Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Picador - . In bad blood, john carreyrou tells the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley. Backed by investors such as larry ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.

7 billion. The perfect book to read by the fire this winter. Bill gates, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, '5 books i loved in 2018' WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018 The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup - . Now to be adapted into a film, with Jennifer Lawrence to star. Reads like a west Coast version of All the President's Men. New york times Book Review. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. Secrets and lies in a silicon Valley StartupBroschiertes Buch'I couldn't put down this thriller. Chilling.

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The Headspace Guide to... Mindfulness & Meditation

Hodder Paperbacks - Andy puddicombe, founder of the celebrated Headspace, is on a mission: to get people to take 10 minutes out of their day to sit in the now. Rest an anxious, thoughts, busy mind Find greater ease when faced with difficult emotions, circumstances Improve focus and concentration Sleep better Achieve new levels of calm and fulfilment.

. Here he shares his simple to learn, but highly effective techniques of meditation. Demystifying meditation for the modern world: an accessible and practical route to improved health, happiness and well being, in as little as 10 minutes. First published as get some headspace, this reissue shows you how just 10 minutes of mediation per day can bring about life changing results.

The Headspace Guide to... Mindfulness & Meditation - The benefits of mindfulness and meditation are well documented and here Andy brings this ancient practice into the modern world, tailor made for the most time starved among us. 10 minutes can make all the differenceBroschiertes Buch'If you're thinking about trying mindfulness, this is the perfect introduction.

. I'm grateful to Andy for helping me on this journey. Bill gates 'it's kind of genius' emma watsoN Feeling stressed about Christmas/Brexit/everthing? Try this.

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Educated: ‘Incredibly moving and inspiring’ – Reese Witherspoon

Windmill Books - Broschiertes buchleicht-mittel Besetzung: Akkordeon & diatonische Handharmonika.

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Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

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Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble

Hachette Books - My misadventure in the Start-Up BubbleBroschiertes Buch.

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Jonathan Cape - Employing his trademark entertaining and lucid style, including terrorism, as well as turning to more individual concerns, Harari will examine some of the world's most urgent issues, fake news and immigration, from resilience and humility to meditation. In bringing his focus to the here and now, Harari will help us to grapple with a world that is increasingly hard to comprehend, encouraging us to focus our minds on the essential questions we should be asking ourselves today.

Broschiertes buchfrom the author of the million copy bestseller sapiens yuval noah harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.

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Barbarians At The Gate

Arrow - This title recounts this two-month battle. The battle for the control of rjr nabisco in the autumn of 1988, which became the largest and most dramatic corporate takeover in American history, sent shock-waves through the international business world and became a symbol of the greed, excess and egotism of the eighties.

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Abacus 2724641631116 - The exclusive biographybroschiertes buchwalter isaacson tells the story of the rollercoaster life and searingly intense personality of creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, tablet computing, phones, and digital publishing.

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The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Allen Lane - And then there was radio silence. The morning after trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Undoing democracygebundenes BuchThe phenomenal new book from the international bestselling author of The Big Short 'The election happened.

. Across the us government, the same thing happened: nothing. That is the stuff government does. Nobody appeared. It steps in where private investment fears to tread, innovates and creates knowledge, assesses extreme long-term risk. People don't notice when stuff goes right. It manages everything that underpins our lives from funding free school meals, to policing rogue nuclear activity, to predicting extreme weather events.

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Simon + Schuster UK - Today, nike's annual sales top $30 billion. A memoir by the creator of nikebroschiertes Buch'A refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like. Above all, he recalls how his first band of partners and employees soon became a tight-knit band of brothers. Phil is a very wise, phil knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import high-quality, fresh out of business school, intelligent and competitive fellow who is also a gifted storyteller' Warren Buffett In 1962, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan.

But knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always remained a mystery. In an age of start-ups, and the swoosh has become a revolutionary, Nike is the ne plus ultra of all start-ups, globe-spanning icon, one of the most ubiquitous and recognisable symbols in the world today. Candid, humble, wry and gutsy, he begins with his crossroads moment when at 24 he decided to start his own business.

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE - Selling the shoes from the boot of his Plymouth, Knight grossed $8000 in his first year. Now, for the first time, he tells his story. He details the many risks and daunting setbacks that stood between him and his dream - along with his early triumphs. Together, and a deep belief in the spirit of sport, harnessing the transcendent power of a shared mission, they built a brand that changed everything.

It's an amazing tale' bill gates 'the best book I read last year was Shoe Dog, by Nike's Phil Knight.

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Sceptre - Inspiring and revelatory, Factfulness is a book of stories by a late legend, for anyone who wants to really understand the world. How many young women go to school? what's the average life expectancy across the world? What will the global population will be in 2050? Do the majority of people live in rich or poor countries? In Factfulness, Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling-Rönnlund, Hans Rosling and his two lifelong collaborators, show why this happens.

But i hope that this book will be. Based on a lifetime's work promoting a fact-based worldview, they reveal the ten dramatic instincts, and the key preconceptions, that lead to us consistently misunderstanding how the world really works. When you ask people simple questions about global trends, they systematically get the answers wrong.

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think - In my previous battles i armed myself with huge data sets, beautiful software, an energetic lecturing style and a Swedish bayonet for sword swallowing. Ten reasons we're wrong about the world - and why things are better Than You ThinkGebundenes Buch'This book is my last battle in my life-long mission to fight devastating ignorance, and my final attempt at making an impact on the world.

It has been my daily inspiration and joy. It wasn't enough.

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