Zero to One

Zero to One
Author: Peter Thiel,Blake Masters
Publsiher: Currency
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2014-09-16
ISBN 10: 080413930X
ISBN 13: 9780804139304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to One Book Review:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we’re too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. Information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master: learning to think for yourself. Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But when you do something new, you go from 0 to 1. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique. Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.

Zero to One

Zero to One
Author: Blake Masters,Peter Thiel
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2014-09-18
ISBN 10: 075355030X
ISBN 13: 9780753550304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to One Book Review:

WHAT VALUABLE COMPANY IS NOBODY BUILDING? The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there. ‘Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how.’ ELON MUSK, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla ‘This book delivers completely new and refreshing ideas on how to create value in the world.’ MARK ZUCKERBERG, CEO of Facebook ‘When a risk taker writes a book, read it. In the case of Peter Thiel, read it twice. Or, to be safe, three times. This is a classic.’ NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB, author of The Black Swan

Zero to One Summary

Zero to One Summary
Author: Peter Thiel
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 39
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9781542896986
ISBN 13: 1542896983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Zero to One Million: How I Built My Company to $1 Million in Sales . . . and How You Can, Too

Zero to One Million: How I Built My Company to $1 Million in Sales . . . and How You Can, Too
Author: Ryan Allis
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2007-12-26
ISBN 10: 0071496661
ISBN 13: 9780071496667
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to One Million: How I Built My Company to $1 Million in Sales . . . and How You Can, Too Book Review:

Do You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur? Here’s How. By the time Ryan Allis had reached the age of twenty-one, he had achieved the financial goal most people just dream about: He built his company to one million in sales. Allis has since grown his company iContact Corp., a provider of Web-based email marketing and online communication software, to $10 million per year in sales, and has helped numerous clients increase their sales dramatically. Now Allis shares the secrets of his lightning-fast success with you. In Zero to One Million, he details his simple yet innovative evaluation system of “Market-Advantages-Return” to help you determine if your business idea is viable. Once you have a solid foundation, you can apply his advice for successfully running your business-from initial planning to managing high-speed growth. Evaluate your business idea using the innovative MAR system Write a business plan sure to excite your investors Launch your company with minimal expenditure Boost online sales using cutting-edge marketing strategies Watch all your hard work transform into millions Did you know that eighty-one percent of millionaires are entrepreneurs? Join the pantheon of successful businessmen and women with Zero to One Million.

SUMMARY OF ZERO TO ONE

SUMMARY OF ZERO TO ONE
Author: INSTAREAD. SUMMARIES
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 9781945272868
ISBN 13: 1945272864
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Zero to 1 Million

Zero to 1 Million
Author: James Smith
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2016-08-27
ISBN 10: 9781537246758
ISBN 13: 1537246755
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to 1 Million Book Review:

This book couldn't be described as a text book; it's far more than that. It's like being Smith's wingman, trading alongside him as he navigates the markets, providing the reader with the experience of having actually been in the market and making those trading decisions. Everything he learned on his trading journey is contained in this book so that you can gain all of his insights. He explains technical analysis and identifies which trading methods work and which should be ignored. The book also shows other methods for identifying the very best trading opportunities, explaining the principles behind each of the methods, and how to apply them. All of these skills are demonstrated through trades that the author actually made, showing how he acquired them and when they should be applied. But this book doesn't just tell us about what went right on his trading journey, he focuses just as much on what went wrong, because it is from here that experience was gained which drove improvements in his trading methods and his understanding of market's. That helps make this a thrilling roller coaster of a book that is packed with market insights and experiences, as he takes his portfolio from meagre beginnings, riding the market's highs and lows, gaining trading experience and learning new insights from elite traders to accumulate profits of over 1 million."

Count from Zero to One Hundred

Count from Zero to One Hundred
Author: Alan Cunningham
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2013-01-07
ISBN 10: 9781908058089
ISBN 13: 1908058080
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Count from Zero to One Hundred Book Review:

"Count from Zero to One Hundred is written as a series of prose fragments, fluctuating from conversation to philosophical reflection in an anxious stuttering staccato, as its narrator moves across some of the great cities of Europe {u2013} Berlin, London, Dublin, Budapest {u2013} and other parts of the world. Taking his cue from Japanese author Kenzaburō Ōe{u2019}s Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age!, Alan Cunningham has produced a debut novella that is both beautiful and experimental {u2013} a powerful exploration of sexuality, placelessness and the body"--Publisher's website.

