We Read

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Every month, Thrivner employees engage in a book club, with the selection rotating among each member of the team. Criteria for the books are that it must be non-fiction (good non-fiction), and it must relate to our clients, our company, and/or what we are doing. Some examples of the readings are:

We also include podcasts in our discussions; typically, we choose episodes of This Week in Startups. Some of our previous episodes are:

  • Episode #683: Nancy Lublin with the Crisis Text Line
  • Episode #681: Shivani Siroya, the founder of Tala.co
  • Episode #677: Chris Sacca, talking about Tala.co
  • Episode #651: Trello CEO Michael Pryor
  • Episode #637: Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck

We follow How I Built This with Guy Raz as well. Those episodes are:

  • Patagonia: Yvon Chouinard
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For a look at some analyses of the book selections, visit our blog! If you have any questions about our source material, book meeting format, or discussion posts, please visit our Engage Us page.