Best Entrepreneurship Books
Lei Jun is the cofounder and chairman of Xiaomi, the privately-held firm that is one of the largest Chinese smartphone makers, The story of how he lead the company quickly to become a world market leader in just a few short years has become a legend in entrepreneurial circles.
This book explains it all, including these key points:
– The embedding of mobile Internet thinking, which is the backbone of the company
– Clever marketing to Xiaomi users, making them feel part of the company and its products
– Insistence on perfection in manufacturing
– Design aspects that reach the consumers’ hearts and minds
– Integrating the Xiaomi phone into an ecosystem of products
– Strengthening the Xiaomi brand through fans of the phones
…and more ways this incredible company is reshaping the mobile phone market.
Read this useful book to gains insights from this successful entrepreneur and now billionaire on the secrets behind the miraculous rise of Xiaomi.
Veteran venture capitalist Randy Komisar and finance executive Jantoon Reigersman share a no-nonsense book to help anyone build a successful startup.
In Straight Talk for Startups they walk budding entrepreneurs through 100 essential rules—from pitching your idea to selecting investors to managing your board to deciding how and when to achieve liquidity. Culled from their own decades of experience, as well as the experiences of their many successful colleagues and friends, the rules are organized under broad topics, from “Mastering the Fundamentals” and “Selecting the Right Investors,” to “The Ideal Fundraise,” “Building and Managing Effective Boards,” and “Achieving Liquidity.” This is a useful book with concise insights for any entrepreneur.
Technology Ventures is the leading resource for analyzing opportunities and building new enterprises. Drawing on the latest academic research and practitioner insights, Technology Ventures integrates clear theoretical frameworks with action-oriented examples and exercises. Its broad perspective on “technology,” including clean tech, information technology, and the life sciences – ensures wide-ranging appeal to anyone with an interest in high-potential ventures. Special attention has been paid to technology commercialization, open source innovation, and opportunities in mobile, digital health, 3D printing, and energy tech. Also available with this edition are additional web-based resources, including syllabi and presentations, additional cases and business plans, and hundreds of videos of entrepreneurs and leaders.
Family firms are to be found in every sector of commercial activity. Family values, commitment and pride in the business are typically their special strengths, yet they also face major challenges in reconciling the needs of the business with those of the family.
The author Peter Leach drawing on his extensive experience of working with and advising some of the world’s most successful business families explains the pitfalls and then offer suggestions in running a successful family enterprise. Running a successful family business is always a huge challenge, but this book offers real insight and guidance on how to keep both business and family united and buoyant.
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