Die besten 100 Bücher zu Learning

Learning is an essential aspect of human growth and development. It helps us acquire new skills, expand our knowledge, and adapt to an ever-changing world. Our thoughtfully selected book list is designed to enhance your learning experience in various fields.

By exploring these books, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the process of learning and discover effective strategies to optimize your personal and professional growth. So, let's embrace the joy of learning and embark on this enlightening journey together!
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Learning Bücher: Thinking, Fast and Slow von Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman
4.5 (5.263 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Thinking, Fast and Slow?

Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011) – a recapitulation of the decades of research that led to Kahneman's winning the Nobel Prize – explains his contributions to our current understanding of psychology and behavioral economics. Over the years, the research of Kahneman and his colleagues has helped us better understand how decisions are made, why certain judgment errors are so common, and how we can improve ourselves. 

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Wer Thinking, Fast and Slow lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in the human mind 
  • People curious about how we make judgments
  • Students of psychology and behavioral economics

Learning Bücher: Mindset von Carol Dweck


Carol Dweck
The New Psychology of Success
4.4 (2.305 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Mindset?

Mindset (2006) discusses the differences between people with a fixed mindset versus those with a growth mindset. Our mindset determines the way we deal with tough situations and setbacks as well as our willingness to deal with and improve ourselves. This book demonstrates how we can achieve our goals by changing our mindset.

Wer Mindset lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to find out about different mindsets and how they influence our behavior
  • People who want to learn how to realize their own potential to the fullest

Learning Bücher: Mastery von Robert Greene


Robert Greene
4.3 (588 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Mastery?

In Mastery (2012), author Robert Greene argues and illustrates that everybody can achieve mastery of a skill or field if they follow the established steps of historical and present-day masters. Based on interviews and studies of some of the best in their respective fields, Greene provides a diverse array of tips and strategies on how to become a master.

Wer Mastery lesen sollte

  • Anyone who is new to a field or subject
  • Anyone who has just finished school and is thinking about what to do with their life
  • Anyone who has worked in a certain field for a long time and is frustrated because they’re not advancing to a higher level

Learning Bücher: Talent is Overrated von Geoff Colvin

Talent is Overrated

Geoff Colvin
What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else
4.5 (109 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Talent is Overrated?

Talent is Overrated explores the top performers in a number of fields to get at the bottom of just what makes them great. Contrary to what most of us intuitively think about skill, this book offers enticing evidence that top performance in any field are not determined by their inborn talent, but by deliberate efforts over many years.

Wer Talent is Overrated lesen sollte

  • Anybody who wants to discover the secrets of what makes a world-class performer
  • Anyone interested in applying the principles of great performance to their own life
  • Anyone who believes they “just aren’t cut out” for greatness in certain fields

Learning Bücher: The Talent Code von Daniel Coyle

The Talent Code

Daniel Coyle
Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How.
4.5 (240 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Talent Code?

The Talent Code uses recent neurological findings to explain how talent can be trained through deep practice. It shows how nurturing our cellular insulation – called myelin – influences the development of our skills, and explains why certain methods of practice and coaching have been used in “talent hotbeds” around the world to great success.

Wer The Talent Code lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to understand where talent really comes from
  • Anyone who wants to learn to practice anything effectively
  • Anyone who wants to become a better teacher, instructor or coach

Learning Bücher: Moonwalking with Einstein von Joshua Foer

Moonwalking with Einstein

Joshua Foer
The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
4.2 (252 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Moonwalking with Einstein?

Moonwalking with Einstein takes us on the author’s journey towards becoming the USA Memory Champion. Along the way he explains why an extraordinary memory isn’t just available to a select few people but to all of us. The book explores how memory works, why we’re worse at remembering than our ancestors, and explains specific techniques for improving your own memory.

Wer Moonwalking with Einstein lesen sollte

  • Anyone who can’t remember their spouse’s or best friend’s phone number   
  • Anyone who wants to impress others with their broad knowledge at a cocktail party
  • Anyone who has trouble remembering names

Learning Bücher: How to Become a Straight-A Student von Cal Newport

How to Become a Straight-A Student

Cal Newport
The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less
4.4 (192 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Become a Straight-A Student?

How to Become a Straight-A Student offers you successful strategies used by actual straight-A students to help you score better grades while studying less. From time management to concrete advice on developing a thesis, this book gives you all the tools you need to earn the perfect 4.0 without burning out.

Wer How to Become a Straight-A Student lesen sollte

  • Students who are sick of pulling all-nighters
  • Anyone who wants to make the most out of their time
  • Anyone who would benefit from less procrastination

Learning Bücher: How We Learn von Benedict Carey

How We Learn

Benedict Carey
The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why It Happens
4.4 (187 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How We Learn?

How We Learn explains the fascinating mechanisms in our minds that form and hold memories, and shows how with this information, we can better absorb and retain information. You’ll explore the many functions of the brain and gain practical advice on how to better study and learn.

Wer How We Learn lesen sollte

  • Anyone who wants to get better grades in school or be a more productive learner
  • Anyone interested in how the brain works
  • Anyone interested in psychology

Learning Bücher: Fluent Forever von Gabriel Wyner

Fluent Forever

Gabriel Wyner
How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
4.3 (285 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Fluent Forever?

Fluent Forever unlocks the secrets of how to get the most out of your memory, so you can learn languages faster than you ever thought possible. It teaches you how your memory works and the precise techniques you can use to remember more words, more accurately, in a way that’s efficient and fun.

Wer Fluent Forever lesen sollte

  • Anyone learning a language
  • Anyone who wants to improve their memory

Learning Bücher: A Mind for Numbers von Barbara Oakley

A Mind for Numbers

Barbara Oakley
How to Excel at Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra)
4.3 (192 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in A Mind for Numbers?

A Mind for Numbers offers insight into the way our brains take in and process information. It outlines strategies that can help you learn more effectively, especially when it comes to math and science. Even if mathematical or scientific concepts don’t come naturally to you, you can master them with the right kind of dedication and perseverance – and this book will teach you how.

Wer A Mind for Numbers lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in math
  • Anyone interested in science
  • Anyone who wants to get better at studying and retaining information

Learning Bücher: How To Read Literature Like A Professor von Thomas C. Foster

How To Read Literature Like A Professor

Thomas C. Foster
A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines
4.1 (246 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How To Read Literature Like A Professor?

How to Read Literature Like a Professor (2003) is an accessible and engaging introduction to literary analysis. With illuminating examples drawn from both classic and contemporary literature, these blinks provide readers with the tools they need to detect deeper meaning in any fictional text.

Wer How To Read Literature Like A Professor lesen sollte

  • Young readers who want to learn how to interpret literature
  • Anyone who wants to familiarize themselves with basic literary devices
  • Educators seeking support material for teaching literature

Learning Bücher: The Memory Palace von Lewis Smile

The Memory Palace

Lewis Smile
Learn Anything and Everything (Starting with Shakespeare and Dickens)
4.1 (287 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Memory Palace?

The Memory Palace (2012) is a step-by-step guide to using your spatial memory to help you remember absolutely anything. It teaches you how to build a palace of memories that will give you the power to recall everything you read, and even to memorize the names of every Shakespeare play in just 15 minutes.

Wer The Memory Palace lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in improving their memory
  • Forgetful people who need help remembering their shopping list
  • Trivia buffs who want vast amounts of knowledge at their disposal

Learning Bücher: Use Your Memory von Tony Buzan

Use Your Memory

Tony Buzan
4.1 (226 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Use Your Memory?

Use Your Memory (1986) reveals how to develop, train and employ a stellar memory. In a series of guided step-by-step mental exercises, this book will give you all the tools you need to memorize everything from short grocery lists to complex subject matter.

