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Business & Wealth

Unshakeable

Unshakeable shows how to achieve financial freedom, security and safety. Tony Robbins passionately explains how to grow your wealth using a simple investing strategy that includes index funds, compound interest and diversification. You'll also learn to avoid the two biggest enemies of beginner investors: fear and fees.
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Business & Wealth

Millionaire Teacher

Millionaire Teacher shows how to start investing if you're middle class and want to retire wealthy. Andrew Hallam explains why index funds are great for growing your savings. They're much better than mutual funds—whose 1-2% extra fees will cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over a lifetime.
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Business & Wealth

Contagious

Contagious shows how entrepreneurs and marketers can make their content more viral and products more shareable. Jonah Berger simplified years of his research into six principles of contagiousness which are: social currency, triggers, emotion, public, practical value and stories.
entrepreneurshipmarketingsales
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Business & Wealth

The Lean Startup

The Lean Startup shows how to achieve business success by learning what customers want fast. Eric Ries explains how to launch a minimum viable product, why you should ignore vanity metrics, and how to use 'split-testing' to avoid wasting years of your life building a product nobody wants.
entrepreneurshipmanagement
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Health & Nutrition

How Not to Die

How to Not Die reveals the connection between what we eat and chronic diseases. Based on hundreds of references to scientific evidence, Dr. Michael Greger shows how to prevent (and even reverse) the top causes of death like heart disease, most cancers, diabetes, obesity, strokes and Alzheimer's.
medicinenutrition
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Business & Wealth

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert Kiyosaki's story of growing up with a "Poor Dad" (his middle class biological father) and a "Rich Dad" (his best friend's father and a savvy entrepreneur). Kiyosaki learned rich people buy assets that make them money, rather than working for an income.
investingpersonal finance
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Health & Nutrition

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep communicates the critical importance of sleep. Modern people don't know that getting less than 7-8 hours of sleep daily can cause dozens of serious problems for mental and physical health. Matthew Walker first helps you understand how sleep works, then how to get better sleep.
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