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Karlie Elizabeth Kloss is an American fashion model. When she was just 17, Vogue Paris declared her one of the "top 30 models of the 2000s". On the runway, she is known for her "panther"-like walk. Kloss was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2013 until 2015; she resigned to study at New York University.
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The Ride of a Lifetime
Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company
Robert Iger - 2019-09-23
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Experience the transformation of a beloved company through the eyes of its CEO. Learn about the values and ideas that drove the reinvention of The Walt Disney Company and its rise to become the largest media company in the world. In The Ride of a Lifetime, Robert Iger shares his leadership lessons, including optimism, courage, decisiveness, and fairness, that apply not just to CEOs, but to anyone seeking personal and professional growth. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at Iger's partnerships with industry legends and his passion for storytelling, creativity and imagination.
Karlie Kloss
I really admire Bob Iger and his opinions.      source
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A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari - 2015-01-01 (first published in 2011)
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Discover the story of human history, from the first humans to walk the earth to today's modern society. Explore how we came to believe in gods, nations, and human rights, and how our societies were shaped by the Cognitive, Agricultural, and Scientific Revolutions. Sapiens covers it all, using insights from biology, anthropology, paleontology, and economics to challenge our beliefs about what it means to be human. Are we happier now than we were before? Can we change our behavior and influence the future? Dr. Yuval Noah Harari's provocative and wide-ranging book will challenge the way you think about our species and our place in the world.
Karlie Kloss
It’s an amazing book on the beginning of humanity. It’s scientific but also philosophical. It’s written by Yuval Noah Harari. I heard him speak and it’s fascinating. It’s about humanity and how we came to be. It’s a book that I carried around for a while but it’s like 500 pages.      source
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The Sleep Revolution
Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
Arianna Huffington - 2016-04-05
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The Sleep Revolution is a groundbreaking investigation of the power of sleep by Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. Arianna argues that we are experiencing a sleep deprivation crisis that is impacting our health, relationships, and job performance. She delves into the history and science of sleep, exploring the role of dreams, sleep deprivation, and the latest research on the link between sleep and chronic diseases. In this life-changing book, Arianna also provides practical tips on how to get restorative sleep and encourages a cultural shift that prioritizes sleep as essential for our well-being.
Karlie Kloss
Loving @ariannahuff's new read... filled with fascinating facts about the importance of sleep for the body & mind 🕉      source
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Anjali Bhimani
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The Style Inspiration and Life of Oscar De LA Renta (French Edition)
Sarah Mower - 2003-09-30 (first published in 2002)
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Discover the life and art of one of America's most important fashion designers in this stunning illustrated book. With photographs from renowned master lensmen and the designer's personal archives, explore his inspirations, the women he's dressed, and his unique style through his earliest childhood memories and beyond. Get a glimpse into his private world and humanitarian outlook in this captivating look at Oscar de la Renta.
Karlie Kloss
Gorgeous book.      source
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Very Classy
Even More Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady
Derek Blasberg - 2011-10-13
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"Very Classy" by Derek Blasberg is the ultimate guide for modern young women who want to exude class and sophistication in today's fast-paced society. With witty insights and timeless tips, this book covers all the classy conundrums, from what to wear at a funeral to whether or not to wear a Wonderbra to the gym. Whether you're a Relationship Chameleon or simply need help finding the silver lining of a hangover, "Very Classy" has something for every discerning lady who wants to stand out from the tramps.
Karlie Kloss
“Only on page 50 and already obsessed with @DerekBlasberg's Very Classy. I think every young girl should be required to read this.” I AGREE!      source
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A Woman Makes a Plan
Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success
Maye Musk - 2019-12-31
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Discover a lifetime of hard-won advice from an international supermodel in A Woman Makes a Plan. Maye Musk shares personal stories about overcoming poverty, weight issues, and ageism in the modeling industry. Through her indomitable spirit and no-nonsense attitude, she established a lifelong career as a respected dietitian and became a global success. In this book, Maye offers frank and practical advice on career, family, health, and adventure that can pay off in surprising, exciting ways throughout your life. You can't control all that happens in life, but you can have the life you want at any age. All you have to do is make a plan.
Karlie Kloss
I have long admired Maye Musk as both a model and a woman. She has inspired so many throughout her career, and her invaluable wisdom and insight come to life on each page of this book.      source
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Fred Hassen
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More Than Enough
Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)
Elaine Welteroth - 2019-06-11
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A groundbreaking memoir on race, identity, and success in the media and fashion industries. Elaine Welteroth shares her journey from an unlikely interracial marriage in small-town California to becoming a prominent editor at Teen Vogue. Her profound lessons and struggles as a barrier-breaker will inspire and empower readers to look both inward and upward, reminding us that we're more than enough. Winner of the 2020 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.
Karlie Kloss
“Elaine Welteroth has written the ultimate guide for how to come into your own, on your own terms. Packed with honesty and warmth, More Than Enough is a must read for women of all ages and walks of life.”      source
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My Life on the Road
Gloria Steinem - 2015-10-27
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A revolutionary leader and activist shares her candid and moving account of a lifetime spent on the road, listening, connecting deeply with people, and becoming part of a movement that would change the world. From her experiences of social activism in India to her work as a journalist in the 1960s; from the whirlwind of political campaigns to the founding of Ms. magazine, this book is a lyrical meditation on restlessness and the quest for equity, reminding us that an open, observant, and "on the road" state of mind can make a difference in how we learn, what we do, and how we understand each other.
Karlie Kloss
Not only does this book depict the author's commitment to feminism and fighting for women’s rights, but it also shows us the value of listening to and learning from others.      source
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A Curious Mind
The Secret to a Bigger Life
Brian Grazer - 2015-04-07 (first published in 2014)
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Explore the power of curiosity with this brilliant and entertaining book by Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer. From "curiosity conversations" with spies, royals, artists, and Nobel laureates to the creative inspiration behind iconic movies and TV shows like A Beautiful Mind and Empire, Grazer shows how curiosity can fuel a bigger and more rewarding life. A fascinating read that also serves as a blueprint for awakening your own curiosity and using it as a superpower in all aspects of your life.
Karlie Kloss
Showed me that curiosity is not only a mindset, but it’s universal.      source
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz