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Apr 15 8 tweets 3 min read
“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets”, said Leonardo da Vinci.

This biography by @WalterIsaacson sheds light on every facet of the artist’s life and will help you know him as a complete human being.

He was born on April 15, 1452. Image While Leonardo da Vinci is best known as an artist, his work as a scientist and an inventor make him a true Renaissance man. He serves as a role model applying the scientific method to every aspect of life, including art and music. Although he is best known for his dramatic and expressive artwork, Leonardo also conducted dozens of carefully thought out experiments and created futuristic inventions that were groundbreaking for the time.

His keen eye and quick mind led him to make important scientific discoveries, yet he never published his ideas. He was a vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet he worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons. He was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance, yet he left only a handful of completed paintings.
Apr 15 17 tweets 3 min read
15 Timeless wisdom on reading, learning and books by one of the greatest thinkers of our time, Naval Ravikant:

[A Thread] 🧵 Image 1) “Read what you love until you love to read.”

― Naval Ravikant
Apr 14 12 tweets 5 min read
“Choose Your Enemies Wisely by Patrick Bet-David”

A great book for entrepreneurs who are already running a business or hoping to become one. This book will show you how to choose an enemy and leverage that emotion to build the right business plan.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) The most critical element for success in business planning is choosing your enemies wisely.

Use the fuel from your enemies to create business plan that is emotional, logical and actionable. Image
Apr 13 27 tweets 7 min read
25 Must-Read Nonfiction Book's Visual Summary:

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1) The Psychology of Money by Morgan HouselImage 2) Deep Work by Cal Newport Image
Apr 12 22 tweets 10 min read
If you’re in need of a good book suggestion, why not pick up one of Joe Rogan’s favorite books?

It covers a wide range of topics which helped shape Rogan’s worldview, and he has recommended them multiple times on the JRE podcast.

20 books recommended by @joerogan 🧵 Image 1) Breath by James Nestor

“This book is awesome. Most people have no idea how to do breathing exercises and how beneficial they are.

I learned a lot from his book and I’ve been using the methods I learned from his book and I can tell you there are absolutely some real benefits to be had from this.”

― Joe RoganImage
Apr 11 12 tweets 3 min read
Procrastination is the thief of time and the biggest enemy towards the productivity.

It has never been more important to take control of your time.

If you struggle with procrastination, break the cycle today using these ten important tips: 1) The 2-minute Rule:

- If the task can take under 2 minutes…

- Get it done right now Image
Apr 11 11 tweets 3 min read
10 Must-Read Books To Understand Human Behavior 🧵

1) The Laws of Human Nature by Robert GreeneImage 2) Behave by Robert M. Sapolsky Image
Apr 10 10 tweets 4 min read
“Hidden Genius by Polina Pompliano”

What a fantastic, succinct and pleasurable read. This book will help you learn from the world’s most successful people to unlock your hidden genius and reach your full potential in different aspects of your life.

7 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) Original creators typically have three characteristics in common:

- a unique point of view on the world.

- confident they can achieve an ambitious goal.

- willing to fail spectacularly in the name of creating something revolutionary. Image
Apr 10 12 tweets 7 min read
Daniel Kahneman (1934-2024) was a Nobel Prize winning psychologist, a pioneer in behavioral economics and psychology of judgment and decision-making.

He was author of one of my best books, “Thinking, Fast and Slow” and also an avid reader.

Here are his 10 recommended books 🧵 Image 1) Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

“Few books can be said to have changed the world, but Nudge did. The Final Edition is marvelous: funny, useful, and wise.” ― Daniel Kahneman

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Apr 9 14 tweets 5 min read
“Supercommunicators by Charles Duhigg”

Communication is a superpower. Our personal and professional success depends upon our ability to understand and be understood.

This book will guide you to become a more effective listener and speaker.

12 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) There are three types of communication that dominate most discussions:

- What's This Really About?
(decision-making mindset - it's active whenever we're thinking about practical matters, such as making choices or analyzing plans.)

- How Do We Feel?
(emotional mindset - it helps shape our beliefs, emotions, and memories.)

- Who Are We?
(social mindset - it emerges when we discuss our relationships, how we are seen by others and see ourselves, and our social identities.)Image
Apr 6 14 tweets 3 min read
Nassim Nicholas Taleb spent 21 years as a risk taker before becoming a researcher in philosophical, mathematical, and (mostly) practical problems with probability.

He is the author of the Incerto, a five-volume philosophical essay on uncertainty.

