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Claire Díaz-Ortiz

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Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an American author, speaker, and employee of Twitter. Hired early on by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone to lead social innovation, she was the first employee to write a book about the platform.
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The Way Of Transition
Embracing Life's Most Difficult Moments
William Bridges - 2001-12-01 (first published in 2000)
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The Way Of Transition offers a personal and spiritual examination of the pain and challenge of transition, written by an expert on the topic. The author, Bill Bridges, reflects on his own experiences and offers insights into how events such as marriage, death, change of vocation, tragedy, and crisis can offer opportunities for personal growth. Without resorting to self-help clichés, Bridges weaves the writings of Tolstoy, Herman Hesse, Emily Dickinson, Carl Jung, and An&aumlaut;is Nin into his work to create a compelling and accessible read.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@LeahFessler THE WAY OF TRANSITION by william bridges is one of the best books ever written. send me ur address      source
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Kelly Carlin
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The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You
Suneel Gupta - 2021-02-23
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Discover the secret to success in business with this groundbreaking book that challenges traditional notions of talent and connections. According to the author, the ability to persuade people to take a chance on potential is the real key to making it in business. Drawing on insights from successful thinkers and leaders, the book offers practical advice for pitching new ideas and getting investors to believe in you. It's not about charisma, connections or experience - it's about being "backable."
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Startup founders, you NEED this book from @suneel! 👇🔥👀(do not pass go/ do not collect $200/i really authentically LOVED this) 🙏      source
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DJ Patil
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Viva the Entrepreneur
Founding, Scaling, and Raising Venture Capital in Latin America
Brian Requarth
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Discover the secrets to building a successful business in Latin America with Viva the Entrepreneur. Author Brian Requarth shares the lessons he learned while growing his company from two people to over 500 employees and tens of millions in revenue. Learn how to manage your own psychology and operations, work with co-founders, build a culture, and raise venture capital in this inspiring and informative guide. Gain perspective into the inner workings of the venture capital game and develop an understanding of investor term sheets. Don't miss out on this invaluable resource for any aspiring entrepreneur.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Bravo! --> Crazy LatAm founder master man @brianrequarth just released his first book! Viva The Entrepreneur: Founding, Scaling, and Raising Venture Capital in Latin America. It's the emerging market startup must-read of the year:      source
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Love, Africa
A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival
Jeffrey Gettleman - 2017-05-16
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Love, Africa is a moving memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jeffrey Gettleman, chronicling his journey of falling in love with both East Africa and a fellow Cornell student. As a veteran war correspondent, Gettleman has covered every major conflict in the past two decades. However, he found himself torn between two passions: his love for Africa and his love for a woman. Full of adventure, passion, heartbreak, and forgiveness, Love, Africa explores the power of discovering oneself in unexpected places.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@gettleman love love love this book 👆      source
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F*ck No!
How to Stop Saying Yes When You Can't, You Shouldn't, or You Just Don't Want To (A No F*cks Given Guide (5))
Sarah Knight - 2019-12-31
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Learn to confidently say "no" and set boundaries in your life with the help of this bestselling author. From the creator of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck comes F*ck No!, a no-nonsense guide on how to say no without being a jerk. Whether you're tired of being a People-Pleaser or facing serious FOMO, Sarah Knight delivers practical strategies that give you the power to decline with confidence. Discover the joy of no, no-tips for all occasions, and the power of the switch-no in this hilarious and irreverent guide to taking control of your life.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@minal_hasan i am in love w this book and i say that as someone who reads a ton of a books      source
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Making Sense of Life's Changes, Revised 25th Anniversary Edition
William Bridges - 2004-08-11
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Navigate life's transformations with Transitions, named one of the 50 best books in self-help and personal development. William Bridges takes readers through the three stages of any change: The Ending, The Neutral Zone, and The New Beginning. With personal and professional experience, he provides insightful and elegant advice for embracing and moving through each stage towards a hopeful future. This timeless guide is a must-read for anyone facing changes in their personal or professional life.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@ryan_caldbeck 👆one of my fave books of all time. thank you for sharing your journey.      source
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Jennifer Polk
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The Untethered Soul
The Journey Beyond Yourself
Michael A. Singer - 2007-10-03
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Unlock your inner potential and discover inner peace with The Untethered Soul - a #1 New York Times bestseller. Author and spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer takes readers on a transformative journey that explores the source of thoughts and emotions, and provides simple yet profound solutions for releasing limiting beliefs. Through meditation and mindfulness, Singer shows how to live in the present moment and release painful memories that keep us from achieving happiness and self-realization. This book offers a life-changing perspective for anyone looking to let go of mental and emotional limitations, and is now available in a special hardcover gift edition.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@sophiabendz AMAZING BOOK. also the most amazing part of writing the list was I did it on a Sunday and it was the first time I’ve achieved anything productive in my own home with my children underfoot;)))      source
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh - 2019-06-25 (first published in 2018)
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A darkly funny and savage novel that follows a young, privileged woman as she attempts a year-long experiment in sleep and pharmaceuticals to escape the disappointments of her life. Set in a glittering New York City in the year 2000, the book is both merciless and compassionate, exploring themes of loss, love, and the search for meaning in a world where wealth and success seem so easy. A New York Times bestseller, this showcase of a major young writer is not to be missed.
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
@racheld great book      source
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The Making of Us
Who We Can Become When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned
Sheridan Voysey - 2019-03-19
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Beautiful Things Can Emerge from Life Not Going as Planned When life takes one too many unexpected turns, do you find yourself saying, “I don’t know who I am anymore”? In the wake of shattered dreams, do you wonder how you will keep going—and if you’ll ever find purpose or joy again? After infertility, an international move, and a professional chan...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
I loved this book by @sheridanvoysey SO much that I...a) endorsed it, and b) spent WAY too long in an internet rabbit hole trying to replicate his long British walk. Get it, earthlings: #themakingofus      source