennial, computer scientist, and a book author who doesn’t have a social media account.

The joys of book reviews

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Industry Commentary SAP Nation, the bookI saw an article aimed at authors and publishers on how to handle critical reviews. And I chuckled to myself "I could have written that myself" I took most heat for the first volume of SAP Nation - mostly from.

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Book: Why We Sleep

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In addition to eliminating alarm clocks from my life, I stopped taking sleep aids (Advil PM, Ambien) except for helping me reset on international travel (and, after reading this book, I’m going to give Melatonin a try for this situation.) Books book sleep

SAP Nation 3.0: Early Book Reviews

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I got very nice feedback from tech executives I respect who had seen early copies of the book "Don't be fooled by the title - the book is not just about SAP. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) SAP Nation, the bookIt is about drama in enterprise computing.

Book: Stillness Is The Key

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Ryan Holiday’s newest book, Stillness Is The Key , came out at the beginning of October. I just finished and, once again, Ryan delivered with this book. Ryan divided the book into three sections: Mind, Spirit, and Body. Books meditation philosophy ryan holiday stoicism

Book: March

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It’s a comic book trilogy that is the story of the Civil Right Movement through Congressman Lewis’ eyes. Reading a book like March in 2016 helps me realize how far we’ve come as a country, but at the same time reminds me how much more we can and need to do.

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Book: Waking Up White

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My dad, brother, and I are now doing a monthly book club together. One of us chooses a book, we all read it, and then we do an hour-long video conference and talk about it. It was a powerful book that started off strong. Books book privilege racism

Here comes the sun.and the book

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Then I got an email from Amazon "Congratulations, the paperback edition of your book. SAP Nation, the bookIt is a glorious Spring day and I heard the Beatles this morning - this song cheers me up no matter what time of the year.

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Book: Cumulus

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If you are a looking for an awesome sci-fi book to read, download Cumulus by Eliot Peper right now. He was the first author that FG Press published and I wrote about getting to know Eliot in my post about his first book Uncommon Stock 1.0 Books cumulus eliot peper sci-fic

DonorsChoose.org Book Match Day

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Growing up, one of my favorite places in the world was the hammock in our backyard with a book. Today, DonorsChoose has a match across the entire site for any donations for books. It’s DonorsChoose Book Match Day. Philanthropy book donorschooseAmy and I love to read.

Book: Armada

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Ernst Cline’s second book, Armada , is almost as wonderful as his first book, Ready Player One. Both books are scifi. Both books are heavily gamer influenced. The post Book: Armada appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Book: How to Meditate

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A week ago, while proofreading a draft of Jerry Colonna’s upcoming book, I noticed a few sections where he mentioned Ani Pema Chödrön. When he referenced her book How to Meditate , I went on Amazon and bought a physical copy to read. With Brooks the Wonder Dog at my feet, I relaxed into what was a wonderfully written book on Meditation. The book reinforced a lot of what I’ve experienced with meditation while giving me some new thoughts about it.

Book Thela: Booklover’s Heaven, Buy Second- Hand Books Online

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Riticka Srivastav, a 24-year old entrepreneur started to sell second- hand books online at her website ‘Book Thela’ at throwaway prices in early 2017. Startups Book Thela Booklover Buy Second- Hand Books Online Riticka Srivastav Second- Hand Books

The Remarkable Effect by Ton Dobbe -  a book review

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With seven books under the belt, a number of first-time authors ask me for advice about book-writing. I am honest with them. I tell them to me the most enjoyable part is the extensive research, interviews for case studies etc

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Key Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Writing A Book

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When women entrepreneurs write books and dissertations about their innovations, they improve their founding profiles, develop expertise, gain positive perceptions, introduce female culture in business, and become competitive in entrepreneurial environments as well as leadership positions.

5 Books Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Read

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Business books can provide some of the best insight to the path of entrepreneurship. There are hundreds of titles from knowledgeable authors, but there are a few books that stand out amongst the rest. In his book, Guillebeau shows you don’t need thousands in savings to start a business.

Book: Lost and Wanted

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If you are a reader, get this book in physical form. Amy bought this book for me last week. Amy hasn’t read the book yet, so it’s now on the top of her infinite pile of books to read. Whenever we overlap reading books, even if they are separated by time, I have to be careful about what I say. It’s remarkable to me that Freudenberger didn’t know any of the physics in this book before she wrote it. Books book fiction

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Book: Uncensored

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Every quarter, a box with two books in it shows up. These books were chosen by Adam Grant, Susan Cain, Malcolm Gladwell, and Daniel Pink – several of my favorite contemporary writers and thinkers. On Saturday, I read one of the books in the box – Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America by Zachary Wood. The post Book: Uncensored appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books book memoir zachary wood

Book: Walking: One Step at a Time

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Erling Kagge’s book Walking: One Step at a Time was delightful. After dropping him off, I headed back to my car with a short stop in the Boulder Book Store , where browsing and buying a few books is one of my guilty pleasures. Books books reading walking

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How to Successfully Pitch Your Self-Help Book

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by Julia Ivy, PhD, author of “ Crafting Your Edge for Today’s Job Market: Using the Be-edge Method for Consulting Cases and Capstone Projects “ Sales of self-help books have nearly doubled since 2013 , with sales reaching $18.6 Present the book as a guide or an instrument.