Wer Use Your Memory lesen sollte

  • Anyone in the midst of their studies at college or university
  • Anyone who thinks they might be suffering from memory problems
  • People who want to unlock the power of a remarkable memory

Learning Bücher: The Gift of Failure von Jessica Lahey

The Gift of Failure

Jessica Lahey
How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
4.6 (52 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Gift of Failure?

In The Gift of Failure (2015), Lahey offers compelling reasons for caregivers to relinquish control over their children and let them fail. By taking this approach, Lahey argues, it will give children an important opportunity to learn about their values and skills, while strengthening their confidence, autonomy and sense of responsibility.

Wer The Gift of Failure lesen sollte

  • Parents and caregivers
  • Teachers
  • Anyone working with children

Learning Bücher: The Sense of Style von Steven Pinker

The Sense of Style

Steven Pinker
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
4.2 (97 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Sense of Style?

The Sense of Style (2014) offers a refreshing and relevant guide to writing potent, readable texts of all kinds. Instead of extolling the same confusing and sometimes counter-intuitive rules found in traditional style guides, The Sense of Style offers simple tricks and heuristics guaranteed to improve your writing.

Wer The Sense of Style lesen sollte

  • Lovers of the English language
  • Professional or amateur writers
  • People interested in linguistics

Learning Bücher: Fluent In 3 Months von Benny Lewis

Fluent In 3 Months

Benny Lewis
Tips and Techniques to Help You Learn Any Language
4.0 (291 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Fluent In 3 Months?

Fluent In 3 Months (2014) is a guide to mastering any language in record time. These blinks are full of useful methods to help you learn a new language efficiently and effectively. They debunk traditional forms of language learning, offer actionable strategies to get you speaking today and will set you on the road to being multilingual.

Wer Fluent In 3 Months lesen sollte

  • Frequent travelers and anyone else who wants to learn a new language
  • Readers who are moving to a new country
  • Anyone who has given up on mastering a second language

Learning Bücher: The Happiness Equation von Neil Pasricha

The Happiness Equation

Neil Pasricha
Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything
4.4 (194 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Happiness Equation?

The Happiness Equation (2016) unlocks nine essential secrets to living a happy life. These are guidelines that can help anyone reap the rewards that come with having a positive outlook on life. Happiness isn’t just about reducing stress and anxiety; it’s about paving the way to great work and success.

Wer The Happiness Equation lesen sollte

  • Unhappy people
  • Employees who dread their job
  • Readers looking for guidance in life

Learning Bücher: Unlimited Memory von Kevin Horsley

Unlimited Memory

Kevin Horsley
How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive
4.1 (527 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Unlimited Memory?

Unlimited Memory (2014) explains memory techniques that will help you remember and retain any information you want to. These blinks will show you how to organize and store information in your mind so that you’ll never forget it.

Wer Unlimited Memory lesen sollte

  • Chronically forgetful folks
  • Fans of facts and numbers
  • Anyone who has trouble remembering names

Learning Bücher: Failing Forward von John C. Maxwell

Failing Forward

John C. Maxwell
Turning Mistakes Into Stepping Stones For Success
4.5 (223 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Failing Forward?

Failing Forward (2000) provides a positive perspective on failure. These blinks draw on legendary success stories and literary anecdotes to explain the importance of failure, the advantages of embracing it and the power of leveraging your mistakes to stimulate personal growth.

Wer Failing Forward lesen sollte

  • Creative professionals struggling to take risks in their work
  • Perfectionists looking for new ways to accept and interpret their mistakes
  • Ambitious readers curious about the role of failure in success

Learning Bücher: Learn Better von Ulrich Boser

Learn Better

Ulrich Boser
Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything
4.3 (365 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Learn Better?

Learn Better (2017) upends traditional approaches to learning skills and obtaining knowledge. Learning was once thought to depend entirely on the innate ability and intelligence of the learner. Rote learning was the order of the day. We now know there are much more effective ways to learn. In fact, there are six simple steps to better learning.

Wer Learn Better lesen sollte

  •  Anybody with learning difficulties
  • Teachers, professors and students
  • Anyone who needs to master a skill

Learning Bücher: The Consultant’s Handbook von Samir Parikh

The Consultant’s Handbook

Samir Parikh
A Practical Guide to Delivering High-Value and Differentiated Services in a Competitive Marketplace
4.3 (85 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Consultant’s Handbook?

The Consultant’s Handbook (2015) is an indispensable field guide to the world of consultancy. Packed with top tips, illuminating examples and hands-on advice, it’s the perfect explainer for consultants past, present and future, as well as anyone keen to pick up some consultancy tricks to boost their performance in adjacent industries.

We’re thrilled to announce that the author has worked together with Blinkist to create this book-in-blinks for you.

Wer The Consultant’s Handbook lesen sollte

  • Business graduates interested in consulting
  • Consultants looking to boost their careers and pick up new ideas
  • Anyone involved in client and stakeholder interactions

Learning Bücher: The First 20 Hours von Josh Kaufman

The First 20 Hours

Josh Kaufman
How to Learn Anything… Fast
4.2 (361 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The First 20 Hours?

The First 20 Hours (2013) is about learning new skills quickly. These blinks will help you shake off the notion that it’s too late to expand your horizons. Whether you want to master a foreign language or learn how to fly a helicopter, here are ten simple steps for getting started.

Wer The First 20 Hours lesen sollte

  • Dreamers and curious souls
  • Procrastinators
  • Wannabe polyglots

Learning Bücher: Problem Solving 101 von Ken Watanabe

Problem Solving 101

Ken Watanabe
A Simple Book for Smart People
3.9 (168 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Problem Solving 101?

Problem Solving 101 (2009) is a short and snappy guide to problem-solving. Originally written to help kids become better problem solvers, it can help anyone who wants to improve their ability to resolve issues, no matter how big or small.

Wer Problem Solving 101 lesen sollte

  • Schoolkids and young adults
  • Business owners and leaders
  • Anyone who wants to realize their dreams

Learning Bücher: Game Changers von Dave Asprey

Game Changers

Dave Asprey
What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life
4.3 (208 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Game Changers?

Game Changers (2018) condenses the wisdom of 450 highly successful business leaders, scientist, athletes, authors, artists, journalist and other individuals at the top of their fields. It then combines that wisdom with an understanding of human biology and psychology. The result? A wide-ranging and practical guidebook to success.

Wer Game Changers lesen sollte

  • Those looking for a more scientific approach to self-help
  • Individuals who want to change their diets, sleep patterns or exercise regimes
  • Whoever wants to escape fear and stress

Learning Bücher: I’d Rather Be Reading von Anne Bogel

I’d Rather Be Reading

Anne Bogel
The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life
3.9 (193 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in I’d Rather Be Reading?

I’d Rather Be Reading (2018) is a collection of stories and anecdotes that document the life of a bookworm and offer advice to fellow bibliophiles. From overflowing shelves to forbidden reading, these blinks offer a colorful take on what it means to be A Reader.

Wer I’d Rather Be Reading lesen sollte

  • Readers
  • Writers
  • Obsessive collectors and hobbyists

Learning Bücher: Why Don’t Students Like School? von Daniel T. Willingham

Why Don’t Students Like School?

Daniel T. Willingham
A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom
4.4 (133 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Why Don’t Students Like School??

Why Don’t Students Like School? (2009) seeks to explain the brain’s most important processes relating to memory, learning and intelligence. A stronger understanding of these mechanisms will enable all educators to train themselves in better teaching methods and result in more engaging and effective educational programs.

