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Jack Patrick Dorsey is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, and the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.
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Civilized to Death
The Price of Progress
by Christopher Ryan (Sep 30, 2019)
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Tags: economicsphilosophy
The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending—balmy December days, face-to-face conversation replaced with heads-to-screens zomboidism, a world at co...
The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy
The 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Live Lectin-Free
by Dr. Steven R Gundry MD (Jan 07, 2019)
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From bestselling author Dr. Steven Gundry, a quick and easy guide to The Plant Paradox program that gives readers the tools to enjoy the benefits of lectin-free eating in just 30 days.In Dr. Steven Gundrys breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectinsa type o...
American Nations
A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
by Colin Woodard (Sep 24, 2012)
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Tags: history
- A New Republic Best Book of the Year - The Globalist Top Books of the Year - Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Non-fiction - Particularly relevant in understanding who voted for who in this presidential election year, this is an endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven "nations" that continue to shape North AmericaAc...
Life and Work
by Ray Dalio (Sep 18, 2017)
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Tags: businessleadershipmanagementpersonal-finance
Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
The Score Takes Care of Itself
My Philosophy of Leadership
by Bill Walsh (Jun 28, 2010)
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The Paleo Solution
The Original Human Diet
by Robb Wolf (Sep 13, 2010)
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Do you want to lose fat and stay young, all while avoiding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and a host of other illnesses? The Paleo Solution incorporates the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry and anthropology to help you look, feel and perform your best. Written by Robb Wolf, a research biochemist w...
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The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov (Mar 18, 1996)
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Tags: fictionclassicpolitics
The first complete, annotated English Translation of Mikhail Bulgakov's comic masterpiece.An audacious revision of the stories of Faust and Pontius Pilate, The Master and Margarita is recognized as one of the essential classics of modern Russian literature. The novel's vision of Soviet life in the 1930s is so ferociously accurate that it could not ...
The Art Spirit
by Robert Henri (Jun 26, 2019)
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First published in 1923, "The Art Spirit," by famed artist and teacher Robert Henri, has been an important and influential guide to aspiring artists for nearly one hundred years. Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1865, Henri studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Acad�mie Julian in Paris, and the Ѐcole de...
Jack Dorsey
About creativity through the lens of an art student.     source
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The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)
by Don Miguel Ruiz (Jul 09, 2018)
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Tags: self-helpmanagementpsychologyspiritual
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.   A New York Time...
Jack Dorsey
We have a library at Square and it contains two of my favorite books: The Yoga Sutras and The Four Agreements.     source
The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway (Aug 23, 2016)
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One of the books that had a major influence on me.     source
Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
by Brent Schlender (Jun 06, 2016)
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Tags: biographybusinessmemoirtechnology
Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography of how Steve Jobs became the most visionary CEO in history. With a new foreword by Marc Andreessen and new afterword by the authors, Becoming Steve Jobs is a narrative on Jobs' evolution as a manager and leader, as an astute CEO, as a father, and as a visionary with an unparalled sense o...
Jack Dorsey
Square would not exist without the work and persistence of Steve Jobs. I am forever grateful. Amazing read.     source
Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Jul 13, 2015)
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Tags: biographyunited-statesmemoirfiction
“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.” In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s his...
Jack Dorsey
One of the books that had a major influence on me.     source
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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
by Sri Swami Satchidananda (Sep 13, 2012)
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This valuable book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of concentration and meditation. This new edition of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be read and referred to again and again by seekers treading the spiritual path. The classic Sutras (thought-threads), at least four thousand years old, cover t...
Jack Dorsey
We have a library at Square and it contains two of my favorite books: The Yoga Sutras and The Four Agreements.     source
Checklist Manifesto
by Atul Gawande (Jan 03, 2011)
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Tags: management
A New York Times BestsellerIn latest bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, the law, the financial industryin almost every rea...
Jack Dorsey
Success metric for my work at Twitter: these books disappear from my desk, you should read it too.     source