“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde We love books! NextBigWhat’s #BooksIRecommend weekly series is an attempt to bring different perspectives and ideas to the audience. No better way to do this than by talking about books. Today, MakeMyTrip Founder and CEO, Deep Kalra shares his book recommendations. Innovator’s Dilemma The best-selling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller, one of the most influential business books of all time, innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies ca...
In our attempt to bring different perspectives and enable the NextBigWhat audience to learn new new things, we have started a series called ‘Books I Recommend‘. This is the third installment. Today, we share book recommendations* by Paras Chopra, founder and CEO of Wingify, one of the finest bootstrapped tech startup from the country.
“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them“, [Mark Twain]. In our attempt to bring different perspectives and enable the NextBigWhat audience to learn new new things, we have started a series called ‘Books I Recommend‘. This is the second installment*. This week, we have Deepinder Goyal, Zomato cofounder and CEO share books he’d like you to read. * : If you are a founder willing to share the books you’d recommend to India’s tech and startup community, hop here.
“… a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” [ George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones] Today, NextBigWhat is announcing a weekly series wherein we get founders / DOERs to share the books they recommend to the world. The first founder in the series is Kunal Shah, Freecharge cofounder. Hear it out from Kunal Shah on books he recommends to ye all.
And till date, nobody has written any book on wartime CEOs, maybe because most of the wartime CEOs lose the battle and in general, aren't considered a darling.
The book is written by Yann Girard, an entrepreneur. Yann has started, run and advised several startups and has worked in the Venture Capital scene in Berlin & New York.
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 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, how to make an effective presentation using ‘Presenting With Credibility’ and an examination of women’s progress in leadership roles with ‘Lean In’ by Sheryl Sandberg, all guaranteed to provide entertainment and depth. For Beginning with Inspiration The Everything Store : Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone How Did Amazon Manage to do it? How did it start with mail-order books and literally become the go to for everything imaginable – the everything store? Amazon started out as a small, relatively unknown, Seattle based...
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.
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?
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