Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career.

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From GQ’s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time’s most influential people in the world.

Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, and remarkably savvy co-founder of Twitter-the social media platform that singlehandedly changed the way the world works. Now, Biz tells fascinating, pivotal, and personal stories from his early life and his careers at Google and Twitter, sharing his knowledge about the nature and importance of ingenuity today.

Opportunity can be manufacturedTweet
Creativity is a renewable sourceTweet
Asking questions is freeTweet
Great work comes from abandoning a linear way of thinkingTweet
Empathy is core to personal and global successTweet


In THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME, Biz gives away all his secrets to success. I advised him against it. If you’re not inspired and informed by this book, then you haven’t read it.

Stephen Colbert @StephenAtHome

THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME is a moving, funny and illuminating life story, and Biz pours himself into the telling, bringing a unique gift of perspective to anyone dreaming of taking risks, changing their lives and changing the world.

Arianna Huffington @ariannahuff

As someone who has personally experienced Biz’ generosity and genius, I’m thrilled that readers of THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME can now draw inspiration from his values and vision. A must-read for anyone who wants to tap their creative potential.

Charles Best @CharlesBest

Biz Stone’s anything but ordinary journey both surprises and inspires. THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME is a peek into a unique mind and I’m happy to add…entertains us as well.

Ron Howard @RealRonHoward

Most tales of startup success revolve around a lone genius out-maneuvering the competition. But the story Biz Stone tells is a riveting—and often hilarious—break from that tradition: a story of collaboration, sharing, and the power of networks.

Steven Johnson @stevenbjohnson

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