Book Summary – Running lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan that Works

Innovation is vital for the success of any business, be it a startup or an established company. This book builds on 3 well-known concepts—Lean Startup, […]

Book Summary – Traction: How any Startup can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

Most startups fail because they cannot get enough customers before they run out of money. In this book, the founder of search engine Duckduckgo, Gabriel Weinberg, […]

Book Summary – The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies

To succeed in business, you need to master 3 vital areas: management, marketing and sales. This book breaks down exactly how to do that with […]

Book Summary – The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea

In a brutally competitive world where everyone seems to be fighting to earn more and achieve greater success, “The Go-Giver” offers an alternative set of […]

How to start a microbusiness (and why you should consider it)

Many people think of building a business as an alternative to working 9-5. Others dream of growing and selling a large, successful business for millions […]

Book Summary – The Hard Thing about Hard Things: Building A Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Owning a business or being a CEO may seem enviable, but in reality, it’s full of challenges. The hardest thing is, there are no fixed […]

Book Summary – Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School

Business magnate Sir Richard Branson is well-known as a serial entrepreneur, investor, adventurer and philanthropist. In “Like a Virgin”, Branson shares his experiences, advice and […]

Book Summary – Ben & Jerry’s: The Inside Scoop – How Two Real Guys Built a Business with a Social Conscience and a Sense of Humor

Ben & Jerry’s is a brand that many of us are familiar with. But, did you know that it started as an ice cream parlour […]

Book Summary – The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

Do you know that an MBA program can set you back by a 6-digit figure, yet there’s no strong evidence that an MBA improves business […]

Book Summary – Beyond the Emyth: The Evolution of an Enterprise From a Company of One to a Company of 1,000

Most business owners start a business to make money, focusing on selling products/ services to generate income. However, the business remains dependent on the founder […]

Book Summary – The Business Coach: A Parable of Small Business Breakthrough

Most entrepreneurs start a business for freedom, financial rewards and/or to pursue their passion, but find themselves struggling with profits and/or trapped in their business. […]

Book Summary – The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

Most people are resigned to the 9-5 lifestyle, deferring their lives in hope that they’ll someday earn enough to retire and live their dreams. This […]

Book Summary – The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way you Make a Living, Do what you Love, and Create a New Future

With technology today, it’s much faster, easier and cheaper to build a small business. This book presents a blueprint to help you start your own […]

Book Summary – Zero to One: Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future

How did companies like Google, Paypal, Amazon and Telsa become so successful, and how can you get there as a startup?  In this book, Thiel […]

Book Summary – The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Each time startups and innovations fail, huge amounts of money, time, passion, and skill are wasted. Yet, with the right processes, their success could be […]

Book Summary – The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It

In the United States, 80% of businesses fail within the first 5 years, and 80% of the survivors fail in the next 5 years. This […]

Book Summary – Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose

In this fun and easy-to-read book, Tony Hsieh shares how he built Zappos from nothing to its eventual sale (or marriage) to Amazon for $1.2 […]

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