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The Lean Startup
How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
Eric Ries - 2011-09-13
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Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for on...
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Ben Horowitz - 2014-03-04
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A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, draws on his own story of founding, running, selling, b...
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Zero to One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Peter Thiel - 2014-09-16
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If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise t...
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie - 2020-01-03 (first published in 1936)
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You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!Since its release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice th...
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Influence
Science and Practice (5th Edition)
Robert B. Cialdini - 2008-08-07 (first published in 1984)
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Influence: Science and Practice is an examination of the psychology of compliance (i.e. uncovering which factors cause a person to say "yes" to another's request). Written in a narrative style combined with scholarly research, Cialdini combines evidence from experimental work with the techniques and strategies he gathered while working as a salespe...
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Deep Work
Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport - 2016-01-05
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One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results.Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work ...
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The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
Clayton M. Christensen - 2016-01-05 (first published in 1997)
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding com...
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Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill - 2019-02-02 (first published in 1937)
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Ao revelar o segredo do seu sucesso ao jornalista Napoleon Hill, o multimilionário Andrew Carnegie serviu de inspiração a um dos maiores best sellers de todos os tempos. Pense e Fique Rico reúne os segredos de alguns dos homens mais influentes do século XX, como Henry Ford, Jonh D. Rockefeller ou George Eastman, o fundador da Kodak. A formula mágic...
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Good To Great
Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don't
Jim Collins - 2001-10-17
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To find the keys to greatness, Collins's 21-person research team read and coded 6,000 articles, generated more than 2,000 pages of interview transcripts and created 384 megabytes of computer data in a five-year project. The findings will surprise many readers and, quite frankly, upset others.The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study...
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The E-Myth Revisited
Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber - 2004-10-14 (first published in 1985)
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E-Myth \ 'e-,'mith\ n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical workVoted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs.An instant classic, this revised an...
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Grit
Angela Duckworth - 2018-08-21
Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ Demarco
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder
Traction by Gabriel Weinberg
The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman
The Entrepreneur Mind by Kevin D. Johnson
The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank
The Art of the Start 2.0 by Guy Kawasaki
Principles by Ray Dalio
Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing by Al Ries
Originals by Adam Grant
Business Adventures by John Brooks
The Power of Broke by Daymond John
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker
Profit First by Mike Michalowicz
Radical Candor by Kim Scott
Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin
Hooked by Nir Eyal
80/20 Sales and Marketing by Perry Marshall
The Founder's Dilemmas by Noam Wasserman
The Barefoot Executive by Carrie Wilkerson
Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki
The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss
Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
Venture Deals by Brad Feld
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore
The Startup Owner's Manual by Steve Blank
Built to Sell by John Warrillow
The Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes
Anything You Want by Derek Sivers
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti
Do More Faster by Brad Feld
The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding by Al Ries
Company of One by Paul Jarvis
Will It Fly? by Pat Flynn
How to Have a Good Day by Caroline Webb
Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs by Karen Berman
Reality Check by Guy Kawasaki
The Copywriter's Handbook by Robert W. Bly
Conscious Capitalism, With a New Preface by the Authors by John Mackey
Lucky Or Smart? by Bo Peabody
High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove
A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke
Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
How to Get Rich by Felix Dennis
Traction by Gino Wickman
Failing Forward by John C. Maxwell
Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
Hackers & Painters by Paul Graham
SPRINT by Zeratsky Jake Knapp
Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got by Jay Abraham
The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr
Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World by René Girard
The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz
Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene M. Schwartz
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk
Virtual Freedom by Chris Ducker
Mind Your Business by Ilana Griffo
Whistleblower by Susan Fowler
The Conversion Code by Chris Smith
Self Made by Bianca Miller-Cole
The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy
Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler
Banker To The Poor by Muhammad Yunus
Mastering the Rockefeller Habits by Verne Harnish
The Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle Laporte
Small Giants by Bo Burlingham
Be Our Guest by The Disney Institute
A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger
UnMarketing by Scott Stratten
SPIN® -Selling by Neil Rackham
Accounting Made Simple by Mike Piper