Category: book bucket list

Far Out: an ongoing read

Far Out Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal by Mark Liechty is a comprehensive read on Nepal’s tourism experiences in the postwar era, hippie counterculture in the 1960s,…

The coach

All managers should, in part, be coaches. This is from the Picking up the Bill article on The Economist (May 25th 2019). Gallup, a polling organization cites research showing that…

Shoe Dog

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight  was a book on my Book bucket list for 2019. I wrote then “When I went to college,…

Beginner’s Mind

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few. – Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

The Sixth Man: A Memoir

Just found out that Andre Iguodala, the sixth man of the NBA champions Golden State Warriors has a book “The Sixth Man” coming out on June 25, 2019. Andre Iguodala…

Some valuable wisdom…

I love this paragraph from Phil Knight’s Shoe Dog. It’s about the time when he wrote about the long-term prospects of Blue Ribbon and how he saw the future. “This…

Rules for Deep Work

Cal Newport’s Deep Work Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World is nicely summarized by Productivity Game. Three rules for doing Deep Work are: 1. Schedule distractions – Schedule…

Purpose, Incorporated

Purpose, Incorporated is the new book from Room to Read Founder and author of Leaving Microsoft to Change the World, John Wood. The book will be launching in February 2018.…

Principles by Ray Dalio

I first learned about Ray Dalio’s book Principles on The Tim Ferriss Show. The title on Tim’s podcast was itself profound, Ray Dalio, The Steve Jobs of Investing. Reading Principles’ reviews on goodreads just…