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The Achievement Habit

• <b>Author:</b> Bernard Roth<p>The co-founder of the Stanford d.School introduces the power of design thinking to help you achieve goals you never thought possible.<p>Achievement can be learned. It’s a muscle, and once you learn how to flex it, you’ll be able to meet life’s challenges and fulfill your goals, …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have "been there, done that.'’ What better …

Entrepreneurship

5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At last count, there were over 30,000 million-dollar, home-based businesses run by solo entrepreneurs. So, building one may not be easy, but it obviously isn't impossible.<p>According to the same survey, there were over 200,000 entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Give and Take

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Grant<p><b>A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Originals</b><p>For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, …

Linchpin

• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>This life-changing manifesto shows how you have the potential to make a huge difference wherever you are.</b> <br>Few authors have had the kind of lasting impact and global reach that Seth Godin has had. In a series of now-classic books that have been translated into 36 languages and …

Rework

• <b>Author:</b> Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson<p><b>Rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business.</b><p>Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. If you're looking for a book like that, put this one back …

Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition

• <b>Author:</b> W. Chan Kim & Renée A. Mauborgne<p><b>The global phenomenon that has sold 3.6 million copies, is published in a record-breaking 44 languages and is a bestseller across five continents—now updated and expanded with new content</b><p>In this perennial bestseller, embraced by organizations and industries …

How Will You Measure Your Life?

• <b>Author:</b> Clayton M. Christensen and Others<p>From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration and wisdom for achieving a fulfilling life. Christensen’s The Innovator’s …

Managing Oneself

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Ferdinand Drucker<p>We live in an age of unprecedented opportunity: with ambition, drive, and talent, you can rise to the top of your chosen profession regardless of where you started out. But with opportunity comes responsibility. Companies today aren't managing their knowledge workers …

The Sustainability Mindset

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Zimmerman & Jeanne Bell<p><b>The Matrix Map—a powerful tool for nonprofit strategic decision-making</b><br>Nonprofit sustainability lies at the intersection of exceptional impact and financial viability. <i>The Sustainability Mindset</i> offers nonprofit professionals and board members a step-by-step guide …

How to Run a Startup While Working Full Time

It’s not unusual for entrepreneurs to work two jobs at the same time, at least during the launch phase of their startup. They have their full-time …

Six ways to make money with your website

So someone told you that your business needed a website to bring in more customers.<p>You created one and nothing happened. Now you're wondering what …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

Self-improvement

Meet The Companies Of Startup Alley

During last week’s Disrupt SF, hundreds of companies pitched their ideas, betas, wares, and software to those in attendance. TechCrunch staff ran around Startup Alley, armed only with a camera and mic to see what the buzz was all about.<p>Highlights include #Paid, MonkeyLearn, TechCrunch’s Jon Shieber …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

How Can Tiny Norway Afford to Buy So Many Teslas? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast - Freakonomics

(Photo: Tesla Motors)<p>Until recently, tiny Norway (population 5 million) has been the second largest market for Teslas (after the U.S.). Earlier this …

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