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Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
By John Carreyrou
In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout who promised to revolutionize the medical industry. 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. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.
"The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at nearly $10 billion." - Bill Gates
Dare to Lead
Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
By Brené Brown
How can we cultivate more daring leaders and how can we embed courage in our culture? In Dare to Lead, #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling author, Brene Brown draws upon leading-edge research to answer this question in the usual no - B.S. style that millions of Brown's readers have come to expect.
"With Dare to Lead, Brene brings decades of research to bear in a practical and insightful guide to courageous leadership. This book is a road map for anyone who wants to lead mindfully, live bravely, and dare to lead." - Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook