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Fascinate by Sally Hogshead
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Interesting alternative to a Meyers-Briggs view of your personality, Sally Hogshead's approach looks at how you are perceived by others, and how you can persuade through the effective use of your naturally fascinating personality dimensions, matched ...more
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The Idea Factory by Jon Gertner
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Covers the astonishing number of innovations turned out by Bell Labs in the 20th century. Fascinating. A must read for STEM lovers.
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The Apple Experience by Carmine Gallo
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Interesting overview of the methods Apple uses to build its "insanely great" customer loyalty at the retail store level, but disappointingly, many of the points mentioned in the book didn't really occur when I actually visited their stores.
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Difficult Men by Brett Martin
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Excellent analysis of the characters and creators of the ongoing wave of high quality scripted TV dramas featuring male antiheroes with complex psyches.
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Top of the Rock by Warren Littlefield
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Very accessible, nearly 100% quote-based account of Littlefield's storied tenure at NBC during the "Must See TV" era. Good fun if you're into behind the camera stories about classic TV shows.
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The TV Writer's Workbook by Ellen Sandler
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Excellent, pragmatic recommendations on how to generate good ideas for TV scripts and see them through to polished drafts. One of the best books I've read on the subject.
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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
read in November, 2013
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Excellent analysis of the importance of mistrusting your intuitive judgment when it comes to important decisions. Teaches you through numerous interesting examples how and when to slow down and think as opposed to reacting with your first thought.
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The First Time I Got Paid For It by Peter Lefcourt
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Nice anecdotal stories, but not particularly an actionable source of guidance.
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Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
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If you are a fan of quality sitcoms and enjoy reading about the behind the scenes processes involved in creating a classic television show, this book is an excellent choice The author ties the show to the feminist movement perhaps a bit heavily, but ...more
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