Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!
Best Upcoming Small Business and Entrepreneurship Books of August 2017
Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing – Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth
BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the essential follow up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the classic and 3. With battle-tested lessons learned from successes and failures in the field, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is critical reading for leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs alike. BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is indispensable for anyone committed to building a compelling future.
The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth
Entrepreneur and bestselling author ofThe Lean Startup,Eric Ries reveals how entrepreneurial principles can be used by businesses of all kinds, ranging from established companies to early-stage startups, to grow revenues, drive innovation, and transform themselves into truly modern organizations, poised to take advantage of the enormous opportunities of the twenty-first century. InThe Lean Startup, Eric Ries laid out the practices of successful startups – building a minimal viable product, customer-focused and scientific testing based on a build-measure-learn method of continuous innovation, and deciding whether to persevere or pivot. InThe Startup Way, he turns his attention to an entirely new group of organizations: established enterprises like iconic multinationals GE and Toyota, tech titans like Amazon and Facebook, and the next generation of Silicon Valley upstarts like Airbnb and Twilio.
Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk
– How can I use my work to fulfill Jesus’s command to create disciples. – Will what I make today matter in eternity. R.
Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days
Enter the side hustle. You’ll learn how to: • Brainstorm, borrow, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas (day 3) • Apply “Tinder for Side Hustle” logic to pick the best idea at any time (day 6) • Learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real life way to get paid (days 13-14) • Start raking in the money by channeling your inner Girl Scout (day 18) • Master the art of deals, discounts, and special offers (day 21) • Raise your game: improve, expand, or make more money off your hustle (days 24-26) A side hustle is more than just another stream of income, it’s also the new job security. With Chris as a guide, anyone can make more money, pursue a passion, and enjoy greater security – without quitting their day job.
Total Focus: Make Better Decisions Under Pressure
In the wake of that failure, Webb realized that successful entrepreneurs need a skill he had already mastered: total focus. So Webb started over, applying total focus to a new startup, a media company called Hurricane Group. For instance, you’ll discover: · The difference between total focus and tunnel vision is developing total situational awareness: the ability to spot opportunities and threats without getting distracted from your goal.
The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these companies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. In the same irreverent style that has made him one of the world’s most celebrated business professors, Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four that lurk beneath their shiny veneers.
Futureproof: How To Get Your Business Ready For The Next Disruption
• What do you need to know now. • What do you need to do next. ” Mark Schaefer, consultant, speaker and author of KNOWN.
Urban Outlaw: Dirt Don’t Slow You Down
Magnus Walker is one of life’s originals. Raised in the grim, urban decay of Thatcher’s Britain, Magnus Walker left school with just two O levels and drifted for several years before buying a one-way ticket to America. Now, 30 years and three successful businesses later, by following his instincts, rejecting convention, and pursuing his passions, Magnus has succeeded against all the odds.
Mission Entrepreneur: Applying Lessons from Military Life to Create Success in Business Startups
Women Entrepreneurs Career military. Leaving the military for civilian life. Experiencing underemployment as a military spouse, she learns how to turn her military experience into business success.
The Kinfolk Entrepreneur: Ideas for Meaningful Work
InThe Kinfolk Entrepreneur, author Nathan Williams introduces readers to 40 creative business owners around the globe, offering an inspiring, in-depth look behind the scenes of their lives and their companies. Pairing insightful interviews with striking images of these men and women and their workspaces, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur makes business personal. .