Stevo's Business Book of the Week
Top 10 Stevo's Business Book of the Week
: Ego Is the Enemy, Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers, Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything, Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen, The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups, Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable, When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want
“While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive, visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I’ve found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher...
Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead
From the visionary head of Google's innovative People Operations comes a groundbreaking inquiry into the philosophy of work-and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring that they succeed.
"We spend more time working than doing anything else...
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work.
While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive...
Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel
What drug lords learned from big business
How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the 300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students...
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.
In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs,...
Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything
From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, an illustrated investigation into future technologies
What will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why do we not have a lunar colony already?
In this book,...
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
New York Times bestselling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach readers how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.
Donald Miller’s StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business...
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
This is a nonfiction book that explores how groups succeed achieving their goals.
It describes the characteristics of successful groups in different fields including sports teams and corporate environments. I learned new insights on what makes people genuinely engage in organizational...
Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable
|Author||Jeffrey D. Sachs|
In this passionate and powerful book--part manifesto, part plan of action--the renowned economist Jeffrey D. Sachs offers a practical strategy to move America, seemingly more divided than ever, toward a new consensus: sustainable development. Sustainable development is a holistic approach...
When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want
When Mike Lewis was twenty-four and working in a prestigious corporate job, he eagerly wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a professional squash player. But he had questions: When is the right time to move from work that is comfortable to a career you have only dared to dream of? How have other...
The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking
Bitcoin is the newest technology for money—find out how it fits in the future.
Bitcoin is the digital age's novel, decentralized, and automated solution to the problem of money: accessible worldwide, controlled by nobody. Can this young upstart money challenge the global monetary order?...
The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect
A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence
"Correlation is not causation." This mantra, chanted by scientists for more than a century, has led to a virtual prohibition...
Imperfect Courage: Live a Life of Purpose by Leaving Comfort and Going Scared
Want to make a move but scared to leave your comfort zone? Go anyway.
"Jessica's perspective of global sisterhood and the power of lifting each other up in the midst of fear and scarcity is exactly what we need today. This book is both an invitation and a challenge to bravely show up for ourselves,...
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
An insider's groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve.
Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded...
How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind
“I have long thought that what the Buddha taught can be seen as a highly developed science of mind which, if made more accessible to a lay audience, could benefit many people. I believe that Dr. Weiss’s book, in combining such insights with science and good business practice, offers an effective...
The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future
The long-awaited first book by the founder of the enormously popular Bullet Journal® organizational system.
For years Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the...
This is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn To See
THE FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE MONTH
Over the past quarter century, Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of countless ideas and phrases...
The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success
In this pioneering examination of the scientific principles behind success, a leading researcher reveals the surprising ways in which we can turn achievement into success.
Too often, accomplishment does not equate to success. We did the work but didn't get the promotion; we played hard...