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  • Brotopia

    Brotopia

    Brotopia

    Emily Chang
    Business & Economics
    4.02 (5,628)

    For women in tech, silicon valley is not a fantasyland where millions of dollars grow on trees. it's a "brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties.in this powerful exposé, bloomberg tv journalist emily chang reveals how silicon valley got so sexist despite its utopian ideals, why bro culture endures despite decades of companies claiming the moral high ground (don't be evil!

    Arianna Huffington

    A must must must read!!

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  • Well

    Well

    Well

    Sandro Galea
    Medical
    3.98 (235)

    In well, physician sandro galea examines what americans miss when they fixate on healthcare: health.americans spend more money on health than people anywhere else in the world. and what do they get for it? statistically, not much. americans today live shorter, less healthy lives than citizens of other rich countries, and these trends show no signs of letting up.the problem, sandro galea argues, is that americans focus on the wrong things when they think about health. our national understanding of what constitutes "being well" is centered on medicine -- the

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    a must-read for anyone interested in building a healthier world!

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  • Sleep in Art
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    This book combines two of my favorite things -- art and sleep!

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  • Principles

    Principles

    Principles

    Ray Dalio
    Business & Economics
    4.08 (45,960)

    In 1975, ray dalio founded an investment firm, bridgewater associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in new york city. forty years later, bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the united states, according to fortune magazine. dalio himself has been named to time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. along the way, dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture,

    Arianna Huffington

    Beautifully written and filled with such wisdom

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  • Lessons

    Lessons

    Lessons

    Gisele Bündchen
    Biography & Autobiography
    4.01 (4,200)

    Gisele bündchen's journey began in southern brazil, where she grew up sharing a bedroom with her five sisters and bullied by her classmates. at the age of 14, fate intervened suddenly in sao paolo in the form of a modeling scout. four years later, gisele's appearance in alexander mcqueen's runway show in london launched her spectacular career as a fashion model, while also putting an end to the "heroin chic" era in fashion. since then, gisele has appeared in 600 ad campaigns, over 2000 magazine covers and walked in more

    Arianna Huffington

    I'm loving. Authentic and inspiring just like her!

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  • What to Do When I'm Gone

    What to Do When I'm Gone

    What to Do When I'm Gone

    Hallie Bateman,Suzy Hopkins
    Comics & Graphic Novels
    4.24 (1,688)

    One sleepless night while she was in her early twenties, illustrator/writer hallie bateman had a painful realization: someday, her mother would be gone. the prospect was devastating, and also scary—how would she navigate the world without the person who gave her life? she thought about all the motherly advice she would miss—advice that could help her through the challenges to come, including the ordeal of losing a parent. the next day, hallie asked her mother, writer suzy hopkins, to record step-by-step instructions for her to follow in the event of

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    how a mother's love endures even after she's gone

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  • 24/6

    24/6

    24/6

    Tiffany Shlain
    Self-Help
    3.8 (1,911)

    Internet pioneer and renowned filmmaker tiffany shlain takes us on a provocative and entertaining journey through time and technology, introducing a strategy for living in our 24/7 world: turning off all screens for twenty-four hours each week. this practice, which she’s done for nearly a decade with her husband and kids, has completely changed their lives, giving them more time, productivity, connection, and presence. she and her family call it “technology shabbat.” drawn from the ancient ritual of shabbat, living 24/6 can work for anyone from any background. in this

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    love her new book about the power of unplugging one day a week.

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  • The War for Kindness

    The War for Kindness

    The War for Kindness

    Jamil Zaki
    Psychology
    4.01 (1,269)

    Empathy is in short supply. we struggle to understand people who aren't like us, but find it easy to hate them. studies show that we are less caring than we were even thirty years ago. in 2006, barack obama said that the united states was suffering from an "empathy deficit." since then, things seem to have only gotten worse.it doesn't have to be this way. in this groundbreaking book, jamil zaki shares cutting-edge research, including experiments from his own lab, showing that empathy is not a fixed trait--something we're born

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    shows that empathy isn't a fixed trait—it's something we can, and must, develop and nurture.

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  • Tiny Habits

    Tiny Habits

    Tiny Habits

    B.J. Fogg
    4.17 (10,686)

    The world’s leading expert on habit formation shows how you can have a happier, healthier life: by starting small.when it comes to change, tiny is mighty. start with two pushups a day, not a two-hour workout; or five deep breaths each morning rather than an hour of meditation. in tiny habits, b.j. fogg brings his experience coaching more than 40,000 people to help you lose weight, de-stress, sleep better, or achieve any goal of your choice. you just need fogg’s behavior formula: make it easy, make it fit your life,

    Arianna Huffington

    I'm going to call it the best book of 2020 (so far).

