Talk like TED is for anyone who wants to speak with more confidence and authority. It's for anyone who delivers presentations, sells products and services, or leads people who need to be inspired. Book is full of real life examples that you can find on internet and connect with. Beside concrete solutions you can get a lot of ideas for your work, products, life etc.
This book describes the Lean Product Process: a repeatable, easy-to-follow methodology for iterating your way to product-market fit. It walks you through how to: * Determine your target customers * Identify underserved customer needs * Create a winning product strategy * Decide on your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) * Design your MVP prototype * Test your MVP with customers * Iterate rapidly to achieve product-market fit.
This book looks like a collection of personal insights from an HR career and that is exactly how it was created - initially the author didn't intend to publish this information. You will be able to find more than 400 short advices which are not interconnected, but they will definitely trigger some new ideas.
Through extensive and expensive($7 millions) research, Lindstrom provides an adequate example on what neuroscience studies can tell society—particularly marketers—about how selling (and more important, buying) works. Whether considering the roles of sex, religion, product placement or contradictions in consumer habits between what they say and what they do, Lindstrom explores how brain-scan studies reveal an avalanche of information about what works and what doesn't.
Topgrading is the practice of packing the team with A players and clearing out the C players. "A players" is defined as the top 10 percent of talent available at all salary levels - best of class. With this radical definition, you are not a topgrader until your team consists of all A players. The book is based on more than 4,000 interviews and case studies conducted by Smart at major corporations like General Electric as well as fast-growing high-tech companies and small family-owned firms.
This is an easy-read book which makes you understand the importance of being persistent in life and believing in yourself. Even though the plot is set at the ancient time, the philosophy in this book can be easily translated to the entrepreneurship.
Clayton is a professor at Harvard Business School who observed changes that happened between his fifth-year reunion and his tenth-year reunion with his classmates after they graduated. This book covers three important aspects - how to be successful and happy in career, how to have happy family and how to live a life of integrity.
This book represents collection of advices from founders of 37signals. It's not based on academic theories, it is based on their experience which certainly led to creation of successful products.
Ross’ philosophy is that better talent always leads to greater profit for both sides: the company and the new hire. In this book he gives direction and guidance on how companies should think about hiring differently, building internship programs that will lead to long-term careers and also maximize long-term profit.
This book is describing 49 truths about getting the best from people that you work with. From the perspective of someone who is leading a team of volunteers, this is a must-read book. Some of these truths are obvious, some are not so easy to accept, but here you can find definitely thoughts which will trigger your mind to reconsider your behaviors and processes.