Drawing on ancient Stoic wisdom and examples across history and around the world, Ryan Holiday shows why courage is so important, and how to cultivate it in our own lives. Courage is not simply physical bravery but also doing the right thing and standing up for what you believe.
A handbook for the self. A compassionate, honest, and personal guide to empowering yourself, and others, for a safer and more inclusive world. Being a teenager can be a beautiful time in your life. But it can also be one filled with self-doubt, worries, and complicated relationships.
How the world's greatest investors win in markets and life. A fresh and unexpectedly profound book that draws on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with many of the world’s super-investors to demonstrate that the keys for building wealth hold other life lessons as well.
Those who play the game by the new rules understand that seven highly disruptive new technologies are changing the rules of work. Those who understand the rules of money and finance also know that we are sitting on a debt trap that is proving increasingly hard to finance.
Attempting to make the case that Bitcoin is a digital form of money that can provide a viable alternative to central bank fiat currencies. This book explains what money is, how it has evolved over time, and how and why various monies throughout history have succeeded or failed to serve their purpose.
This book is a pure joy to read. It’s hard to believe it was published 100+ years ago in 1907 because so much is still applicable today. The story covers Dawson’s thoughts, insights, and reflections as he transitions from a life as a clerk in London to a life in the country.
In this extraordinary contrarian book, Jeff Booth, a leading mind and CEO in e-commerce and technology for 20 years, details the technological and economic realities shaping our present and our future, and the choices we face as we go forward - a potentially alarming, but deeply hopeful situation.
It begins with the hero’s journey, it is merely the beginning and it allows us to begin living authentically, to self-actualise. It is the gift you get from going through the often painful hero’s journey, it is what you do with your gift, how you help the world and those around you.
A classic story of a working-class girl growing up in the fifties and sixties, where dreams and reality seem irreconcilable. Her Catholic upbringing, a father torn between his daughter and his new wife, her irreverent imagination and stubborn determination to enjoy life , all mean that Lucy Gannon really does have an amazing story (including meeting the Beatles in her school grounds) as she finds her place in the world.
How courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take. Bold, enlightened and argued with persuasiveness and zeal, Net Positive outlines how business can only profit in the modern age by aiming to fix global crises and give something back to society.
When Trash Becomes Treasure celebrates 30 optimistic and enterprising designers, makers and manufacturers who use waste as their primary resource, offering a rare glimpse into the embryonic world they inhabit. Accompanying these profiles, five in-depth and thematic essays will explore the societal, cultural and environmental implications of their work.
This book will teach you that measuring your current self vs. your former self has enormous psychological benefits. The key to this deceptively simple yet multi-layered concept that will have you feeling good, feeling grateful, and feeling like you are making progress even when times are tough.
Drawing on his own Maori ancestry, Owen weaves together insights from homo sapiens' evolutionary story and our collective wisdom. Shining a light on where these powerful ideas are applied around the world in high-performing settings encompassing sport, business, the arts and military.
Bringing together new and old writings to explore the eight subjects that give life meaning: ego, family, home, friendship, love, work, death, the soul. You can travel the world looking for yourself, but if you don’t know what you’re looking for, how can you find it?
For many, the Advent season is one of the most special times of the year, when candles twinkle, the Christmas tree is decorated, and smells of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove fill the kitchen. Advent celebrates the magical run-up to Christmas with over 100 classic German baking recipes.
With contributions from more than 100 Black cultural luminaires from around the globe, the book moves through chapters exploring parts of the Black experience, from Homeland to Migration, Spirituality to Black Future, offering delicious recipes, moving essays, and arresting artwork.
Providing first aid to every food craving, the author of The Borough Market Cookbook serves up a tantalising selection of exciting recipes, ingeniously arranged by their flavour profiles, from fresh and fragrant to cheesy and creamy. 6 Flavour Profiles. Over 100 recipes. Every craving covered.
Interspersed with reflections on the pleasures of food, these recipes capture the moments that really make cooking special. Celebrating the messy, unglamorous, delicious realities of home cooking today. Finding joy in the ordinary rhythms of cooking, from cobbling together weeknight ‘cupboard dinners’ from store-cupboard staples and leftovers to rejoicing in the glory of carbs.
The Jamaican commentator and former cricketer expands on the game-changing distillation of the Black Lives Matter movement that he delivered live on air, in this powerful, eloquent work which combines Holding’s own testimony about racial abuse with thoughtful interviews from across the world of sport.
A deeply layered, personal story about selfhood, self-sabotage, mortality, addiction, bliss, wonder, and the concerns of a generation. This is an extraordinary, laugh-out-loud chronicle of the conundrums we all grapple with as we seek our true place in the world.
