In this book a study taken over five years began with twenty-eight corporations and revealed eleven that had made the leap from Good to Great. Jim tries to analyse their path to Greatness and gives some interesting insights about the ways these companies evolved over time and how their leadership carried them to greatness in a humble and professional manner.
Google’s CEO and chairman, Eric Schmidt said that the United States is the number one place in the world for entrepreneurs, but “after the U.S., Israel is the best.” Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has called Microsoft “an Israeli company as much as an American company” because of the size and centrality of its Israeli teams.”
"Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered" is a collection of essays by British economist E. F. Schumacher. First published in 1973, Small Is Beautiful brought Schumacher's critiques of Western economics to a wider audience during the 1973 energy crisis and emergence of globalization.
Jason and David (best selling authors and founders of 37signals) review the pros and cons of telecommuting, suggest ideas to enhance efficiency, and tools to optimize output and build a collaborative spirit.
"The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich" is a book about a measured approach to saving money and I will be reviewing it today.
In today’s business world, organizations are constantly challenged to “do more with less.” This book, written by 2 HayGroup employees, explains the tradeoffs of that approach while pointing out what is truly needed in order to increase performance and effectiveness of your employees.
"The Dip" is a book by Seth Godin, the author of eighteen international bestsellers that have been translated into over 35 languages, and have changed the way people think about marketing and work.
One of the best business books I have been fortunate to read. The book was extremely hard to put down and the story told itself through Sam Walton's eyes is inspiring. This is a must read for every future entrepreneur.
"Pretotype it" shows aspiring entrepreneurs and product people how to test the waters for a hypothetical product. It is an interesting read and I would advise you to take a look at it.
This is a book about origins and reasons SCRUM came to be and how it can help you build better products and deliver them on time.