Rework: Change the Way You Work Forever By Jason Fried & David Hansson is like its authors: fast-moving, iconoclastic, and inspiring. It’s not just for startups. Anyone who works can learn from this.
Blink offers an eclectic, entertaining, and informative blend of anecdotes and psychological research. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell ” is the kind of wisdom that someone achieves after a lifetime of watching and learning and doing. It’s judgment. And what Blink eBook is – what all the stories and studies and arguments add up to – is an struggle to understand this mysterious and magical thing called judgment
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (ZMM) has been called a modern classic by some, and a self-absorbed ego-trip by others. In any case, it is an interesting book to include on this list since the author casts disparaging comments at the Great Books of the Western World (GBWW) for their slavish devotion to Aristotle.
Rand’s greatest strength is her understanding of the hidden and often unconscious motivations of the left-wing intellectual – their contempt for those whose interests they claim to champion, their thirst for power, their determination to crush dissent, their willingness to embrace repression to enforce their doctrines
The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup scrutinizes those all-important “people problems” that bed evil all founders—even solo founders—and their startups. These problems often follow predictably from common dilemmas faced by any startup as it grows and evolves—what I call “founding dilemmas