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Critical Path by R. Buckminster Fuller
Critical Path
by R. Buckminster Fuller
recommended for: this book just broadens one's horizons
read in August, 1986
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Buckminster Fuller was one of the greatest inventor,architect, designer and Philosopher United States of America ever had..

Fuller's deep insight and understanding into varied subjects ranging from astronomy to physics to zen philosopy has helped him...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Maverick by Ricardo Semler
Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace
by Ricardo Semler
recommended for: entrepreneurs who would like to lead ,empower and achieve greater efficiencies
read in February, 1994
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Maverick was a true maverick when he wrote the book way back in 1993..

Even now Ricardo Semler's empowerment and autonomy to his employees/stakeholders in the company is outstanding..
I still haven't come across an organisation which across ranks empow...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy
Ogilvy on Advertising
by David Ogilvy
recommended for: insights on advertising from the legend
read in June, 1987
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David Ogilvy is a class apart in advertising..

“At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce comes from the electric clock.” who can ever forget this ad that made David Ogilvy famous..

the story goes that rolls royce gave the campaign...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Prophet by Khalil Gibran
The Prophet
by Khalil Gibran
recommended for: pearls of wisdom for the 'with it' generation
read in August, 1993
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well..of course..we all know this book has plenty of wisdom for the 'with it' and 'without it' generation..

what is also striking is the simplicity of the language and the pragmatism in his outlook to life..

Be it on relationships between couple or par...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
by Steven D. Levitt
recommended for: a catalyst to think out of the box
read in July, 2006
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Steven Levitt and his colleagues have brought out a wealth of information on topics ranging from 'why do teachers cheat in chicago' to ' why do mafia guys live with their moms'..

the book is so racy and unputdownable..

the range of issues it tries to a...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Philadelphia by Christopher  Davis
Philadelphia
by Christopher Davis
recommended for: an earth shattering story on the HIV virus and its impact on the society
read in July, 1994
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I have been extremely impacted by this book followed by watching the movie..

It moved me so much it motivated me to make a paradigm shift in my career ..yes..to work on HIV/AIDS projects for next 5 years..

The book is basically a promotion for the movi...more
Partha rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in the Markets and Life
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: awesome book on investments
read in June, 2002
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Taleb as an amused observer analyzing on the life, personalities and events/happenings of the financial markets and wall street is breath taking..

its a sheer delight for some one who wants to go deep into understanding the concepts of what makes some...more
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