Marc Andreessen: "Tremendous"
Naval Ravikant recommended Poor Charlie's Almanack on Twitter.
Patrick Collison included this book on his list of recommended books.
Andrew Wilkinson: "One of my most recommended business books"
Jason and David have broken all the rules and won. Again and again they've demonstrated that the regular way isn't necessarily the right way. They just don't say it, they do it. And they do it better than just about anyone has any right to expect.
I took two big things away from this book: (1) the ultimate freedom is the ability to choose your attitude in the face of any circumstance and (2) the more you target success, the more you will miss it."
This book was on Sam Altman's bookshelf.
Naval Ravikant mentioned Man's Search for Meaning on Twitter.
Kevin Systrom: "It’s a great book."
Naval Ravikant: "One of my favorite books of all time."
Sam Altman: "Great read."
Arianna Huffington: "I discovered the book in high school and, yes, it was love at first sight."
Anthony Pompliano: "One of the best books I read in 2017"
Michael Mauboussin: "Superforecasting is most important book since Thinking, Fast & Slow"
Sam Hinkie: "Remarkable book"
Shane Parrish: "This is the second time I’ve read this book."
Alexis Ohanian: "I think it applies interestingly to the work we do"
Anthony Pompliano: "Highly suggest others grab a copy"
Naval Ravikant shared this book on Twitter.
Included on Jeff Bezos' list of books that Amazon employees refer to as “Jeff’s Reading List.”
Included on Jamie Dimon's list of favorite books he sent to JP Morgan summer interns in 2010.
Shane Parrish: "This book changed how I see the world."
Patrick O'Shaughnessy: "This book will have you asking yourself many provocative and useful questions"
One of Max Levchin's answers to 'What's your favourite business book you'd advise to young entrepreneurs?'
Sam Hinkie: "Robert Caro is my favorite writer"
Shane Parrish: "This is a great follow up to Sit Like A Buddha.
This book deepens our understanding of the nuts-and-bolts of meditation including the how, what, where, when and why but also how to deal with distractions and common challenges people face along the way."
Vinod Khosla: "Easy access to meditation"
Shane Parrish: "Highly recommend"
Shane Parrish: "This is an excellent short read."
We tend to isolate the things we know in the domain we learned it. For example:
On the surface, these concepts may appear to be dissimilar and unrelated. But the surprising truth is the hard sciences (physics, chemistry, and biology) offer a wealth of useful tools you can use to develop critically important skills like:
This second volume of the Great Mental Models series shows you how to make those connections. It explores the core ideas from the hard sciences and offers nearly two dozen models to add to your mental toolbox.
You'll not only get a better understanding of the forces that influence the world around you, but you'll learn how to direct those forces to create outsized advantages in the areas of your life that matter most to you.