The 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 2015, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup `unicorn' promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's ...|
Why it Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life. ... Award-winning Harvard Business School professor and behavioural scientist Francesca Gino shows us why happiest and most successful among us are those who break the rules and how we can all do it more.
The world's best chef. The pilot who landed his plane on a river. The magician who made history. The computer scientist who changed animated films forever. What do they all have in common? They are all rebels.
Francesca Gino has been studying rebellion and conformity for more than fifteen years. She has discovered that when we mindlessly follow rules and norms ...|
From Anxiety to Zero F**ks Given. ... "Am I normal?"
"What's an anxiety disorder?"
"Does therapy work?"
These are just a few of the questions Natasha Devon is asked as she travels the UK campaigning for better mental health awareness and provision. Here, Natasha calls upon experts in the fields of psychology, neuroscience and anthropology to debunk and demystify the full spectrum of mental health. From A (Anxiety) to Z (Zero F**ks Given - or the art of having high self-esteem) via everything from body image and gender to differentiating "sadness" ...|
"The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" takes us on a journey of many years-the story spooling outwards from the cramped neighbourhoods of Old Delhi into the burgeoning new metropolis and beyond, to the Valley of Kashmir and the forests of Central India, where war is peace and peace is war, and where, from time to time, 'normalcy' is declared.
Anjum, who used to be Aftab, unrolls a threadbare carpet in a city graveyard that she calls home. A baby appears quite suddenly on a pavement, a little after midnight, in a crib of litter. The enigmatic S. Tilottama is as much of a presence as she is an absence in ...|
How Facebook, Google and Amazon have cornered culture and undermined democracy. ... Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth marketing. This is the story of how the internet, which began as a dream, has become a nightmare.
Google. Amazon. Facebook. The modern world is defined by vast digital monopolies turning ever-larger profits. Those of us who consume the content that feeds them are farmed for the purposes of being sold ever more products and advertising. Those that create the content - the artists, writers and musicians - are finding they can no longer survive in this unforgiving economic landscape. But it didn't ...|
What sport can teach us about great leadership? ... A winning mindset is a state of mental fluency that helps people to deliver their full potential, and is the key ingredient to long-term success. Nowhere is a winning mindset clearly on display than in the high-pressure environment of the sporting arena.
Drowning on his own experience of working with some of the world's top coaches across multiple disciplines, Professor Damian Hughes distils the ingredients of successful teams, from FC Barcelona to the New Zealand All Blacks, down to five key elements to show how you can create and maintain a winning mindset to ...|
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas. ... To the stars who listen - and the dreams that are answered.
On the darkest night, the stars still shine. Feyre's first Winter Solstice as High Lady is drawing near. With it will come a hard-earned rest from the work she, Rhys and their friends have done to rebuild the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond. Yet the festive atmosphere can't keep shadows from looming. Even as her own heart heals, she finds that those dearest to her have wounds that go deeper than she knew. And the scars of the past will touch her court in times to come.
Introduction to Bulgarian Contemporary Art (1982 - 2015) is the first comprehensive history of Bulgarian art from the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century. It is based on a cycle of lectures delivered in Plovdiv and Sofia by the author, within the frames of the Introduction to Contemporary Art educational platform of the Open Arts Foundation and Sariev Contemporary Gallery.
The book aims to trace and present the history and specifics of Bulgarian contemporary art with its most important players, artists, institutions and galleries. The book offers an all-round overview of the art scene in Bulgaria in a ...|
Epic heroes - legendary adventures. Return to Percy Jackson's world. ... I was a God, once. Until I was cast out by my Father, Zeus. Now I'm an awkward mortal teenager called Lester.Bound to a difficult and dangerous demigod called Meg. Thanks a lot, God.
My way out? A series of scary and dangerous trials, of course.
For my third mission, I must:
Journey through the Labyrinth to free an Oracle who only speaks in puzzles.
Defeat a vicious and bloodthirsty Roman Emperor - the most vicious of three very vicious and bloodthirsty Roman Emperors.
Is that all? No, I've to do everything without any of ...|
Explore "Game of Thrones" with this beautifully rendered and wholly original Tarot card deck.
This deluxe box melds the tradition of the tarot with the deep archetypes of "Game of Thrones". Each card, from the Major Arcana to the Cups, Coins, Spears, and Swords of the Minor Arcana, offers a rich and meaningful experience. "Game of Thrones" fans will pore over a treasure trove of much-loved characters, scenes, and stories depicted in a style both surprising and true to the world of Westeros. An accompanying hardcover booklet explains the symbolism of each card and how to use them in a tarot ...|
A journal to inspire your thoughts and dreams with quotes by New York Times best selling author Gayle Forman. ... An interactive journal / quote book mash-up, featuring the authentic, heartfelt wisdom of New York Times bestselling author of "If I Stay" Gayle Forman, and accompanied by stunning full-color art.
"Pour Your Heart Out" is part guided journal, part quote book, and your new "BFF". A fully illustrated journal featuring inspiring quotes from award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Gayle Forman's books, coupled with creative prompts to encourage self-expression and ...|
New York Times bestselling author of "If I Stay". ... A fateful accident draws three strangers together over the course of a single day: Freya who has lost her voice while recording her debut album. Harun who is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved. Nathaniel who has just arrived in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose.
As the day progresses, their secrets start to unravel and they begin to understand that the way out of their own loss might just lie in helping the others out of theirs.
An emotionally cathartic story of losing love, finding love, and ...|