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Justin Kan is an American internet entrepreneur and investor who co-founded the law-tech company Atrium where he served as CEO. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and Twitch, as well as the mobile social video application Socialcam.
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Dare to Lead
Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
Brené Brown - 2018-10-09
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In her #1 New York Times bestsellers, Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.Leadership is not about titles, status, and wie...
Justin Kan
2021-08-27T01:45:47.000Z
As a CEO and as a founder, vulnerability is often mistaken for weakness. This book changed my mind. The ability to connect with others is one of the most important parts of great leadership. (cont.)      source
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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - 2018-10-16
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad on...
Justin Kan
2021-01-20T23:49:23.000Z
Habits can be brutal. I’ve spent the majority of life battling bad ones: including wrestling with alcohol addition for 20+ years. I learned how to hack habits with help from @JamesClear’s book Atomic Habits. Here’s a summary of what worked for me:      source
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Can't Hurt Me
Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
David Goggins - 2018-12-04
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For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare — poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. Th...
Justin Kan
2020-08-07T05:25:35.000Z
@Austen My favorite book of 2018      source
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Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse - 2020-01-09 (first published in 1922)
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Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment. Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies--Eastern religions, Jungian archetypes, Western individualism--into a unique vision of...
Justin Kan
2020-07-11T20:48:55.000Z
@msuster @kalvepuri @orangebook_ Excited for you, Mark. Siddhartha is one of two books I’ve lived my life by since I read 20 years ago!      source
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High Output Management
Andrew S. Grove - 1995-08-29 (first published in 1983)
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The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. In High Output Management, Andrew S. Grove, former chairman and CEO (and employee number three) of Intel, shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Born of Grove’s experiences at one of America’s le...
Justin Kan
2019-07-24T21:39:02.000Z
@MichelleJWu High Output Management by Andy Grove      source
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Leadership and Self-Deception
Getting Out of the Box
The Arbinger Institute - 2018-09-04 (first published in 2000)
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Since its original publication in 2000, Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book's popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages.Leadership and Self-Deception shows how the problems that typically prevent superior performance ...
Justin Kan
2019-06-05T06:39:56.000Z
Here’s my ranked reading list from the past year. These books have changed my life! The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership Leadership and Self-Deception The Score Takes Care of Itself The Way to Love Playing to Win The Power of Now Can’t Hurt Me Atomic Habits      source
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The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership
A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success
Jim Dethmer - 2015-01-09
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You’ll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book. These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too. Our experience is that unconscious leadership ...
Justin Kan
2019-06-05T06:39:56.000Z
Here’s my ranked reading list from the past year. These books have changed my life! The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership Leadership and Self-Deception The Score Takes Care of Itself The Way to Love Playing to Win The Power of Now Can’t Hurt Me Atomic Habits      source
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Playing to Win
How Strategy Really Works
A. G. Lafley - 2014-09-02
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This is A.G. Lafley's guidebook. Shouldn't it be yours as well?Winning CEO A.G. Lafley is now back at the helm of consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble. If you want to know the strategy he?ll use to restore P&G to its former dominance?listen to this audiobook."Playing to Win," a noted "Wall Street Journal" and "Washington Post" bestseller, outlines...
Justin Kan
2019-06-05T06:39:56.000Z
Here’s my ranked reading list from the past year. These books have changed my life! The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership Leadership and Self-Deception The Score Takes Care of Itself The Way to Love Playing to Win The Power of Now Can’t Hurt Me Atomic Habits      source
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The Score Takes Care of Itself
My Philosophy of Leadership
Bill Walsh - 2010-06-29 (first published in 2009)
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The last lecture on leadership by the NFL's greatest coach: Bill Walsh Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty. In the process, he changed the way football is played.Prior to his death, Walsh granted a series of e...
Justin Kan
2019-06-05T06:39:56.000Z
Here’s my ranked reading list from the past year. These books have changed my life! The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership Leadership and Self-Deception The Score Takes Care of Itself The Way to Love Playing to Win The Power of Now Can’t Hurt Me Atomic Habits      source
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The Power of Now
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Eckhart Tolle - 2004-08-19 (first published in 1997)
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Eckhart Tolle's message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle's clear writing, supportive voice and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who's ever wondered what exactly "living in the now" means. Foremost, Tolle is a wor...
Justin Kan
2019-06-05T06:39:56.000Z
Here’s my ranked reading list from the past year. These books have changed my life! The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership Leadership and Self-Deception The Score Takes Care of Itself The Way to Love Playing to Win The Power of Now Can’t Hurt Me Atomic Habits      source
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Essentialism
Greg McKeown - 2020-12-29
The Way to Love by Anthony de Mello