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The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to ...

Eric Ries - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization ...

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

Peter Thiel, Blake Masters - 2014 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 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 ...

The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform ...

Ben Casnocha, Reid Hoffman - 2012 - Education - No preview available
From the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn and author Ben Casnocha comes a revolutionary new book on how to apply the strategies of successful entrepreneurship to your career: in other words, how to run the 'start-up of you'. In a world where ...

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True ...

Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace - 2014 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Huffington Post • Financial Times • Success • Inc. • Library Journal From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, the ...

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell - 2013 - Social Science - No preview available
Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell, no.1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw, takes us on a scintillating and ...

The Art of Failure: An Essay on the Pain of Playing Video Games

Jesper Juul - 2013 - Games & Activities - Limited preview
Argues that video games are not fun but actually lead to feelings of frustration and incompetence and that video games are one of the few mediums that allow us to experience and experiment with failure.

Billion Dollar Lessons: What You Can Learn from the Most Inexcusable ...

Paul B. Carroll, Chunka Mui - 2008 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
”This book is your chance to learn from others’ mistakes.”-- Entrepreneur In the 1960s, IBM CEO Tom Watson called an executive into his office after his venture lost $10 million. The man assumed he was being fired. Watson told him, “Fired? Hell ...

The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail

Clayton Christensen - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations. The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen ...

Step by Step Innovation

John Gabrick - 2010 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
In this book, you’ll read the story of one person’s task to create innovation within his company. Although the characters are fictitious, they represent real successes—and failures—garnered from thousands of interviews, training sessions, and ...

Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success

Ken Segall - 2012 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
To Steve Jobs, Simplicity was a religion. It was also a weapon. Simplicity isn’t just a design principle at Apple—it’s a value that permeates every level of the organization. The obsession with Simplicity is what separates Apple from other ...