Michael Bloomberg is a billionaire entrepreneur and a former three-term New York City mayor. He is the co-founder and majority owner of Bloomberg L.P..
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My favorite book growing up was “Johnny Tremain,” a story about a teenage messenger & spy during the Revolution. I developed a love for history at an early age, and I’ve emphasized the importance of remembering the lessons of our past as we think about building a better future. – source
Michael BloombergFeb 27, 2020
For readers of Phil Knights Shoe Dog and Howard Schultzs Onward, an inspiring memoir from the CEO of DICKs Sporting Goods about building a multibillion dollar business, coming to the defense of embattled youth sports programs, and taking a principledand highly controversialstand against the types of guns that are too often used in mass shootings an...
Ed Stack's story—told with honesty and a deep sense of corporate responsibility—shows that you can build a great business and stand up for what you believe in. – source
At the turn of the 20th century, when industrialization, urbanization, and immigration were radically changing the face of America, an activist government was taking root across the nation. Innovative public servants fought to meet the needs of ordinary people who didn't have access to the benefits afforded by wealth and power. From a lonely champ...
From big cities to rural towns, Pioneers is a smart new look at America's history of local innovation--by someone who has helped lead it. – source
Ray Dalio’s market acumen is legendary, but it was creating and living by a set of principles that allowed him to reach the top. Everyone with goals and dreams can learn from Ray’s approach. – source
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A candid, inspiring memoir of cultural and historical importance. – source
Absolutely brilliant. Clayton Christensen provides an insightful analysis of changing technology and its importance to a company’s future success. – source
Also recommended bySteve JobsMark CubanAaron LevieEv WilliamsTim O’ReillyGuy KawasakiJeff BezosBen HorowitzBill GurleyMark SusterDrew HoustonSteve BlankMax LevchinPeter RexCaterina FakeAjit PaiAdrienne Porter FeltAlan Cooper
Judith Rodin's groundbreaking work at the Rockefeller Foundation is helping cities adapt to a changing climate–and a changing world. In her new book, The Resilience Dividend, she lays out a powerful case for why governments and companies should prepare for-and not just react to–disruptions to business as usual. – source
A provocative look at how cities can and do lead from the front in addressing the most pressing issues of our time. – source
"The Dutch spirit of diversity, tolerance, and entrepreneurship still echoes across our city streets today. This guide will highlight the history of the early settlements of these new world pioneers as well as the incredible impact they had, and still have, on the world's greatest city." Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New YorkThis comprehens...
The Dutch spirit of diversity, tolerance, and entrepreneurship still echoes across our city streets today. This guide will highlight the history of the early settlements of these new world pioneers as well as the incredible impact they had, and still have, on the world’s greatest city. – source
Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in ...
Darrell West understands that more than any stimulus or bailout, the most important step we can take to strengthen America's long-term economic health is passing comprehensive immigration reform. For America to compete in the 21st century, we need to be able to attract—and keep—the world's best, brightest, and hardest working. Everyone knows our immigration system is broken, but West provides the kind of facts and analysis we need to move the issue forward in Washington. – source
For years American urban parks fell into decay due to disinvestment, but as cities began to reboundand evidence of the economic, cultural, and health benefits of parks grew investment in urban parks swelled. The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently cited meeting the growing demand for parks and open space as one of the biggest challenges for urban le...
Peter Harnik …reveals how the push to preserve and promote our nation's urban parks is one of the most exciting frontiers in urban planning, dramatically changing the way we think about what is possible in a 21st-century city. – source
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The Savage Truth On Money by Terry Savage
The Cost of Winning by Michael H. Cosgrove