Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

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21 reviews

About this ebook

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career.

Things a Little Bird Told Me

From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly positive and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter-the social media platform that singlehandedly changed the way the world works. Now, Biz tells fascinating, pivotal, and personal stories from his early life and his careers at Google and Twitter, sharing his knowledge about the nature and importance of ingenuity today. In Biz's world:

Opportunity can be manufactured
Great work comes from abandoning a linear way of thinking
Creativity never runs out
Asking questions is free
Empathy is core to personal and global success

In this book, Biz also addresses failure, the value of vulnerability, ambition, and corporate culture. Whether seeking behind-the-scenes stories, advice, or wisdom and principles from one of the most successful businessmen of the new century, Things a Little Bird Told Me will satisfy every reader.

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21 reviews
José Luis Dupinet
April 21, 2014
Before reading this book I read Hatching Twitter so at first, I found this book a little too slow and hard to relate. But after the first chapters I really liked the style and found most of the stories inspiring and fun.
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P Nelson
August 4, 2019
A must read! I've read it 3 times! I tell everyone I know that they need to read this book! I listened to the entire book in one day, it inspired a change in the way I thought about aspects of life but also in move forward in business and entrepreneurial ship!
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Poh Seng Tang
April 18, 2014
Good book detailing their startup process. And also a interesting read feom the way he writes. A good last qtr of the book focuses on how one should help more in society which is a good reminder to myself and all
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About the author

Biz Stone became an Internet entrepreneur in 1999. He went on to work for Google, helped to create both blogging and podcasting, and then co-invented Twitter.

Most recently, Biz is founder and CEO of his newest venture, Jelly. He lives near San Francisco, California with his wife and son.

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