Nate O'Brien
Book Recommendations

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Daniel Kahneman
    Psychology
    4.16 (389,431)

    In the highly anticipated thinking, fast and slow, kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. system 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; system 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fast thinking, and reveals the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and behavior. the impact of loss aversion and overconfidence on corporate strategies, the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in

    Nate O'Brien

    One of my favorites I've read thus far.

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • Tax-Free Wealth

    Tax-Free Wealth

    Tax-Free Wealth

    Tom Wheelwright
    Business & Economics
    4.25 (1,470)

    Tax-free wealth is about tax planning concepts. it's about how to use your country's tax laws to your benefit. in this book, tom wheelwright will tell you how the tax laws work. and how they are designed to reduce your taxes, not to increase your taxes. once you understand this basic principle, you no longer need to be afraid of the tax laws. they are there to help you and your business--not to hinder you.once you understand the basic principles of tax reduction, you can begin, immediately, reducing your taxes.

    Nate O'Brien

    You might spend 15 or 20 dollars on it but you can end up saving over thousands of dollars over the course of the next decade."

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • Deduct It!

    Deduct It!

    Deduct It!

    Stephen Fishman
    3.85 (98)

    For all your tax deductions, from start-up to success, you need to deduct it! completely updated for 2009 returns make more money for your small business by paying the irs less. let deduct it! show you how to maximize the business deductions you're entitled to -- quickly, easily and legally. this comprehensive, yet easy to read book is organized into practical categories featuring common deductions, including: start-up expenses operating expenses health deductions vehicles travel entertainment meals inventory equipment and many more the 6th edition is completely updated with all the

    Nate O'Brien

    I want you to treat this like you're taking a class

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • The Daily Stoic

    The Daily Stoic

    The Daily Stoic

    Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman
    4.31 (24,745)

    Alternate cover edition of isbn 9780735211735.a beautifully packaged daily devotional of stoic wisdom, featuring new translations of the most celebrated stoics with historical context and practical tips from bestselling author ryan holiday.stoic philosophy has long been the secret weapon of history’s greatest and wisest leaders--from emperors to artists, activists to fighter pilots. today, people of all stripes are seeking out stoicism’s unique blend of practicality and wisdom as they look for answers to the great questions of daily life.where should they start? epictetus? marcus aurelius? seneca? which edition? which translator?

    Nate O'Brien

    I want you to read this with me

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • Quiet

    Quiet

    Quiet

    Susan Cain
    Psychology
    4.05 (373,439)

    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. they are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. it is to introverts—rosa parks, chopin, dr. seuss, steve wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. in quiet, susan cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. she charts the rise of the extrovert ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply

    Nate O'Brien

    It's really great for people who are obviously introverted.

    Nov 21, 2019 — Source

  • Awaken the Giant Within

    Awaken the Giant Within

    Awaken the Giant Within

    Anthony Robbins,Frederick L. Covan,Tony Robbins
    Self-Help
    4.14 (64,072)

    The acknowledged expert in the psychology of change, anthony robbins provides a step-by-step program teaching the fundamental lessons of self-mastery that will enable you to discover your true purpose, take control of your life, and harness the forces that shape your destiny.

    Nate O'Brien

    I've really used some of the principles that I've learned in this book in my life"

    Nov 21, 2019 — Source

  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad

    Rich Dad, Poor Dad

    Rich Dad, Poor Dad

    Robert T. Kiyosaki,Sharon L. Lechter
    4.1 (472,961)

    Rich dad poor dad is robert's story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his "rich dad" — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. the book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.

    Nate O'Brien

    Everybody should read this, I wish it would be a requirement in school.

    Nov 21, 2019 — Source

  • The Bitcoin Standard

    The Bitcoin Standard

    The Bitcoin Standard

    Saifedean Ammous
    Business & Economics
    4.17 (5,700)

    Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order? economist saifedean ammous traces the history of the technologies of money to seashells, limestones, cattle, salt, beads, metals, and government debt, explaining what gave these technologies their monetary role, what makes for sound money, and the benefits of a sound monetary regime to economic growth, innovation, culture, trade, individual freedom, and international peace.the monetary and historical analysis sets the stage

    Nate O'Brien

    It's one that I would not skip over.

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • Why Nations Fail

    Why Nations Fail

    Why Nations Fail

    Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson
    Business & Economics
    4.06 (40,968)

    Is it culture, the weather, geography? perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? simply, no. none of these factors is either definitive or destiny. otherwise, how to explain why botswana has become one of the fastest growing countries in the world, while other african nations, such as zimbabwe, the congo, and sierra leone, are mired in poverty and violence? daron acemoglu and james robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or lack of it). korea, to take just one of their

    Nate O'Brien

    I'd recommend you pick this one up if you love politics and economics

    Jan 15, 2021 — Source

  • Getting to Yes

    Getting to Yes

    Getting to Yes

    Bruce Patton,Roger Fisher,William L. Ury
    Business & Economics
    3.93 (69,038)

    Describes a method of negotiation that isolates problems, focuses on interests, creates new options, and uses objective criteria to help two parties reach an agreement amazon.com description: product description: since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, getting to yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. one of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the harvard negotiation project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. getting to yes offers a proven,

    Nate O'Brien

    It's really gonna save you a lot of money and a lot of headache

    Nov 21, 2019 — Source

  • Influence

    Influence

    Influence

    Robert B. Cialdini
    4.19 (125,956)

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. dr. robert cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. his thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.you'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. perfect for people in all walks of

    Nate O'Brien

    I actually found myself referencing this book most often

    Nov 21, 2019 — Source

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