Surfing, natural cycles and the sea's power to heal. Powerful feminist nature writing by the pioneer of women’s big-wave surfing in Ireland. A rare female perspective on surfing, exploring the mental skills it fosters, and the need to recognise the value of the ocean and of nature’s cycles in our lives.
Envision a successful future then chart a course to get there. Communicate your vision with passion and conviction. Know the people you lead; find out what motivates each one. Lead with character and integrity. Inspire confidence through your competence and success. Lead boldly, act decisively, don't second-guess yourself. Don't just be a boss; be a servant to your people.
Skateboard illustration and fine art featuring artists Sean Cliver, Todd Bratrud, Philip Morgan, Marc Mckee, Thomas Campbell, Rob Mathieson, FOS, Mako, Jim Phillips, Chris Reed, Jason C Arnold, Yaia, George Yarnton, Pitchgrim, Benjamin Deberdt, Johnny “MOJO” Munnerlyn
Drawing on sociology, behavioural economics and fascinating case studies of thriving email-free companies, Cal explains how this modern tool doesn't work for our ancient brains and provides solutions you can implement today to transform your workday into one without constant, distracting pings.
A first-of-its-kind, science-backed toolkit takes a holistic approach to burnout prevention by helping individuals, teams, and leaders build resilience and thrive at work. Burnout has become one of the most talked about workplace topics, and its impact is far-reaching.
The power of mental models to make better decisions. We’re always told that humans make bad decisions and that more data is better. But this is backwards: people are actually good at decisions because we use mental models and can envision new realities outside of data. Framers shows how.
A collection of memories of a life lived loud. From his early days growing up in the suburbs of Washington, DC, to hitting the road at the age of 18, and all the music that followed. Dave can now share these adventures with the world, as seen and heard from behind the microphone. Turn it up!
PowerPoint is about presentation, theatre and culture, how to think, create and persuade. It's hated and loved in equal measure for reasons that tell us a lot about power and who gets to say what where. Life is somewhere in a PowerPoint slide.
Neuroscientists have made enormous strides in understanding the brain and how we learn, but little of that insight has filtered down to the way teachers teach. This book applies this research to the classroom for teachers, parents, and anyone interested in improving education.
Remember all those ingrained habits, cherished ideas, beloved objects, and stubborn preferences from the pre-Internet age? They’re gone. A nostalgic tour of the pre-Internet age, offering powerful insights into both the profound and the seemingly trivial things we’ve lost.
This classic treatise on race contains Dr. West’s most incisive essays on the issues relevant to black Americans, including the crisis in leadership in the Black community, Black conservatism, Black-Jewish relations, myths about Black sexuality, and the legacy of Malcolm X.
Seeing beneath the surface of homelessness, through the simple act of a haircut. In 2015, while working at a hair salon, Joshua Coombes took to the streets with his scissors to build relationships and offer haircuts to men and women experiencing homelessness in London. The stories of the people he met resonated and others began to get involved - the movement #DoSomethingForNothing was born.
Bold and controversial, it is a brilliantly confident assertion that the 21st century will be the best for humankind yet. Reaching back into the past to give a rational explanation for why we can, and will, overcome the challenges of the future, such as climate change and the population boom.
The story of an ordinary girl who, with a side-serving of cancer, makes life extraordinary. Glittering a Turd is more than just another cancer memoir; it's a handbook for living life to the fullest, shining a new perspective on survival and learning to glitter your own turd, whatever it might be.
This gutsy guidebook will help anyone who’s procrastinating on a goal, career change, or business idea stop the obsessive worrying and leap into action. You don’t need to have all the answers to make your dream a reality. You just need to start before you’re ready.
This book aims to sketch, in light of our environmental crisis and economic sea change, the elements of business responsibility for our time, when everyone in business at every level has to deal with the unintended consequences of a 200-year-old industrial model that can no longer be sustained ecologically, socially, or financially.
A collective action and community engagement. It’s about healing our relationships with nature, each other and ourselves; and feeling inspired about what the next phase of human evolution might be. With practical guidance and gentle encouragement, Do Earth provides a blueprint for reimagining the world and reviving our beautiful planet.
Drawing on his years of research into some of the most pioneering and progressive businesses on the planet. By speaking to their purpose-driven founders, Alan discovers that it is possible to lead with generosity, have a transparent supply chain, design products and services that are considered and joyful, and create a company culture where individuals flourish.
This book is about working with other people. It’s about making that experience a positive one. It’s about how a happy, engaged and motivated team becomes an unstoppable force. It will help you get the best from everyone so that you, your team and your business can thrive.
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