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Published: 1951

Author: Philip Gosse

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Size: 349 pages

ISBN: 0486461831

The History of Piracy

Why would a site dedicated to analytics and professional development recommend books on piracy? History is a great teacher. Pirates were some of the earliest and most well documented entrepreneurs. The history of piracy is a case study. Read it to be inspired by those early leaders and risk takers. Their lessons still apply today.

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Song of Ice and Fire - Four Volume Set

These books inspired the HBO series Game of Thrones. They are a compelling and enjoyable read. While not directly related to analytics, they are inspirational and educational in many ways. These books serve as a useful model in the investigation of aspect of leadership, strategy, analysis, and even cognitive or behavioral science. Enjoy them first, but learn something along the way.

Capitalism and Freedom

A later work would secure Friedman the Nobel Prize, but Capitalism and Freedom was the book that announced his arrival. Milton is one of the true master of economics. Better still, he is a talented communicator. He presents key principles in easy to understand ways. Read this book, but also enjoy his many lectures and appearances available through YouTube.

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