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Danielle Morrill

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Danielle Morrill is a co-founder and the chief executive officer of Mattermark, a data platform for venture capital companies to quantify signals of growing and potentially lucrative startups
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Magic Box Paradigm
A Framework for Startup Acquisitions
Ezra Roizen - Sep 29, 2016
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What if I told you that the last thing you want from a potential acquirer is a term sheet? Or that the casualty of a bidding war is most likely going to be you? Or the presentation you use when you meet with investors is almost the opposite of the one you should use with strategic partners? Or that acquirers' efforts to reduce their risk when makin...
Danielle Morrill
Feb 04, 2021
@ghanemzadeh @schlaf Yes, this book is the best I have found on the topic. @schlaf highly recommend it for ya!      source
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Refuse to Choose!
Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams
Barbara Sher - Mar 06, 2007 (first published in 2006)
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Don't know what to do with your life? Drawn to so many things that you can't choose just one? New York Times best-selling author Barbara Sher has the answer--do EVERYTHING!With her popular career counseling sessions, motivational speeches, workshops, and television specials, Barbara Sher has become famous for her extraordinary ability to help peopl...
Danielle Morrill
Jan 30, 2021
When I was a founder, I significantly tamped down my polymathy so I could focus. Re-exploring this part of myself now is fascinating and unlocking new adventures. This is a great book on the topic Refuse to Choose! By Barbara Sher      source
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The Everything Store
Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Brad Stone - Aug 12, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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The definitive story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world, and of its driven, brilliant founder, Jeff Bezos. Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. But its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. He wanted Amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selectio...
Danielle Morrill
Jan 19, 2021
@jessepickard I love that book!      source
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Severance
A Novel
Ling Ma - May 07, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Maybe it's the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma's offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Ch...
Danielle Morrill
Jan 16, 2021
@MikeIsaac I loved this book, and it was written *before* the pandemic (just barely) Also read “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” for more of those fever dream isolation coping vibes      source
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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...
Danielle Morrill
Jan 16, 2021
@MikeIsaac I loved this book, and it was written *before* the pandemic (just barely) Also read “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” for more of those fever dream isolation coping vibes      source
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The E-Myth Revisited
Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber - Oct 14, 2004 (first published in 1985)
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E-Myth \ 'e-,'mith\ n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical workVoted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs.An instant classic, this revised an...
Danielle Morrill
Jul 14, 2020
@dohertyjf Great books      source
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Early Retirement Extreme
A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence
Jacob Lund Fisker - Sep 29, 2010
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A strategic combination of smart financial choices, simple living, and increased self-reliance brought me financial independence at 30 and allowed me to retire from my profession at 33. Early Retirement Extreme shows how I did it and how anyone can formulate their own plan for financial independence. The book provides the principles and framework f...
Danielle Morrill
Jun 12, 2020
@gabusch Great book!      source
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The Millionaire Next Door
The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
Thomas J. Stanley - Oct 01, 2016 (first published in 1995)
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The incredible national bestseller that is changing people's lives -- and increasing their net worth! CAN YOU SPOT THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR? Who are the rich in this country? What do they do? Where do they shop? What do they drive? How do they invest? Where did their ancestors come from? How did they get rich? Can I ever become one of them? Get th...
Danielle Morrill
Jun 12, 2020
@bobbyfijan Great book!      source
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Essentialism
The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Greg McKeown - Dec 29, 2020 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold! Essentialism isn't about getting more done in less time. It's about getting only the right things done. Featuring the new Essentialism 21-Day Challenge - "A timely, essential read for anyone who feels overcommitted, overloaded, or overworked."--Adam Grant Have you ever: - found yourself...
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Working Identity
Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career
Herminia Ibarra - Jan 01, 2004 (first published in 2002)
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How Successful Career Changers Turn Fantasy into RealityWhether as a daydream or a spoken desire, nearly all of us have entertained the notion of reinventing ourselves. Feeling unfulfilled, burned out, or just plain unhappy with what we’re doing, we long to make that leap into the unknown. But we also hold on, white-knuckled, to the years of time a...
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