Justin Kan is an American Internet entrepreneur and investor who is currently the CEO and co-founder of the law-tech company Atrium. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and Twitch, as well as the mobile social video application Socialcam.

  • Atomic Habits

    No matter your goals, , offers a proven framework for improving–every day. James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.,If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you’ll get a proven system that can take you to new heights.,Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field.,Learn how to:, will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits–whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal., is a useful book. It???s actionable, practical and written in clear and precise no-bullshit prose. One of the key themes throughout , is automating your life, the idea that “, takes you through the psychological, scientific, and anecdotal evidence of habit formation, with practical examples and tips to help you create a new habit or eliminate a bad one. He focuses on the small wins???making 1% improvements every day that form the foundations of a good habit. Over time, these small improvements become the architect of our lives.

  • Can’t Hurt Me

    For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare – poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America.,In Can’t Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

  • Essentialism

    Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin?,Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?,Are you often busy but not productive?,Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people???s agendas?,If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is the ,???,The Way of the Essentialist isn???t about getting more done in less time. It???s about getting , done. ??It is not ??a time management strategy, or a productivity technique. It is a , for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter. ,By forcing us to apply a more selective criteria for what is Essential, the disciplined pursuit of less empowers us to reclaim control of our own choices about where to spend our precious time and energy ??? instead of giving others the implicit permission to choose for us.,Essentialism is not one more thing ??? it???s a whole new way of doing everything. A must-read for any leader, manager, or individual who wants to learn who to do less, but better, in every area of their lives, Essentialism ??is a movement whose time has come.,Often we get caught up in the busyness of life and lose focus on the things we want to do. ,???s , is a book that I think everyone should read. It focuses on an idea It is an idea whose time has come: do less. , clears your judgement and gives you permission to focus on what really matters instead of trying to do everything.??,In applying McKeown???s advice and defining strict criteria for what is essential in your life, you???ll reclaim invaluable time, energy and focus. McKeown calls this ???the disciplined pursuit of ,.???

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

    The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote corner of the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age.,The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or Asian counterparts, Genghis Khan abolished torture, granted universal religious freedom, and smashed feudal systems of aristocratic privilege.,From the story of his rise through the tribal culture to the explosion of civilization that the Mongol Empire unleashed, this brilliant work of revisionist history is nothing less than the epic story of how the modern world was made.

  • Hacking Sales

    The world of sales is a $500 billion industry that employs over 15 million people in the US alone. However, only a handful of colleges offer degrees in sales and most MBA programs don???t offer a single sales class.,Business executives and investors have realized that a good sales team will make or break your business. As data and technology become cheaper to access, and more Well-educated people choose careers in sales; the world of sales is undergoing a massive transformation. Consider this book your degree in modern sales. I call it Sales Hacking.,In Hacking Sales, you???ll learn how to build a fully streamlined sales engine using new technology built for salespeople along with innovative new techniques. I showcase over 150 tools throughout the book, as we walk through the processes behind building an fully efficient sales machine. Some of them include:

  • Leadership and Self-Deception

    The “disease” of self-deception (acting in ways contrary to what one knows is right) underlies all leadership problems in today’s organizations, according to the premise of this work. However well intentioned they may be, leaders who deceive themselves always end up undermining their own performance.This straightforward book explains how leaders can discover their own self-deceptions and learn how to escape destructive patterns. The authors demonstrate that breaking out of these patterns leads to improved teamwork, commitment, trust, communication, motivation, and leadership.

  • Playing to Win

    Are you just playing???or playing to win?,Strategy is not complex. But it is hard. It???s hard because it forces people and organizations to make specific choices about their future???something that doesn???t happen in most companies.,Now two of today???s best-known business thinkers get to the heart of strategy???explaining what it???s for, how to think about it, why you need it, and how to get it done. And they use one of the most successful corporate turnarounds of the past century, which they achieved together, to prove their point.,A.G. Lafley, former CEO of Procter & Gamble, in close partnership with strategic adviser Roger Martin, doubled P&G???s sales, quadrupled its profits, and increased its market value by more than $100 billion in just ten years. Now, drawn from their years of experience at P&G and the Rotman School of Management, where Martin is dean, this book shows how leaders in organizations of all sizes can guide everyday actions with larger strategic goals built around the clear, essential elements that determine business success???where to play and how to win.,The result is a playbook for winning. Lafley and Martin have created a set of five essential strategic choices that, when addressed in an integrated way, will move you ahead of your competitors. They are:,The stories of how P&G repeatedly won by applying this method to iconic brands such as Olay, Bounty, Gillette, Swiffer, and Febreze clearly illustrate how deciding on a strategic approach???and then making the right choices to support it???makes the difference between just playing the game and actually winning.

