Founders at Work

Jessica Livingston | October 11, 2020

Founders at Work is a brilliant summary of Jessica Livingston’s learnings from observing companies like Dropbox, Facebook and Airbnb scale at an unprecedented velocity.

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Man’s Search for Meaning

Victor Frankl | October 11, 2020

Man’s Search for Meaning continues to be an all-time favorite for many reasons. Through his writing, Victor Frankl ties his experiences in concentration camps during the second World War with key drivers for human perseverance and grit.


Victor Frankl’s writing enables young professionals to align short-term actions with long-term goals.

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Atomic Habits

James Clear | October 11, 2020

Over the long term, the smallest things can make the biggest difference. This is especially true for the daily habits that we build throughout our lives. For anyone looking to be a better version of themselves — Atomic Habits will give you wings.

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A Brief History of Time

Stephen Hawking | October 11, 2020

In order to inculcate intellectual curiosity, A Brief History of Time offers countless questions with numerous theses for how life and the human condition have evolved over the centuries. For the astute reader, Stephen Hawking’s writings teach empathy and an ability to understand the role of evolution in all spheres of life (including business).

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High Output Management

Andy Grove | October 11, 2020

High Output Management by Andy Grove offers some of the most valuable learnings on the art and science of management. From highlighting best practices and common pitfalls to explaining the two fundamental levers of management, Andy’s work provides a management framework that is broadly applicable and is closely followed at Airlift.

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