Zero to Maker

Zero to Maker
Author: David Lang
Publsiher: Maker Media, Inc.
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2013-08-26
ISBN 10: 1449356397
ISBN 13: 9781449356392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to Maker Book Review:

Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don’t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you’ll follow author David Lang’s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right. Lang reveals how he became a pro maker after losing his job, and how the experience helped him start OpenROV—a DIY community and product line focused on open source undersea exploration. It all happened once he became an active member of the Maker culture. Ready to take the plunge into the next Industrial Revolution? This guide provides a clear and inspiring roadmap. Take an eye-opening journey from unskilled observer to engaged maker-entrepreneur Enter the Maker community to connect with experts and pick up new skills Use a template for building a maker-based entrepreneurial lifestyle Learn from the organizer of the first-ever Maker Startup Weekend Be prepared for exciting careers of the future

Summary of Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build ...

Summary of Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build ...
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release:
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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From Zero to One Million Followers

From Zero to One Million Followers
Author: Jake A. Clark
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2019-12-29
ISBN 10: 9781647450410
ISBN 13: 1647450411
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Average Is Over

Average Is Over
Author: Tyler Cowen
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2013-09-12
ISBN 10: 0698138163
ISBN 13: 9780698138162
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Average Is Over Book Review:

The groundbreaking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation The United States continues to mint more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever. Yet, since the great recession, three quarters of the jobs created here pay only marginally more than minimum wage. Why is there growth only at the top and the bottom? Renowned economist and bestselling author Tyler Cowen explains that high earners are taking ever more advantage of machine intelligence and achieving ever-better results. Meanwhile, nearly every business sector relies less and less on manual labor, and that means a steady, secure life somewhere in the middle—average—is over. In Average is Over, Cowen lays out how the new economy works and identifies what workers and entrepreneurs young and old must do to thrive in this radically new economic landscape.

Beyond Zero and One

Beyond Zero and One
Author: Andrew Smart
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2015-12-03
ISBN 10: 1682190072
ISBN 13: 9781682190074
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Beyond Zero and One Book Review:

Can we build a robot that trips on acid? This is not a frivolous question, according to neuroscientist Andrew Smart. If we can’t, he argues, we haven’t really created artificial intelligence. In an exposition reminiscent of crossover works such as Gödel, Escher, Bach and Fermat’s Last Theorem, Andrew Smart weaves together Mangarevan binary numbers, the discovery of LSD, Leibniz, computer programming, and much more to connect the vast but largely forgotten world of psychedelic research with the resurgent field of AI and the attempt to build conscious robots. A book that draws on the history of mathematics, philosophy, and digital technology, Beyond Zero and One challenges fundamental assumptions underlying artificial intelligence. Is the human brain based on computation? Can information alone explain human consciousness and intelligence? Smart convincingly makes the case that true intelligence, and artificial intelligence, requires an appreciation of what is beyond the computational.

Founders at Work

Founders at Work
Author: Jessica Livingston
Publsiher: Apress
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2008-11-01
ISBN 10: 9781430210771
ISBN 13: 143021077X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Founders at Work Book Review:

Now available in paperback—with a new preface and interview with Jessica Livingston about Y Combinator! Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest days. These people are celebrities now. What was it like when they were just a couple friends with an idea? Founders like Steve Wozniak (Apple), Caterina Fake (Flickr), Mitch Kapor (Lotus), Max Levchin (PayPal), and Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail) tell you in their own words about their surprising and often very funny discoveries as they learned how to build a company. Where did they get the ideas that made them rich? How did they convince investors to back them? What went wrong, and how did they recover? Nearly all technical people have thought of one day starting or working for a startup. For them, this book is the closest you can come to being a fly on the wall at a successful startup, to learn how it's done. But ultimately these interviews are required reading for anyone who wants to understand business, because startups are business reduced to its essence. The reason their founders become rich is that startups do what businesses do—create value—more intensively than almost any other part of the economy. How? What are the secrets that make successful startups so insanely productive? Read this book, and let the founders themselves tell you.

