Success is dependent on many factors and these may be different from person to person. But according to Adam (a business professor), the more an entrepreneur believes in giving and taking in business, the more he/she becomes successful. Interactions with others play a huge role in this.
The book has many real life examples to prove Adam Grant’s hypothesis and principles. The stories are very interesting and shows incidents from the various America’s networking influencers in a very inspiring way.
Well Undoubtedly Steve Jobs is the inspiration of many people. And if anyone wants to be an entrepreneur or someone who is already running a business, this book is a must have for them.
Walter Isaacson got the opportunity to show Steve’s personal as well as professional life. Walter conducted Steve’s many interviews for three years before writing this book. So you can really follow Walter’s takes on Steve’s life and grab the lessons shared in the book.
Steve Jobs with his best friend Steve Wozniak built a billion dollar company from scratch. They did not have any savings as well as any business degree or prior business experience. But they built an empire totally based on creativity and knowledge. So yes, without any doubt, there is so much to learn from their experience and real life stories. It can be the best gift for your beloved one who is thinking of planning a business journey or already on it.
Blick is really an interesting read which suggest that one should try to follow gut instincts in life while taking many decisions. Usually for an entrepreneur, there are many day to day decisions which are required to be taken on the basis of rational thoughts and data analysis. But most of the times, our gut feeling has something different to add on to the decision making process.
Malcolm Gladwell has tried his best to explain this tough and probably very powerful concept through many illustrations. Blink also explain the rationale behind our decision making on many occasions which sometimes are based on our subconscious thoughts rather than the reality. Well, this is really a thought provoking book and is a best gift for anyone who wants to explore thoughts behind various decision making process.
Robert Kiyosaki with his unique style of thought provoking writing skills compares his father with his friend’s father. Robert’s real father was quite well educated but was not financially well. But his close friend’s father was school drop out and he was a self-made millionaire.
Rich Dad Poor Dad has many insights filled with many different business decisions ideas. Filled with many insights about successes and failures this book is a must read for anyone.
Well if you are thinking of starting a business or you want to gift this someone who is thinking of starting a venture, this book is the best option to consider.
Chris has visited around 175 countries and has created many businesses by turning his simple ideas into income generating businesses. For writing this book, Chris identified 50 individuals from a set of around 1,500 successful business owners. Many of these entrepreneurs started business with just 100 USD investments or some even started business with lesser than that. With real life stories, this book is the best motivation guide for anyone.
The Innovator’s Dilemma is based on startups and companies which are focusing on innovations to make their mark in the present technological changing time. The book focuses on disruptive technologies and sustaining technologies. Disruptive technologies basically bring major changes which bring a lot of change in the market. The book compares performance with respect to their industries in the past. It is very important for the companies to keep focusing on sustaining technologies to remain effective in business but on the other hand, disruptive technologies may be very harmful to business growth.
The book is a quick read and written in a very simple yet profound concepts applicable to starting a business. Bo Peabody writes that one should always try to interact with smarter people and the entrepreneur should admit when he is not sure about anything in business. The book is a very entertaining read and it shows many ideas for the success of an entrepreneur.
The book wants to be the change agent in your life. James has tried his best to explain and guide his readers to do something more in life. Also, he suggests that one should try to create something new in life to get profound results in life. The book has many interesting and inspiring stories which are really very thought provoking to make you to think and act on ideas shared in the book.
Michael Dell’s story is inspirational enough to motivate someone to start his/her own business. He started his company with just 1000 USD and achieve success in business life. Michael Dell shares his story in a very interesting way with his successes and failures in personal and business life. He also shares his many strategies in an honest manner which will be very important for any budding entrepreneur.
Published in 1937, this book is a masterpiece in itself. Human mindset is one if the major factors in deciding factor for success or failure in life.
With many interesting ideas and practical thoughts shared in the book, this is a working guide for anyone who wants to achieve more in life by setting life goals. This book is just made for anyone who wants to start a new business and who is looking for something motivating and workable ideas to follow in life.
Jack Welch is a well-known business leader who led General Electric (GE) for more than 20 years. This book is for every entrepreneur who is looking to learn the insights of the upper management of any big company. As this is an autobiography, so Jack has tried his best to show the management discussions and decision-making process at GE. Jack also discusses various actions taken by him in the company and also shows the impact of all those decisions while comparing them with their outcome.
Peter Thiel is a venture capitalist and a very successful entrepreneur having invested in Facebook too as a first outside investor in 2004. In Zero to One, Peter raises very important questions related to future business innovations. He says that the entrepreneurs should focus on something totally unique in place of looking at to copy the already established innovations. It is really very easy to copy someone or something but takes a lot of continued efforts to build something from scratch. According to Peter, building something from zero to something useful and innovative is the only way ahead to build successful startups.
You would definitely have experienced people saying that one should work with a positive mindset. Even many complain that they have a negative mindset before they start doing anything which brings the negative results in life.
Carol Dweck clearly explains in his book Mindset that individual skills or abilities are important for any successful task but at the same time there should be a growth in the mindset to get desired results. A right kind of mindset is required for everything we want to accomplish in our life. The book really brings very important points about human mindset into picture with various examples showing the example of right attitude bringing awesome results.
Well, this is possibly the best book for everyone. Dan Ariely has really discussed many life changing concepts in the book. The most interesting one is irrational behavior of human being. We all think we take completely rational decisions. But the moment you will sit back and think about many of your decisions, you will realize that there is still a lot of irrationality around you.
According to Ariely, there are systematic irrational behavior signals in human beings. He admits that these are predictable too and makes efforts through his book that everyone should understand this important behaviour to make buying or any other decisions wisely.
This book is the most well-known book among management graduates or even many working professionals. As the title suggests, this book talks about various approaches and learnings to make the personal and professional life better of its readers. This book is like an eye opener for anyone who wants to improve life by applying some principles from the life of successful people.
Everyone wants to succeed in life by following personal real life heroes. But do you really the success factors in the life of successful people? Malcolm Gladwell has tried to show the other important factors to be considered in the life of successful people through this awesome book. He also suggests that culture and families background of successful people do also have an impact the way they lead their life.
According to the book, if someone has put around 10,000 hours in any work, then he/she can attain a good amount of knowledge and proficiency to get good results.
Sometimes success is not that easy to achieve. There are always some hindrances and obstacles along the way and there is a need to have a strong plan and execution to achieve success. Ryan shows many inspiring stories through different characters and their struggles in life to make things work in their life. This book works as a reference guide to refer to the different stories to analyze their life struggles and successful ventures to learn from them.