Ep. 29: Mansi Shetty

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project- Ep 29

We have as our guest today, Mansi Shetty, Founder of What Are You Reading Today. In the first half of the episode we discuss My Life With Bob by Pamela Paul.

In the second half we discuss It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden, Shape of Ideas by Grant Snider, The Art of Creative Thinking by Rod Junkins and The Purple Cow by Seth Godin.

Mansi discusses how books play a huge part in her life, her mood based book recommendations through What Are You Reading Today, how to break a pattern and do away with a creative block, among other things.

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Ep. 28: Shayamal Vallabhjee

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Shayamal Vallabhjee, Sports Scientist, Performance Psychologist, Biohacker and Monk. In this episode, we discuss the Bhagavad Gita. Shayamal lived in a temple for four years and studied the scriptures and shares the essence of the book with us today.

In the second half we discuss Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt, Biology of Belief by Dr. Bruce Lipton and Hit Refresh by Satya Nadella.

Shayamal discusses his experiences learning the scriptures of the Gita, basic instincts vs rational thinking, companionate love vs passionate love and his bigger purpose as a sports scientist among other things.

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Ep. 27: Eika Chaturvedi Banerjee

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Eika Chaturvedi Banerjee, one of India’s leading CEOs, coach, and expert mythologist with a mission to share India’s ancient wisdom. In this episode, we deep dive into The Complete book of Yoga by Swami Vivekananda.

In the second half we also discuss Man’s search for Meaning by Victor Frankl, The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra and Land of Seven Rivers by Sanjeev Sanyal.

Eika discusses the four different types of Yog, the similarities between religion and quantum physics, mythology, logotherapy and paradoxical intention among other things.

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Ep. 26: Tanisha Fagwani

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We have as our guests today, Tanisha Fagwani, Founder & CEO of EFGStore.in. In the first half we discuss the Harry Potter series and how a tweet reply from J K Rowling led to Tanisha starting her company EFGStore.in which sells licensed Harry Potter products.

In the second half we discuss Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and Things Are What You Make Of Them - Life Advise For Creatives by Adam J Kurtz.

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Ep. 25: Bharathi Pradhan

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Bharathi Pradhan, Author, Journalist and Film Critic. In this episode we deep dive into her book, The Dark Horse, Priyanka Chopra's Biography.

In the second half we discuss Mahanayak by Vishwas Patil, The Man Who Saved India by Hindol Sen Gupta, Narendra Modi by Andy Marino and Colas, Cars and Communal Harmony by Bharathi Pradhan.

On this very special episode as we complete our silver jubilee (25 episodes), we discuss a wide range of topics like religion, patriotism, politics and cinema.

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Ep. 24: Zarina Poonawalla

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Zarina Poonawalla, Peak Performance Coach and Life Coach. In the first half, we deep dive into the book 'Reject Me, I Love It!' by John Furhnam.

In the second half we also discuss 'The Last Lecture' by Randy Pausch, '60 Second Time Out' by Mike Greene, 'The Mastery Manual' by Robin Sharma, 'People’s Tools'by Alan C. Fox & 'The Jack Welch Way' by Stuart Cranier.

Zarina discusses fear, rejection, vulnerability, and the acceptance of our strengths and weaknesses among other things that would help build a strong foundation for entrepreneurs and for their personal development.

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Ep. 23: Revathi Roy, Dr. Swati Lodha

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guests today, Revathi Roy, Founder of Hey Deedee and Dr. Swati Lodha, multiple time author and CEO of Publishing Infinity. In the first half, we discuss the biography of Revathi Roy, a social impact entrepreneur and pioneer in women logistics services in Asia, written by Dr. Swati Lodha.

In the second half, we also discuss Becoming by Michelle Obama and Open by Andre Agassi, autobiographies that deeply impacted their lives.

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Ep. 22: Book Recap

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

To all our lovely listeners, a big thank you for listening to us and sharing your feedback.
For the people who just joined our community here is a sneak peek into the first 21 episodes of Paperback.
Our 10 personal favourite picks from the books discussed.

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Ep. 21: Ashdin Doctor

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Ashdin Doctor, Host of the The Habit Coach Podcast and Founder of Awesome180. In this episode we discuss the book Richest Man in Babylon by George S.Carlson.

In the second half we also discuss Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris, Deep Nutrition by Kate Shanahan, The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy and Joy on Demand by Chade Meng Tan.

Ashdin speaks about how tiny little habits have a disproportionate positive effect on our lives. From the habit of investing, to interviews of world-class performers, he talks about habits that keep us healthy and how happiness and joy come to fruition through practice.

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Ep. 20: Mihir Mehta

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We have as our guest today, Mihir Mehta, Investment Banker at Ashika Capital. In this episode, we plunge into 'The Investor' by Benjamin Graham.

In the second half we also discuss 'The Little Book that Beats the Market' by Joel Greenblatt, 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck' by Mark Manson and 'One Up on Wall Street' by Peter Lynch.

