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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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The Magic Years
Scenes from a Rock-and-Roll Life
Jonathan Taplin - May 04, 2021
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Scott Galloway
May 11, 2021
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 - Oct 27, 2020
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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...
Scott Galloway
Dec 03, 2020
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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Leading Sustainably
The Path to Sustainable Business and How the SDGs Changed Everything
Trista Bridges - Jul 31, 2020
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...
Scott Galloway
Aug 11, 2020
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 - Feb 18, 2020
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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
Jul 07, 2020
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 - Oct 22, 2019
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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
Jan 04, 2020
Great/funny (audio)book @thejoelstein      source
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Super Pumped
The Battle for Uber
Mike Isaac - Sep 03, 2019
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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
Dec 30, 2019
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 - Aug 20, 2019 (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
Dec 30, 2019
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 Cyber Effect
An Expert in Cyberpsychology Explains How Technology Is Shaping Our Children, Our Behavior, and Our Values--and What We Can Do About It
Mary Aiken - Jun 27, 2017
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A groundbreaking exploration of how cyberspace is changing the way we think, feel, and behave"A must-read for this moment in time."--Steven D. Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics - One of the best books of the year--NatureMary Aiken, the world's leading expert in forensic cyberpsychology, offers a starting point for all future conversations about how...
Scott Galloway
Dec 30, 2019
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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Move Fast and Break Things
How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy
Jonathan Taplin - Apr 18, 2017
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A stinging polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age.Move Fast and Break Things tells the story of how a small group of libertarian entrepreneurs began in the 1990s to hijack the original dece...
Scott Galloway
Dec 30, 2019
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
A Brief History of Tomorrow
Yuval Noah Harari - Sep 04, 2018
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Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans...
Scott Galloway
Feb 10, 2019
Great (and sobering) book about our future, especially if big tech continues unchecked. “One central project will be to protect humankind & the planet as a whole from the dangers inherent in our own power” @harari_yuval      source