"Brian reached out to me with a phenomenal opportunity that he matched me up with based on my resume and a brief conversation. He worked closely with me, answering all of my questions every step of the way. He replied promptly to all of my emails and questions and was on top of tracking feedback throughout the process. I highly recommend him based on this 'above and beyond' interaction." Associate, Technology Markit Group markit

 

Books of Interest

Clever, bright, brainy, sharp and occasionally funny reads. .  .

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street by  Burton G. Malkiel

"[This] timeless classic... offers a vast array of advice on how investors can tilt the odds in their favour."

—The Observer

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Trust Agents  by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith

"Business success today is as much about the relationships you cultivate with consumers as it is about your products or services; for us at GM, the power is in combining the relationship with customers with truly exciting, brilliantly designed, and superbly executed vehicles. Chris and Julien have written an excellent primer on how to navigate this new environment, and how to earn the trust of the communities upon whom we increasingly depend."

—Fritz Henderson, CEO, General Motors

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Elsewhere, U.S.A.  by Dalton Conley

"No one has written about how we live today more vividly, and more accurately, than Dalton Conley. Elsewhere, U.S.A. explains the multitude of changes–technological, economic, psychological, cultural–that have affected us in recent years, and he makes it possible to find out who we are now as Americans, and why."

–Richard Florida, director, Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto, and author of The Rise of the Creative Class

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Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter

Exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.

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The World Is Flat  by Thomas L. Friedman

"[This book's] insight is true and deeply important. . . . The metaphor of a flat world, used by Friedman to describe the next phase of globalization, is ingenious."

—Fareed Zakaria, The New York Times Book Review

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The Black Swan by Nasim Taleb

“TheBlack Swan changed my view of how the world works.”

—Daniel Kahneman, Nobel laureate

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The Quants by Scott Patterson



“Read this book if you want to understand how the collapse of the global financial system was at its core a failure of modern financial theory and its most ardent disciples. Patterson is able to gracefully explain the complex ideas underpinning our financial system through an extraordinarily engaging and insightful story.”

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist of Moody’s Economy.com and author of Financial Shock

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