Thinking , Fast And Slow
The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate daniel kahneman’s seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including steven pinker and malcolm gladwell. In thinking, fast and slow, kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life’s work. It will change the way you think about thinking.
The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate. This widely acclaimed bestseller, in which malcolm gladwell explores and brilliantly illuminates the tipping point phenomenon, is already changing the way people throughout the world think about selling products and disseminating ideas.
After interviewing fifty of the world’s greatest financial minds and penning the #1 New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.
This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book about visionary companies.’
100 BUSINESS TOOLS FOR SUCCESS may be a little book, but it contains the very best business tools from the very best business brains on the planet. Each one is summarized over just two pages, so that you can quickly enjoy the insights that are driving the most successful people in all walks of life.
COLIN BRYAR STARTED AT AMAZON IN 1998; BILL CARR JOINED IN 1999. THEIR TIME AT AMAZON COVERED A PERIOD OF UNMATCHED INNOVATION THAT BROUGHT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDING KINDLE, AMAZON PRIME, AMAZON ECHO AND ALEXA, AND AMAZON WEB SERVICES TO LIFE. THROUGH THE STORY OF THESE INNOVATIONS THEY REVEAL AND CODIFY THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES THAT HAVE DRIVEN THE SUCCESS OF ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY COMPANIES THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN, FROM THE FAMOUS 14-LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES, THE BAR RAISER HIRING PROCESS, AND AMAZON’S FOUNDING CHARACTERISTICS: CUSTOMER OBSESSION, LONG-TERM THINKING, EAGERNESS TO INVENT, AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE.
Business leaders often take actions that from up earnings in the short term, but compromise their companies’ long-term health. David cote, the much-respected former leader of honeywell international and one of the most successful ceo of his generation, shares a simple, paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals. Short-termism is rampant among executives and managers today, causing many companies to under perform and even go out of business.
In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others. Citing examples ranging from hammurabi to seneca, antaeus the giant to donald trump, nassim nicholas taleb shows how the willingness to accept one’s own risks is an essential attribute of heroes, saints, and flourishing people in all walks of life.
There are “financial experts” who advise people to take out their credits cards and cut them up. And that may be a good plan for someone who is financially irresponsible, it’s not great advice for someone who wants to build wealth and become financially free. Cutting up your credit cards won’t make you rich; learning to leverage and manage debt will.
The only thing better than one real estate expert teaching you how to invest and win is 20 real estate experts with that same mission. For the first time ever, robert kiyosaki, best-selling author of rich dad poor dad, has assembled in one book an unrivaled cast of real estate wizards and trusted advisors with one purpose in mind: to share their knowledge and teach you to win in real estate.