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Book cover for The Design of Everyday Things
Two of the most important characteristics of good design are discoverability and understanding. Discoverability: Is it possible to even figure out what actions are possible and where and how to perform them? Understanding: What does it all ...more
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Ben Horowitz
“One of the most important management lessons for a founder/CEO is totally unintuitive. My single biggest personal improvement as CEO occurred on the day when I stopped being too positive.”
Ben Horowitz, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Howard Schultz
“Protect and preserve your core customers," he [Jim Sinegal, cofounder and CEO of Costco] told our marketing team when I invited him to speak to us. "The cost of losing your core customers and trying to get them back during a down economy will be much greater than the cost of investing in them and trying to keep them.”
Howard Schultz, Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

Chaim Potok
“A word is worth one coin, silence is worth two”
Chaim Potok, The Chosen

Georges St-Pierre
“Humility is the first rule of martial arts. Either you learn humility quickly, or you leave because your ego can’t handle losing repeatedly.”
Georges St-Pierre, The Way of the Fight

Ben Horowitz
“humans, particularly those who build things, only listen to leading indicators of good news.”
Ben Horowitz, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

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211121 Deals Book Club — 24 members — last activity Feb 02, 2017 08:20AM
Let's read all (or at least a couple...) of the books we got from GR Deals! Every month we'll vote on what book we want to read. We'll pick the two w ...more
216431 Think Big Book Club — 62 members — last activity Apr 19, 2017 05:26PM
A book club for Goodreads employees who want to Think Big. We'll read and discuss one book (every other month) around how others have thought big abou ...more
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