Each famous company stands as an example of how an iconic business is defined by a specific moment of fame or notoriety throughout history. These fascinating accounts are as relevant even today, to comprehend the minutiae of corporate life. Tales about Wall Street are imbued with drama and adventure, and disclose the intrigues and the unstable nature of the world of finance. The author’s shrewd analysis is full of personality and critical detail, which makes readers get the sense that history really does repeat itself. This New York Times bestseller offers an astute and enlightening look into the world of business. Business Adventures has also been cited as Bill Gates’s favourite business book.
If you don’t plan on working hard all your life… This book is for you. If you’re ready to retire (or want to retire early enoughto enjoy your retirement years) you can learn from robert’s story of how he and his wife kim started with nothing and ‘retired’—financially free—in less than 10 years. .
Lilly singh isn’t just a superstar. She’s superwoman – which is also the name of her wildly popular youtube channel. Funny, smart, and insightful, the actress and comedian covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. It’s no wonder she’s garnered more than a billion views. But lilly didn’t get to the top by being lucky – she had to work for it. Hard.
ony Robbins is one of the most revered writers and thinkers of our time. People from all over the world—from the disadvantaged to the well-heeled, from twenty-somethings to retirees—credit him for giving them the inspiration and the tools for transforming their lives. From diet and fitness, to business and leadership, to relationships and self-respect, Tony Robbins’s books have changed people in profound and lasting ways. Now, for the first time
In this new book, robert fights what’s “fake” and helps listeners differentiate between what’s real…and what isn’t. Robert pulls no punches in his assessment of what is passed off as “fact” or conventional wisdom and believes that a strong foundation – for anything we want to build – needs to start with solid, true information. In today’s uncertain times, creating a secure financial future and the peace of mind that comes with it starts with taking action and taking control.
Why are some people and organizations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again? Because in business it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters why you do it. Steve jobs, the wright brothers and martin luther king have one thing in common: they started with why.
Good to great: why some companies make the leap… And others don’t is a management book by jim c. Collins that describes how companies transition from being good companies to great companies, and how most companies fail to make the transition.
This is not a book about charismatic visionary leaders. It is not about visionary product concepts or visionary products or visionary market insights. Nor is it about just having a corporate vision. This is a book about something far more important, enduring, and substantial. This is a book about visionary companies.’
Business leaders often take actions that from up earnings in the short term, but compromise their companies’ long-term health. David cote, the much-respected former leader of honeywell international and one of the most successful ceo of his generation, shares a simple, paradigm-shifting method of achieving both short- and long-term goals. Short-termism is rampant among executives and managers today, causing many companies to under perform and even go out of business.
Nir eyal answers these questions (and many more) with the hook model – a four-step process that, when embedded into products, subtly encourages customer behaviour. Through consecutive “hook cycles,” these products bring people back again and again without depending on costly advertising or aggressive messaging.
“a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other.
The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate daniel kahneman’s seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including steven pinker and malcolm gladwell. In thinking, fast and slow, kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life’s work. It will change the way you think about thinking.