12 timeless wisdom from @nntaleb 🧵Image 1) “If you change your mind too frequently, it suggests that you do not think carefully and responsibly before formulating an opinion & don't know when to remain silent or neutral.

If you never change your mind on anything, it indicates that you are an intellectually dishonest.”

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Apr 5 12 tweets 3 min read
“12 Rules for Life by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson”

Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding read. In this book, he takes on an intellectual journey and provides us practical principles on how to live a meaningful life drawing vivid examples.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) We experience much of our positive emotion in relation to goals.

We are not happy, technically speaking, unless we see ourselves progressing – and the very idea of progression implies value.
Apr 5 13 tweets 5 min read
“You can learn investing by reading books”, says Bill Ackman.

He is a very successful investor, hedge fund manager, and Founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management.

Here is the list of 11 recommended books that have influenced his thinking and approach to investing: Image 1) The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

It was first published in 1949 and is a widely acclaimed book on value investing.

The book teaches investors to develop a rational and disciplined approach to investing, focusing on the real-life performance of their companies and the dividends they receive, rather than paying attention to the changing sentiments of the market.Image
Apr 3 27 tweets 17 min read
Walter Isaacson is a prominent author, journalist, and professor.

His notable works include biographies of Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Jennifer Doudna, Benjamin Franklin and Elon Musk.

25 books recommended by @WalterIsaacson 🧵 Image 1) Measure What Matters by John Doerr

“In this indispensable book, the most important venture capitalist of our era reveals a key to business innovation and success.

This crisp and colorful book combines fascinating case studies with insightful personal stories to show how OKRs can add magic to organizations of any size.”

— Walter Isaacson

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Mar 31 12 tweets 4 min read
“Hyperfocus by Chris Bailey”

It is one of the most practical productivity books I've read. It will help you to effectively manage your attention with actionable data-driven insights to become more productive, creative and purpose driven.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) Attention is the most important ingredient we can add if we’re to become more productive, creative, and happy.

When we invest our limited attention intelligently and deliberately, we focus more deeply and think more clearly. Image
Mar 31 28 tweets 14 min read
Marc Andreessen is a prominent entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer.

He advises that carrying a book and a notebook everywhere is an excellent idea and recommends buying paper copies of all books you plan to ever read.

25 books recommended by @pmarca 🧵 Image He is the co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used web browser with a graphical user interface and co-founder of Netscape. Andreessen also co-founded the influential Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz.

He has been recognized for his contributions to the development of the World Wide Web and has received numerous awards, including being named "Man of the Year" by Micro-Times magazine in 1994 and earning the Computerworld Smithsonian Award for Leadership in 1995.
Mar 30 12 tweets 4 min read
“The Dip by Seth Godin”

Brilliant, succinct and very useful read. It provides an interesting perspective on how to determine when to quit and when to keep going to be the best in the world.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time. Image
Mar 28 12 tweets 3 min read
“The Comfort Zone by Kristen Butler”

A paradigm-shifting read that challenges our perception of comfort zone – instead, shows us that it is the place where our truest source of growth, creativity, possibility and joy lives.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) The two types of success people:

- The happy, successful people who were thriving and genuinely fulfilled.

- The stressed, overworked successful people who were sacrificing everything.

Choose wisely!
Mar 28 12 tweets 2 min read
Nobel Prize winning psychologist, a pioneer in behavioral economics and psychology of judgment and decision-making, dies at age 90.

RIP, Daniel Kahneman (1934-2024).

10 timeless wisdom from one of the greatest psychologist in history 🧵 Image 1) “Nothing in life is as important as you think it is while you are thinking about it.”

― Daniel Kahneman
Mar 27 27 tweets 10 min read
“The newest technical papers and the oldest books are the best sources of arbitrage. They contain the least popular facts and the most monetizable truths”, says Balaji Srinivasan.

He mostly loves reading technical books.

25 books recommended by @balajis 🧵 Image 1) The Princeton Companion to Mathematics by Timothy Gowers

“If I were stuck on a desert island, this is the one book I would want because it’s basically all of math.

You can keep going back to it, and you’ll always learn something. This is my number one book from a technical standpoint.”

― Balaji SrinivasanImage
Mar 27 13 tweets 5 min read
“The Score That Matters by Ryan Hawk and Brook Cupps”

An engrossing read with so many great perspectives. The book focuses on personal development and leadership, emphasizing the importance of living in alignment with one's purpose and values.

10 lessons from the book 🧵Image 1) We all love to keep score. The score is and always will be an integral part of our lives.

The difference lies in where the score resides. Embracing the inner scoreboard is a simple change in how we frame our life and choices. Image