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The Education of Millionaires by Michael Ellsberg
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The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
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Wasted by Brian O'Connell
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I read Brian O’Connell’s ‘Wasted. A Sober Journey Through Drunken Ireland’ in one sitting. It’s a biography. Of the writer’s life, of Ireland, of famous faces who’ve overcome addiction.

Part 1 tells the story of his remarkably normal upbringing in Enn...more
Drive by Daniel H. Pink
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
by Daniel H. Pink (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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Daniel Pink’s ‘Drive’ offers a compelling new exploration of modern motivation. “Carrots & sticks are so last century”, he argues. Today, autonomy, mastery and purpose form the tripod on which all good work stands.

Pink’s thesis is that business d...more
Heartburn by Nora Ephron
by Nora Ephron
read in June, 2012
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o break up my non-fiction reading regime, I recently picked up Nora Ephron‘s ‘Heartburn’. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Nora Ephron (famed for Sleepless in Seattle & When Happy Met Sally) died recently.

As has become my...more
The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
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Chris Guillebeau’s ‘The $100 Startup’ has been everywhere this summer. It’s topped bestseller lists, toured both the real world and the blog world and was the motivation behind the $100,000 giveaway at this year’s World Domination Summit.

By the time...more
The Things I've Seen by Lara Marlowe
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Over the weekend, I finished Lara Marlowe’s fantastic collection of articles spanning her 30 years as a journalist. ‘The Things I’ve Seen: Nine Lives of a Foreign Correspondent’ is a fascinating, first-hand account of international affairs over the l...more
Smile or Die by Barbara Ehrenreich
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“Americans are a positive people”, so begins Barbara Ehrenreich’s ‘Smile or Die’; a thorough and thoughtful examination of the ‘cult of positivity’ that informs modern American culture.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, the author found hersel...more
Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof
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Written by journalistic power couple Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky is a compelling portrait of how our world treats women and girls. Kristof & WuDunn make a compelling argument that the modern day treatment of women &...more
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