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The way billionaire Warren Buffett defines success has nothing to do with money: “I measure success by how many people love me.” – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 22-27 Sep (Tues-Sun)

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  • The way billionaire Warren Buffett defines success has nothing to do with money:  “I measure success by how many people love me.”’: BI
  • One of America’s most beloved authors shares a simple strategy for overcoming adversity; Bravery means coming to terms with your emotional experience — even if it’s uncomfortable. BI
  • Yogi Berra, an American story; The Extraordinary Journey of Yogi Berra: In 90 years, the Yankee legend lived many lives: war veteran, humorist, manager and baseball’s greatest catcher; Yogi and the Three Bears: Applying baseball great Yogi Berra’s wit and wisdom to global markets; Yogi Berra, linguistic savant; U.S. Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dies; Hall of Fame catcher renowned for his malapropisms dies aged 90: WaPoWSJFP, Economist, WSJ
  • ‘Phishing for Phools’: A Q&A With George Akerlof and Robert Shiller; The Nobel laureates discuss their new book and explain why tricksters are an integral part of capitalist economies: WSJ
  • Keeping Things Simple and Tuning out Folly: Farnam
  •  William McKnight: The Basic Rule of Management that Propelled 3M; “If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give the people the room they need.”: Farnam
  • Why Good People Do Bad Things: A Conversation With My Daughter: SN
  • Is this Australia’s youngest entrepreneur? She’s barely out of primary school but Bella Tipping has come up with an ingenious idea turning travel on its head.: TheAge
  • The Four Desires Driving All Human Behavior: Bertrand Russell’s Magnificent Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech; “Nothing in the world is more exciting than a moment of sudden discovery or invention, and many more people are capable of experiencing such moments than is sometimes thought.”BP
  • Michael Faraday on Mental Discipline and How to Cure Our Propensity for Self-Deception: BP
  • Happy Birthday, William Faulkner: The Beloved Writer on Beginner’s Mind and the Mystique of the Muse; BP
  • Big Magic: Elizabeth Gilbert on Creative Courage and the Art of Living in a State of Uninterrupted Marvel: BP
  • Exceptional Leaders Create An Awareness Of Greatness In The Workplace: Forbes
  • How Frank Gehry Became Frank Gehry: Bloomberg
  • How to Get SuperBetter: longreads
  • The best entrepreneurs are like brilliant artists in these four ways: qz
  • King of Sugar shares pearls of wisdom; Malaysian entrepreneur Robert Kuok on his trading philosophy: FT
  • The striking partnership of Alex Ferguson and Michael Moritz; What makes a leader? Football legend Alex Ferguson and venture capitalist Michael Moritz share their secrets: FT
  • Barbara Walters on How to Be There for the Newly Bereaved and Heartbroken; “we are more and more driven to depend on one another’s sympathy and friendship in order to survive emotionally.”: BP
  • Tony Robbins teaches this management technique to the executives he coaches: BI
  • This is the skill that determines your child’s future employability: qz
  • 20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions: BI
  • New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy: Barker
  • Behavioral Economics: Useful Even If Not New: Bloomberg
  • A former Simon & Schuster owner swore by this simple strategy for cutting the length of meetings by 75%: BI
  • A Conversation with Luigi Zingales: medium
  • Good managers know when to let their staff fail to ensure they succeed in long run: SCMP
  • How do academic prodigies spend their time and why does that matter?: Conversation
  • Rival Rothschilds at war over family name: Telegraph
  • The Case Against Cover Letters: Nobody reads them, and writing one can only hurt you.: Bloomberg
  • The day Steve Jobs dissed me in a keynote speech: BI
  • How to deliver economic justice to the deprived lot? BT
  • Tax Evasion’s Bite, From the Ancient World to Modern Days: WSJ
  • What to do if you forget someone’s name immediately after meeting them: BI
  • The Aesthetic Instinct: Millennia before Picasso, humans crafted spectacularly refined forms. Were they true artists, or something less? WSJ
