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The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss the 1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek From the author For the last two years I ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast The Tim Ferriss Show The guests range from super celebs Jamie Foxx Arnold Schwarzenegger etc and athletes icons of powerlifting gymnastics surfing etc to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists For most of my guests it s the first time they ve agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview This unusual depth has helped make The Tim Ferriss Show the first business interview podcast to pass 100 million downloads This book contains the distilled tools tactics and inside baseball you won t find anywhere else It also includes new tips from past guests and life lessons from new guests you haven t met What makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details This is reflected in the questions For example What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning What do their workout routines look like and why What books have they gifted most to other people What are the biggest wastes of time for novices in their field What supplements do they take on a daily basis I don t... view myself as an interviewer I view myself as an experimenter If I can t test something and replicate results in the messy reality of everyday life I m not interested Everything within these pages has been vetted explored and applied to my own life in some fashion I ve used dozens of the tactics and philosophies in high-stakes negotiations high-risk environments or large business dealings The lessons have made me millions of dollars and saved me years of wasted effort and frustration I created this book my ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools for myself It s changed my life and I hope the same for you more
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day Chances are you don t All too often our natural talents go untapped From the cradle to the cubicle we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths To help people uncover their talents Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment StrengthsFinder in 2001 which ignited a global conversation and helped millions to discover their top five talents In its latest national bestseller StrengthsFinder 2 0 Gallup unveils the new and improved version of its popular assessment language of 34 themes and much more see below for details While you can read this book in one sitting you ll use it as a reference for decades Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself--and the world around you--forever Available exclusively in StrengthsFinder 2 0 using the unique access code included with each book A new and upgraded edition of the StrengthsFinder assessment A personalized Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide for applying your strengths in the next week month and year A more customized version of your top five theme report 50 Ideas for... Action 10 strategies for building on each of your top five themes more
Developing video games hero s journey or fool s errand The creative and technical logistics that go into building today s hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss In Blood Sweat and Pixels Jason Schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius Exploring the artistic challenges technical impossibilities marketplace demands and Donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate Blood Sweat and Pixels reveals how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean it s nothing short of miraculous Taking some of the most popular bestselling recent games Schreier immerses readers in the hellfire of the development process whether it s RPG studio Bioware s challenge to beat an impossible schedule and overcome countless technical nightmares to build Dragon Age Inquisition indie developer Eric Barone s single-handed efforts to grow country-life RPG Stardew Valley from one man s vision into a multi-million-dollar franchise or Bungie spinning out from their corporate overlords at Microsoft to create... Destiny a brand new universe that they hoped would become as iconic as Star Wars and Lord of the Rings even as it nearly ripped their studio apart Documenting the round-the-clock crunches buggy-eyed burnout and last-minute saves Blood Sweat and Pixels is a journey through development hell and ultimately a tribute to the dedicated diehards and unsung heroes who scale mountains of obstacles in their quests to create the best games imaginable more
This 1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
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 Robbins who has coached more than fifty million people from 100 countries is the world s 1 life and business strategist In this book he teams up with Peter Mallouk the only man in history to be ranked the 1 financial advisor in the US for three consecutive years by Barron s Together they reveal how to become unshakeable someone who can not only maintain true peace of mind in a world of immense uncertainty economic volatility and unprecedented change but who can profit from the fear that immobilizes so many In these pages through plain English and inspiring stories you ll discover -How to put together a simple actionable plan that will deliver true financial freedom -Strategies from the world s top investors on how to protect yourself and your family and maximize profit from... the inevitable crashes and corrections to come -How a few simple steps can add a decade or more of additional retirement income by discovering what your 401 k provider doesn t want you to know -The core four principles that most of the world s greatest financial minds utilize so that you can maximize upside and minimize downside -The fastest way to put money back in your pocket uncover the hidden fees and half truths of Wall Street how the biggest firms keep you overpaying for underperformance -Master the mindset of true wealth and experience the fulfillment you deserve today more
This classic text is annotated to update Graham s timeless wisdom for today s market conditions The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide Graham s philosophy of value investing -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949 Over the years market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham s strategies While preserving the integrity of Graham s original text this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig whose perspective incorporates the realities of today s market draws parallels between Graham s examples and today s financial headlines and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham s principles Vital and indispensable this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals
The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management Los Angeles Times on the first edition In an age of great economic uncertainty when everyone is concerned about money and how they spend what they have this new edition of the bestselling Your Money or Your Life is an essential read With updated resources an easy-to-use index and anecdotes and examples particularly relevant today-it tells you how to Get out of debt and develop savings Reorder material priorities and live well for less Resolve inner conflicts between values and lifestyle Save the planet while saving money And much more In Your Money or Your Life Vicki Robin shows readers how to gain control of their money and finally begin to make a life rather than just make a living
This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs educators and parents in short millions of people of all ages and occupations
How a Nobel Prize winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality Forty years ago Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred systematically when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations Their work created the field of behavioral economics revolutionized Big Data studies advanced evidence-based medicine led to a new approach to government regulation and made much of Michael Lewis s own work possible Kahneman and Tversky are more responsible than anybody for the powerful trend to mistrust human intuition and defer to algorithms The Undoing Project is about a compelling collaboration between two men who have the dimensions of great literary figures They became heroes in the university and on the battlefield both had important careers in the Israeli military and their research was deeply linked to their extraordinary life experiences Amos Tversky was a brilliant self-confident warrior and extrovert the center of rapt attention in any room Kahneman a fugitive from the Nazis in his childhood was an introvert whose questing self-doubt was... the seedbed of his ideas They became one of the greatest partnerships in the history of science working together so closely that they couldn t remember whose brain originated which ideas or who should claim credit They flipped a coin to decide the lead authorship on the first paper they wrote and simply alternated thereafter This story about the workings of the human mind is explored through the personalities of two fascinating individuals so fundamentally different from each other that they seem unlikely friends or colleagues In the process they may well have changed for good mankind s view of its own mind more
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist s 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal s Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahneman s work with Amos Tversky is the subject of Michael Lewis s The Undoing Project A Friendship That Changed Our MindsIn the international bestseller Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics 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 The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think... Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011 Thinking Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic more
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