Mihir discusses the parameters for intelligent investment, the intrinsic value of a company, the market, success strategies in the financial market and how to choose your f*cks wisely. This episode will help all our listeners invest safely, highlight the importance of savings, and help manage finances prudently.

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Ep. 19: Mayank Gandhi

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Mayank Gandhi, Author of Aap and Down, which we deep dive into for the first half of the podcast.

In the second half we also discuss My Experiments with the Truth by M. k. Gandhi, Autobiography of a spiritually incorrect mystic by Osho, Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda, and books by P.G. Wodehouse.

Mayank discusses the rise and fall of the Aam Aadmi Party with a detached and objective view, Osho’s self-appointed stature as Bhagwan, what today’s politicians can learn from Gandhi’s teachings and the life of the thought leader Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Ep. 18: Discussing The Work Of Yuval Noah Harari

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

Today we have a very special episode for all our listeners. In the first half of the episode we discuss the Power of Asking, followed by our super inspiring interaction with Yuval Noah Harari and a few of his 21 Lessons for the 21st Century which untangles political, technological, social and existential questions, and highlights how they impact the everyday lives of humans worldwide.

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Ep. 17: Siddharth Banerjee

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

Today as our guest we have Adroit Author Siddharth Banerjee, as in this episode we discuss his book 'Speechless' co-written along with Mr. Roshan Abbas.
In the first half of the episode Siddharth sketches out how he pioneered and conceptualized the book in a manner, that would reach and resonate with a huge number of masses.
In the second half of the episode we discuss 'Factfullness' by Hans Rosling, 'The Hero and The Outlaw' by Margaret Mark and more for a delineated understanding of writing. Tune in now.

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Ep. 16: Anirudh Kanisetti

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

Today as our guest we have Anirudh Kanisetti, Research Associate and host of podcast series Echoes Of India. In this episode we deep dive into Fate of Rome by Kyle Harper in the first half of the podcast.
In the second half we also discuss 'Ka' by Roberto Calasso, 'Against The Grain' by James C Scott, 'Political Violence in Ancient India' by Upinder Singh and much more. Anirudh further talks about History readings and why it is so essential to be referred to in today's times.

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Ep. 15: Alisha Rajpal

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

Today as our guest we have Alisha Rajpal Author of 'Has Everything Been Done?'
In the first half of the episode Alisha gives us a peak into her book and mildly touches upon the stories carved in it.
In the second half we swoop into the art of writing, the habit of reading, the inspirations and the favorites. Lastly we discuss a few classic books such as Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, Just Kids by Patti Smith and more.
Tune in.

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Ep. 13: Anand Sivakumaran

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today Anand Sivakumaran Author, Script Writer and digital Content Creator. In this episode we deep dive into his latest book 'Natasha Mehra Must Die'. It is a slick, taut, exciting read that will keep you awake till you have turned the last page.
In the second half of the episode Anand enlightens us how he was inspired by the different facets of various books that he read in youth and his favorite authors of all time. We also discuss 'Freedom At Midnight' by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Homodeus and a lot more.
To know further about the books we discussed, tune in to the podcast.

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Ep. 12: Shweta Shalini

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Shweta Shalini, Official Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson, advisor to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. In the first half of the episode we deep dive into Rashmirathi, a striking poetry centred around the life of Karna, in the epic Mahabharata.

In the second half we also discuss Karma Yoga by Swami Vivekanada, Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki, Secret by Rhonda Bryne and Blue Ocean Strategy by Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne.
Our conversation with Shweta Shalini reflects on the valuable lessons of unconditional love, loyalty, leadership as stated in the Mahabharata. How every action has a reaction and we must bear the consequences of our actions, How her father has been a great inspiration in her life and how we need to find the blue strip of ocean in the red ocean of competitors.

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Ep. 11: Dr. Marcus Ranney

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Dr. Marcus Ranney, General Manager at Thrive Global, anInitiative by Huffington Post. In the first half of the podcast we deep dive into Homo Deus byYuval Noah Harari and our interaction with Prof. Harari during his visit to Mumbai.

In the second half we also discuss A brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Extremes by Dr. Kevin Fong, Inner Engineering by Sadhguru and Famous People’s Famous Speeches.

In the conversation with Dr. Ranney, we discussed his experience as a medical officer at NASA and the Royal Air Force, his immense love for fitness and well being, his interactions with Sadhguru and his take on spirituality. And Yes! How he won the Guiness Book of World Record for backwards running.

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Ep. 10: R. Sridhar

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Mr. R. Sridhar, Author of 'Unlock The Real Power of Ideation' which we deep dive into for the first half of the podcast.

In the second half we also discuss Obvious Adams by Robert Updegraf, Zen and The Art of Making a Living by Laurence G Boldt, Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull and Measure what Matters by John Doerr.

Our conversation with Mr. Sridhar focuses on Creativity. How one must measure our KRA’s and immediate goals to reach our bigger objective, how a good team can make a mediocre idea better as opposed to a mediocre team that can ruin a great idea and how analysis presupposes thinking.

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