Doug McMillon
Book Recommendations

  • Principles

    Principles

    Principles

    Ray Dalio
    Business & Economics
    4.08 (45,960)

    In 1975, ray dalio founded an investment firm, bridgewater associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in new york city. forty years later, bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the united states, according to fortune magazine. dalio himself has been named to time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. along the way, dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture,

    Doug McMillon

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

     — Source

  • The Everything Store

    The Everything Store

    The Everything Store

    Brad Stone
    Business & Economics
    4.12 (66,883)

    Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail. but its visionary founder, jeff bezos, wasn't content with being a bookseller. he wanted amazon to become the everything store, offering limitless selection and seductive convenience at disruptively low prices. to do so, he developed a corporate culture of relentless ambition and secrecy that's never been cracked. until now. brad stone enjoyed unprecedented access to current and former amazon employees and bezos family members, giving readers the first in-depth, fly-on-the-wall account of life at amazon. compared to tech's other elite innovators--jobs, gates,

    Doug McMillon

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

     — Source

  • Team of Teams

    Team of Teams

    Team of Teams

    Chris Fussell,David Silverman,Gen. Stanley McChrystal,Tantum Collins
    4.14 (10,054)

    As commander of joint special operations command (jsoc), general stanley mcchrystal played a crucial role in the war on terror. but when he took the helm in 2004, america was losing that war badly: despite vastly inferior resources and technology, al qaeda was outmaneuvering america’s most elite warriors. mcchrystal came to realize that today’s faster, more interdependent world had overwhelmed the conventional, top-down hierarchy of the us military. al qaeda had seen the future: a decentralized network that could move quickly and strike ruthlessly. to defeat such an enemy, jsoc

    Doug McMillon

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

     — Source