In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our LivesWritten with full cooperation from top management, including cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers n nFew companies in history have ever been as suc

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CompanyStephen Jones is a shiny new hire at Zephyr Holdings From the outside, Zephyr is just another bland corporate monolith, but behind its glass doors business is far from usual the beautiful receptionist is paid twice as much as anybody else to do nothing, the sales reps use self help books as manual

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without ThinkingDrawing on cutting edge neuroscience and psychology and displaying all of the brilliance that made The Tipping Point a classic, Blink changes the way you ll understand every decision you make Never again will you think about thinking the same way n nMalcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the w

Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility

Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and ResponsibilityWhen it comes to recruiting, motivating, and creating great teams, Patty McCord says most companies have it all wrong McCord helped create the unique and high performing culture at Netflix, where she was chief talent officer In her new book, Powerful Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibili

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in AmericaA revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don t think it exists n nJessica Compton s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee Modonna Harris and her teenage daughter Brianna in Chicago oft

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers n nIn 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Ho

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of WorkA behind the scenes look at the firm behind WordPress.com and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use WordPress software The force behind WordPress.com is a convention defying company called Automattic, Inc., wh