Wer Why Don’t Students Like School? lesen sollte

  • Parents wanting to ensure their children succeed at school
  • Educators and teachers hoping to hone their craft
  • Forgetful people trying to improve their memory recall

Learning Bücher: Creative Superpowers von Laura Jordan Bambach, Mark Earls, Daniele Fiandaca and Scott Morrison

Creative Superpowers

Laura Jordan Bambach, Mark Earls, Daniele Fiandaca and Scott Morrison
Equip Yourself for the Age of Creativity
4.5 (82 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Creative Superpowers?

Creative Superpowers (2018) is a one-stop guide to hacking your creativity, crafted by a crack team of high-flyers who’ve put their own advice into practice. Packed with useful tips and timely insights, this is the matchbox you’ve been looking for to spark those dormant creative fires.

Wer Creative Superpowers lesen sollte

  • Marketing experts
  • Digital designers
  • Entrepreneurs

Learning Bücher: Brainstorm von Daniel J. Siegel


Daniel J. Siegel
The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
4.5 (111 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Brainstorm?

Brainstorm (2014) is devoted to the many mysteries and secrets of the teenage brain. These blinks debunk lazy stereotypes about adolescents and paint a more positive picture. Our teenage years aren’t just a period of hormonal and cognitive disarray; they’re also a crucial phase in the brain’s development.

Wer Brainstorm lesen sollte

  • Parents and guardians
  • Teenagers tired of being told they’re wasters
  • Psychologists and educators

Learning Bücher: Ultralearning von Scott H. Young


Scott H. Young
Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Tasks and Outsmart the Competition
4.5 (1.133 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Ultralearning?

Ultralearners are ordinary people who can master difficult skills with extraordinary speed. As a result, they achieve tremendous personal success and cultivate a serious professional advantage. But how exactly do they pull it off? In Ultralearning (2019), Scott H. Young analyzes the aggressive, self-directed learning strategies of some of the world’s most successful ultralearners and breaks them down into techniques and strategies that anyone can implement.

Wer Ultralearning lesen sollte

  • Anyone who’s tried to learn a new skill and become discouraged.
  • Workers who want to extend and upgrade their professional skill sets.
  • Busy people who want to skill up efficiently and effectively.

Learning Bücher: The Call of the Wild and Free von Ainsley Arment

The Call of the Wild and Free

Ainsley Arment
Reclaiming Wonder in Your Child's Education
4.6 (47 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Call of the Wild and Free?

The Call of the Wild and Free (2019) is a practical guide for homeschooling children, brimming with advice and inspiration for parents thinking about an alternative education for their children. In the process, it dispels a few old stereotypes about homeschooling and makes a case for its legitimacy as a model of education today. Frequently going beyond homeschooling to reflect upon the concept of education generally, the author presents both a powerful critique of the school system and a call to arms to educate our children differently.

Wer The Call of the Wild and Free lesen sollte

  • Parents thinking about an alternative education for their children
  • Educators looking for ideas to complement a traditional education
  • Anyone who wants to rekindle their own childhood curiosity and adventurousness

Learning Bücher: Elevate von Joseph Deitch


Joseph Deitch
An Essential Guide to Life
4.2 (339 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Elevate?

Elevate (2018) is an indispensable guide to upping your game and living your life to the fullest. Whether you’re looking for a career boost or want to bring more meaning and joy into your private affairs, these blinks contain an arsenal of tips and tricks to help you take things to the next level.

Wer Elevate lesen sollte

  • Anyone looking to learn important skills for entrepreneurship
  • Anyone who wants to feel more motivated
  • Anyone who wants to enjoy more success and fun in life

Learning Bücher: Proust and the Squid von Maryanne Wolf

Proust and the Squid

Maryanne Wolf
The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
4.5 (217 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Proust and the Squid?

Proust and the Squid (2007) tells the fascinating story of how the human brain learned to read. From the invention of the first writing systems to our brain’s amazing capacity to rearrange itself, reading expert Maryanna Wolf explains how the incredible skill of reading developed over the course of human history. That is, how it transforms our brains, thoughts, and culture, and why some of us struggle to learn it.

Wer Proust and the Squid lesen sollte

  • Book worms, word nerds, and language lovers
  • Parents and educators who want to encourage children to read 
  • People struggling with dyslexia

Learning Bücher: The Little Book of Talent von Daniel Coyle

The Little Book of Talent

Daniel Coyle
52 Tips for Improving Your Skills
4.4 (190 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Little Book of Talent?

The Little Book of Talent (2012) shares tried and tested methods of developing skills from top performers and talent hotbeds around the world. From sports players to musicians, anyone can easily apply these strategies and reach their full potential. 

Wer The Little Book of Talent lesen sollte

  • People who want to improve their skills and talent
  • Teachers and coaches looking for new methods
  • Anyone curious about talent development

Learning Bücher: Limitless von Jim Kwik


Jim Kwik
Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life
4.6 (2.504 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Limitless?

Limitless (2020) is an empowering how-to guide for making full use of your brain’s incredible capabilities. It goes out to anyone who’s ever felt too dumb, too slow, or too unskilled to succeed. Learn how to unlimit your brain – and gain the power to achieve anything at all.

Wer Limitless lesen sollte

  • Lifelong learners and people with big aspirations
  • Self-criticizers who fear that they just can’t learn as fast as everyone else
  • Businesspeople, students, and employees who want to fit learning into their busy schedules

Learning Bücher: Grasp von Sanjay Sarma, Luke Yoquinto


Sanjay Sarma, Luke Yoquinto
The Science Transforming How We Learn
4.1 (189 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Grasp?

Grasp (2020) covers the development of modern education systems and the ways in which their current forms conflict with recent scientific insights into how the brain works. It describes a variety of experimental techniques being applied to improve education and discusses how they might become more broadly generalized.

Wer Grasp lesen sollte

  • Academics, teachers, school administrators 
  • Students
  • Anyone interested in improving their own ability to learn

Learning Bücher: The Upskilling Imperative von Shelley Osborne

The Upskilling Imperative

Shelley Osborne
5 Ways to Make Learning Core to the Way We Work
4.3 (95 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Upskilling Imperative?

What’s it about?

The Upskilling Imperative (2020) introduces practical tips for companies to ensure their staff have ample opportunity to learn skills for the future. With industries and technologies changing all the time, it shows business leaders the steps they can take to stay ahead of the curve and establish robust, accessible learning environments.

Wer The Upskilling Imperative lesen sollte

Who’s it for?

  • Managers or C-Level executives looking to upskill their teams
  • People interested in Learning and Development or HR

Employees who want to change the way their company views training 

Learning Bücher: The Art of Impossible von Steven Kotler

The Art of Impossible

Steven Kotler
A Peak Performance Primer
4.7 (518 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Art of Impossible?

The Art of Impossible (2021) is a science-driven guide to reaching your maximum potential. By developing four key skills –⁠ motivation, learning, creativity, and flow –⁠ you’ll gain the power to smash whatever goals you set. With enough time, you may even achieve the impossible.

Wer The Art of Impossible lesen sollte

  • Aspiring movers and shakers
  • Go-getters driven to achieve their maximum potential
  • Anyone who wants to boost their performance and be at their peak

Learning Bücher: Learn Like a Pro von Barbara Oakley and Olav Schewe

Learn Like a Pro

Barbara Oakley and Olav Schewe
Science-based Tools to Become Better at Anything
4.4 (376 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Learn Like a Pro?

Learn Like a Pro: Science-based Tools to Become Better at Anything (2021) looks at the most powerful strategies for staying focused and learning effectively. Both coauthors draw on their past struggles with learning, and use insights from experts and research to find out what works and what doesn’t. 

Wer Learn Like a Pro lesen sollte

  • Students looking to supercharge their learning
  • Anyone who has struggled to learn something new
  • Education gurus

Learning Bücher: Beginners von Tom Vanderbilt


Tom Vanderbilt
The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning
4.5 (265 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Beginners?

