Bill Gates’ favourite books of 2016

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“Never before have I felt so empowered to learn as I do today. When I was young, there were few options to learn on my own. My parents had a set of World Book Encyclopedias, which I read through in alphabetical order. But there were no online courses, video lectures, or podcasts to introduce me to new ideas and thinkers as we have today. Still, reading books is my favorite way to learn about a new topic. I’ve been reading about a book a week on average since I was a kid. Even when my schedule is out of control, I carve out a lot of time for reading. If you’re looking for a book to enjoy over the holidays, here are some of my favorites from this year. They cover an eclectic mix of topics—from tennis to tennis shoes, genomics to great leadership.” Read the article: (VIEW LINK) or watch the video below.


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Andrew Haynes

Thanks for sharing, I typically start a book and then fail to finish it over the Christmas break. This is a nudge in the right direction.

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James Marlay

I've just finished Shoe Dog which is the Nike Story from Phil Knight. Highly recommended and pretty easy to get through.

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Dean Tipping

Anyone out there have any thoughts on "Liar's Poker"?

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James Marlay

Dean. I've read Liars Poker - very entertaining (you'll laugh out loud). Has the potential to put you off markets entirely...

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