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Reading Time: 2 minutesOver the last two years I’ve collected a ton of resources for students and startups, so I thought I’d finally create one blog post to combine them all. If you feel that I’m missing anything, leave a note in the comments and I’d be glad to add it! Programming / Web Where do I get

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How to enchant a room, from the master enchanter, Guy Kawasaki

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Reading Time: 1 minutesEnchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you are familiar with Guy Kawasaki’s work, you’ll immediately understand why this book comes from his heart. Kawasaki was the original evangelist, starting at Apple in the 80s, and from there the world would see the

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Gary Vanyerchuk’s latest book offers value for entrepreneurs

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Reading Time: 1 minutes#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness by Gary Vaynerchuk My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was initially skeptical, but really learned to enjoy this book. The title says it all: Gary answers questions from fans, which may have come from Twitter, YouTube, or other forms of social media. Each chapter

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

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Reading Time: 1 minutesCrucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Dialogue is critical for not only personal relationships, but also professional ones. I enjoyed this book because it gives not only an overview of how to use their techniques, but also offers practical examples of how they

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Death By Meeting – How to hold more effective meetings

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Reading Time: 1 minutesDeath by Meeting: A Leadership Fable…about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book is more of a novel than anything else, which does a good job of building characters that you care about, only so that the author can illustrate his key points, which

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Key Points: High Output Management from former Intel CEO

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Reading Time: 5 minutesAndrew S. Grove was one of the founders and the CEO of Intel Corporation, helping transform the company into the world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductors. He passed away in March of 2016, but left behind a fantastic legacy, including High Output Management, which illustrates how he successfully ran one of the world’s leading companies for decades. Below,

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How to stand out at a career fair at a massive university?

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Reading Time: 2 minutesI stumbled across this question in the r/CSCareerQuestions sub reddit which I frequent, and wanted to give my two cents. Here is the post, and below is my answer: I’m a Tech Evangelist at Microsoft,  frequent hackathons at large universities, and work directly with our recruiting teams. These include: Cornell, Georgia Tech, Penn State, UPenn,

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