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The Social Animal

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David Brooks has written an absolutely fascinating book about how we form our emotions and character. In The Social Animal, he makes the recent revolution in neuroscience understandable, and he applies it to those things we have the most trouble knowing how to teach.

Hot, Flat & Crowded

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Thomas L. Friedman’s phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: the economy and the environment.

The Big Short

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Michael Lewis has written from the perspective of a financial insider for more than 20 years. His first book, Liar’s Poker, was a warts-and-all account of Wall Street culture in the 1980s, when Lewis worked at the investment bank Salomon Brothers.

China’s Megatrends

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Naisbitt collaborates with his wife and turns his focus to our competitor to the east. Why has China succeeded while many democratically governed states have failed to make economic progress?

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

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Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C K Prahlad Listen to the podcast now:

Book Summary: Five years ago, C.K. Prahalad’s The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid showed companies how they could reignite profits and growth by serving the world’s five billion poorest people. Hundreds of firms have successfully taken […]

Freakonomics

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Freakonomics argues that many apparent mysteries of everyday life don’t need to be so mysterious: they could be illuminated and made even more fascinating by asking the right questions and drawing connections.

Good to Great + How the Mighty Fall

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In this unique episode, the team take on TWO business books by the same author, Jim Collins. Good to Great and How the Mighty Fall (the update, which considers the recent downfall of some of the “great” companies).