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Phil Libin was born in Leningrad, USSR in 1972, and moved to America when he was eight years old. He served as CEO of the Silicon Valley-based software company Evernote from 2007 to 2015, then became Executive Chairman of Evernote's board.
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The Alliance
Managing Talent in the Networked Age
Reid Hoffman - 2014-07-08
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The Alliance introduces a new loyalty pact between employers and employees that is both realistic and mutually beneficial. Coauthored by the founder of LinkedIn, this guide gives managers and executives the tools they need to recruit, manage, and retain entrepreneurial individuals who thrive in a fast-changing world. By putting this new alliance at the heart of your talent management strategy, you’ll bring back trust and transform your company for the future.
Phil Libin
Sharpened my thinking significantly around this idea of having a relationship between companies and employees that’s more honest.      source
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A Guide to the Good Life
The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
William B. Irvine - 2009-11-04 (first published in 2008)
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Gain timeless wisdom on living a fulfilled life from the ancient philosophy of Stoicism with A Guide to the Good Life. Author William B. Irvine presents practical advice and techniques for attaining tranquility, minimizing worry, and finding contentment in our modern lives. Learn how to let go of the past, focus on what we can control, and become a more thoughtful observer of our own life in order to avoid chronic dissatisfaction. This engaging and insightful read provides invaluable advice for anyone looking to live a more joyful life.
Phil Libin
A very interesting read.      source
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The Selfish Gene
40th Anniversary Edition (Oxford Landmark Science)
Richard Dawkins - 2006-01-01 (first published in 1976)
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Explore the fascinating world of evolutionary thought with this classic exposition. The author offers a gene’s eye view of evolution, placing the importance on the units of information that persist, and viewing organisms as vehicles for their replication. This powerful and stylistically brilliant work galvanized the biology community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research. This 40th anniversary edition includes a new epilogue from the author discussing the continuing relevance of these ideas in evolutionary biology today, as well as the original prefaces and foreword. Join the millions of readers worldwide who have fallen in love with The Selfish Gene.
Phil Libin
Had a profound influence on me pretty early on.      source
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The Clock Of The Long Now
Stewart Brand - 2000-04-06 (first published in 1999)
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Discover how to adopt a long-term perspective in this thought-provoking book, which uses the construction of The Clock of the Long Now as a framework. The author tackles important questions like: How do we make long-term thinking more common? What role does discipline in thought play? Why is taking the time to think about the future more essential than ever? Combining visionary philosophical inquiry with the chronicling of fantastic technology, this mind-expanding book is a must-read for anyone who wants to think differently about time.
Phil Libin
The most influential book on me.      source
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