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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 Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You
Suneel Gupta - Feb 23, 2021
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A groundbreaking book that boldly claims the key to success in business is not talent, connections, or ideas, but the ability to persuade people to take a chance on potential. No one makes it alone. But there’s a reason why some people can get investors or bosses to believe in them while others cannot. And that reason has little to do with experien...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
May 11, 2021
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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Viva the Entrepreneur
Founding, Scaling, and Raising Venture Capital in Latin America
Brian Requarth - Jan 22, 2021
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The entrepreneurial journey is lonely-especially if you're looking to start a business in Latin America, where opportunities are ripe but resources are scarce. Brian Requarth is well acquainted with the challenges unique to this part of the world, having grown Viva Real from two people to over 500 employees, and tens of millions in dollars of reven...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Feb 03, 2021
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
Love, Africa
A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival
Jeffrey Gettleman - May 15, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist, comes a passionate, revealing story about finding love and finding a calling, set against one of the most turbulent regions in the world.A seasoned war correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has covered every major conflict over the past twenty years, from Afghanistan to Iraq to ...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Dec 29, 2020
@gettleman love love love this book 👆      source
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 - Dec 31, 2019
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How to say no without being an a**hole, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ckAre you burnt out from taking on more than you can handle or accepting less than you deserve? Tired of giving in instead of sticking up for yourself? Sick of saying yes all the time? You're gonna love F*CK NO!...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Nov 13, 2020
@minal_hasan i am in love w this book and i say that as someone who reads a ton of a books      source
Making Sense of Life's Changes, Revised 25th Anniversary Edition
William Bridges - Aug 11, 2004 (first published in 1980)
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The best-selling guide for coping with changes in life and work, named one of the 50 all-time best books in self-help and personal development Whether you choose it or it is thrust upon you, change brings both opportunities and turmoil. Since Transitions was first published, this supportive guide has helped hundreds of thousands of readers cope wit...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Oct 16, 2020
@ryan_caldbeck 👆one of my fave books of all time. thank you for sharing your journey.      source
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The Untethered Soul
The Journey Beyond Yourself
Michael A. Singer - Oct 03, 2007
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What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul—now a #1 New York Times bestseller—offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.Whether this is your first exploration of inner space, or you’ve devoted your life to the...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Dec 30, 2019
@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
My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh - May 02, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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FROM THE MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF EILEENTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Savage, funny, frequently on the verge of teetering into lunacy... My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a non-negotiable in your holiday carry-on this summer' VogueIt’s the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong?Our narrator...
Claire Díaz-Ortiz
Aug 09, 2019
@racheld great book      source