Sprint is a guide to start-up success, broken down into a five-day plan that lets you test new ideas and solve complex business problems. These blinks give you everything you need to move quickly from an idea to a prototype and, ultimately, make a decision on whether or not to launch.
The Power of Habit explains how important a role habits play in our lives, from brushing our teeth to smoking to exercising, and how exactly those habits are formed. The research and anecdotes in The Power of Habit provide easy tips for changing habits both individually as well as in organizations. The book spent over 60 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck concentrates on living a better life by caring about fewer things. In this book, based on his influential blog, Mark Manson explains the few simple rules that will help anyone lead a happier, less stressful existence.
Crush It! is a motivational text, a blueprint and guide for those who want to translate their passion into a business. Using the author’s life as an example, this book details how everyone can “crush it,” i.e., realize the possibility of living their passion, determining their livelihood and making a living off of what they love to do.
Start with Why gets to the bottom of why certain people and businesses are far more innovative and successful than others – even in situations where everyone has access to the same technology, people and resources. The book shows you how to create a business that inspires customers and has satisfied employees.
The 4-Hour Workweek describes the life of the New Rich, people who’ve emancipated themselves from the slavery of office work and built a life centered around happiness in the here and now. If you want to lead such a life too, you’ll have to start by being more productive and finding a source of continuous – and almost entirely passive – income.
Good to Great presents the findings of a five-year study by the author and his research team. The team identified public companies that had achieved enduring success after years of mediocre performance and isolated the factors which differentiated those companies from their lackluster competitors. These factors have been distilled into key concepts regarding leadership, culture and strategic management.
The Startup Way provides the blueprint for transforming an organisation to rekindle it’s entrepreneurial spirit that is capable of finding new sources of growth for the long term.
The $100 Startup is a guide for people who want to leave their nine-to-five jobs to start their own business. Drawing from case studies of 50 entrepreneurs who have started microbusinesses with $100 or less, Guillebeau gives advice and tools on how to successfully define and sell a product, as well as how to grow your business from there.
A bible for modern entrepreneurs, The Lean Startup provides insight into the two key methods of lean manufacturing and agile development to help startups develop sustainable business models.