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  • Gay Like Me

    Gay Like Me

    Gay Like Me

    Richie Jackson
    Fathers and sons
    3.93 (613)

    In this poignant and urgent love letter to his son, award-winning broadway, tv and film producer richie jackson reflects on his experiences as a gay man in america and the progress and setbacks of the lgbtq community over the last 50 years.“my son is kind, responsible, and hardworking. he is ready for college. he is not ready to be a gay man living in america.”when jackson's 18-year-old son born through surrogacy came out to him, the successful producer, now in his 50s, was compelled to reflect on his experiences and

    Arianna Huffington

    I loved every page. Powerful, moving and inspiring!

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  • Wake Up to the Joy of You

    Wake Up to the Joy of You

    Wake Up to the Joy of You

    Agapi Stassinopoulos
    Self-Help
    4.15 (261)

    This is your year of self-discovery, a journey to create a life filled with grace, meaning, zest, peace, and joy. with warmth and wisdom from a lifetime of spiritual seeking, inspirational force agapi stassinopoulos guides you through fifty-two weeks of letting go of what doesn t work for you and finding what does. you ll cultivate the building blocks of self-care (meditation, health, making time for yourself) and confront the common roadblocks we all face, like pouring your energy into other people or living in denial. you ll explore your

    Arianna Huffington

    Yes, I'm biased--but it's a great book!

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  • Savage News

    Savage News

    Savage News

    Jessica Yellin
    Fiction
    3.52 (1,226)

    Be noisy. natalie savage grew up hearing these words from her beloved father, who admired walter cronkite so much he named the family dog after him. natalie--who spent her twenties missing out on life's benchmarks--finally sees her efforts pay off when she's assigned to cover the white house for her network, atn. the problem? the position is only temporary, a test to see if she has what it takes. she has always relied on her grit, her principles and her news sense to gain success. but now her competition is

    Arianna Huffington

    great new book — and debut novel

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  • AI Superpowers

    AI Superpowers

    AI Superpowers

    Kai-Fu Lee
    Business & Economics
    4.1 (12,277)

    Dr. kai-fu lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on ai and china—reveals that china has suddenly caught up to the us at an astonishingly rapid and unexpected pace.in ai superpowers, kai-fu lee argues powerfully that because of these unprecedented developments in ai, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. indeed, as the us-sino ai competition begins to heat up, lee urges the us and china to both accept and to embrace the great responsibilities that come with significant technological power.most experts already say that

    Arianna Huffington

    It's one of those books you begin reading and instantly feel that everybody should know about it.

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  • Leading Without Authority
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    introduces a new system for remote leadership with the introduction of what he calls Co-elevation.

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  • Goodnight Moon

    Goodnight Moon

    Goodnight Moon

    Margaret Wise Brown
    Juvenile Fiction
    4.29 (336,955)

    In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "goodnight room, goodnight moon." and to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one -- the little bunny says goodnight.in this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a

    Arianna Huffington

    We need an adult version of Goodnight Moon!

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  • Aware

    Aware

    Aware

    Daniel J. Siegel
    3.5 (656)

    Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the wheel of awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one's day-to-day life. an in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation's effectiveness, this book teaches readers how to harness the power of the principle "where attention goes, neural firing flows, and neural connection grows." siegel reveals how developing a wheel of awareness practice to focus attention, open awareness, and cultivate kind intention can literally help you grow a healthier brain and reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in your

    Arianna Huffington

    Loving [the] Wheel of Awareness meditation practice, outlined in his new book

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  • Parents Who Lead

    Parents Who Lead

    Parents Who Lead

    Alyssa F. Westring,Stewart D. Friedman
    3.72 (43)

    How working parents can lead more purposeful lives, characterized by harmony, connection, and impact.parents in today's fast-paced, disorienting world can easily lose track of who they are and what really matters most. but it doesn't have to be this way. as a parent, you can harness the powerful science of leadership in order to thrive in all aspects of your life.drawing on the principles of his book 'total leadership' - a best seller and popular leadership-development program used in organizations worldwide - and on their experience as researchers, educators, consultants,

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    encourages parents to forge better lives not only for our children, but also for ourselves.

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