Looking for book recommendations; any favorites? Interested in both fiction and educational/self-improvement (for example, investment / finance books, time management, etc). I feel my vocab is...

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I like Vonnegut. Been reading one a trip

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Just finished The Goldfinch, after seeing it suggested here on FB a while back. It's a beautiful but relatively slow book. I'm not a huge reader but definitely enjoyed it. There's always those high school books you could fall back to- I'm about to start East of Eden since I enjoyed it so much when I first read it years ago

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Three books I cannot recommend highly enough:

Enlightenment Now: Pinker
12 Rules for Life: Peterson
Thinking Fast and Slow: Khaneman (RIP Tversky)

Three of the most influential, clear-thinking, and profoundly insightful psychologists alive. They teach us how to think, reason and understand ourselves each other and the world (way) better.

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I was also gonna suggest Thinking Fast and Slow. Definitely one of my fave as well. Khaneman does a great job of dumbing those concepts down. Mck1 if you have any similar books to it, I'd happily take recs

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For fiction I highly recommend Dune by Frank Herbert. It’s long but excellent

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David Foster Wallace had an over the top vocabulary and was not afraid to use it. (He was on the usage panel for the American Heritage Dictionary.) If you're specifically interested in doing your vocab, you could do a lot worse than his fiction or nonfiction fiction. I'd recommend starting with the non fiction though. It's much more approachable. There's also a list floating around online of the vocab flash cards he made that were in his office when he died; lots of interesting words in there.

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...declining so hoping that reading will help!

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Harari)
Off the Clock (Vanderkam)
Dream Teams (Snow)
Principles (Dalio)
Start with Why (Sinek)
Older but still good:
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team or any of Patrick Lencioni’s business fables. Easy reads, applicable learnings.

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Trying to get into habit of reading. Have never read any books and would love some recommendations
General interest include investment, trchnology, short stories with moral, entrepreneurship,business

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Just finished The Vanishing Half... any book recommendations for the holiday break?

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What books, courses, or certificates do you recommend for someone who’s looking to get into product management? I have a Tech Strategy background but no experience with products specifically. Not sure where to start so would appreciate tips from those of you already in the space. Thank you!

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Anyone has a good book reco on introverts?

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Hello,
I do not have a formal education in Finance and am really an amateur. I want to work in finance and what books should I start reading to know more about the industry. Any suggestions please?

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Im moving from core Auto product management role to software development product management role.
Can you please share what should I read to brush up basics on SW PM?
Courses, books, blogs, anything is welcome!
Let's make this group a little active!

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Any book recommendations for business related DEI? Or DEI in general? Not sure if there are any specifically geared towards public accounting, early career, consulting, but those would be a plus.

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What are you reading currently, that's related to Product Management. Any book or article? I'm currently reading Measure What Matters.

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Currently I'm a recent university graduate with a degree in Management Information Systems. I work in my family's business as an administrative assistant. I've 0 experience in IT (only book stuff) and I've been wanting to enter but all I get are assistant positions which is not my goal (those entry level job reqs are INSANE). As the first grad in my family I'm in desperate need of orientation. Any books/tips? Thank you!!

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I am a 30yr old with a masters in finance and bachelor in Econ but I feel like I am not doing what I can to continue my education. I barely read but know I need to. Any page turning book recs that can get me start reading more?

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