(Which he fully admits.) I suspect the truth was not far from his story.
A fascinating read for anyone interested in business from any angle. The changes she witnessed, the people she connected with, the causes she fought for — all of these gave her a unique and wise perspective.
A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution — Riveting. The book clearly identifies some of the moral and ethical debates we will have in the future.
The first part is a fairly detailed explanation of how our bodies work and the technology we’ve created to edit DNA.
The book is also eerie, because even though it was written in 1963, it could have been written yesterday.
The challenges she addresses, what is facing both America and the world, are unnervingly prescient.
It’s a memoir, so you’re certainly getting only one side of the story.
But Knight doesn’t hesitate to flog himself throughout the book — he comes off as energetic, hardworking, risk-taking, and willing to enter moral grey area to make Nike a success.
Books contain the life experience and wisdom of the world’s most accomplished thinkers and doers.
It’s a blessing that we have such deep wells to draw inspiration from. With so many millions of books out there to choose from, it can be tough to decide where you want to invest your reading hours. Each year, I document the books I read and make note of the key insights I draw from them.