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Scott Galloway is a professor of marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business, and a public speaker, author, and entrepreneur.
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After Steve
How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul
Tripp Mickle - 2022-05-03
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From the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle, the dramatic, untold story inside Apple after the passing of Steve Jobs by following his top lieutenants--Jony Ive, the Chief Design Officer, and Tim Cook, the COO-turned-CEO--and how the fading of the former and the rise of the latter led to Apple losing its soul.Steve Jobs called Jony Ive his "spiritua...
Scott Galloway
Great book by @trippmickle, #Apple reporter at @nytimes A page-turner that would interest creatives, business managers & anyone who has an iPhone      source
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Saagar Enjeti
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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity
Carlo M. Cipolla - 2021-04-06 (first published in 1976)
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"A masterly book" --Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan"A classic" --Simon Kuper, Financial Times In the spirit of On Bullshit and Assholes: A Theory, an economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the worldSince time immemorial, a powerful dark force has hindered the growth of human welf...
Scott Galloway
The stupid are not only destructive to themselves, but destructive to society. Highly recommend the book "The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity" by Carlo Cipolla (not just a matter of IQ) #January6th      source
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The Cult of We
WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion
Eliot Brown, Maureen Farrell - 2021-07-20
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The definitive inside story of WeWork, its audacious founder, and what the company's epic unraveling exposes about Silicon Valley's delusions and the financial system's desperate hunger to cash in--from the Wall Street Journal reporters whose scoops hastened the company's downfall.In 2001, Adam Neumann arrived in New York after five years as a cons...
Scott Galloway
The book is great ...      source
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The Magic Years
Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life
Jonathan Taplin - 2021-05-04
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Great book — it’s rare that someone can tell a first-person account of the earliest Dylan concerts, the civil rights movement, JFK’s assassination, MLK’s rallies, the Beatles’ first arrival in America Jonathan is also the author of "Move Fast & Break Things" about #Facebook      source
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Monopolies Suck
7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control
Sally Hubbard - 2020-10-27
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An urgent and witty manifesto, Monopolies Suck shows how monopoly power is harming everyday Americans and practical ways we can all fight back.Somethings not right. No matter how hard you work, life seems to only get harder. When your expenses keep going up but your income stays flat, when youre price-gouged buying medicine for your childs life-thr...
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Great book —  helps regular people understand how monopolies make their lives harder every day so they can power real change      source
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Cory Doctorow
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Leading Sustainably
The Path to Sustainable Business and How the SDGs Changed Everything
Trista Bridges - 2020-07-31
The business world is at an important crossroads. The age of the stakeholder is rapidly superseding that of the shareholder as climate change and political and societal shifts upend years of seeming prosperity. To move past this agitated age, business and society must learn to lead sustainably by putting purpose on equal footing with profit. The fi...
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Great book by Strategy Sprint student @tristabridges — what traditional businesses can learn from mission-driven companies      source
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Selling Naked
A Revolutionary Approach to Launching Your Brand Online
Jesse Horwitz - 2020-02-18
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A revolutionary blueprint to help aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and global enterprises alike sell directly to consumers, from the co-founder of the wildly successful e-commerce business Hubble Contacts.   E-commerce startups have exploded in the marketplace, selling merchandise and services directly to consumers, often through mobile phones. Th...
Scott Galloway
Good book by @JesseHorwitz — incl thoughts from yours truly on DTC marketing      source
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In Defense of Elitism
Why I'm Better Than You and You are Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book
Joel Stein - 2019-10-22
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From Thurber finalist and former star TIME columnist Joel Stein comes a " brilliant exploration" (Walter Isaacson) of America's political culture war and a hilarious call to arms for the elite."I can think of no one more suited to defend elitism than Stein, a funny man with hands as delicate as a baby full of soft-boiled eggs."--Jimmy Kimmel, host ...
Scott Galloway
Great/funny (audio)book @thejoelstein      source
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Super Pumped
The Battle for Uber
Mike Isaac - 2019-09-03
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In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley.Award-winning New York Times technology correspondent Mike Isaac’s Super Pumped pre...
Scott Galloway
My best books of 2019 @JonathanTaplin Move Fast & Break Things @JonHaidt Coddling of the American Mind @thejoelstein Defense of Elitism @maryCyPsy Cyber Effect @MikeIsaac Super Pumped      source
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The Coddling of the American Mind
How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
Greg Lukianoff - 2019-08-20 (first published in 2018)
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A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction A New York Times Notable BookBloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak hon...
Scott Galloway
My best books of 2019 @JonathanTaplin Move Fast & Break Things @JonHaidt Coddling of the American Mind @thejoelstein Defense of Elitism @maryCyPsy Cyber Effect @MikeIsaac Super Pumped      source
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Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari - 2018-09-04
The Cyber Effect by Mary Aiken
Move Fast and Break Things by Jonathan Taplin