In this episode, meet Yale professor Jing Tsu, author of Kingdom of Characters, bestselling author Daniel Pink, author of The Power of Regret, and founder of the financial firm The Hell Yeah Group, Paco de Leon, author of Finance for the People.
Whether itâ€™s finding out about lesser-known figures in Chinese history, discovering how regret can make us all better humans, or finally making finance accessible for everyone, sharing knowledge with readers motivated each of these authors to write their books and read their audiobooks. Step behind the mic with them and learn more about their journeys.
Listen to clips from the audiobooks mentioned in this episode:
What does it take to reinvent a language? Just a century ago, China was a crumbling empire with literacy reserved for the elite few. In Kingdom of Characters, Jing Tsu argues that Chinaâ€™s most daunting challenge was a linguistic one: the century-long fight to make the formidable Chinese language accessible to the modern world. With larger-than-life characters and an unexpected perspective, Tsu reveals how language is both a technology and a subtle power to be exercised.
Read by the author and a full cast! From the #1 New York Timesâ€“bestselling author of When and Drive, comes a new audiobook about the transforming power of our most misunderstood yet potentially most valuable emotion: regret. Drawing on research in social psychology, neuroscience, and biology, The Power of Regret debunks the myth of the â€śno regretsâ€ť philosophy of life and reimagines regret as a positive force in how we can lead live richer, more engaged lives.
We are all weird about money. Begin with that baseline premise and itâ€™s no surprise so many of us find it so difficult to handle our finances. Unlike most personal finance books that focus on skills and behaviors, Finance for the People asks you to examine your beliefs and experiences around moneyâ€”blending extremely practical exercises with mindfulness. This audiobook is for anyone who feels unseen, ignored, or bored to death by the way personal finances are approached and taught, and is ready to go on a journey of self-discovery and step into their financial power.
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