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5 Books Bill Gates Says You Should Read Now

The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft issues his summer reading list

Looking for books to read this summer? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates today issued his latest recommendations.Gates posted the following five book recommendations on his blog, adding that none of them are a "light read."Why Gates recommends it: "I’m a big fan of everything Jared has written, ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | May 22, 2019 06:00:00
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Reading One Book a Week Won't Make You Successful

How and what you read matters more than finishing 100 books in a year

The term “bookworm” used to be an insult. It was a schoolyard taunt, albeit a tame one, used in the same context as geek, nerd or dork. But reading has undergone a makeover. It’s the new green smoothie; something we should work into ...

by Aytekin Tank  | March 03, 2019 06:00:00
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12 Books for Goal-Oriented Entrepreneurs

People have been writing about overcoming our inner inertia for a long time

Goals are what drive us and keep us moving forward. When you are goal-oriented and motivated, you hit the ground running each day, focused on your ambitions.However, like all of us, you probably have times when you feel stuck. You might feel as ...

by Deep Patel  | October 25, 2018 06:00:00
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It's Definite: TRABAHO Bill Won't Remove Tax Exemption of Books, says DOF

Books will continue to enjoy exemption from VAT and import duties, according to top official

  Moving to end the social media chatter that the Duterte administration’s second tax reform package will result in the re-imposition of the value added tax (VAT) and import duties on books, the Department of Finance (DOF) issued a statement on September 25 ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 25, 2018 06:00:00
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Will TRAIN 2 Mean More Expensive Books?

Here's what you should know about the TRABAHO bill and what it means for our book industry

You've probably seen the posts circulating online raising the alarm on a particular section of the TRAIN 2 bill that has just been approved by Congress. You may even have signed this petition to protest the provision.In short, the TRAIN 2 tax ...

by Esquire Philippines  | September 18, 2018 12:00:00
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The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions'

Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the Microsoft co-founder releases a list of five books he recommends for ...

by Lydia Belanger  | May 25, 2018 12:00:00
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Here are 10 Books That Will Help You Grow a Lasting Business

After reading over 100 books, I've selected these as the ones I believe will give your business a boost

Chances are, every core problem that you're going to face in your business has been dealt with by someone before. "There's nothing new under the sun," as people say. But, in truth, that can actually be a good thing.The reason? Someone's solved ...

by Steve Eakin  | February 28, 2018 02:00:00
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7 Books Most Millionaires Read Before They Turn 30

Books are how we learn from people we admire but are unlikely to ever meet

Reading is one of the best ways to open our minds to different ideas and perspectives. There is so much knowledge that exists in the world. People have dedicated their entire lives towards particular experiences or types of work.We cannot capture all ...

by John Rampton  | January 03, 2018 06:00:00
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The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

If you can't read the 50 books a year Bill Gates does, start with these seven

Entrepreneurs may be short on time, but the most successful are still usually voracious readers. Bill Gates is known to read 50 books a year, making his rate of consumption nearly a book a week. Meanwhile, billionaire David Rubenstein reads six books a week and ...

by Sujan Patel  | August 30, 2017 06:00:00
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10 Must-Read Books About the Market, Investing and Building Wealth

If you want to get started with investing, you need to start reading these books.

Billionaire Warren Buffet spends 80 percent of his day reading. Bill Gates reads 50 books a year, which is about a book every week. When Elon Musk is asked how he learned to build rockets, he says, "I read books."There is no denying that ...

by Jonathan Long  | July 06, 2017 05:00:00
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The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on

Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders aren't necessarily the best at speaking, in order to dictate, but rather listening, to ...

by AJ Agrawal  | May 15, 2017 06:00:00
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10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success

One of the best ways to ensure that you grow as a person and a leader is to read -- a lot.Time and time again, we learn that the most successful people are also avid bookworms. Constant reading allows them to absorb ...

by Deep Patel  | February 21, 2017 12:00:00
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Richard Branson's Top Book Recommendations From 2016

Here are the billionaire founder's top five books from the past year

It’s the holidays, which means it’s time to relax and unwind. To Richard Branson, that means sitting down with a favorite book or magazine, a cup of tea and a notebook.Related: Richard Branson: To Be Successful, Take the StairsAside from a dose of ...

by Rose Leadem  | December 30, 2016 12:00:00