2013 in Books: Something For Everyone

2013 in Books: Something For Everyone

For all those who missed out on their reading this year, here’s a curated list of some of the most interesting books released on entrepreneurship to help catch up. Books include the controversial ‘The Everything Store’ and the life of…

Lessons From World's Largest E-Commerce Company: What Makes Amazon Amazon?

Lessons From World’s Largest E-Commerce Company: What Makes Amazon Amazon?

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.

For the Startup Warriors : Touch of Madness is What it Takes

For the Startup Warriors : Touch of Madness is What it Takes

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.

Book Review: Lean In

Book Review: Lean In

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.

Book Review: Shipping Greatness [Practical lessons on building and launching outstanding software]

Book Review: Shipping Greatness [Practical lessons on building and launching outstanding software]

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?

What the Pluck! Who Needs a Book to Share on a Social Network! [Book Review]

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?

Book Review: The start-up of you [You are a Born Entrepreneur]

Book Review: The start-up of you [You are a Born Entrepreneur]

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?

Book Review: “The Good Fail”

Book Review: “The Good Fail”

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.

Book review: Behind the Cloud [Salesforce Story]

Book review: Behind the Cloud [Salesforce Story]

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…

Book Review: The SAAS Edge

Book Review: The SAAS Edge

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…