The Richest Man in Babylon is written in story form; fun to read and easy to understand regardless of your financial education. It's a concise book and hard to put down once you start reading. The key concept is "Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition."
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The premise of the book according to the author is that "the story of The House of Morgan is the story of modern finance." My favorite quote from the books is "Morgan bank tellers have a million dollar smile, they only smile if you have a million dollars."
Fun book with a lot of insights for running a retail business. Sam's 10 rules for running a successful company include general business, leadership and management principles relevant to most fields. Related fact, Sam Walton's three living children are currently ranked 16, 17 and 18 on Forbes World's Billionaires List.
Based on Amy's TED talk. Contains several good insights on how to be your best, especially in challenging situations. Summary sentence of the book. The ideal effect of presence is that you execute with comfortable confidence and synchrony and leave with a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment, regardless of the measurable outcome.
What if your dreams aren't happening because you are not being bold enough to ask?
Read this book because it relates to my current profession. For me the most interesting parts were the details on the bridge caissons and how they sunk the piers of the bridge.
Some of the content of this book is not moral or ethical. Unfortunately the tactics are real and in common use today. One should be aware of such tactics and reading this will help with understanding the dynamics of power.