Beginners (2021) is a light-hearted study of the joys of life-long learning. Part personal story and part scientific primer, it demonstrates the benefits of always trying something new.

Wer Beginners lesen sollte

  • Middle-aged folks trapped in the same routines
  • Seniors seeking ways to stay sharp
  • Anyone eager for a little inspiration to never stop learning

Learning Bücher: Hyper-Learning von Edward D. Hess


Edward D. Hess
How to Adapt to the Speed of Change
4.4 (314 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Hyper-Learning?

Hyper-Learning (2020) shows you how to adapt to a rapidly changing world in which technology threatens to make many skills redundant. By adopting a growth mindset, becoming less egotistical, and learning to collaborate, you’ll be ready to face the future. 

Wer Hyper-Learning lesen sollte

  • Those looking to optimize their learning skills
  • Business leaders who want to harness innovation
  • Anyone worried about a future of enormous disruption and change

Learning Bücher: Frames of Mind von Howard Gardner

Frames of Mind

Howard Gardner
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
4.5 (393 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Frames of Mind?

Frames of Mind (1983) is a landmark text that first proposed the psychological theory of multiple intelligences. Upending the long-held conception that intelligence is just one general, monolithic trait, it argues instead that there are several intelligences that everyone possesses in different quantities. By studying them, educators and policymakers can reshape the educational system to benefit a much greater number of students than the current programs do.

Wer Frames of Mind lesen sollte

  • Psychology fans interested in one of the field’s significant texts
  • Educators, teachers, and tutors who want to better understand their students
  • Anyone fascinated by the human mind

Learning Bücher: Thrivers von Michele Borba


Michele Borba
The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine
4.4 (215 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Thrivers?

Thrivers (2021) is a study of what it means to be a child in today’s fast-paced, ultra-competitive, and digital world. Kids are achieving more and more, but they’ve never felt so lonely and stressed. In our rush to prepare them for an uncertain future, we’ve taught them to strive for accolades but forgotten that there’s more to success – and happiness – than test scores and grades. What’s missing is an emphasis on helping them thrive.

Wer Thrivers lesen sollte

  • Parents worried about their kids’ futures
  • Teachers on the frontlines of our burnout-inducing education system
  • Psychologists interested in child development

Learning Bücher: How to Take Smart Notes von Sönke Ahrens

How to Take Smart Notes

Sönke Ahrens
One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers
4.4 (805 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Take Smart Notes?

How to Take Smart Notes (2017) is exactly that – an explanation of how and why to take smart notes. It explains how this simple, little-known, and often misunderstood technique can aid your thinking, writing, and learning. With the help of smart notes, you may never face the horror of a blank page again.

Wer How to Take Smart Notes lesen sollte

  • Students and professors with papers to write
  • Budding nonfiction writers
  • Notetakers hoping to up their game

Learning Bücher: Leveraged Learning von Danny Iny

Leveraged Learning

Danny Iny
How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners, and Experts With Something to Teach
4.3 (97 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Leveraged Learning?

Leveraged Learning (2018) provides a six-step process for designing and implementing an optimized method of learning or teaching any subject. Drawing on recent advances in the field of education, its lessons are equally applicable to those pursuing traditional, newfangled, or self-led courses of study – no matter whether the aim is personal, professional, or academic advancement. 

Wer Leveraged Learning lesen sollte

  • Lifelong learners 
  • Current or future students of formal education programs 
  • Teachers, course designers, and educational entrepreneurs

Learning Bücher: Driving Performance Through Learning von Andy Lancaster

Driving Performance Through Learning

Andy Lancaster
Using L&D to Improve Performance, Productivity and Profits
4.1 (193 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Driving Performance Through Learning?

Driving Performance Through Learning (2019) is a guide to help learning and development professionals understand the full breadth of possibilities for learning in the modern workplace. It explains the benefits of learning during the natural flow of work, encouraging a wide range of innovative methods.

Wer Driving Performance Through Learning lesen sollte

  • Learning and development professionals expanding their horizons
  • Managers who want to understand L&D better
  • Workers who love learning new professional skills

Learning Bücher: Brilliance by Design von Vicki Halsey

Brilliance by Design

Vicki Halsey
Creating Learning Experiences that Connect, Inspire, and Engage
4.4 (156 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Brilliance by Design?

Brilliance by Design (2011) is all about creating learning experiences that bring out the brilliance in every student. Targeted at coaches, teachers, mentors, and anyone who spends time in a classroom, it provides a handy and helpful model for high-impact instructional design that will inspire and motivate learners. 

Wer Brilliance by Design lesen sollte

  • Teachers looking to add tools to their repertoire
  • Mentors having a hard time energizing their mentees
  • Anyone who spends time at the front of a classroom

Learning Bücher: Smarter Tomorrow von Elizabeth R. Ricker

Smarter Tomorrow

Elizabeth R. Ricker
How 15 Minutes of Neurohacking a Day Can Help You Work Better, Think Faster, and Get More Done
4.1 (786 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Smarter Tomorrow?

Smarter Tomorrow (2021) shows you how to upgrade your brain using a technique called neurohacking. You’ll learn how to improve your memory, creativity, emotional regulation, and what’s known as “executive functioning” through self-testing and experimentation – all backed up with insights from neuroscience.

Wer Smarter Tomorrow lesen sollte

  • Thinkers looking to improve their cognitive skills
  • Budding neuroscientists and brain nerds
  • Anyone looking to keep up with modern science

Learning Bücher: Smart Money Smart Kids von Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze

Smart Money Smart Kids

Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze
Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money
4.1 (205 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Smart Money Smart Kids?

Smart Money Smart Kids (2014) guides parents – or anyone helping raise children – in teaching those kids to become financially smart. Review basics like the relationship between work and money and find actionable advice for instructing toddlers through teens to gain confidence with money.

Wer Smart Money Smart Kids lesen sollte

  • Parents or guardians who want to raise money smart kids
  • Anyone teaching young people how to be financially fit
  • Financially wealthy individuals wondering how to build generational success

Learning Bücher: The Future is Faster Than You Think von Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler

The Future is Faster Than You Think

Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives
4.1 (162 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Future is Faster Than You Think?

The Future is Faster Than You Think (2020) examines how converging exponential technologies (AI, robotics, 3D printing, CRISPR, Blockchain) are reinventing every industry this decade. Starting with flying cars and artificial intelligence, it explores and predicts the future of industries including retail, manufacturing, transportation, health care, education, finance, and insurance. It also offers a vision for how these technologies can be applied to address many of the world’s most pressing problems.

Wer The Future is Faster Than You Think lesen sollte

  • Futurists hungry for big-picture technology visions
  • Anyone interested in AI in the real world
  • Innovation geeks

Learning Bücher: Existential Kink von Carolyn Elliott

Existential Kink

Carolyn Elliott
Unmask Your Shadow and Embrace Your Power
4.1 (54 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Existential Kink?

Existential Kink (2020) invites you to transform your life by embracing your deepest desires and hidden shadows. Through a radical and intriguing journey, you'll discover the power of turning your “wrongness” into personal growth and self-acceptance. With the help of seven axioms and practical exercises, prepare to unleash your true potential and create positive change.

Wer Existential Kink lesen sollte

  • Spiritual explorers seeking personal growth
  • Fans of unconventional self-help methods
  • Individuals curious about shadow work

Learning Bücher: The Montessori Toddler von Simone Davies

The Montessori Toddler

Simone Davies
A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being
4.4 (64 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Montessori Toddler?

The Montessori Toddler (2019) teaches parents how to better understand their toddlers and raise them according to the method developed by Italian physician and philosopher Dr. Maria Montessori. With its practical approach, it offers actionable advice that parents and grandparents can apply no matter whether they already have experience with the Montessori method or not.

