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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook
4.7 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook.
Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends, outsiders at a schoo
Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble
4.5 out of 5 stars with 196 reviews
For 25 years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession - until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: poof. His job no longer existed. "I think they just want to hire younger people," his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty
Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned over a Beer or Two
4.1 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Founder of The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams Boston Lager, and a key catalyst of the American craft beer revolution, Jim Koch offers his unique perspective when it comes to business, beer, and turning your passion into a successful company or career.
In 1984, it looked like an unwinnable David and Goliath struggle: one guy against the mammoth American beer industry. When others scoffed at Jim Koch's plan to leave his consulting job and start a brewery that would challenge
Finding My Virginity: The New Autobiography
4.4 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Fifty years ago, Sir Richard Branson started his first business. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, the Virgin founder shares his personal, intimate thoughts on five decades as the world's ultimate entrepreneur.
In Finding My Virginity, Sir Richard Branson shares the secrets that have seen his family business grow from a student magazine into a global brand, his dreams of private citizens flying to space develop from a childhood fantasy to the brink of reality, and his focus
The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.2 out of 5 stars with 223 reviews
The New York Times best seller, updated and expanded, featuring 15 explosive new chapters.
The previous edition of this now-classic book revealed the existence and subversive manipulations of ''economic hit men''. John Perkins wrote that economic hit men (EHM) ''are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, and murder''. In Perkins' case, the tool was
4.7 out of 5 stars with 295 reviews
In True Love, Lopez explores one of her life's most defining periods - the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person than she's ever been. This visually arresting publication is guided by both intimate and electrifying never-before-seen photographs. True Love is an honest and revealing personal diary with hard-won lessons and heartfelt recollections and an
Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos
4.9 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
''Ed Hardy'' is emblazoned on everything from t-shirts and hats to perfumes and energy drinks. From Los Angeles to Japan, his colorful cross-and-bones designs and ribbon-banners have become internationally ubiquitous. But long before the fashion world discovered his iconic designs, the man behind the eponymous brand spearheaded nothing less than a cultural revolution.
In Wear Your Dreams, Ed Hardy recounts his genesis as a tattoo artist and leader in the movement to recognize tattooing as a
Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War
4.9 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
''From this century, in France, three names will remain: de Gaulle, Picasso, and Chanel.''-André Malraux
Coco Chanel created the look of the modern woman and was the high priestess of couture. She believed in simplicity and elegance, and freed women from the tyranny of fashion. She inspired women to take off their bone corsets and cut their hair. She used ordinary jersey as couture fabric, elevated the waistline, and created bell-bottom trousers, trench coats, and turtleneck sweaters. In the
The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It
4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour, style, and luxury. But who was this young widow - the Veuve Clicquot - whose champagne sparkled at the courts of France, Britain, and Russia, and how did she rise to celebrity and fortune?
In The Widow Clicquot, Tilar J. Mazzeo brings to life for the first time the fascinating woman behind the iconic yellow label: Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin. A young witness to the dramatic events of the French Revolution and a new widow during the chaotic years
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.
In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
4.4 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you've ever met or anyone you've even heard of. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world's most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Adams shares the strategy he has used since he was a teen to invite failure in, to embrace it, then pick its pocket.
No career guide can offer advice for success that
Mr. Bernds Goes to Hollywood
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ean: 9780810836020, isbn: 0810836025,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Edward Bernds came to Hollywood in 1928 to help United Artists make the transition to sound. He worked with some of the most notable directors in Hollywood including Frank Capra, Leo McCarey, and Howard Hawks. Though Bernds loved sound work, he had higher aspirations, and hoped to become a writer and director. His first breakthrough came during the mid-1940s on Columbia shorts starring the Three Stooges. Bernds worked with Moe, Larry, Curly, Shemp, and company for over twenty years as the
Confessions of a Street Addict
By Brand: Simon n Schuster Audio
sku: GD-043-X3-4019704, ean: 9780743524735, isbn: 074352473X,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 208 reviews
More Than a Hobby
sku: 1001-WS1201-A01010-1598590103, ean: 9781598590104, isbn: 1598590103,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 250 reviews
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ean: 9781470882167, isbn: 1470882167,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
[MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] [Read by Grover Gardner]John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, a National Book Award winning biographer, gives us a detailed and insightful history of the mogul. Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller's exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark
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