Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSonaLibrariesSign In

Michael Bloomberg

Recommended Books

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..
16 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
The Start-up of You book cover
The Start-up of You
Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
Reid Hoffman - 2012-02-14
Goodreads Rating
Learn how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world by managing it like a start-up business. The Start-Up of You is a revolutionary guide that teaches the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups and how to apply them to your career. This book will show you how to adapt to changes, win the best jobs and opportunities, build powerful alliances, find breakout opportunities, take proactive risks, and tap into your network for smarter decision making. Become the CEO of your career and take control of your future with The Start-Up of You.
Michael Bloomberg
When @LinkedIn co-founder @ReidHoffman gives career advice, the world listens. His book, The Startup of You, is being re-released for its 10-year anniversary — and it's a must-read for anyone looking to carve out their career path.      source
Johnny Tremain book cover
Johnny Tremain
Esther Hoskins Forbes - 1987-04-01 (first published in 1943)
Goodreads Rating
Experience the American Revolution through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Johnny Tremain, an apprentice silversmith who discovers new opportunities after a tragic accident. Follow his journey as he becomes a Patriot messenger and rides for The Boston Observer, meeting the likes of John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Relive the defining events leading up to the Revolution from the Boston Tea Party to the first shots fired at Lexington in this riveting historical novel for children.
Michael Bloomberg
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
It's How We Play the Game book cover
It's How We Play the Game
Build a Business. Take a Stand. Make a Difference.
Ed Stack - 2019-10-08
Goodreads Rating
This inspiring memoir tells the story of the CEO of a multibillion dollar company, who transformed it into a force for good in the communities it serves. From supporting embattled youth sports programs to taking a principled and controversial stand against guns used in mass shootings, this book offers vital lessons for anyone running a business. With eye-opening reflections on what a company owes the people it serves, "It's How We Play the Game" is the insightful story of a man who built one of America's most successful companies by following his heart.
Michael Bloomberg
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
Civic Pioneers book cover
Civic Pioneers
Local Stories from a Changing America, 1895-1915
Gretchen Dykstra - 2019-05-01
Goodreads Rating
Discover the courageous and inspiring stories of innovative public servants at the turn of the 20th century, who fought for the needs of ordinary people in a rapidly changing America. From a champion of Native American children to a police chief in Berkeley, Civic Pioneers showcases the heroic and flawed individuals who paved the way for future generations.
Michael Bloomberg
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
Principles book cover
Life and Work
Ray Dalio - 2017-09-19
Goodreads Rating
Discover the unconventional principles of one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs and investors, and how they can be applied to achieve unique results in both life and business. Learn about Bridgewater Associates, the fifth most important private company in the US, and the idea meritocracy culture that has led to their success. In Principles, author Ray Dalio outlines hundreds of practical lessons built around "radical truth" and "radical transparency," which can be applied to decision-making in any setting. Gain access to proven advice unlike anything found in conventional business press.
Michael Bloomberg
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
Gratitude in Low Voices book cover
Gratitude in Low Voices
A Memoir
Dawit Gebremichael Habte - 2017-04-18
Goodreads Rating
Gratitude in Low Voices is the inspiring story of Dawit Gebremichael Habte, a refugee from Eritrea who defies the odds to find success in the United States. Despite facing abuse and neglect during his journey to asylum, Dawit remains resilient and positive, eventually studying at Johns Hopkins University and returning to Eritrea to offer business opportunities to his homeland. This powerful account of one man's struggles and triumphs serves as a reminder of the importance of compassion and hope in the face of adversity.
Michael Bloomberg
A candid, inspiring memoir of cultural and historical importance.      source
The Resilience Dividend book cover
The Resilience Dividend
Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong
Judith Rodin - 2014-11-11
Goodreads Rating
Learn how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from the wicked problems of modern life, including natural disasters, disease and contagion, and social collapse, with this timely and important book. The author presents practical tools and a new way of thinking to help communities and individuals be strong in a world where things often go wrong. With a focus on global interconnectedness and the increasing severity and frequency of disruptions, this book is essential for anyone looking to create a blueprint for change and protect themselves and their communities.
Michael Bloomberg
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
If Mayors Ruled the World book cover
If Mayors Ruled the World
Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities
Benjamin R. Barber - 2013-11-05
Goodreads Rating
"Can cities solve the biggest problems of the 21st century better than nations? In this provocative book, the author argues that mayors, not national governments, hold the key to tackling climate change, terrorism, poverty and more. Featuring profiles of successful mayors from around the world, this book presents a compelling new vision of governance for the coming century."
Michael Bloomberg
A provocative look at how cities can and do lead from the front in addressing the most pressing issues of our time.      source
Exploring Historic Dutch New York book cover
Exploring Historic Dutch New York
New York City * Hudson Valley * New Jersey * Delaware
Gajus Scheltema - 2011-06-29
Goodreads Rating
Explore the fascinating history of Dutch settlements in New York City with this comprehensive guide. Immerse yourself in the diverse, tolerant and entrepreneurial spirit of these pioneers and their enduring impact on the city. Featuring essays by renowned scholars on Dutch art, architecture, immigration and more, along with stunning color photographs and maps, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the rich cultural and historical heritage of New York City.
Michael Bloomberg
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
The Savage Truth On Money book cover
The Savage Truth On Money
Terry Savage - 2011-06-07 (first published in 1999)
Goodreads Rating
The Savage Truth On Money offers candid and empowering advice on all things personal finance, from saving for retirement to investing online. With her vast experience in the financial industry, the author provides step-by-step guidance on freeing yourself from debt, building wealth, and making informed money decisions. Learn how to harness the power of the web and create a smart estate plan, while avoiding the pitfalls of fear and greed. Written in an accessible and relatable tone, The Savage Truth On Money is your go-to resource for securing your financial future.
Michael Bloomberg
Whether you're a millionaire or just starting out, Terry Savage has the necessary information for financial stability. Easy to read and full of great tips, The Savage Truth On Money should be required reading for anyone who wants sound advice to plan for the future      source
Brain Gain book cover
Brain Gain
Darrell M. West - 2010-06-15
Urban Green by Peter Harnik
Legacy of Honor by Alvin Townley
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
Lighter Than Air by George Mahlberg
The Cost of Winning by Michael H. Cosgrove