There’s power in telling a story that is unrivaled. Penning it from start to finish, commemorated forever from cover to cover, is an age-old phenomenon that’ll never get old. Books are that good ole’ source of inspiration we can never tired of. For this week’s WAYA Book Club, we turn to Mirna Sleiman, Founder and CEO of Fintech Galaxy to check what literary works motivate her.
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
This spirituality guide poses an enlightening discussion into how people interact with themselves and others. The concept of self-reflection and presence in the moment are presented along with simple exercises for the achievement of its principles.
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
This concise yet elaborate book goes into describing Ries’ proposed lean strategy for startups. Ries developed the idea for the lean startup from his experiences as a startup advisor, employee and founder.
Winners Dream by Bill McDermott
A bigshot CEO of the world’s largest business software company, SAP, chronicles how relentless optimism, hard work and disciplined execution embolden people and equip organisations to achieve audacious goals.
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
This famed fiction novel by Afgham-American author Khaled Hosseini tells the unforgettable tale of young Amir, from a district of Kabul. A heart-wrenching tale of friendship, redemption, love and pain. The book’s themes have been revered for being so moving, while telling an incredibly compelling story too!
Bank 4.0 by Brett King
In this book, King tackles the topic of whether banks have a future at all in the emerging, technology embedded world of the 21st century. In 30-50 years when cash is gone, cards are gone and all vestiges of the traditional banking system have been re-engineered in real-time, what exactly will a bank look like?
5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Communication is key. Language is vital. So, how do you wield those two to really express your love?
This book outlines five general ways that romantic partners express and experience love, which Chapman calls “love languages”.
Previously on Waya Book Club: Ramy Khorshed, CEO and Co-founder of Sakneen
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