Wer The Montessori Toddler lesen sollte

  • Parents who want to understand how toddlers communicate
  • Parents whose children are nearing the toddler stage and want to provide a supportive environment for them
  • Parents curious about the Montessori method and how they can employ it in their own homes

Learning Bücher: The First 90 Days von Michael D. Watkins

The First 90 Days

Michael D. Watkins
Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter
2.9 (394 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The First 90 Days?

The First 90 Days (2006) maps out the critical transition period for any business leader taking on a new role. It offers comprehensive and practical strategies for surviving – and thriving – past the first three months.

Wer The First 90 Days lesen sollte

  • Business leaders tackling a new role
  • Aspiring leaders preparing for their next move
  • Anyone looking to reduce their vulnerabilities as a leader

Learning Bücher: Million Dollar Micro Business	 von Tina Tower

Million Dollar Micro Business

Tina Tower
How to Turn Your Expertise Into a Digital Online Course
4.4 (73 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Million Dollar Micro Business ?

Million Dollar Micro Business (2021) is a hands-on guide to creating your first online course – and making lots of money in the process. From coming up with an idea that feeds your passions to perfecting your marketing, it provides guidance on how to claim your place in this innovative, burgeoning industry of online learning.

Wer Million Dollar Micro Business lesen sollte

  • Talented introverts who want to share their skills without venturing out of the house
  • Entrepreneurs who strive to be successful without working round the clock
  • Educators with a passion for teaching who want to expand their reach

Learning Bücher: The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook von Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood & Jeffrey Brantley

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook

Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood & Jeffrey Brantley
Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance
4.6 (94 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook?

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook (2019) offers basic and advanced exercises to help people hone the four core emotional competencies. While it can be used alone, it’s also an excellent companion for anyone working with a therapist. 

Wer The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook lesen sollte

  • Anyone currently in therapy
  • People interested in self-improvement 
  • Individuals struggling to manage their emotions

Learning Bücher: Potty Training in 3 Days von Brandi Brucks

Potty Training in 3 Days

Brandi Brucks
The Step-By-Step Plan for a Clean Break from Dirty Diapers
4.5 (11 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Potty Training in 3 Days?

Potty Training in 3 Days (2016) is a success formula for parents and caregivers who want their babies to start using the toilet. The plan involves recognizing when your child is ready for potty training, what to do during the three days of intense practice, and how to follow up for lasting results.

Wer Potty Training in 3 Days lesen sollte

  • Parents
  • Family members and caregivers who want to understand their role in potty training
  • Pediatricians and teachers

Learning Bücher: What If? 2 von Randall Munroe

What If? 2

Randall Munroe
Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
4.1 (206 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in What If? 2?

What If? 2 (2022) is Randall Munroe’s follow-up to the New York Times best-selling What If? Like its predecessor, it comprises Munroe’s serious scientific answers to the absurd, funny, and whimsical questions submitted to him by readers, ranging from “How big would a snowball be if rolled from the top of Mt. Everest to the bottom?” to “Could a person eat a cloud?”

Wer What If? 2 lesen sollte

  • Fans of xkcd’s nerd-culture humor
  • People who love science but don’t take it too seriously
  • Anyone who’s ever wondered what would happen if Jupiter were shrunk to the size of a suburban house

Learning Bücher: The Mountain Is You von Brianna Wiest

The Mountain Is You

Brianna Wiest
Transforming Self-Sabotage Into Self-Mastery
4.6 (1.115 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Mountain Is You?

The Mountain Is You (2020) can help you recognize the negative patterns in your life and what they are really telling you. Changing those patterns will be like climbing a mountain and the reward will be unlocking your own potential.

Wer The Mountain Is You lesen sollte

  • People with bad habits that they want to understand and change 
  • Those looking to maximize their potential
  • Anyone who feels stuck

Learning Bücher: How to be Love(d) von Humble the Poet

How to be Love(d)

Humble the Poet
Simple Truths for Going Easier on Yourself, Embracing Imperfection & Loving Your Way to a Better Life
4.5 (203 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to be Love(d)?

How to be Love(d) (2022) teaches you how to transform your thoughts and actions to give, receive, and experience more love in life. Full of relatable stories and actionable advice, this guide will teach you how to rid yourself of useless programming, embrace imperfection, and honor your progress – so you can better love yourself and others.

Wer How to be Love(d) lesen sollte

  • Anyone going through a breakup
  • People looking to improve their romantic, platonic, or family relationships
  • Fans of the author’s art and music

Learning Bücher: A Year of Positive Thinking von Cyndie Spiegel

A Year of Positive Thinking

Cyndie Spiegel
Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage
3.8 (66 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in A Year of Positive Thinking?

A Year of Positive Thinking (2018) provides you with a dose of positive thinking for every day of the year. By using its daily affirmations, inspirational quotes, and exercises you’ll learn to live your best life.

Wer A Year of Positive Thinking lesen sollte

  • Pessimists (and optimists) looking for uplifting advice
  • Individuals currently experiencing hardship
  • Anyone who wants to transform into a better version of themselves

Learning Bücher: The Power of One More von Ed Mylett

The Power of One More

Ed Mylett
The Ultimate Guide to Happiness and Success
4.0 (163 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Power of One More?

The Power of One More (2022) follows the idea that doing “one more” in any situation can bring you greatness and open up more opportunities.

Wer The Power of One More lesen sollte

  • High achievers
  • Self-improvement seekers
  • Anyone willing to welcome a lifestyle change

Learning Bücher: Leadership von Peter Guy Northouse


Peter Guy Northouse
Theory and Practice
4.4 (164 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Leadership?

Leadership: Theory and Practice (2015) is a popular textbook exploring the topic of leadership. It discusses the main theories of leadership, explains the popular types of leadership style, and offers practical advice on improving your own leadership characteristics.  

Wer Leadership lesen sollte

  • Anyone interested in what makes a leader
  • Business-owners, teacher, coaches, or anyone involved in leading groups
  • Anyone wishing to be a leader

Learning Bücher: Next! von Joanne Lipman


Joanne Lipman
The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work
4.1 (96 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Next!?

Next! (2023) is an inspiring guide to personal reinvention. With insights from scientific research and real-life success stories, it provides practical steps to implement meaningful change in life and work.

Wer Next! lesen sollte

  • Tenacious scholars
  • Aspiring creatives
  • Visionary millennials

Learning Bücher: The Power to Change von Craig Groeschel

The Power to Change

Craig Groeschel
Mastering the Habits That Matter Most
3.4 (340 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Power to Change?

The Power to Change (2022) is a practical guide to creating not just positive changes in your life but ones that have a lasting effect. Backed by Bible teachings, it walks you through the strategies on how to work your way towards a changed you. 

Wer The Power to Change lesen sollte

  • Christians struggling to change their lives
  • Anyone wanting to build or break a habit
  • Those looking to improve themselves and reach their full potential

Learning Bücher: The Road Less Stupid von Keith J. Cunningham

The Road Less Stupid

Keith J. Cunningham
Advice from the Chairman of the Board
4.5 (68 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Road Less Stupid?

The Road Less Stupid: Advice from the Chairman of the Board (2018) is about avoiding the dumb mistakes that can sabotage businesses. The way to avoid these mistakes, which is usually more valuable than having smart ideas, is to think more and with more focus. Cunningham shows readers how to do this with his Thinking Time practice.

Wer The Road Less Stupid lesen sollte

  • Business leaders interested in minimizing risk and maximizing output
  • Small business owners who are looking to take the next step
  • Anyone struggling to find a solution to a recurring business problem

Learning Bücher: Two Weeks Notice von Amy Porterfield

Two Weeks Notice

Amy Porterfield
Find the Courage to Quit Your Job, Make More Money, Work Where You Want, and Change the World
4.2 (210 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Two Weeks Notice?

