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Book Report – How I Built This by Guy Raz

Herein a single nugget from each chapter in Guy Raz’s How I Built This: Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price reluctantly launched the beauty products company at a church flea market at her mother’s behest. Making lotions and creams was so personal to her that she never thought anyone else would care. Jim Koch’s father – a brewer himself – tried…

Book Report – Jump-Starting America by Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson

They don’t make ’em like that anymore. Now there’s a statement that typically generates one of two reactions: either an “Okay, Boomer” eye-roll or a constructive debate. In Jump-Starting America, co-authors (and fellow MIT economics professors) Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson instruct on how the post-World War II collaboration between the federal government, universities, and the private business sector sparked…

Book Report – The Responsible Company by Yvon Chouinard & Vincent Stanley

“Every company is already at work,” write Yvon Chouinard & Vincent Stanley in The Responsible Company, “to dismantle a creaky, polluting, wasteful, and increasingly expensive industrial system.” Here’s hoping! Naturally some are trying harder than others, like Patagonia which Chouinard founded with his trusty co-author by his side. Their book is a slim, spirited guide to doing the right thing,…

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