Built to Sell: Creating a Business that can Thrive Without You
Most business owners started their company because they wanted more freedom—to work on their own schedules, make the kind of money they deserve, and eventually retire on the fruits of their labor.
Unfortunately, according to John Warrillow, most owners find that stepping out of the picture is extremely difficult because their business relies too heavily on their personal involvement.
Checklist Manifesto The
Acclaimed surgeon and writer Atul Gawande finds a remedy to tackle immensely complex problems with the humblest of techniques: the checklist. In riveting stories, Gawande takes us from Austria, where an emergency checklist saved a drowning victim who had spent half an hour underwater
Creativity, Inc. (L): an inspiring look at how creativity can - and should - be harnessed for business success by the founder of Pixar
is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation Studios-into the story meetings, the postmortems, and the `Braintrust' sessions where art is born.
Hooked : How to Build Habit-Forming Prod
Why do some products capture our attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain things out of sheer habit? Is there an underlying pattern to how technologies hook us? In this book, the author answers these questions with his years of research, consulting, and practical experience. It also provides readers with practical insights.
The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses
Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable. This title offers a fresh approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It describes learning what your customers really want, testing your vision continuously, and adapting and adjusting before it's too late.
Who: The A Method for Hiring
In this instant New York Times Bestseller, Geoff Smart and Randy Street provide a simple, practical, and effective solution to what The Economist calls “the single biggest problem in business today”: unsuccessful hiring. The average hiring mistake costs a company $1.5 million or more a year and countless wasted hours.
he Hard Thing about Hard Thing: Building a Business When There are No Easy Answers
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.