Two Weeks Notice (2023) is your step-by-step guide to launching a successful online business. It provides you with the tools and tricks you need to become your own boss – and gain the creative and financial freedom to live your best life. 

Wer Two Weeks Notice lesen sollte

  • Newly minted online entrepreneurs and established business owners
  • Courageous women who are ready to be their own boss
  • Anyone fantasizing about ditching their 9-to-5 

Learning Bücher: On the Origin of Time von Thomas Hertog

On the Origin of Time

Thomas Hertog
Stephen Hawking's Final Theory
4.6 (474 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in On the Origin of Time?

On the Origin of Time (2023) guides you through the humbling, stranger-than-fiction theories that the late physicist Stephen Hawking developed in the last two decades of his life. With quantum physics, holograms, and inspiration from Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory, it reveals what the great scientist came to believe about the origins of the universe.

Wer On the Origin of Time lesen sollte

  • Those curious about the origins of space and time
  • People fascinated by the multiverse

Anyone familiar with A Brief History of Time

Learning Bücher: A Thousand Brains von Jeff Hawkins

A Thousand Brains

Jeff Hawkins
A New Theory of Intelligence
4.6 (107 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in A Thousand Brains?

A Thousand Brains (2021) explores the fundamental nature of intelligence. It poses the theory that the brain is a collection of thousands of mini-brains, each generating and refining their own predictions. It also delves into the implications of this theory for artificial intelligence and our understanding of consciousness.

Wer A Thousand Brains lesen sollte

  • Fans of neuroscience who are interested in the latest research
  • Anyone curious about how humans think and learn
  • Those ready for an in-depth guide to one of life’s great mysteries

Learning Bücher: Understanding Artificial Intelligence von Nicolas Sabouret

Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Nicolas Sabouret
4.3 (491 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Understanding Artificial Intelligence?

Understanding Artificial Intelligence (2021) aims to demystify the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for everyone, including those who don’t have an IT or mathematical background. It will give you a basic understanding of how AI works and why sometimes it makes mistakes or offers imperfect solutions.

Wer Understanding Artificial Intelligence lesen sollte

  • The AI-curious
  • Nonspecialists who want to deepen their knowledge about AI
  • Sci-Fi fans worried about a dystopian future ruled over by AI overlords

Learning Bücher: My Philosophy for Successful Living von Jim Rohn

My Philosophy for Successful Living

Jim Rohn
4.2 (375 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in My Philosophy for Successful Living?

My Philosophy for Successful Living (2011) examines the secrets of how to lead a financially successful and personally fulfilling life. Drawing from the author’s experiences, it presents nuggets of wisdom on topics such as finances, personal development, and goal setting.

Wer My Philosophy for Successful Living lesen sollte

  • Anyone looking to change the trajectory of their finances
  • People wanting to turn their lives around
  • Finance and personal development enthusiasts

Learning Bücher: The Teenage Brain von Frances E. Jensen & Amy Ellis Nutt

The Teenage Brain

Frances E. Jensen & Amy Ellis Nutt
A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
3.9 (82 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Teenage Brain?

The Teenage Brain (2014) delves into the labyrinth of teenage neuroscience, offering a captivating exploration of why teens think and act the way they do. With a blend of science and real-world anecdotes, it illuminates the complexities and wonders of a brain in flux.

Wer The Teenage Brain lesen sollte

  • Concerned, proactive parents of teenagers
  • Educators seeking insight into students
  • Advocates of teenage mental health

Learning Bücher: Theories of Childhood von Carol Garhart Mooney

Theories of Childhood

Carol Garhart Mooney
An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky
4.4 (229 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Theories of Childhood?

Theories of Childhood (2000) is a foundational text for early childhood educators that explores the lives and work of five influential thinkers who have shaped modern education over the past century. 

Wer Theories of Childhood lesen sollte

  • Anyone curious about the minds and theories behind modern education
  • Classroom teachers seeking more information about child development
  • Parents or guardians seeking insight into age-appropriate challenges to help their children thrive at learning

Learning Bücher: Python Crash Course von Eric Matthes

Python Crash Course

Eric Matthes
A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming
3.5 (40 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Python Crash Course?

Python Crash Course (2015) offers a comprehensive journey into the world of Python programming. From building dynamic web applications and engaging games to visualizing data and exploring core programming concepts, it equips learners with the skills to master this versatile language.

Wer Python Crash Course lesen sollte

  • Aspiring programmers looking to break into the world of coding 
  • Coders and programmers seeking a Python refresher
  • Web designers wanting to design and deploy dynamic, data-driven websites

Learning Bücher: The Cherry Orchard von Anton Chekhov

The Cherry Orchard

Anton Chekhov
4.0 (5 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Cherry Orchard?

The Cherry Orchard (1904) is a poignant reflection on the fading influence of Russia’s nobility at the dawn of a new age of industry and materialism. The play centers on an aristocratic family returning to its ancestral estate, shortly before the property’s sale. Despite proposals to rescue the estate, the family’s impractical and nostalgic romanticism leads to disaster; the family home is sold to a plebeian millionaire intent on cutting down its titular cherry orchard. 

Wer The Cherry Orchard lesen sollte

  • Fans of classic Russian literature and drama
  • History buffs
  • Theater lovers unfamiliar with – but curious about – Chekov’s work

Learning Bücher: Smart Brevity von Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz

Smart Brevity

Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz
The Power of Saying More with Less
4.2 (181 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Smart Brevity?

Smart Brevity (2022) offers a guide to effective communication in an age of information overload. It emphasizes the importance of conveying ideas succinctly and clearly and provides practical strategies to streamline communication across various platforms, from emails and meetings to presentations and social media.

Wer Smart Brevity lesen sollte

  • Professionals seeking effective communication skills
  • Entrepreneurs in digital media and journalism
  • Anyone interested in concise writing techniques

Learning Bücher: How to Read a Financial Report von John A. Tracy and Tage C. Tracy

How to Read a Financial Report

John A. Tracy and Tage C. Tracy
Essential Information for Entrepreneurs, Lenders, Investors, Analysts, and Management
4.1 (98 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Read a Financial Report?

How to Read a Financial Report (1980) serves as a comprehensive guide that demystifies the complexities of evaluating a company's fiscal health. It explores balance sheets and income reports, clarifies the fundamentals of financial ratios, and explains any accompanying notes, offering tools for a clear and confident assessment of a business's economic status.

Wer How to Read a Financial Report lesen sollte

  • Investors
  • Managers
  • Non-financial professionals 

Learning Bücher: Immunity to Change von Robert Kegan & Lisa Laskow Lahey

Immunity to Change

Robert Kegan & Lisa Laskow Lahey
How to Overcome it and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization
3.3 (244 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Immunity to Change?

Immunity to Change (2009) delves into the intricacies of human cognitive development – emphasizing that mental growth doesn't end in childhood, but instead continues throughout adulthood. It shows how understanding these adulthood developmental stages can be pivotal for effective leadership, and presents tools to confront and overcome the inherent resistances to change.

Wer Immunity to Change lesen sollte

  • Professionals aiming to enhance their leadership capabilities
  • Educators striving to foster advanced developmental thinking in students
  • Individuals dedicated to continuous personal growth

Learning Bücher: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew von Sharon Saline

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

Sharon Saline
Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life
4.6 (61 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew?

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew (2018) provides parents with insights into the challenges and experiences of children with ADHD. It focuses on the importance of communication and collaboration between parents and children, and outlines the Five Cs that will help you help your child with ADHD. Learn the skills you need to ensure your child flourishes with the brain they have.

