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Things a little bird told me: confessions of the creative mind

By: Stone, Biz.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Macmillan 2014Description: xvi, 222 p.ISBN: 9781447271123.Subject(s): Internet industry - United States | Online social networks - United States | Businesspeople - United States - Biography | Entrepreneurship - United States - Anecdotes | Success in business | Biography and autobiography - Personal memoirs | Self-help - Creativity | Biography and autobiography - Business | Business and economics - Entrepreneurship | Computers - Web - Social networkingDDC classification: 006.754 Summary: From GQ's 'Nerd of the Year' to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter -- the social media platform that single handedly changed the way the world works. Now, Biz tells fascinating, pivotal, and personal stories from his early life and his careers at Google and Twitter, sharing his knowledge about the nature and importance of ingenuity today. In Biz's world: -Opportunity can be manufactured -Great work comes from abandoning a linear way of thinking -Creativity never runs out -Asking questions is free -Empathy is core to personal and global success In this book, Biz also addresses failure, the value of vulnerability, ambition, and corporate culture. Whether seeking behind-the-scenes stories, advice, or wisdom and principles from one of the most successful businessmen of the new century, THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME will satisfy every reader. (http://www.panmacmillan.co.in/bookdetails/9781447271123/Things-A-Little-Bird-Told-Me/1949)
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From GQ's 'Nerd of the Year' to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter -- the social media platform that single handedly changed the way the world works. Now, Biz tells fascinating, pivotal, and personal stories from his early life and his careers at Google and Twitter, sharing his knowledge about the nature and importance of ingenuity today. In Biz's world:
-Opportunity can be manufactured
-Great work comes from abandoning a linear way of thinking
-Creativity never runs out
-Asking questions is free
-Empathy is core to personal and global success
In this book, Biz also addresses failure, the value of vulnerability, ambition, and corporate culture. Whether seeking behind-the-scenes stories, advice, or wisdom and principles from one of the most successful businessmen of the new century, THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME will satisfy every reader. (http://www.panmacmillan.co.in/bookdetails/9781447271123/Things-A-Little-Bird-Told-Me/1949)

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