Brad Stone’s new book “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon,” sheds light on what makes Amazon the success that it is today. Here’s an excerpt.
Entrepreneurs often step into a very negative zone. How do you deal with it? There are many ways, like finding an entrepreneur twin. Or you could pick up a really good book.
Success for a generation of women meant, fitting into the testerone driven norms, whether it is was travel or working hours. Sandberg not only challenges that reasonably but opens it up for conversation.
The book takes a practical approach to the entire B-school gyaan that we all know of, i.e. have a mission strategy (we all know this), but ensures that it fits on a t-shirt! Simple, isn’t it?
Smart move, Kawasaki. Use a product, write a user manual with hundreds of screenshots, crowdsource editing on Google+, publish the book, earn royalty, be talked about, and gain popularity on the newest and most powerful social network in town. And then do what?
How did Sheryl Sandberg who began her career in India where she worked on public health projects for the World Bank, go on to become one of the top executives at Google and then Facebook?
Richard Keith Latman started Microworkz, one of the hottest Silicon Valley startup that rose to fame owing to the unique business model it had. The company went through its own roller-coaster ride – from running one of the hottest startup to going downhill, for not living up to customer’s expectation.
Behind the cloud is not about cloud computing. It is not about the journey of salesforce.com from an idea to a billion dollar company as the cover claims either. It is Marc Benioff’s way of patting himself on his back…
What is SAAS? What is Cloud? Well, evolved souls are aware of the nitty gritty of these technologies, but a lot of business leaders/middle managers are unaware of SAAS and most importantly,practical use cases of SAAS services. Authored by Sahil…
As a follow up to my earlier post on crowdfunding [a concept wherein the ‘crowd’ – that is, people like you and me – can participate in the early stage funding process] , I got an opportunity to read this…