Wer What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew lesen sollte

  • Parents of children with ADHD
  • Teens and adults with ADHD
  • Teachers and parents

Learning Bücher: The Power of Neurodiversity von Thomas Armstrong

The Power of Neurodiversity

Thomas Armstrong
Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain
4.5 (48 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Power of Neurodiversity?

The Power of Neurodiversity (2011) explores how reframing neurological differences as diversity rather than disorder can empower those with atypical minds. It covers the strengths of neurodivergent thinking, finding one's niche, positive adaptations, and envisioning a more inclusive world. It invites us to celebrate the brilliance found in all human brains.

Wer The Power of Neurodiversity lesen sollte

  • Teachers of all levels
  • Parents of children with learning or cognitive differences
  • Anyone whose brain is wired a little differently

Learning Bücher: Writing for Busy Readers von Todd Rogers & Jessica Lasky-Fink

Writing for Busy Readers

Todd Rogers & Jessica Lasky-Fink
Communicate More Effectively in the Real World
4.2 (24 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Writing for Busy Readers?

Writing for Busy Readers (2023) is a guide to writing effectively in the digital age. Based on research in behavioral science, it provides you with six principles for writing messages that are clear, concise, and engaging – even for busy readers.

Wer Writing for Busy Readers lesen sollte

  • Digital content writers aiming to enhance their work’s readability
  • Anyone who wants to write more effectively
  • Aspiring writers seeking modern guidance

Learning Bücher: It's On Me von Sara Kuburic

It's On Me

Sara Kuburic
Accept Hard Truths, Discover Your Self, and Change Your Life
4.1 (103 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in It's On Me?

It's On Me (2023) unpacks the experience of “self-loss.” It provides a revelatory process of self-reflection and acceptance to help you stop sleepwalking through life – and step into a vibrant, authentic, and purposeful you.

Wer It's On Me lesen sollte

  • People going through major life transitions
  • Those feeling unfulfilled, lost, or disconnected
  • Anyone seeking tools for self-reflection and personal growth

Learning Bücher: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need von Joanna Martine Woolfolk

The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need

Joanna Martine Woolfolk
3.1 (59 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need?

The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need (2001) is a comprehensive guide to astrology, covering everything from sun signs and planets to houses and aspects. It provides an explanation of zodiac profiles, compatibility, and birth chart interpretation, allowing you to unlock the secrets of the cosmos to better understand yourself and your relationships with others.

Wer The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need lesen sollte

  • Holistic wellness seekers 
  • People looking for New Age spiritual guidance
  • Fans of astrology TikTok

Learning Bücher: The Bhagavad Gita von Vyasa

The Bhagavad Gita

4.5 (121 Rezensionen)

Worum geht's in The Bhagavad Gita?

The Bhagavad Gita is a self-contained episode of the Mahabharata, an epic poem about the devastating rivalry between two clans for control of the kingdom of Bharata in ancient India. Composed around the third century BCE, the 700 verses of the Bhagavad Gita explore questions of social and religious duty, the nature of human action, and our relationship to God. For many readers, scholars, and believers, it is the quintessential religious text in Hinduism. 

Wer The Bhagavad Gita lesen sollte

  • Seekers exploring Eastern spirituality
  • History buffs interested in India and its religions
  • Curious minds open to ancient insights 

Learning Bücher: Finance for the People von Paco de Leon

Finance for the People

Paco de Leon
Getting a Grip on Your Finances
4.0 (215 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Finance for the People?

Finance for the People (2022) takes a novel approach to personal finance by focusing on the psychological aspects of money management. Encouraging readers to examine and reshape their beliefs about money, this guide offers strategies for debt management, mindful spending, and wealth building.

Wer Finance for the People lesen sollte

  • Financial fledglings
  • Wealth strategy savants
  • Finance historians

Learning Bücher: Decisions about Decisions von Cass R. Sunstein

Decisions about Decisions

Cass R. Sunstein
Practical Reason in Ordinary Life
4.0 (263 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Decisions about Decisions?

Decisions About Decisions (2023) digs into the delicate process of how people make decisions big and small. It reveals the emotional and cognitive mechanisms hidden beneath decision-making methods and the effects of various strategies, showing how our judgments impact our ideas, values, and behaviors.

Wer Decisions about Decisions lesen sollte

  • Strategic leaders
  • Curious self-improvers
  • People interested in behavioral economics

Learning Bücher: How to Read Lacan von Slavoj Žižek

How to Read Lacan

Slavoj Žižek
3.7 (253 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Read Lacan?

How to Read Lacan (2007) offers a deep dive into the perplexing landscape of our inner psyche through the lens of twentieth-century psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Jacques Lacan. It unravels the mysteries of unconscious beliefs, from the paradoxes of atheism to the rituals that mask genuine feelings. It leads us through an eye-opening journey, challenging our perceptions, and uncovering the unseen forces shaping our daily lives.

Wer How to Read Lacan lesen sollte

  • Philosophy lovers seeking deeper understanding
  • Students of psychological and behavioral sciences
  • Enthusiasts of introspection and self-exploration

Learning Bücher: How to Know a Person von David Brooks

How to Know a Person

David Brooks
The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen
4.4 (450 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Know a Person?

How to Know a Person (2023) challenges us to set aside our egos and look beyond people’s superficial traits to really get to know them: their stories, their passions, their motivations, and more. It acknowledges that being able to see someone and make them feel seen is hard –⁠ and yet it’s essential for cultivating healthy relationships. Fortunately, with some dedication, we can all learn how to have healthier, deeper conversations; give people quality attention; and see people in all their delightful complexity.

Wer How to Know a Person lesen sollte

  • Personal growth-seekers
  • Those starving for human connection and companionship
  • Coaches, counselors, social workers, psychologists, and HR professionals

Learning Bücher: Growing Up in Public von Devorah Heitner

Growing Up in Public

Devorah Heitner
Coming of Age in a Digital World
4.0 (82 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Growing Up in Public?

Growing Up in Public (2023) explores the many stresses both parents and children can experience in today’s digital world. Although raising children in the face of today’s many technological social outlets might seem overwhelming, this guide provides clear, actionable insight for guiding adolescent online behavior as well as monitoring our own adult actions.  

Wer Growing Up in Public lesen sollte

  • Parents or guardians concerned about their children’s social media usage
  • People looking for advice on raising children in today’s digital world
  • Anyone interested in the internet’s impact on adolescent development

Learning Bücher: How to Win at Chess von Levy Rozman

How to Win at Chess

Levy Rozman
The Ultimate Guide for Beginners and Beyond
3.7 (35 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in How to Win at Chess?

How to Win at Chess (2021) is a comprehensive beginner-oriented guide to the ancient game of chess. Packed with insights into openings, endings, tactics, and strategy, it provides a clear, structured path for players to get to grips with the fundamentals of the game, and build on their skills.

Wer How to Win at Chess lesen sollte

  • Beginners wanting to learn fundamental chess strategies
  • Chess players aiming to improve their tactics and gameplay
  • Fans of GothamChess’s YouTube channel

Learning Bücher: Gifted and Distractible von Julie F. Skolnick

Gifted and Distractible

Julie F. Skolnick
Understanding, Supporting, and Advocating for Your Twice Exceptional Child
4.1 (19 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Gifted and Distractible?

Gifted and Distractible (2023) offers research-based strategies to support children who exhibit both giftedness and learning differences. The guide helps parents and teachers move beyond misconceptions that intellectual talent guarantees social and emotional success, and provides strength-based tools to nurture these remarkable yet often misunderstood kids.

