"How to Win Friends & Influence People" was published in 1937 and contains some dated language and references. While nothing in it is radical, its fundamental insights are just as applicable today as it they were during the Great Depression or when a young, insecure Buffett picked up a copy.
There is nothing Lean about the Lean Startup, it should be called the Learn Startup instead. The Lean Startup approach to business creation kills disruption and true innovation, it is a guide for building a catered (incrementally improved at best) business.
Through these interviews, Napoleon Hill was able to distill 13 principles that became the backbone of his book. I have grouped these 13 principles into 3 themes that I feel encompass the essence of the book. Think and Grow Rich effectiveness is based on your ability to apply the concepts in your everyday life.
Knowing our WHY is essential for lasting success and the ability to avoid being lumped in with others. When your WHY goes fuzzy, it becomes much more difficult to maintain the growth, loyalty, and inspiration that helped drive your original success. Start with Why Summary. Great leaders are able to inspire people to act.
The acclaimed Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller. You're either a Purple Cow or you're not. You're either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice. What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don't? How do ...
Getting Things Done is a time management method, described in a book of the same title by productivity consultant David Allen. The method is often referred to as GTD. The GTD method rests on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of the mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work items.
Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change User Review - Ellen K Pao - Publishers Weekly. When Pao, a former chief of staff and junior partner at the tech venture capital firm for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, sued her company for gender discrimination in 2012, her lawsuit galvanized ...
The Greatest Salesman in the World . In addition to being a groundbreaking business book (See Top 10 Most Influential Business Books), Og Mandino's classic helps the reader discover the positive "why" behind selling, reframing the act of selling from something that's manipulative to the act of helping other people achieve their dreams. 3.
The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements. This book leads readers through the radical redesign of a company's processes, organization, and culture to achieve a quantum leap in performance.
Thomas J. Peters, "uber-guru of business" (Fortune and The Economist), is the author of many international bestsellers, including A Passion for Excellence and Thriving on Chaos. Peters, "the father of the post-modern corporation" (Los Angeles Times), is the chairman of Tom Peters Company and lives in Vermont.
Delivering Happiness ! One of the best book written by the CEO of world famous customer eccentric company - Tony Sheih. From the beginning Tony narrated his interest towards business from childhood and what are the obstacles that he had faced to take his business into further levels.
The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason that dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom.
The book won't necessarily make you more decisive, but it will make you more confident in making your decisions. I know I sometimes agonize over major life decisions, and this book has given me the tools to not get so stressed out about whether I am making the right choice or not.
I’m the founder and CEO of Maddock Douglas, an innovation consulting firm that helps leading corporations invent and launch new products, services and business models. I call myself an Idea Monkey because I love to solve problems with disruptive ideas. This passion has led me to launch six successful businesses, including Maddock Douglas in 1991.
Like most great sounding platitudes, they aren't complete or in-depth This book, The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick), teaches you that you need to quit strategically under two major conditions, you are in a cul-de-sac (dead end) or about to face a cliff.
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In is a best-selling 1981 non-fiction book by Roger Fisher and William L. Ury. Reissued in 1991 with additional authorship credit to Bruce Patton, the book made appearances for years on the Business Week bestseller list. The book suggests a method called principled negotiation or "negotiation of merits".
Title : Who Moved My Cheese? Author : Dr. Spencer Johnson Publisher : 2000 Vermilion UK, Random House Group Ltd. ISBN : 0 09 181 697 1 Pages : 96 The Big Idea Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life – whether it is a good job, a loving relationship, money, or spiritual peace of mind.