Reading List: 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read In 2019

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Every year I revisit the classics and add a few noteworthy books to my list. Here's a look at five books I'll be reading this year. Lead audiobooks business books entrepreneurship books personal development

Book: Everything Is F *d

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Yesterday, I started my day by finishing A People’s History of American Empire: The American Empire Project, A Graphic Adaptation and ended my day by finishing Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope. While the book is about hope, it’s not in the way you might think.

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Book: Do Better Work

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He handed out copies of his recent book Do Better Work: Finding Clarity, Camaraderie, and Progress in Work and Life. His talk discussed his journey around writing the book, motivation for doing it, how it is integrated into the mission of Lessonly, and why he decided to self-publish it. I read the book on the plane home. The post Book: Do Better Work appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books book high alpha lessonly max yoder

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Book Promotional Pricing

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The soft cover, print-on-demand version of the book, SAP Nation is now available on Amazon.com here at $ 19.95. Use promotion code BOOKDEAL25 towards the book. SAP Nation Book Even better, they have a 25% off promotion till December 14. The hardback versions.

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Book: The Fixer

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I enjoyed Bradley Tusk’s new book, The Fixer: My Adventures Saving Startups from Death by Politics. It also was in the pile of books I get sent regularly by publishers hoping I’ll read and review them (as in “Dear Brad Feld, here is a form letter about my book, I hope you like it.”). Overall, it’s a winner of a book. The post Book: The Fixer appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books book bradley tusk memoir Politics

Book: Principles by Ray Dalio

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Several people recommended Ray Dalio’s book Principles to me. The TED Talk below is a good summary, but the book is worth reading in total. As part of that, it’s a treat to soak in books like Dalio’s, as it stimulates a lot of thoughts around this.

Book: The Hard Break

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Aaron Edelheit recently came out with a great book titled The Hard Break: The Case for a 24/6 Lifestyle. . I read hard copy books or on my Kindle, but try to stay completely off the web. Aaron weaves his own personal story into the book, which, rather than reading like a memoir, supports the points he’s making and reinforces the stories and examples of others. In addition to being a provocative book, it’s a personal book.

Book: Catch and Kill

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Lasica’s new book Catch and Kill: A high-tech conspiracy thriller. I finally crawled into bed at about 3am after reading about half of the book. Instead of a marathon weekend, this has turned into a book weekend. There were lots of twists and turns along the way and Lasica keeps the pace up throughout the entire book. The post Book: Catch and Kill appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books book catch and kill lasica mental floss

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Book: Recursion, Permutation City, and Fall

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They are Blake Crouch’s book Recursion and Neal Stephenson’s book Fall; or, Dodge in Hell. All three of these books are outstanding. All three books incorporate the concept of recursion in very foundation ways.

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Book: What Made Maddy Run

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Kate Fagan has written a must-read book for every parent of a high school or college athlete. Maddy’s family gave the author, Kate Fagan, incredible access, which allowed Fagan to write a powerful book. It’s not an easy book since you know the ending when you start it.

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Book: King of Capital

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King of Capital was a really useful book to read on a number of levels. Hmmm … The post Book: King of Capital appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books blackstone books private equityOne of my guilty pleasures is reading biographies about financiers and their companies. On Saturday, I gobbled down King of Capital , which is the story of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone from inception through 2011.

4 Incredible Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

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Lifestyle business books entrepreneurship books lifestyleIf you’re not in the habit of reading on a regular basis, get started with our short list and experience the difference it makes in your business mindset.

Book: Machines Like Me

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If you are looking for a great book to read this weekend, I recommend Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me. When the hardcover ended up on top of my infinite pile of books to read, Amy said, “Wow, you’ll love Ian McEwan’s writing.” McEwan isn’t subtle about the twists, which makes the book awesome. The post Book: Machines Like Me appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books books Robots sci-fi

Book: One Base at a Time

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After finishing the book, I went down the David R. In my book, there is no stigma here. The post Book: One Base at a Time appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books book ptsd29 years of nightmares. Over 10,000 nights in a row. That’s hard to fathom. David R.

Next Book: Silicon Collar

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My new book is nearing the end of the editing process and is headed to the design agency. It should be released by middle of September. Here’s a synopsis: “Never before have people had such a broad choice of occupations

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A Guide To Selling Books On Booksrun

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Selling a book is not as hard as you may believe. What Do You Need to Sell a Book? You need to need extensive knowledge of the book to sell it. Fortunately, there are a ton of apps that will scan the barcode, and get you up to speed with book’s price, sales rank, and much more.

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Book: The More You Hustle, The Luckier You Get

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has written a fun book that is part memoir, part advice, for what he calls Parentpreneurs (entrepreneurs who are trying to raise kids.) He’s got a website with a bunch of history about him, his journey, and the book. Books entrepreneurship parentsJames Oliver, Jr.

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Book: The Alliance

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Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh have written an outstanding and important book called The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age. Reid and Ben previously wrote a book called The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career.