  • The Makers of American Strategy: The ‘scientists’ find the ‘artists’ amoral and defeatist; the artists see the scientists as doctrinaire and utopian. WSJ
  •  The Middle-Class Squeeze: If Western countries want to disprove the dire forecasts of Karl Marx, we must think creatively about how to make the middle class more prosperous and secure: WSJ
  • Would Seth Klarman Buy His Own Book? A hedge fund billionaire, a $1,600 hardcover, and the cult of value investing. ai-CIO
  •  Better Living Through Social Science Research; “Friend & Foe” demonstrates the value of making technical research understandable to the uninitiated. NYT
  • Some advice from Jeff Bezos: people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds.: medium
  • The science behind why inspirational quotes motivate us: Fastco
  • A Self-Compassion Exercise: Thebookoflife
  • How A Quiet, Failed Comic Book Artist Conquered Hollywood’s Nightlife Scene; Franki Chan was once unemployed and broke. Today, his IHEARTCOMIX empire works with the likes of The Rolling Stones and Skrillex. Fastco
  • Collaborating with Creative Peers: HBR
  • 3 Things Managers Should Be Doing Every Day: HBR
  • Huawei: A Case Study of When Profit Sharing Works: HBR
  • Picasso, the sculptor: Master of surprises; Why the Spanish artist was as inspiring a sculptor as he was a painter: Economist
  • Unclouded vision: Forecasting is a talent. Luckily it can be learned: Economist
  • How chief executives deal with cancer: Goldman Sachs’s boss becomes the latest to carry on while unwell: Economist
  • The new science of happiness has its roots in an ancient art; Contentment stems not from material wealth but from relationships: FT
  • Poverty: Vulnerable to change; More than 1bn people still live on less than $1.25 a day and the drive to reduce the world’s poor looks difficult to maintain: FT
  • How Music Soothes the Troubled Soul; From the strife in Selma to the tension of the Cold War, a personal account of the power of music.: WSJ
  • How to master the fine art of the follow-up: FastCo
  • 3 Tricks to Overcoming “The Expert’s Paradox” as a Presenter: Slideshare
  • The Reclamation of Strategy: Strategy&
  • The future of language: WaPo
  • Daniel Pink’s Required Reading: Strategy&
  • Meritocracy without the Numbers: Strategy&
  • Aspire to be a technopreneur, rather than a doctor or lawyer: TODAY
  • How one woman went from making $11 an hour to building a business that earns nearly $7 million a year: BI
  • The CEO who knowingly sold tainted peanuts that killed 9 people got 28 years in prison: BI
  • Tim Cook personally called the teenager who says an Apple Watch saved his life and offered him an internship at Apple: BI
  • Tech titles dominate shortlist for FT business book of the year: FT
  • Billionaire Marc Benioff has a foolproof tip for giving great presentations: BI
  • 5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history: BI
  • Roche scion André Hoffman on benefits of family ownership: FT
  • Tod’s tycoon Diego Della Valle targets Italian philanthropy: FT
  • Observe, Question, Reinvent: Lessons For Seeing Clearly From George Carlin: FastCo
  • Spotlight shone on David Teoh, TPG’s famously private CEO; A rare look at the secretive billionaire behind the operation of one in every four Australian internet connections.  TheAge
  • Jan Singer of Spanx: Using Votes to Guide a Group;  Singer, chief executive of Spanx, says one way she gives direction to conversation about an issue is by asking a group to vote on it.: NYT
  • Corporate scandals and how (not) to handle them; After a disastrous week for VW, we look back at 30 years of business disasters and their cost in lives, money and reputations: Guardian
  • Can Entrepreneurs Succeed In Today’s On-Demand World?: Techcrunch

Books

  • Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction: Amazon
  • Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World : Amazon
  • Your Inner Will: Finding Personal Strength in Critical Times : Amazon
  • Grit to Great: How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary: Amazon
  • Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently: Amazon
  • Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both: Amazon
  • What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential: Amazon
  • What You Really Need to Lead: The Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner: Amazon

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