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Archives for January 2014

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. He was born Michael King, but his father changed his name in honor of the German reformer Martin Luther. A Baptist minister, King became […]

Only the Paranoid Survive
– Andrew S. Grove

Only The Paranoid Survive: How To Exploit The Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company And Career New Edition is an excellent book by Andrew S. Grove that aims to motivate every manager to expect the unexpected in his business after applying the techniques and principles he has stated. [From: Flipkart.com] “The Lesson is, we all need […]

Flow, the secret to happiness
– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

From TED.com Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”   Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has contributed pioneering work to our understanding of happiness, creativity, human fulfillment and the notion of […]

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