Joel Gascoigne

Joel Gascoigne is the co-founder and CEO of Buffer, one of the most popular social media management platforms in the world. In 2008, Joel co-founded Buffer to make social media management easier. Within the first 9 months, Buffer reached over 100.000 users. Joel grew his business to $19M in annual revenue ($3m+ profit in 2018) and 70 employees. In the summer of 2018, they completed a project of buying out a majority of their Series A investors, and spent $3.3 m in the process of gaining back complete control of the company. He's also an angel investor (some of the companies he invested in are: Unsplash, Outsite, First Code Company, inDinero, Conversio, and more).

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Books Recommended by Joel Gascoigne

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't

by Jim Collins

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

by Charles Duhigg

Tao Te Ching

by Lao Tzu

Founders At Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days

by Jessica Livingston

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

by Tony Hsieh

The Lean Startup

by Eric Ries

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

by Susan Cain

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

by Tim Ferriss

How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie

Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers

by Gabriel WeinbergJustin Mares

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

by Don Miguel Ruiz

Joy At Work: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

by Dennis W. Bakke

The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

by Jim LoehrTony Schwartz

The Seven-Day Weekend: Changing the Way Work Works

by Ricardo Semler

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

by Patrick Lencioni

Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup

by Brad FeldDavid Cohen

The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living

by Randy Komisar

Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace

by Ricardo Semler

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Decision Maker: Unlock the Potential of Everyone in Your Organization, One Decision at a Time

by Dennis Bakke

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