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5 Books That Changed My Life - YouTube
1) How to win friends and influence people
2) Getting to Yes
3) Influence - the psychology of persuasion
4) Rich Dad, Poor Dad
5) The 4 hour work week
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Quiet - Awaken the Giant within -
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november 2019 by yencarnacion
10 approachable must-read classics | World Economic Forum
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Homer's The Odyssey
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
1984 by George Orwell
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february 2019 by yencarnacion
Serverless Single Page Apps: Fast, Scalable, and Available by Ben Rady | The Pragmatic Bookshelf
The best definition of yak shaving I have come across is from page xiii of Serverless Single Page Apps by Ben Rady.
“If you’re not familiar with the term yak shaving, imagine you want to buy a sweater as a gift for a friend. You go to the store only to discover it has no sweaters to sell. Fortunately, another customer there knows of a great tailor down the street who might be able to make you one. So you head to the tailor, who has a wonderful sweater pattern and a machine that can knit it, but the yarn supplier hasn’t made a delivery today. So you head to the supplier…

And this continues on and on until you find yourself in a field in western Tibet, shaving a yak to spin yarn. “How did I get here?” you might ask yourself.
“All I wanted was a sweater.” When a chain of seemingly related and necessary tasks distracts you from your real goal, you’re yak shaving.”
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may 2018 by yencarnacion
The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and the Middle Class by Keith Cameron Smith | Goodreads
“Success is a journey as well as a destination and the road is always under construction.” page xiv. The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and the Middle Class by Keith Cameron Smith
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may 2018 by yencarnacion
Publications – Ifeoma Ajunwa
The Quantified Worker: Law and Technology in the Modern Workplace
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july 2017 by yencarnacion
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