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Gates' book is compulsively readable. His ambition was to 'cut through the noise' and give consumers better tools for understanding what works, an ambition he meets admirably. It more than that, however. Gates can get an audience with anyone, can marshal almost limitless resources, and is dogged in the detail. The result - particularly in the wake of the Trump presidency - is thrilling -- Emma Brockes ― The Guardian Of the many books I have come across recently making the case that climate change will be a catastrophe, but we can do something about it, this is the best ... The relentless practicality of the book combined with Gates's firm faith in innovation do not promote despair. He exudes optimism; things will get better, not least because, as John Lennon once sang, they can't get no worse -- Bryan Appleyard ― Sunday Times It is mostly concerned with solutions
“The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what’s possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart and mind long after the last page.”―Brené Brown, Ph.D., author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Dare to Lead “Melinda Gates has spent many years working with women around the world. This book is an urgent manifesto for an equal society where women are valued and recognized in all spheres of life. Most of all, it is a call for unity, inclusion and connection. We need this message more than ever.”―Malala Yousafzai “This book is a beautiful and concise mission statement on what we need to do to move society forward--continue to empower women. At every level and in
Whatever the desire of your heart―better schools, better neighborhoods, more positive workplaces, more connected families, or more engaged communities―Change Your World will guide you through the entire process to take action and start making an impact today right where you are.
COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come? Whether or not it feels like it right now, we will eventually be living in a post-pandemic world. But other pandemics will follow. Zakaria, who personifies thoughtful, levelheaded judgement, lays out the lessons learned from COVID-19, citing the success stories and recommending improvements for a possible future where we are able to competently navigate similar threats. In part, he writes, it requires an approach where the people listen to the experts—and the experts listen to the people. —Chris Schluep, Amazon Book Review
Your worth never changed. Your awareness of it did. It's time rediscover what's been there all along. A strong sense of self-worth is crucial to living an authentic and fulfilling life, yet many of us lack an understanding of who we truly are and our intrinsic value. We might say we suffer from low confidence, imposter syndrome, fear or anxiety, or that we are at the mercy of chronic busy-ness, exhaustion and overwhelm, but at the core of all of these is low self-esteem. In Know Your Worth, Sunday Times bestselling author and psychotherapist Anna Mathur uses her professional insight to help you understand why you feel the way you do and how you can set your self-esteem on a healthy upward spiral so that you can escape the relentless desire to 'be better' and 'do more'. It will also give you the confidence to start worrying less about other
‘Just read it.’ Elon Musk The dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX―and Elon Musk―from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company. ‘Berger vividly weaves a tale of technology development at its most heroic …The result is a rousing―and hopeful―saga of hard-won innovation succeeding on an epic scale.’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW ‘Berger writes with the kind of hard-won insider authority that only comes through covering the nuts and bolts of the commercial space industry for the past twenty years’ FORBES ‘Eric Berger does a fine job of telling the white-knuckle story of how SpaceX was created in 2002 and came close to collapse several times. Although Liftoff recounts the experiences of many of SpaceX’s brilliant engineers, the near-maniacal Musk is almost at the heart of the story.’ FINANCIAL TIMES ‘The compelling story of how Elon Musk’s relentless quest to get humans
If you’re thinking about buying this book, it’s probably because it feels like something’s missing in your career. “The ultimate career guide to help you discover your path in the workforce.” —Daymond John, New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Broke “Whether you want to advance in the career you are already in, change directions, or you haven't decided what profession you want to embark on, this is the book for you. In her inspiring and brilliant book, You Turn, Ashley Stahl shares all her tips, wisdom and strategies on how to move forward and create the successes you desire in your professional life.” —Agapi Stassinopolous, author of Wake Up to the Joy of You “Success begins with looking within yourself, figuring out what you want, and deciding how you want to achieve it. Ashley Stahl's You Turn is here to help.” —Alex Banayan, #1 international bestselling author