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Jeff Morris Jr. Jeff is the Director of Product Management (Revenue) at Tinder, where he leads revenue products. He is also the founder of Chapter One Ventures, an early stage seed fund that focuses on subscription products and mobile apps.
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Hatching Twitter
A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
Nick Bilton - 2013-11-05
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This book tells the dramatic story of Twitter's rise to fame, focusing on the power struggles and bitter fights between its four founders - Evan Williams, Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, and Noah Glass. Author Nick Bilton, a journalist for The New York Times, goes behind the scenes to reveal the gripping drama of their betrayed friendships and high-stakes battles for influence, control, and publicity. Bilton's exhaustive reporting and unprecedented access produces an intimate portrait of the four friends who accidentally changed the world.
Jeff Morris Jr.
@Mossibat I read the book - great one.      source
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An Elegant Puzzle
Systems of Engineering Management
Will Larson - 2019-05-28
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Discover a thoughtful approach to engineering management in this book that explores the challenges of leading teams in the technology industry. Author Will Larson draws on his experience at top companies like Digg, Uber, and Stripe to provide an unstructured yet effective guide to solving complex management challenges. From sizing teams to technical debt to succession planning, An Elegant Puzzle offers a balance of structured principles and human-centric thinking. Ideal for leaders at all levels, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to create more fulfilling and successful organizations for engineers.
Jeff Morris Jr.
@briannekimmel @Lethain Great book — highly recommend.      source
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Kelly Vaughn
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The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work
Randall E. Stross - 2001-05-29 (first published in 2000)
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Discover the fascinating true story of the venture capitalists who backed billion-dollar startups like eBay and Webvan in the early days of Silicon Valley. Author Randall Stross gains unprecedented access to Benchmark, an upstart firm founded by six tall renegades whose net worth has increased by $100 million annually since 1995. He recounts their conversations in testosterone-rich detail, giving readers the most precise and enlightening account of the ways in which venture capitalists think, evaluate prospects, and wield influence. With vivid storytelling, eBoys captures the interplay of ambition, personality, experimentation, and risk that defined the new world of Internet commerce and the creation of vast, sudden wealth.
Jeff Morris Jr.
I finished reading eBoys yesterday. Best book ever on VC: * Benchmark allowed a journalist inside partner meetings & you see internal debates /eBay creation. * Firsthand account of @bgurley being recruited to Benchmark. * Wish more VC's gave this access.      source
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Arianna Simpson
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Trillion Dollar Coach
The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell
Eric Schmidt - 2019-04-16
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Discover the management secrets of legendary coach and business executive Bill Campbell in this essential guide. As a mentor to some of the most successful modern entrepreneurs, including Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt, Campbell's wisdom has helped create over a trillion dollars in market value. Learn how he built trusting relationships, fostered personal growth, inspired courage, and resolved simmering tensions in fast-moving environments. Based on interviews with over 80 of his closest associates, Trillion Dollar Coach provides a blueprint for creating higher performing and faster moving cultures, teams, and companies.
Jeff Morris Jr.
@AnthonyJCampbel @mckaywrigley The book was fantastic.      source
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Deep Work
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport - 2016-01-05
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Master the valuable skill of deep work, the ability to focus without distraction on complex tasks, and achieve extraordinary results. Author Cal Newport celebrates the power of concentration and presents a rigorous training regimen to cultivate a deep work ethic. Through cultural criticism and memorable stories, Deep Work provides actionable advice for anyone seeking success in a distracted world.
Jeff Morris Jr.
@simardm I read it. Great book.      source