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Rob Paone is the founder of Proof of Talent, a crypto and blockchain-focused recruiting firm. It might strike one as obvious, but interest in careers related to cryptocurrency is directly correlated to the price of Bitcoin and the crypto markets.
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Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire
Brad Stone - 2021-05-11
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Almost ten years ago, Bloomberg journalist Brad Stone captured the rise of Amazon in his bestseller The Everything Store. Since then, Amazon has expanded exponentially, inventing novel products like Alexa and disrupting countless industries, while its workforce has quintupled in size and its valuation has soared to well over a trillion dollars. Jef...
Rob Paone
2021-05-07T00:40:42.000Z
@chikaracrypto Probably my fav book ever      source
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Shoe Dog
A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
Phil Knight - 2018-05-01 (first published in 2016)
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In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), opening up about his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing,...
Rob Paone
2020-07-12T22:37:38.000Z
@jebus911 Shoe Dog, audio book is great      source
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Sam Walton
Made in America
Sam Walton - 1992-05-01
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As Sam Walton himself said, this is "...a story about entrepreneurship, and risk, and hard work, and knowing where you want to go and being willing to do what it takes to get there. And it's a story about believing in your idea even when maybe some other folks don't, and about sticking to your guns." It's the story of how Walton parlayed a single d...
Rob Paone
2019-09-28T15:27:02.000Z
@tmac604 Read it earlier this summer, a great book 👍 and also hilarious to compare to current corporate excess ala WeWork      source
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Cure
A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
Jo Marchant - 2017-01-10 (first published in 2016)
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A"New York Times"Bestseller A rigorous, skeptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the body Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? Salivated at the sight (or thought) of a sour lemon? Felt turned on just from hearing your partner's voice? If so, then you've ...
Rob Paone
2019-09-12T11:29:07.000Z
A really great book discussing this is Jo Marchant's Cure. Highly recommended. I do think that placebo might have a profound influence on how a diet is experienced. If a diet is expected to be anti-inflammatory, I do wonder if it might in fact be anti-inflammatory.      source