Quotes


Jack Dorsey blurb

November 30 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

The Startup of You describes how to take a start-up approach to building a life: start with an idea, and work over your entire career to adapt it into something remarkable. This book distills the key techniques needed to succeed.

Jack Dorsey, cofounder, Twitter and cofounder, Square

Joi Ito Blurb

November 22 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

The Internet has fundamentally changed the architecture of business and society. This terrific book shows you how to live, learn, and thrive in a networked world.

Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab

John Etchemendy Blurb

November 22 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

In times of change and uncertainty…adaptability creates stability.  It is insights like this that make The Startup of You such a compelling new way to approach your life.  Hoffman and Casnocha have distilled the essence of entrepreneurship into a potion for personal success, regardless of your career plans.

John Etchemendy, Provost, Stanford University

Marc Andreesen Blurb

November 22 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

Silicon Valley revolutionizes entire industries through the way we work. It is now time to export our playbook to the rest of the world. The Startup of You is that key playbook: it will help you revolutionize yourself and achieve your own career breakout.

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist and director at HP, Facebook, and eBay

Sheryl Sandberg Quote

November 22 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

Everyone, women and men alike, needs to think big to succeed. This is a practical book that shows you how to take control and build a career that will enable you to have real impact.

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook and Author of Lean In

Michael Bloomberg Blurb

November 17 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

Being an entrepreneur isn’t really about starting a business.  It’s a way of looking at the world: seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge. Whatever career you’re in – or want to be in – The Start-Up of You holds lessons for success.

Michael Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg, L.P.

Cory Booker blurb

November 17 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

A profound book about self-determination and self-realization. By capturing and universalizing the wisdom of successful start-up businesses, the authors provide an exciting blueprint for building a fulfilling career. Invaluable for any person who wants to be a successful entrepreneur – not in a particular company – but in the most important enterprise of all: one’s own life.

Cory Booker, U.S. Senator

Gretchen Rubin quote

November 17 2011 - posted by The Start-Up of You Team

Forging a fulfilling career is one of the most important – and often, most difficult – challenges in building a happy life. The Start-Up of You is crammed with insights and strategies to help each of us create the work life we want.

Gretchen Rubin, Author of The Happiness Project