“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them“, [Mark Twain].
In our attempt to bring different perspectives and enable the NextBigWhat audience to learn new new things, we have started a series called ‘Books I Recommend‘. This is the second installment*.
This week, we have Deepinder Goyal, Zomato cofounder and CEO share books he’d like you to read.
* : If you are a founder willing to share the books you’d recommend to India’s tech and startup community, hop here.
There are geniuses who work on their own. Together, we are exceptional.' Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn 1960s Israel. Both were gifted young psychology professors: Kahneman a rootless son of holocaust survivors who saw the world as a problem to be solved; Tversky a voluble, instinctive blur of energy.
The book takes the readers on a fascinating journey by dissecting the mind and goes onto explain two distinct systems that affects our way of thinking and making choices. Of these two systems, one is intuitive, emotional yet fast while the other one is more logical and deliberative.
Jim Collins' research project-more than four years in duration-uncovered five step-wise stages of decline. By understanding these stages of decline, leaders can substantially reduce their chances of falling all the way to the bottom.
The Fifth Discipline is a remarkable book that draws on science, spiritual values, psychology, the cutting edge of management thought and Senge's work with leading companies which employ Fifth Discipline methods. Reading it provides a searching personal experience and a dramatic professional shift of mind.
When economics meets psychology, the implications for individuals, managers and policy makers are both profound and entertaining.