Draws on real-life stories and figures, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Steve Jobs, to examine the qualities a good leader requires in order to inspire and motivate people.
This is the original 1937 version of napoleon hill's classic book: think and grow rich. to the greatest extent possible, the text and formatting have been kept exactly the same as in the original release with the exception of some minor formatting changes.
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 will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. in short, deep work is like a super power in our increasingly competitive twenty-first century economy. and yet, most people have lost the ability to go deep-spending their days instead in a frantic blur of e-mail and
Most business books give you the same old advice: write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. if you're looking for a book like that, put this one back on the shelf.rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business. read it and you'll know why plans are actually harmful, why you don't need outside investors, and why you're better off ignoring the competition. the truth is, you need less than you think. you don't need to be a workaholic. you don't need to
No matter your goals, atomic habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. james clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.if you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. the problem is your system. bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. you do
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 of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the dna of an enterprise from the very beginning. but what about the company that is not born with
Steven pinkerfrancis fukuyamameritocracy: the idea that people should be advanced according to their talents rather than their status at birth. for much of history this was a revolutionary thought, but by the end of the twentieth century it had become the world's ruling ideology. how did this happen, and why is meritocracy now under attack from both right and left? adrian wooldridge traces the history of meritocracy forged by the politicians and officials who introduced the revolutionary principle of open competition, the psychologists who devised methods for measuring natural mental
Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup—practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn’t cover, based on his popular ben’s blog. While many people talk about how great it is to start a business, very few are honest about how difficult it is to run one. Ben Horowitz analyzes the problems that confront leaders every day, sharing the insights he’s gained developing, managing, selling, buying, investing in, and supervising technology companies. A lifelong rap fanatic, he amplifies business lessons with lyrics from his favorite songs, telling it straight about everything from firing friends to poaching competitors, cultivating and sustaining a CEO mentality to knowing the right time to cash in. Filled with his trademark humor and straight talk, The Hard Thing About Hard Things is invaluable for veteran entrepreneurs as well as those aspiring to their own new ventures, drawing from Horowitz's personal and often humbling experiences.
Outlines a revisionist approach to management while arguing against common perceptions about the inevitability of startup failures, explaining the importance of providing genuinely needed products and services as well as organizing a business that can adapt to continuous customer feedback.
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 that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason
The 4-Hour Workweek In 20 Minutes Summary Tim Ferriss The 4-Hour Work Week teaches techniques to increase your time and financial freedom giving you more lifestyle options. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (2007) is a self-help book by Timothy Ferriss, an American writer, educational activist, and entrepreneur. The book has spent more than four years on The New York Times Best Seller List, has been translated into 35 languages and has sold more than 1,350,000 copies worldwide. It deals with what Ferriss refers to as "lifestyle design" and repudiates the traditional "deferred" life plan in which people work grueling hours and take few vacations for decades and save money in order to relax after retirement.
In the wake of the social unrest of 2020 and growing calls for racial justice, many business leaders and ordinary citizens are asking that very question. this book provides a compass for all those seeking to begin the work of anti-racism. in the conversation, robert livingston addresses three simple but profound questions: what is racism? why should everyone be more concerned about it? what can we do to eradicate it?for some, the existence of systemic racism against black people is hard to accept because it violates the notion that the
Walter isaacson's "enthralling" (the new yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of apple cofounder steve jobs. based on more than forty interviews with steve jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--walter isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. isaacson's portrait touched millions of readers. at a time when