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79
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court
4.45
really liked it
List of great observations and leadership tidbits. Doesn't give full stories examples behind each, so I found it a little hard to apply or let the les ...more
Sep 21, 2015
Dec 13, 2010
 
77
Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow
3.99
Just heard a talk by Chip which was very inspirational. He talked a lot about Abraham H. Maslow's hierarchy, and how it can be applied to employees, c ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
31
The Devil in the White City
3.98
If steve recommends it, it must be good!
not set
Jan 18, 2007
 
70
A Tale of Two Cities
3.81
really liked it
On loan to Diana Sonn
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Dec 05, 2007
 
1
Stover at Yale
3.69
If Jacques says its his one of his all-time favorites, then I gotta read it!
not set
Oct 17, 2006
 
69
Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace
4.15
Kareems top 10. Similar to delivering happines
not set
Aug 08, 2007
 
44
The Greatest Salesman in the World (2001): 2001 Gift Edition
4.19
On recommendation from Gerald Chamales
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Jul 14, 2007
 
36
The Natural
3.62
really liked it
None
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Dec 01, 2006
 
41
The Martian Chronicles
4.12
it was amazing
If elizabeth and nico both give it 5 stars its gotta be good...
not set
Dec 29, 2006
 
2
The King of California: J.G. Boswell and the Making of a Secret American Empire
3.97
I love California history...
not set
Oct 03, 2008
 
74
Painting as a Pastime
4.27
Recommended by Tim O'Reilly
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Mar 08, 2010
 
39
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid
3.79
The LA Times did a story about this book & it sounded interesting: [http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-...]

An excerpt:
The former president also
...more
not set
Dec 12, 2006
 
22
Cooking with Fernet Branca (Gerald Samper, #1)
3.62
it was amazing
None
not set
Sep 03, 2006
 
72
The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from Ideo, America's Leading Design Firm
3.94
really liked it
Evan & James recommend it..
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Jan 30, 2007
 
29
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
3.86
None
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Oct 29, 2007
 
53
What Would Google Do?
3.80
it was amazing
None
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Jan 29, 2009
 
40
Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
3.69
Joel on software blogged about it, and it appeals to the geek in me... anyone else know anything about it?

http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2...
not set
Jan 09, 2007
 
66
Then We Came to the End
3.45
Stephen King recommended it, and it sounds good!

[http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/boo...]
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Jun 05, 2007
 
5
Mental Models: Aligning Design Strategy with Human Behavior
3.83
Jeff recommends it - and learning about good design is a must for any website architect.
not set
Feb 22, 2008
 
43
Drawing the Line
4.80
I had the pleasure of meeting Paul Conrad, and he is a real character.
not set
Mar 21, 2007
 
7
Reading Oprah: How Oprah's Book Club Changed the Way America Reads
3.67
Oprah is the Queen of bookclubs, and I want to understand how she does it!
not set
Jul 26, 2008
 
33
How to Cook Everything: The Basics: Simple Recipes Anyone Can Cook
4.27
My old roommate had this, and I've been rather missing it since I moved out...
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Oct 17, 2006
 
28
Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People
3.93
not set
Jan 02, 2008
 
52
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
3.82
Saw a talk by Clay at BookExpo - good stuff!
not set
May 29, 2008
 
68
Psycho-Cybernetics, A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life
4.20
On recommendation from Gerald Chamales
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Jul 14, 2007
 
4
The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and the Gospel of Wealth
3.96
On recommendation from Gerald Chamales
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Jul 14, 2007
 
6
Rails Deployment: Production Configuration and Advanced Rails Tactics
3.64
liked it
None
not set
Aug 21, 2007
 
47
Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning
3.61
None
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Aug 28, 2007
 
48
The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1)
3.75
None
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Sep 26, 2007
 
49
The Soul of a New Machine
4.09
None
Sep 26, 2007
Sep 26, 2007
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