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9 Book Recommendations from Nassim Taleb

Lebanese-American scholar, Nassim Taleb, has spent years studying problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. From 2001 to 2018, he published five books that he bundled into one titled Incerto. The highly recommended group of works discuss managing risk and uncertainty, something that all professionals and students alike could benefit from. The series begins with Antifragile that explains the category […]

What is it like to work for Warren Buffett

What Is It Like To Work For Warren Buffett?

Billionaire Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway started his financial career out young at the age of six when he made his first profit. The young, savvy investor bought a six-pack of Coke for twenty-five cents, which he then resold each for five cents. At 11, Buffett bought three shares of Cities Services Preferred at $38 […]

Seven Of The Best Book Series For Adults

Seven Of The Best Book Series For Adults

A good book series is one where the first book concludes well but leaves room for the reader to want to discover what else happens to the characters. Does the main character bring justice in an unjust world, travel the seven seas, and still have time to fall in love? Think of some of the […]

average reading speed of a high school student

What Impacts The Reading Speed Of High School Students?

By the time students enter high school for their freshman year, the average reading speed is roughly 151 words per minute. The goal is to reach a reading speed of 200 – 250 words per minute by the time they turn 18. Teachers say it is essential for students to read at an adequate rate […]

who doesn't read books in America

Who Doesn’t Read Books In America?

With all the book blogs, book box club subscriptions, and websites to find free books, you’d think that man Americans spend more time reading and less time watching TV. However, a 2019 Pew Research reported that 27 percent of US adults haven’t read a book in the past 12 months! Many survey respondents said that they don’t […]