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Promoting ‘book reading’, through book listening to rebuild the connection with books.
Listening a book, bit by bit on daily basis for a maximum of 20 minutes will hopefully generate a realization of how books can influence and benefit our lives. Continuing this for some time, around 7 weeks, may result in a self-sustaining habit of reading good books…
Objective is to reconnect with good books and develop the habit of continuous learning.
Disclaimer: Posting a book does not mean endorsement of the author’s beliefs.
NOTE: The list and sequence is tentative, may slightly change. You can suggest as well in comments.
|#||Title||Tentative release||Duration||Author||Category||Short description|
|1||My Philosophy of Successful Living||Mon 12 Oct 2020 00:00 UTC+5||48 min||Jim Rohn||Personal Development||Before he passed away in December 2009, Jim Rohn had influenced more than 5 million people in all corners of the world.
Jim was one of the most powerful and memorable listening experiences ever because he could take timeless, ageless principles and present them in such a simple way.
|2||Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Muslim Civilisation from the Past||Sun 18 Oct 2020 00:00 UTC+5||9 hrs||Firas Alkhateeb||History||Islam has been one of the most powerful religious, social, and political forces in history. Over the last 1400 years, from origins in Arabia, a succession of Muslim polities, and later empires expanded to control territories and peoples that ultimately stretched from southern France to East Africa and South East Asia.|
|3||The Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Heavens||Fri 01 Jan 2021 00:00 UTC+5||3 hrs||Gabriel Zucman||Economy||We are well aware of the rise of the 1% as the rapid growth of economic inequality has put the majority of the world's wealth in the pockets of fewer and fewer. One much-discussed solution to this imbalance is to significantly increase the rate at which we tax the wealthy. But with an enormous amount of the world's wealth hidden in tax havens-in countries like Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Cayman Islands-this wealth cannot be fully accounted for and taxed fairly.|
|4||The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done||Mon 25 Jan 2021 00:00 UTC+5||6 hrs||Peter F. Drucker||Leadership||The measure of the executive, Drucker reminds us, is the ability to "get the right things done." This usually involves doing what other people have overlooked as well as avoiding what is unproductive. Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge may all be wasted in an executive job without the acquired habits of mind that mold them into results.|