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You Innovate with Your Heart, Not Your Head; How a decade of rejection rocketed billionaire Spanx founder Sara Blakely to mega success – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 13 Jun (Sat)

Life

  • You Innovate with Your Heart, Not Your Head: HBR
  • How a decade of rejection rocketed billionaire Spanx founder Sara Blakely to mega success: BI
  • Seven Habits Of Fearless People: Forbes
  • 25 Life Lessons From 100-Year-Old David Rockefeller, The World’s Oldest Billionaire: Forbes
  • Invent your own TAFE course, and other survival hacks from Wollongong toolbelt manufacturer Buckaroo: BRW
  • Be an ethical firm or lose your best people, EY survey finds: SCMP
  • Lunch with the FT: Richard Desmond; the media mogul calls the prime minister ‘rude’, swears vigorously and talks about what to do with a billion pounds in cash: FT
  • Genes Are Selfish; People Are Not: We are unique among animals in our consciousness, of our own selves and of our social groups.: WSJ
  • Schadenfreude Is in the Zeitgeist, but Is There an Opposite Term? Word for taking pain in another’s pleasure is ‘gluckschmerz,’ or is it?: WSJ

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A brilliant MIT scientist shares the sad personal story that drives his groundbreaking research – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 12 Jun (Fri)

Life

  • A brilliant MIT scientist shares the sad personal story that drives his groundbreaking research: BI
  • A Harvard cognitive scientist taught me the secret underlying all good writing: BI
  • What investors can learn from Alex Bird’s 500 winning bets at the races; Professional gambler Alex Bird made a fortune betting on photo finishes. Terry Smith says his system offers a lesson to investors: Telegraph
  • Let Rich and Poor Learn Together: NYT
  • Why doing nothing for a year was the best career decision Food Network star Ina Garten ever made: BI
  • How one woman turned less than $1,000 of savings into a business that earns over $200,000 a year: BI
  • Why we have to give our business partners the power to destroy us: BI, YouTube
  • 9 companies that make money from your laziness: BI
  • Why the CEO of the world’s biggest financial services company didn’t fire anybody during the financial crisis: BI
  • CEO succession starts with developing your leaders: McKinsey
  • Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation: Big companies are finding growth in new markets by harnessing an underused asset—their brands. McKinsey
  • Starbucks Korea chief highlights horizontal culture in management: KH
  • Nepal’s billionaire ‘noodle king’ turns focus to rebuilding homeland: Nikkei
  • Happy Birthday, Mr. Rockefeller: The World’s Oldest Billionaire Turns 100: Forbes
  • Everything you need to know about coding in one infographic: BI
  • Elon Musk doesn’t want to get into genetic engineering because he doesn’t know how to avoid ‘the Hitler problem’: BI
  • Why you come up with your best ideas when you’re mentally exhausted: BI
  • The Editorial Macro and Micro: StevenPressfield

Books

  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines: Amazon
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action: Amazon
  • The Seekers: The Story of Man’s Continuing Quest to Understand His World: Amazon
  • The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination: Amazon
  • The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself: Amazon
  • 10 novels that will make you smarter about business: BI
  • The White Tiger: A Novel : Amazon
  •  Things Fall Apart: Amazon

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