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Joe Martin has a BS in Finance and a MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Utah. He has worked more than ten years in consumer data analysis, corporate strategy, and digital marketing. His analyses have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Associated Press, and Forbes. Joe is currently a social analytics lead at Adobe.
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Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill - 2016-04-01 (first published in 1937)
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Discover the secrets to success with this timeless classic. Uncover the principles behind some of the most influential figures of the 20th century, including Henry Ford and John D. Rockefeller. This practical book will transform your life with its magical formula for success, found in its 15 chapters. Learn the three basic principles from Napoleon Hill: all success starts with an idea, thoughts require action, and positive thinking leads to positive results.
Joe Martin
@DeJuanlWright Awesome book. Need to read it again      source
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Shoe Dog
A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
Phil Knight - 2016-04-26
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Discover the inspiring tale of how a young entrepreneur borrowed $50 from his father and built a global brand - Nike. In Shoe Dog, the founder and board chairman of Nike, Phil Knight, reveals the early days and evolution of the world's most iconic and profitable shoe brand. Knight's story tells of the terrifying risks, crushing setbacks, ruthless competitors, and countless doubters that he encountered along the way, but also of the thrilling triumphs and relationships that formed the heart and soul of Nike. With a shared belief in the redemptive power of sports, Phil Knight and his team created a brand and culture that changed everything.
Joe Martin
@Mustafaqj Love that book      source
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - 2006-06-01 (first published in 1959)
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Discover how to find meaning in suffering and move forward with renewed purpose by exploring the riveting memoir of a psychiatrist who survived Nazi death camps. In this influential book, based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, the author argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it and find meaning in it through his theory of logotherapy. This book is a must-read for anyone searching for significance in the act of living.
Joe Martin
@ram00759595 Solid book      source
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The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Timothy Ferriss - 2007-04-24
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Revolutionize the way you work and live with The 4-Hour Workweek. This guide to luxury lifestyle design provides practical tips and case studies to help you escape the rat race, travel the world, and earn a monthly five-figure income with zero management. Learn how to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour, eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours, and trade a long-haul career for frequent mini-retirements. The newly expanded edition includes real-world templates and the latest tools and tricks for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.
Joe Martin
@BowTiedOpossum Great book      source
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The Alchemist
25th Anniversary Edition
Paulo Coelho - 2014-04-15 (first published in 1988)
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Embark on a transformative journey with the tale of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who sets out from Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of buried treasure, only to discover the true wealth lies within. Paulo Coelho weaves a powerful and inspiring story full of wisdom and humanity, reminding readers of the importance of following our dreams and listening to our hearts.
Joe Martin
@ruthanneroth Love that book      source
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Invisible Storm
A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
Jason Kander - 2022-07-05
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This powerful memoir by a former army intelligence officer tells a story of impossible choices and the struggle with PTSD. Despite being touted as a potential presidential candidate, the author turns to a mayoral race and eventually drops out of public life due to depression and thoughts of suicide. He candidly shares his fight for healing and the support of his family, offering hope to readers going through similar struggles.
Joe Martin
Excellent book to be reading on Memorial Day. @JasonKander paints an amazingly diverse picture of a soldiers life during and after war. Thank you for your service my friend.      source
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Never Split the Difference
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
Chris Voss - 2016-05-17
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Discover the secrets of high-stakes negotiations with a former international hostage negotiator for the FBI. In Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss shares the effective principles and counter-intuitive tactics that helped him save lives and succeed in negotiations with bank robbers and terrorists. This practical guide can help you become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life, whether you're negotiating a salary or buying a home. Don't miss out on the competitive edge that emotional intelligence and intuition can bring to any discussion.
Joe Martin
@bryantcarp Great book      source
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The Mansion
By Henry Van Dyke
Henry Van Dyke - 2003-01-01 (first published in 1887)
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Discover "The Mansion" by Henry Van Dyke, a story set in a wealthy and reserved mansion that exudes the feeling of well-applied wealth. With 100% original content and illustrations, as well as unique font adjustments and included biography, this book is a must-read for those who appreciate classic literature. Formatted for e-readers, "The Mansion" is the perfect addition to your digital library.
Joe Martin
@Marianvilla The Mansion is one of my favorite books of Henry Van Dyke to read this time of year      source
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Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton - 2012-05-14 (first published in 1990)
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Experience the thrill of science fiction becoming reality with this electrifying technothriller. Explore the awe-inspiring world of Jurassic Park where extinct creatures roam once again, but be prepared for danger to lurk around every corner. Written by a master of the genre, this book will leave you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
Joe Martin
@ericdfarmer Such a good book.      source
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A River Runs through It and Other Stories
Norman MacLean - 2001-10-01 (first published in 1976)
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This collection of Western American tales is centered around the pleasures of fly-fishing, logging, and family, but also includes colorful characters such as drunks, loggers, card sharks, and whores. Written by beloved author Norman Maclean, A River Runs through It and Other Stories was once rejected for "having trees in it," but has since become recognized as a classic. This newly redesigned edition features a new foreword by Robert Redford, director of the Academy Award-winning film adaptation. Maclean's beautiful prose and understated emotional insights will introduce a fresh audience to his superb storytelling.
Joe Martin
@allanschoenberg Love that book, and movie      source
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