We have more content recommendation for Spring 2019!
Today is World Book Day!
Approaching springtime, we have follow-up list to our last post that you all loved and shared!
Every book offers a unique insight on helping us tailor a better path to lead or follow in the dark world of entrepreneurship. Most of the books below also have an audible link and/or a podcast follow up.
#1 Measure What Matters – John Doerr
John Doerr is a Silicon Valley legend. He explains how transparently setting objectives and defining key results can align organizations and motivate high performance.” “Measure What Matters is a gift to every leader or entrepreneur who wants a more transparent, accountable, and effective team.
#2 12 Rules for Life – Jordan B Peterson
An Antidote to Chaos is a 2018 self-help book by Canadian clinical psychologist and psychology professor Jordan Peterson. It provides life advice through essays on abstract ethical principles, psychology, mythology, religion, and personal anecdotes.
#3 Everything Store – Brad Stone
Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon is a 2013 book written by journalist Brad Stone. It documents the rise of Amazon.com.
#4 The Upstarts – Brad Stone
How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World is a 2017 book by journalist Brad Stone. It chronicles the founding of companies such as Uber and AirBnB, and investigates the evolution of the Silicon Valley.
#5 Makers and Takers – Rana Foroohar
Foroohar demystifies the decline in America’s economic prominence, showing that the competitive threats came not from the outside—migration or China—but from within our borders. She explains how finance has permeated every aspect of our economic and political life, and how those who caused the financial crisis wound up benefiting from it.
#6 Hooked – Nir Eyal
Hooked is based on Eyal’s years of research, consulting, and practical experience. He wrote the book he wished had been available to him as a start-up founder—not abstract theory, but a how-to guide for building better products. Hooked is written for product managers, designers, marketers, start-up founders, and anyone who seeks to understand how products influence our behavior.
#7 Never Split the Difference – Chris Voss
Never Split the Difference provides a gripping, behind-the-scenes recounting of dramatic scenarios from the gang-infested streets of Haiti to a Brooklyn bank robbery gone horribly wrong, revealing the negotiation strategies that helped Voss and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. As a world-class negotiator, Voss shows you how to use these skills in the workplace and in every other realm of your life.
#8 The 4 hour work week: Timothy Ferris
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich is a self-help book by Timothy Ferriss, an American writer, educational activist, and entrepreneur.
#9 The Hard Thing About Hard Things – Ben Horowitz
Draws on entrepreneur Ben Horowitz’s experiences of founding, running, selling, buying, managing, and investing in technology companies. Offers advice and practical tips on difficult issues, such as firing an executive, selling your company, poaching staff, and how to avoid being misinterpreted by employees.
#10 Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days – Jessica Livingston
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days is a book written by Jessica Livingston composed of interviews she did with the founders of famous technology companies concerning what happened in their early years.
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