Clarissa, a manager, Clarissa, a manager, is super excited to join a blockchain project at work. But she is confused by the conflicting points of view between her colleagues. She wants to become more authoritative in team and client conversations. But training is quite expensive, full of jargon, and she is skeptical of the trainer’s knowledge and experience. A colleague recommended “The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains” so she bought it on her Kindle to read on her commute. The Basics helped her to understand How money and payments currently work, and how things might change in the future. She used to be intimidated by cryptography, but the book explained it in a simple way, which helped her to understand how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum work. The section on enterprise blockchains was very helpful to her, and she is now able to apply her learning directly to her top-secret project at work! Now, she’s much more confident in front of her colleagues, taking the lead in client conversations, And she even kicked out a technology vendor for trying to mislead her with jargon!