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Zero to One – Peter Thiel

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March 4, 2019

Singularity

In business, we don’t get the panacea methodology guaranteed to deliver a market-dominating business or monopoly, and the methodology for the next big thing, likely hasn’t been defined yet. We need to look at each business from multiple perspectives and I do believe Peter Thiel provides another unique perspective…


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Only the Paranoid Survive – Andrew Grove

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March 4, 2019

Inflection 

The strategies and decisions, and luck, Intel embraced are remarkable and to cover them all in detail in a short book would have been impossible. The fundamental essence of this book is that the only constant we can expect in business is CHANGE. How do we anticipate it? How…


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Business Personal Development

12 Startup Success Secrets – Eddie Yu

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October 10, 2018

Insight

This could be the book that changes your life. It is written with passion, empathy, knowledge and direction. It has a purpose that puts you into the driving seat of starting and growing an internet business. Get the foundations right from the start and the business functions can be…


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Cadence – Pete Williams

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August 1, 2018

Cadence

A fable that delivers an analogy to a business area is very powerful as it sets the topic in a more interpretable context. We always see other people’s problems much clearer and actionable than our own! Cadence provides an analogy around a Triathlete coach (JJ), who also owns his…


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The Startup Owner’s Manual – Steve Blank

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July 24, 2018

Startup

The Startup Owners Manual is a wonderfully inspiring and informative book on how to start your entrepreneurial career and new business. It doesn’t cover the logistical or administrative tasks but it does focus on the most important aspect of how to achieve customer adoption and retention. In their terms,…


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Business Personal Development

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey

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July 24, 2018

Principles

The book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of those seminal pieces of work that everyone should read. It is not a business book, it is not a marriage help book, it is not a parenting book and it is not a friendship book. It is a book…


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Being Indie: A No Holds Barred, Self-Publishing Guide for Indie Authors

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July 23, 2018

Self-Publishing
This is a valuable little book for Indie Authors to help them appreciate the road ahead from when they finish writing their manuscript, to preparing a book for sale, and then developing their online presence and marketing strategy.

The book is divided into 3 main Parts: i) Pre-Publishing, ii) Building…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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