The people who started with little and made a lot have written books to help you do the same. Deep Patel Published 6:00 am CST, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Photo: Axelle | Bauer-Griffin | Getty Images Photo: Axelle | Bauer-Griffin | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Axelle | Bauer-Griffin | Getty Images 10 Worthwhile Books Written by Self-Made Billionaires 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Imagine sitting down and having a conversation with an ultra-successful self-made billionaire like Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban or Oprah Winfrey. What could you learn if you spent an afternoon with Richard Branson or Bill Gates? Can you imagine all the interesting tidbits or helpful … [Read more...] about 10 Worthwhile Books Written by Self-Made Billionaires
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The Christmas break might be over but summer certainly isn’t. And if you’ve already powered through your literary gifts, don’t worry, we have 26 must-read books that are perfect for a weekend at the beach. From classics like A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess to more recent works such as Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford, these are the books Australian executives believe everyone should read in their lifetime. Enjoy. Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic I find the best stories are borne from powerful personal testimonies. It’s incredible that a man born without arms or legs can inspire purpose, hope and a message for how to live a “ridiculously good life” full of true happiness. Nick speaks about finding your life’s purpose, and despite difficulties one may face, never giving up. — Tara Commerford, Vice President and Managing Director of GoDaddy ANZ Find it here. The Essays of Warren Buffet: Lessons for Corporate America by Warren … [Read more...] about 26 books everyone should read in their lifetime, according to Australian executives
PUBLISHED: 09:26 19 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:27 19 October 2018 Peter Sharkey Saving inside an ISA to fund a prolonged overseas jaunt makes plenty of sense, says Peter Sharkey. Picture: Getty Images darren wise Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go. Solo travel is an opportunity to jump at whatever your age. Picture: Getty ImagesA traditional, hand-written wedding invitation dropped through our letterbox last month. Though it has been as well-trailed as any television drama, the embossed, cream-coloured invitation provided conclusive evidence that the happy couple, our 28-year-old niece and her intended (31), had finally decided to tie the knot. An international stag weekend (and a hen do a month later) beckon first, but the family’s reaction to the prospect of a May wedding was one of heartfelt joy. A celebratory party was hastily arranged. … [Read more...] about Forget checking before you travel – you should be saving, too.
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” naturally has to make some changes from the books when adapting them to a television show. That’s the nature of the medium. Business Insider has previously compiled the biggest plot changes from the books to the show, including how Tyrion Lannister looks quite different on the small screen. However, as July and the hotly anticipated season seven approach, we’ve also rounded up 30 differences (in no particular order) that you might not have noticed unless you’ve really read the books carefully. Warning: There are book and show spoilers in this post so read at your own risk. Here are the differences between the “Game of Thrones” books and show you may not have noticed: HBO Michiel Huisman as Daario Naharis.In the the books Daario Naharis is much more flamboyant, taking after his Tyroshi roots. The Tyroshi are known for dyeing their hair bright colours and wearing bright clothes. Daario is described in the novel … [Read more...] about 30 differences between the ‘Game of Thrones’ books and TV show you may not have noticed
caption Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla. source Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read. Musk has said that reading a variety of books – from epic works of fantasy like the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets – is crucial to his success. We looked through Musk’s past interviews and social media history to come up with a list of 12 books the billionaire entrepreneur thinks everyone should read. Take a look below. “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien source Amazon Musk had a nickname when he was a shrimpy, smart-mouthed kid growing up in South Africa: Muskrat. The New Yorker reported in 2009 that “in his loneliness, he read a lot of fantasy and science fiction.” Those books – notably “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien – … [Read more...] about 12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read