  • The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership

    You???ll never see leadership the same way again after reading this book.These fifteen commitments are a distillation of decades of work with CEOs and other leaders. They are radical or provocative for many. They have been game changers for us and for our clients. We trust that they will be for you too.,Our experience is that unconscious leadership is not sustainable. It won???t work for you, your team or your organization in the long term. Unconscious leadership can deliver short term results, but the costs of living and leading unconsciously are great.Fear drives most leaders to make choices that are at odds with healthy relationships, vitality and balance. This fear leaves a toxic residue that won???t be as easily tolerated in an increasingly complex business environment.,Conscious leadership offers the antidote to fear. These pages contain a comprehensive road map to guide you to shift from fear-based to trust-based leadership. Once you learn and start practicing conscious leadership you???ll get results in the form of more energy, clarity, focus and healthier relationships.

  • The First 20 Hours

    Forget the 10,000 hour rule??? what if it???s possible to learn the basics of any new skill in 20 hours or less?,Take a moment to consider how many things you want to learn to do. What???s on your list? What???s holding you back from getting started? Are you worried about the time and effort it takes to acquire new skills???time you don???t have and effort you can???t spare?,Research suggests it takes 10,000 hours to develop a new skill. In this nonstop world when will you ever find that much time and energy? To make matters worse, the early hours of prac??ticing something new are always the most frustrating. That???s why it???s difficult to learn how to speak a new language, play an instrument, hit a golf ball, or shoot great photos. It???s so much easier to watch TV or surf the web . . .,In ,, Josh Kaufman offers a systematic approach to rapid skill acquisition??? how to learn any new skill as quickly as possible. His method shows you how to deconstruct com??plex skills, maximize productive practice, and remove common learning barriers. By complet??ing just 20 hours of focused, deliberate practice you???ll go from knowing absolutely nothing to performing noticeably well.,Kaufman personally field-tested the meth??ods in this book. You???ll have a front row seat as he develops a personal yoga practice, writes his own web-based computer programs, teaches himself to touch type on a nonstandard key??board, explores the oldest and most complex board game in history, picks up the ukulele, and learns how to windsurf. Here are a few of the sim??ple techniques he teaches:,Whether you want to paint a portrait, launch a start-up, fly an airplane, or juggle flaming chain??saws, ,will help you pick up the basics of any skill in record time . . . and have more fun along the way.

  • The Power of Now

    Eckhart Tolle is emerging as one of today’s most inspiring teachers. In The Power of Now, already a word-of-mouth bestseller in Canada, the author describes his transition from despair to self-realization soon after his 29th birthday. Tolle took another ten years to understand this transformation, during which time he evolved a philosophy that has parallels in Buddhism, relaxation techniques, and meditation theory but is also eminently practical.,In The Power of Now he shows readers how to recognize themselves as the creators of their own pain, and how to have a pain-free existence by living fully in the present. Accessing the deepest self, the true self, can be learned, he says, by freeing ourselves from the conflicting, unreasonable demands of the mind and living present, fully, and intensely, in the Now.

  • The Score Takes Care of Itself

    The last lecture on leadership by the NFL’s greatest coach: Bill Walsh.,Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty. In the process, he changed the way football is played.Prior to his death, Walsh granted a series of exclusive interviews to bestselling author Steve Jamison. These became his ultimate lecture on leadership.Additional insights and perspective are provided by Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and others.,Bill Walsh taught that the requirements of successful leadership are the same whether you run an NFL franchise, a fortune 500 company, or a hardware store with 12 employees. These final words of ‘wisdom by Walsh’ will inspire, inform, and enlighten leaders in all professions.

  • The Way to Love

    The Way to Love contains some of the most beloved stories from Anthony de Mello. Here, more than ever before in his bestselling writing, he grapples with the ultimate question of love. In thirty-one meditations, he implores his readers with his usual pithiness to break through illusion, the great obstacle to love. ???Love springs from awareness,??? de Mello insists, saying that it is only when we see the other as he or she really is that we begin to love.

  • Without Their Permission

    As Alexis Ohanian learned when he helped to co-found the immensely popular reddit.com, the internet is the most powerful and democratic tool for disseminating information in human history. And when that power is harnessed to create new communities, technologies, businesses or charities, the results can be absolutely stunning.,In this book, Alexis will share his ideas, tips and even his own doodles about harnessing the power of the web for good, and along the way, he will share his philosophy with young entrepreneurs all over the globe.,At 29, Ohanian has come to personify the dorm-room tech entrepreneur, changing the world without asking permission. Within a couple of years of graduating from the University of Virginia, Ohanian did just that, selling reddit for millions of dollars. He’s gone on to start many other companies, like hipmunk and breadpig, all while representing Y Combinator and investing in over sixty other tech startups. WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION is his personal guidebook as to how other aspiring entrepreneurs can follow in his footsteps.