The Four Steps to the Epiphany

The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Author: Steve Blank
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-03-17
ISBN 10: 1119690285
ISBN 13: 9781119690283
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Four Steps to the Epiphany Book Review:

The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures - The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all time. The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup approach to new ventures. It was the first book to offer that startups are not smaller versions of large companies and that new ventures are different than existing ones. Startups search for business models while existing companies execute them. The book offers the practical and proven four-step Customer Development process for search and offers insight into what makes some startups successful and leaves others selling off their furniture. Rather than blindly execute a plan, The Four Steps helps uncover flaws in product and business plans and correct them before they become costly. Rapid iteration, customer feedback, testing your assumptions are all explained in this book. Packed with concrete examples of what to do, how to do it and when to do it, the book will leave you with new skills to organize sales, marketing and your business for success. If your organization is starting a new venture, and you're thinking how to successfully organize sales, marketing and business development you need The Four Steps to the Epiphany. Essential reading for anyone starting something new. The Four Steps to the Epiphany was originally published by K&S Ranch Publishing Inc. and is now available from Wiley. The cover, design, and content are the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Good Profit

Good Profit
Author: Charles G. Koch
Publsiher: Currency
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2015-10-13
ISBN 10: 1101904143
ISBN 13: 9781101904145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Good Profit Book Review:

THE UNIQUE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FROM A LEGENDARY CEO In 1967, Charles Koch took the reins of his father’s company and began the process of growing it from a $21 million start-up into a global corporation with revenues of about $115 billion, according to Forbes. So how did this MIT engineer manage grow Koch Industries into one of the largest private companies in the world today with growth exceeding that of the S&P 500 by almost 30-fold over the last five decades? Through his unique five-dimensional management process and system called Market-Based Management. Based on five decades of cross-disciplinary studies, experimental discovery, and practical implementation across Koch companies and their 100,000 employees worldwide, the core objective of Market-Based Management’s framework is as simple as it is effective: to generate good profit. What is good profit? Good profit results when a company creates value for customers in a way that helps them improve their lives. Good profit is the result of innovations that customers freely vote for with their own dollars; it’s the result of business decisions that create long term value for everyone--customers, employees, shareholders, and society. While you won't find the Koch Industries name on your home’s stain-resistant carpet, your baby’s more comfortable but absorbent diapers your stretch denim jeans, or your television with a better clarity screen, MBM™ drove these innovations and many more. Here, drawing on revealing, honest stories from his five decades in business – the company’s many successes as well as its stumbles – Koch walks the reader step-by-step through the five dimensions of Market-Based Management to show stockholders, entrepreneurs, leaders, students -- and innovators, supervisors and employees of all kinds, in any field --how to apply the principles to generate Good Profit in their organizations, companies, and lives. From the Hardcover edition.

Ultimate Zero and One

Ultimate Zero and One
Author: Colin P. Williams,Scott H. Clearwater
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 146120495X
ISBN 13: 9781461204954
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Ultimate Zero and One Book Review:

As miniaturisation deepens, and nanotechnology and its machines become more prevalent in the real world, the need to consider using quantum mechanical concepts to perform various tasks in computation increases. Such tasks include: the teleporting of information, breaking heretofore "unbreakable" codes, communicating with messages that betray eavesdropping, and the generation of random numbers. This is the first book to apply quantum physics to the basic operations of a computer, representing the ideal vehicle for explaining the complexities of quantum mechanics to students, researchers and computer engineers, alike, as they prepare to design and create the computing and information delivery systems for the future. Both authors have solid backgrounds in the subject matter at the theoretical and more practical level. While serving as a text for senior/grad level students in computer science/physics/engineering, this book has its primary use as an up-to-date reference work in the emerging interdisciplinary field of quantum computing - the only prerequisite being knowledge of calculus and familiarity with the concept of the Turing machine.

Summary: Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future

Summary: Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future
Author: Icebreakers Publications
Publsiher: Icebreakers Publications
Total Pages: 12
Release: 2019-07-06
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Summary: Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future Book Review:

Must-read summary of Blake Masters’s book: “Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future” | Key Takeaways The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there. Added-Value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the key concepts • Expand your knowledge

Blitzscaling

Blitzscaling
Author: Reid Hoffman,Chris Yeh
Publsiher: Currency
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2018-10-09
ISBN 10: 1524761427
ISBN 13: 9781524761424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Blitzscaling Book Review:

Foreword by Bill Gates LinkedIn cofounder, legendary investor, and host of the award-winning Masters of Scale podcast reveals the secret to starting and scaling massively valuable companies. What entrepreneur or founder doesn’t aspire to build the next Amazon, Facebook, or Airbnb? Yet those who actually manage to do so are exceedingly rare. So what separates the startups that get disrupted and disappear from the ones who grow to become global giants? The secret is blitzscaling: a set of techniques for scaling up at a dizzying pace that blows competitors out of the water. The objective of Blitzscaling is not to go from zero to one, but from one to one billion –as quickly as possible. When growing at a breakneck pace, getting to next level requires very different strategies from those that got you to where you are today. In a book inspired by their popular class at Stanford Business School, Hoffman and Yeh reveal how to navigate the necessary shifts and weather the unique challenges that arise at each stage of a company’s life cycle, such as: how to design business models for igniting and sustaining relentless growth; strategies for hiring and managing; how the role of the founder and company culture must evolve as the business matures, and more. Whether your business has ten employees or ten thousand, Blitzscaling is the essential playbook for winning in a world where speed is the only competitive advantage that matters.

