You know, besides having a tight schedule turned out to be the key to success Jack Dorsey led the two companies at the same time as his hobby is reading books. Yes, in a session of Q & A Product Hunt, single man admitted he got a lot of inspiration to lead lives including two companies at once from the books he had read.
Dorsey admitted, he got a lot of lessons from the books he read. In fact, he reveals much inspiration how to decide an issue, leading people with different ideas from books.
Well, you certainly curious about what inspired the book lived Dorsey to be successful so far led the two companies at once. To that end, the following 5 books Dorsey acknowledged most affect their lives.
1. Tao te Ching
Dorsey admitted he was very fond of books by Lao-tzu who had been there since 6 centuries ago. From the book, Dorsey admitted that he got a lot of inspiration about life.
He even did not hesitate to read the book over and over again to get a new insight or inspiration to live his role as CEO of Twitter and Square.
2. Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership
The book by Bill Walsh is recognized Dorsey became one of the most inspired him to live. Because, in this book he got a lot of lessons, especially the problem of leadership and decision making during critical situations.
The book actually tells about the life and philosophy of Bill Walsh, a former head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford University who died of leukemia in 2007.
3. Beetwen the World and Me
This book is one of the favorite books Dorsey acknowledged as the inspiration of his life. Because, in the book by Ta-Nehisi Dorsey could have learned and understand the fundamental character of the human race, especially Americans who incidentally is his co-workers at both companies.
Broadly speaking, this book contains the story and understanding of the framework of the history of the human race or America.
4. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
The next book that inspired Dorsey is a book by Don Miguel Ruiz a Toltec spiritual figure. In the book, Dorsey received great inspiration about philosophy takes a human being to live in peace, mercy, and love unconditionally.
5. The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway’s novel has become one of the favorite books Dorsey because Dorsey claimed in the book gets much inspiration how to be a man brave in the face of defeat and victory in life.
That’s five acclaimed book Dorsey most influential in his life. Is there one book that also be your inspiration?