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Patrick Bet-David

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Patrick Bet-David is a startup entrepreneur, CEO of PHP Agency, Inc., emerging author and Creator of Valuetainment on Youtube.
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The Founders
The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley
Jimmy Soni - 2022-02-22
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National Bestseller * New York Times Editors’ Choice * Financial Times “Books to Read in 2022” “A gripping account of PayPal’s origins and a vivid portrait of the geeks and contrarians who made its meteoric rise possible” (The Wall Street Journal)—including Elon Musk, Amy Rowe Klement, Peter Thiel, Julie Anderson, Max Levchin, Reid Hoffman, and man...
Patrick Bet-David
Good book. 👇🏽      source
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Self-Reliance and Other Essays
Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1993-10-13 (first published in 1844)
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Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. The six essays and one address included in this volume, selected from Essays, First Series (1841) and Essays, Second Series (1844), offer a representative sampling of his views out...
Patrick Bet-David
Timeless book to read. Highly recommend it.      source
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Patrick OShaughnessy
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Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein - 2021-04-27 (first published in 2019)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that has all America talking: as seen/heard on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, and more."The most important business--and parenting--book of the year." --Forbes"Urgent and important. . . an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares...
Patrick Bet-David
@AdeshraNikunj Excellent book. He made a great argument on how different people in by taking different approaches.      source
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No More Mr Nice Guy
A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex, and Life
Robert A. Glover - 2003-01-08 (first published in 2000)
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Originally published as an e-book that became a controversial media phenomenon, No More Mr. Nice Guy! landed its author, a certified marriage and family therapist, on The O'Reilly Factor and the Rush Limbaugh radio show. Dr. Robert Glover has dubbed the "Nice Guy Syndrome" trying too hard to please others while neglecting one's own needs, thus caus...
Patrick Bet-David
A book EVERY man must read. 👇🏽 Especially today’s men. You’ll thank me later!      source
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Geoffrey Miller
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Measure What Matters
How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs
John Doerr - 2018-04-24 (first published in 2017)
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Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth--and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest invest...
Patrick Bet-David
A must read book by @johndoerr. It was so impactful, I had to read it twice!      source
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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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A grand vision defined: The CEO of Disney, one of Time's most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life.Robert Iger became CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005, during a difficult time. Competition was more inten...
Patrick Bet-David
I didn’t see it as a how to book. It’s more of how many companies Disney was able to acquire under his leadership team. If you’re going through any kind of M&A, this is a great book for inspiration. The stories of negationing back & forth were powerful.      source
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The 5 Love Languages
The Secret to Love that Lasts
Gary Chapman - 2015-01-01 (first published in 1990)
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In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner—starting ...
Patrick Bet-David
@juanauribe_ Excellent book.      source
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Bonnie Bader - 2007-12-27
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spo...
Patrick Bet-David
@kobebryant Great recommendation. It’s a great book for adults just as much as it is for kids.      source
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The Original Text of the Classic Guide to a New Life
Maxwell Maltz - 2016-12-06 (first published in 1960)
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A magnificent, deluxe edition of one of the greatest and top-selling self-help books ever written, suited to a lifetime of reading, rereading, notetaking, and display.Since 1960, Maxwell Maltz's Psycho-Cybernetics has sold millions of copies in dozens of editions and gained the loyalty of generations of artists, athletes, and high achievers who atr...
Patrick Bet-David
@RomeoRazi Bad title, great book.      source
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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor
Donald Robertson - 2020-08-04
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"This is a wonderful and important book that anyone interested in Stoicism or in being a better leader should read." —Ryan Holiday Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the final famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. The Meditations, his personal journal, survives to this day as one of the most loved self-help and spiritual classics of all tim...
Patrick Bet-David
Excellent read. It’s the story of how Marcus Aurelius built his empire. His philosophies. How he endured pain. How he dealt with his temptations. How he inspired his people. Great book to read going into 2020 about building your empire.      source
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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell
Developing the Leaders Around You by John C. Maxwell