Zero to Five

Zero to Five
Author: Tracy Cutchlow
Publsiher: Pear Press
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2015-04-21
ISBN 10: 0996032657
ISBN 13: 9780996032650
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Zero to Five Book Review:

When you’re a new parent, the miracle of life might not always feel so miraculous. Maybe your latest 2:00 a.m., 2:45 a.m., and 3:30 a.m. wake-up calls have left you wondering how “sleep like a baby” ever became a figure of speech—and what the options are for restoring your sanity. Or your child just left bite marks on someone, and you’re wondering how to handle it. First-time mom Tracy Cutchlow knows what you’re going through. In Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I’ve Learned So Far), she takes dozens of parenting tips based on scientific research and distills them into something you can easily digest during one of your two-minute-long breaks in the day. The pages are beautifully illustrated by award-winning photojournalist Betty Udesen. Combining the warmth of a best friend with a straightforward style, Tracy addresses questions such as: Should I talk to my pregnant belly / newborn? Is that going to feel weird? (Yes, and absolutely.) How do I help baby sleep well? (Start with the 45-minute rule.) How can I instill a love of learning in my child? (By using specific types of praise and criticism.) What will boost my child’s success in school? (Play that requires self-control, like make-believe.) My baby loves videos and cell-phone games. That’s cool, right? (If you play, too.) What tamps down temper tantrums? (Naming emotions out loud.) My sweet baby just hit a playmate / lied to me about un-potting the plant / talked back. Now what? (Choose one of three logical consequences.) How do I get through an entire day of this? (With help. Lots of help.) Who knew babies were so funny? (They are!) Whether you read the book front to back or skip around, Zero to Five will help you make the best of the tantrums (yours and baby’s), moments of pure joy, and other surprises along the totally-worth-it journey of parenting.

Hit Makers

Hit Makers
Author: Derek Thompson
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-02-07
ISBN 10: 1101980346
ISBN 13: 9781101980347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Hit Makers Book Review:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Book of the Year Selection for Inc. and Library Journal “This book picks up where The Tipping Point left off." -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE Nothing “goes viral.” If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today’s crowded media environment, you’re missing the real story. Each blockbuster has a secret history—of power, influence, dark broadcasters, and passionate cults that turn some new products into cultural phenomena. Even the most brilliant ideas wither in obscurity if they fail to connect with the right network, and the consumers that matter most aren't the early adopters, but rather their friends, followers, and imitators -- the audience of your audience. In his groundbreaking investigation, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson uncovers the hidden psychology of why we like what we like and reveals the economics of cultural markets that invisibly shape our lives. Shattering the sentimental myths of hit-making that dominate pop culture and business, Thompson shows quality is insufficient for success, nobody has "good taste," and some of the most popular products in history were one bad break away from utter failure. It may be a new world, but there are some enduring truths to what audiences and consumers want. People love a familiar surprise: a product that is bold, yet sneakily recognizable. Every business, every artist, every person looking to promote themselves and their work wants to know what makes some works so successful while others disappear. Hit Makers is a magical mystery tour through the last century of pop culture blockbusters and the most valuable currency of the twenty-first century—people’s attention. From the dawn of impressionist art to the future of Facebook, from small Etsy designers to the origin of Star Wars, Derek Thompson leaves no pet rock unturned to tell the fascinating story of how culture happens and why things become popular. In Hit Makers, Derek Thompson investigates: · The secret link between ESPN's sticky programming and the The Weeknd's catchy choruses · Why Facebook is today’s most important newspaper · How advertising critics predicted Donald Trump · The 5th grader who accidentally launched "Rock Around the Clock," the biggest hit in rock and roll history · How Barack Obama and his speechwriters think of themselves as songwriters · How Disney conquered the world—but the future of hits belongs to savvy amateurs and individuals · The French collector who accidentally created the Impressionist canon · Quantitative evidence that the biggest music hits aren’t always the best · Why almost all Hollywood blockbusters are sequels, reboots, and adaptations · Why one year--1991--is responsible for the way pop music sounds today · Why another year --1932--created the business model of film · How data scientists proved that “going viral” is a myth · How 19th century immigration patterns explain the most heard song in the Western Hemisphere