A groundbreaking book that boldly claims the key to success is not talent, connections, or ideas, but the ability to persuade people to take a chance on your potential.
More than 600,000 new businesses are launched each year. How can a start-up find the funding it needs to survive? When, if at all, should a company go public? How does an entrepreneur build and manage a workplace―and create a lasting legacy?
A visual history of one of childhood’s most beloved icons—the Little Red Wagon—told through a rich collection of photos and stories that highlight its unique place in American culture.
Too busy to meditate? Can’t turn off your brain? Curious about mindfulness but more comfortable in the gym? This book is for you.
Conventional wisdom says most startups need to be in Silicon Valley, started by young engineers around a sexy new idea, and backed by VC funding. But as Mikkel Svane reveals in Startupland, the story of founding Zendesk was anything but conventional.
The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 325 schools around the world, providing a roadmap for how to lead a successful and significant life, The Promise of a Pencil resonated with everyone from corporate executives to high school students. Debuting at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller list, it became both an Amazon #1 Bestseller (selling out within 5 days of release) and the #1 bestselling book in the country for “What Corporate America is Reading.”
In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, edited and “coached” by Carlye Adler, 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, buying, managing, and investing in technology companies to offer essential advice and practical wisdom for navigating the toughest problems business schools don’t cover. A lifelong rap fan, Horowitz amplifies business lessons with lyrics from his favorite songs and tells it straight about everything from firing friends to poaching competitors, from cultivating and sustaining a CEO mentality to knowing the right time to cash in.
Rebooting Work tackles outdated models of work, created a century ago, which no longer sync up with either individual or employers’ needs. In identifying a paradigm shift that is already under way, this New York Times best-seller demonstrates how everyone—employers and employees—can harness technology to become more productive at work, embrace personal happiness, and even spend more time with our families. With personalized worksheets and empowering action-oriented advice, Rebooting Work will help anyone reap the benefits of reimagining the way we approach work today.
Many books teach the mechanics of using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to compete in business. But no book has addressed how to harness the incredible power of social media to make a difference. The Dragonfly Effect shows you how to tap social media and consumer psychological insights to achieve a single, concrete goal.