(Originally sent to all our subscribers via Edition 7 of our weekly smartletter.)
Everyone at Choose To Thinq reads a lot, so in this week's edition, we'll just tell you seven of the more interesting non-fiction we've encountered so far in 2018:
"Dongri To Dubai: Six Decades of Mumbai Mafia" by S.Hussain Zaidi: what you see in movies about the underworld may not be all that far-fetched!
"Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World": helping knowledge workers find flow and high impact, all before 5 pm each day.
"The Military Despatches of a 17th Century Indian General"by J.N.Sarkar: Even then, a large number of the conversations were about bureaucracy, maintaining supply and momentum, and 'keeping the employees' happy. Not so much about battle.
"Measure What Matters" by John Doerr: all about OKRs, the goal-setting system that Google swears by.
"University of Berkshire Hathaway" by Daniel Pecaut and Corey Wrenn: a compilation of notes from the annual shareholders meetings of Berkshire Hathaway.
"The Power of Moments" by Chip and Dan Heath: why some moments stand out in memory.
"Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles: India through 50 years of advertising": a slice of history through the lens of people trying to sell us and our parents stuff we didn't always need.
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