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.
Review of books related to entrepreneurial stories.
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 for his marketing genius, salesmanship and connections. And even though I put it that way, [...]
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 Parikh (Deskaway founder), the book is written in simple English and takes the route of story telling. [...]
As a follow up to my Citing numerous examples [right from how funds were raised for building the Statue of Liberty (!) to Open Source Development, Wikipedia, etc] , the authors emphasize on how the advent of information technology has raised the possibilities of collaborative projects. That’s one reason why it is only now that [...]
Women in entrepreneurial roles and women at work have garnered a whole lot of literature and attention recently. Women’s Entrepreneurship as a space in focus – both for discourse and action planning will not only boost the body of work but also provide examples to scores of women considering the entrepreneurial path. The book begins [...]
If there is only one book that you are ever going to read on how to build a customer-centric business, make it Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. For most business leaders today, having a successful business is about focusing on just the bottomline and they think everything else will fall into place. [...]