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Marc Russell Benioff is an American Internet entrepreneur with a net worth of $6.9 billion as of January 2020.
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Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
Roger McNamee - Feb 05, 2019
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The story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and set out to try to stop it.If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, ...
Marc Benioff
Fully captures the disastrous consequences that occur when people running companies wielding enormous power don't listen deeply to their stakeholders, fail to exercise their ethical responsibilities and don't make trust their number one value.     source
Principles
Life and Work
Ray Dalio - Sep 19, 2017 (first published in 2011)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Marc Benioff
A masterpiece - It's a must-read!     source
The Art of War
Sun Tzu - Apr 12, 2017 (first published in 500)
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Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote this classic book of military strategy based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have used the teaching on Sun Tzu to warfare and civilization have adapted these teachings for use in politics, business and everyday life. The Art of War is a book which should b...
Marc Benioff
Served me well. Advocates keeping one’s cool at all times.     source
The Good Heart
A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus
Executive Excellence Publishing - Oct 25, 1996
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In this very accessible book, one of the world's most loved spiritual teachers omments on well-known passages from each of the four Gospels, providing a unique reading of these familiar sources of faith. The Dalai Lama opens a windows of understanding of spiritual transformation, meditation, and the "good heart" for seekers of any faith. 2 photos. ...
Marc Benioff
I started to change my spiritual philosophy based on The Good Heart. I kind of rebooted my religion of origin.     source
The Mythical Man-Month
Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition (2nd Edition)
Frederick P. Brooks Jr. - Aug 11, 1995 (first published in 1975)
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Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then...
Marc Benioff
Had a huge impact on me.     source
Autobiography of a Yogi
Paramahansa Yogananda - Jul 01, 1994 (first published in 1946)
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An autobiographical account of an early nineteenth-century yogi as he reaches self-realization, identification with his larger self, mankind, and union with his God....
Marc Benioff
If you haven't read it, and if you want to understand Steve Jobs, it's a goood idea to dip into Autobiography of a Yogi.     source
Managing
Harold Geneen - Apr 01, 1985 (first published in 1984)
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This 53 minute Audio CD covers a discussion with Harold Geneen, the former CEO of ITT; the man who built ITT to one of America's largest and fastest growing companies, provides insights into his unique management style and priorities. Principles from one of America's master managers....
Marc Benioff
One of the most powerful books in business I ever read. It changed my life and my whole approach to business.     source