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Favorite quote from the book:
"Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on."
We love this book, it explains how entrepreneurs, managers and technicians work together.
This book was recommended to us by
, and it is a reminder to build businesses that add value.
Also to using preexisting tools and not reinvent the wheel.
Helping us 'make it human', recommended by writer and builder of brands,
"It really gives you perspective on big trends that are happening now"
Matt Kandler Full-stack Designer + Founder of @getHappyFeed
"The idea of average, as a framework for thinking, driven by efficiency and validated by previous averages, next to the aspiration to innovate by deeper individualist thinking, accounting for nuanced qualities and the intricacy of technology."
Nitzan Herman, Design and Technology.
"A chapter called 'The Struggle' really speaks to anyone who's had to build a company and team from the ground up."
Natalie Guevara of Genius.
"The ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be 'human'.
It's been really interesting to consider while thinking about creating human experiences in the digital world. A must read for sure."
Gordon Sexton, Designer.
"I recently re-read it and have reccomended it to at least 15 people since the beginning of the year."
Ryan Simons of PlayLab.
Inspiring to anyone with an idea. Stresses the importance of community, the people we work with and how we work together.
Reminds us all to keep it simple. Do what you can with what you have.
Epitomizes being a creative.
Recommended by photographer, Balarama Heller, for anyone needing to realize their vision.