Wer Gifted and Distractible lesen sollte

  • Parents who want to see their gifted children thrive
  • Educators looking to support the gifted children in their care
  • Clinicians or other experts who work with 2e children

Learning Bücher: Time Management Secrets for College Students von Dennis Stemmle

Time Management Secrets for College Students

Dennis Stemmle
The Underground Playbook for Managing School, Work, and Fun
4.3 (27 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Time Management Secrets for College Students?

Time Management Secrets for College Students (2020) offers time management strategies for students to navigate the transition from high school to the unstructured college environment. It offers a potential solution to the troubling statistics that thirty percent of college freshmen drop out after their first year, and less than 60 percent of students finish a four-year degree within six years.

Wer Time Management Secrets for College Students lesen sollte

  • Incoming or current college students
  • Parents of college students
  • Everyone who needs better time management skills

Learning Bücher: Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops von Ken Nelson, David Ronka & Lesli Lang with Liz Korabek-Emerson & Jim White

Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops

Ken Nelson, David Ronka & Lesli Lang with Liz Korabek-Emerson & Jim White
Creating the Conditions for Transformation in Your Groups, Trainings, and Retreats
2.4 (13 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops?

Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops (2022) offers insight into how to design and facilitate deeply meaningful workshops that can lead to transformation and positive change. By understanding group dynamics and creating the right conditions, you can guide participants on a journey of self-discovery, vulnerability, courage, and inspiration to unlock individual and collective potential.

Wer Designing & Leading Life-Changing Workshops lesen sollte

  • Workshop leaders, corporate trainers or retreat facilitators looking to up their skills
  • Educators or coaches looking to facilitate breakthroughs or boost engagement
  • All those wanting to facilitate transformational encounters or events

Learning Bücher: Essential Reiki von Diane Stein

Essential Reiki

Diane Stein
A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art
3.5 (28 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Essential Reiki?

Essential Reiki (1995) delves into Reiki, an ancient healing technique that involves the transmission of universal life energy through a healer’s hands. It emphasizes physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing, rooted in the intuitive and respectful use of hand placements over various body points or chakras. This practice, based on the innate human and animal instinct to touch areas of pain for comfort, is independent of any religious belief and centers around the ancient life force known as Ki.

Wer Essential Reiki lesen sollte

  • Holistic health enthusiasts
  • Spiritual healing practitioners
  • Alternative medicine students

Learning Bücher: The Modern Learning Ecosystem von JD Dillon

The Modern Learning Ecosystem

JD Dillon
A New L&D Mindset for the Ever-Changing Workplace
4.3 (14 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Modern Learning Ecosystem?

The Modern Learning Ecosystem (2022) offers a practical and transformative approach to help you adapt to the rapid pace of change in modern workplaces. It provides a comprehensive framework for Learning and Development (L&D) professionals to integrate learning seamlessly into daily workflows, helping employees navigate current challenges and future opportunities.

Wer The Modern Learning Ecosystem lesen sollte

  • New starters in the world of learning and development
  • L&D teams having difficulty with the pace of change
  • Professionals looking to understand how they can adapt their organizations’  approach to L&D

Learning Bücher: The Intelligence Trap von David Robson

The Intelligence Trap

David Robson
Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes
3.6 (101 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in The Intelligence Trap?

The Intelligence Trap (2019) presents a compelling argument that high intelligence does not always equate to good thinking. In fact, intelligence can lead to significant mistakes, and intelligent people can fall into the trap of simplistic reasoning. As a solution, it offers strategies to cultivate wisdom and make better decisions, stressing the importance of intellectual humility, critical thinking, and the ability to learn from mistakes. 

Wer The Intelligence Trap lesen sollte

  • Educators and academics
  • Students and lifelong learners
  • Anyone interested in self-improvement

Learning Bücher: Swipe to Unlock von Neel Mehta, Parth Detroja & Aditya Agashe

Swipe to Unlock

Neel Mehta, Parth Detroja & Aditya Agashe
The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy
4.3 (10 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Swipe to Unlock?

Swipe to Unlock (2017) offers a clear and concise understanding of the key concepts and technologies shaping today’s digital world. It breaks down complex tech topics into easily digestible explanations, covering everything from how the internet works to the business strategies of major tech companies. It’s essential material for anyone looking to navigate the intersection of technology, business, and everyday life, regardless of their technical background.

Wer Swipe to Unlock lesen sollte

  • Aspiring tech professionals who don’t want to be coders
  • Non-tech professionals working at tech companies
  • Anyone curious about the inner workings of the tech industry

Learning Bücher: ADHD an A-Z von Leanne Maskell


Leanne Maskell
Figuring It Out Step by Step
4.1 (14 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in ADHD an A-Z?

ADHD an A–Z tackles the daily challenges of ADHD with an empowering guide drawn from personal insights. From time management to budgeting to managing emotions and stress, these bite-sized tips help readers harness their unique strengths and gain confidence to thrive in their own unique way.

Wer ADHD an A-Z lesen sollte

  • Individuals with ADHD
  • Their family and friends
  • Health professionals and educators

Learning Bücher: Seek von Scott Shigeoka


Scott Shigeoka
How Curiosity Can Transform Your Life and Change the World
3.4 (26 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Seek?

Seek (2023) offers a transformative approach to nurturing deep connections and personal growth in a world increasingly marked by division and isolation. It introduces the DIVE model, a unique framework that empowers you to detach from prejudices, prepare your mindset, value every individual, and embrace life’s challenges. This guide provides practical strategies to harness the power of curiosity, paving the way for healing, understanding, and profound societal change.

Wer Seek lesen sollte

  • Aspiring leaders seeking innovative strategies
  • Curiosity enthusiasts exploring personal growth
  • Relationship builders fostering deeper connections

Learning Bücher: Accounting for Non-Accountants von Wayne A. Label

Accounting for Non-Accountants

Wayne A. Label
The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics
3.9 (11 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Accounting for Non-Accountants?

Accounting for Non-Accountants (2006) is a guide that provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to key accounting principles and concepts, empowering readers with essential financial knowledge to confidently manage budgets, cash flows, financial statements, and more in their personal and professional lives. This valuable resource serves as an approachable reference for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and any individual seeking to enhance their financial literacy and unlock opportunities for success.

Wer Accounting for Non-Accountants lesen sollte

  • Small business owners
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to enhance their financial literacy

Learning Bücher: Raising Critical Thinkers von Julie Bogart

Raising Critical Thinkers

Julie Bogart
A Parent's Guide to Growing Wise Kids in the Digital Age
4.0 (28 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Raising Critical Thinkers?

Raising Critical Thinkers (2022) is a guide for parents who want their children to make up their own minds amid today’s flood of information. Personal stories and science-backed exercises offer practical wisdom with which families can nurture thoughtful minds and empathetic hearts.

Wer Raising Critical Thinkers lesen sollte

  • Parents seeking to nurture curious, discerning children who process information thoughtfully
  • Homeschooling parents looking for exercises to foster critical thinking
  • Teachers hoping to encourage perspective and insight in students

Learning Bücher: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy von Olivia Telford

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Olivia Telford
Simple Techniques to Instantly Be Happier, Find Inner Peace, and Improve Your Life
4.3 (18 Rezensionen)
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Worum geht's in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (2020) explores a range of mental health topics, including managing anxiety, overcoming guilt, handling addiction, and integrating mindfulness into your daily life. Filled with practical tips, exercises, and real-world examples, it offers a user-friendly approach to enhancing mental well-being.

Wer Cognitive Behavioral Therapy lesen sollte

  • Anyone who has experienced depression or anxiety
  • People interested in mental health disorders and solutions
  • Psychology students exploring therapeutic techniques

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What are the Top 10 Learning books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
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  • Mindset by Carol Dweck
  • Mastery by Robert Greene
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  • How We Learn by Benedict Carey
  • Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner
  • A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley

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  • Robert Greene
  • Geoff Colvin
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