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Nick Ganju is a founder at ZocDoc and leads strategic initiatives that address some of the company's most impactful opportunities. He helped build ZocDoc because he believes that the power of technology can bring about a more efficient healthcare system.
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How Not to Be Wrong
The Power of Mathematical Thinking
Jordan Ellenberg - 2015-05-26 (first published in 2014)
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The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn’t confined t...
Nick Ganju
Written for an audience of people who have historically been intimidated by math and introduces things in a very simple way, and then works up to more complex concepts.      source
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How to Measure Anything
Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business
Douglas W. Hubbard - 2014-03-17 (first published in 1985)
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This new edition continues to boldly assert that any perception of immeasurability is based on certain popular misconceptions about measurement and measurement methods. It shows the common reasoning for calling something immeasurable, and sets out to correct those ideas. Practical methods for measuring a variety of intangibles are explained includi...
Nick Ganju
About being outcome-based and getting these measurable outcomes.      source
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Don't Make Me Think
A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
Steve Krug - 2014-01-02 (first published in 2000)
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Since Dont Make Me Think was first published in 2000, over 400,000 Web designers and developers have relied on Steve Krugs guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design.In this 3rd edition, Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Dont Make Me Think a classic-with updat...
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About usability and making software and user interfaces that are friendly to people.      source
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Getting to Yes
Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Roger Fisher - 2011-05-03 (first published in 1981)
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Negotiation is a way of life for the majority of us. Whether we're at work, at home or simply going out, we want to participate in the decisions that affect us. Nowadays, hardly anyone gets through the day without a single negotiation, yet, few of us are armed with the effective, powerful negotiating skills that prevent stubborn haggling and ensure...
Nick Ganju
I love Getting to Yes.      source