In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout who promised to revolutionize the medical industry. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.
"The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at nearly $10 billion." - Bill Gates
Publisher: Knopf | Pages: 352
ISBN: 978-1524731656 | Purchase the Book
How can we cultivate more daring leaders and how can we embed courage in our culture? In Dare to Lead, #1 New York Times bestselling author, Brene Brown draws upon leading-edge research to answer this question in the usual no - B.S. style that millions of Brown's readers have come to expect.
"With Dare to Lead, Brene brings decades of research to bear in a practical and insightful guide to courageous leadership. This book is a road map for anyone who wants to lead mindfully, live bravely, and dare to lead." - Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
Publisher: Random House | Pages: 320
ISBN: 978-0399592522 | Purchase the Book