Be Like Amazon

I decided to do another book summary post, since I found it so useful and insightful. This one is by brothers Jeffrey Eisenberg and Bryan Eisenberg, writing with Roy H. Williams. They analyse Amazon’s principles through the eyes of two imaginary characters on a road trip. The book is basically a dialogue between the older…

In Startups And Life, You Need Plan A, B, And Z

An entrepreneur receives lots of contradictory advice from really smart, experienced people. For example, you’ve probably been told to be both persistent and flexible; to have a clear vision you pursue relentlessly, and yet also to change your vision as the market changes. Simple, right? This same tension pervades career advice. Some will tell you…

Founders And VCs Reveal 21 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We’ve polled everyone from First Round Capital’s Charlie O’Donnell to Steve Blank and Brad Feld in the past few years, and they told us what books have shaped their careers. From Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink” to Robert Pirsig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” these books will teach you how to think — no matter if…