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Sophia Christina Amoruso is an American businesswoman. Amoruso was born in San Diego, California and moved to Sacramento, California after High school, soon after relocating to San Francisco.
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Delivering Happiness
A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
Tony Hsieh - 2013-03-19 (first published in 2010)
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Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit Make customer service the responsibility of the entire company-not just a department Focus on company culture as the #1 priority Apply research from the science of happiness to running a business Help employees grow-both personally and professionally Seek to change the world Oh, and make money too . . . Sound ...
Sophia Amoruso
RIP, Tony Hsieh. As a young entrepreneur in the ECommerce space, you inspired me before DTC was even a term. You were one of the only people I can say that I truly admired. Your book inspired so much of #Girlboss. It’s a sad say.      source
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Venture Deals
Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
Brad Feld - 2019-08-27 (first published in 2011)
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Help take your startup to the next step with the new and revised edition of the popular book on the VC deal process--from the co-founders of the Foundry GroupHow do venture capital deals come together? This is one of the most frequent questions asked by each generation of new entrepreneurs. Surprisingly, there is little reliable information on the ...
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When I went to raise venture capital I read this book. And I was like, you know, I've raised $70 million so I guess I figured that out.      source
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The Richest Man in Babylon
George S. Clason - 2019-01-01 (first published in 1926)
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Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Success Secrets of the Ancients—An Assured Road to Happiness and Prosperity Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest ...
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100 years later all the advice still holds up, which I find really great.      source
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No Man's Land
Where Growing Companies Fail
Doug Tatum - 2008-12-30 (first published in 2007)
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If starting a company is difficult, leading a company once the business has caught fire is infinitely more so. Thousands of startups each year approach the dangerous transition that Doug Tatum calls No Man?s Land?when they are too big too be considered small but still too small to be considered big. Tatum offers the navigational rules these compani...
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Really good.      source
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Rilke on Love and Other Difficulties
Translations and Considerations
Rainer Maria Rilke - 1994-02-17 (first published in 1975)
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Here is a mini-anthology of poetry and prose for both aficionados and those readers discovering Rainer Maria Rilke for the first time. John J. L. Mood has assembled a collection of Rilke's strongest work, presenting commentary along with the selections. Mood links into an essay passages from letters that show Rilke's profound understanding of men a...
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Just great.      source