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Bookshelf update: Why Does the World Exist?

In Bookshelf, Existential on Tue 30 Aug 2016 at 05:08

One major takeaway from Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story, as embodied by the following excerpt… Read the rest of this entry »

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Bookshelf update: Century Club!

In Bookshelf on Wed 10 Feb 2016 at 08:15

Back on January 1, 2011, my New Year’s Resolution was to read 100 books in 5 years.  61 months later, I achieved just that… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Drive

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 2 Feb 2016 at 06:41

Two takeaways from Daniel Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The Idea Factory (Bell Labs)

In Bookshelf on Mon 25 Jan 2016 at 10:52

Three takeaways from John Gertner’s The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Exponential Organizations

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 1 Dec 2015 at 06:04

Two takeaways from Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do about It), by Salim Ismail, Michael Malone, and Yuri van Geest, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Abundance

In Bookshelf on Tue 24 Nov 2015 at 08:49

Three takeaways from Peter Diamandis’ Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The $100 Startup

In Bookshelf on Tue 29 Sep 2015 at 22:45

Two takeaways from Chris Guillebeau’s The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Bold

In Bookshelf on Mon 24 Aug 2015 at 09:41

Four takeaways from Peter Diamandis’ Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth & Impact the World, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Creativity Inc.

In Bookshelf on Mon 27 Jul 2015 at 08:51

Two takeaways from Ed Catmull’s Creativity Inc., as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Contagious

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 30 Jun 2015 at 13:48

Two takeaways from Jonah Berger’s Contagious: Why Things Catch On, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »