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Book cover for Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction
But my most valuable education came from working with scores of writers on hundreds of stories. Producing for publication, often on tight deadline, gave me a practical grounding in story that the world’s best graduate school couldn’t ...more

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The Seven-Day Weekend by Ricardo Semler
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Extraordinary Influence by Tim Irwin
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Extraordinary Influence: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others by Tim Irwin has a lot of good information. You’ll like this book if information is your overriding purpose for reading. If you’re bothered by writing that doesn’t define terms t ...more
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well. For those readers who are skeptics, try to remain open as I attempt to make a case for the major thesis of this book—we gain an extraordinary ability to transform others when we affirm them versus when we apply what might euphemistically be called constructive criticism. Hopefully, you might adopt recommendations from this book strictly out of pragmatism, if nothing else.
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Thrive by Arianna Huffington
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This book is for you if you think you work too hard and make the wrong kinds of sacrifices. There’s good information, and lots of pointers to more information. With all its faults, I think the first third of Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Suc ...more
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This book was conceived as I tried to pull together all the insights I had gleaned about my work and life during the weeks I spent writing the commencement speech I was to give to the class of 2013 at Smith College.
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Powerful by Patty McCord
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Powerful: Building A Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord is a great business book. Read it for the story of Netflix, for a look at how cultures develop, and a whole bunch of ideas to try.

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The Mind of the Leader by Rasmus Hougaard
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Again and again, I got angry with the authors. Finally, I quit reading. If facts, research, and clear explanations of reasoning are important to you, skip this book

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