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Tren Griffin is a senior director of strategy at Microsoft Corp., focusing on software platforms and business models. Nights and weekends, he transforms into a voracious reader and writer about business and investing.
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Secrets of Sand Hill Road
Venture Capital and How to Get It
by Scott Kupor (Jun 04, 2019)
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A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! What are venture capitalists saying about your startup behind closed doors? And what can you do to influence that conversation?If Silicon Valley is the greatest wealth-generating machine in the world, Sand Hill Road is its humming engine. That's where you'll find the biggest names in venture capital, including fame...
Tren Griffin
Jun 21, 2020
@oleary_brandon There isn't really one paper or book on that that stands above others. This one is very good generally     source
Range
Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
by David Epstein (May 28, 2019)
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What's the most effective path to success in any domain? It's not what you think. ...
Tren Griffin
Jun 09, 2019
When an actually useful book like Range by David Epstein breaks through to best seller lists, it makes me smile.     source
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Shoe Dog
A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
by Phil Knight (May 01, 2018)
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In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), opening up about his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing,...
Tren Griffin
May 15, 2019
@TheStalwart I have written seven books. How much a book sells and how good the book is are only loosely correlated. The best recent book I have read on business is Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. The best collection of business books are those written by Michael Mauboussin.     source