Latest Books For Entrepreneurs in December 2014
A Quick Look at 5 of the Latest Books for Entrepreneurs
The Entrepreneurs Library presents the latest books for entrepreneurs in December 2014. These books are brand new to the market and the authors are in line to give a thorough preview of their books. Stay tuned this month for the release of the interviews with these great books and their authors.
The Pop Up Paradigm by Melissa Gonzalez
The Pop-Up Paradigm is the definitive guide to the important new role that pop-ups are playing in retail, and the perfect companion when deciding whether or not they make sense for your business. In her new book, Gonzalez explains how companies can use temporary retail to generate customer loyalty, understand new markets, test innovative concepts, and much more.
Whether you’re a business with an online presence considering a move into physical retail, or an established retail brand looking to create some buzz, The Pop-Up Paradigm will teach you:
Unstoppable by Pete Wilkinson
In Unstoppable Pete Wilkinson shows you how to establish a firm vision and focus for your life, increase our productivity and take action to deliver the results to make you a winner. As a business coach and a successful endurance triathlete, Wilkinson provides a straightforward strategy to becoming super-effective and achieving your goals.
The goal of Unstoppable is to teach you how to lead more effectively, gain more efficient organizational skills, import personal and business relationships, and build an action plan that is centered around your key strengths and weaknesses.
The Seven Sins of Innovation by Dave Richards
The Seven Sins of Innovation offers a psychology-based model with seven key determinants of success or failure for innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors. Through examples and case studies (including Nortel, 3M, and the MIT Innovation Lab), this book demonstrates how individual and group psychology must be engaged effectively to create entrepreneurial cultures capable of powerful innovation.
The Seven Sins of Innovation provides a guide to applying the model, finding the right external resources, and involving people effectively. Its clear ‘prescriptions’ will help business leaders, managers, and organizations attempting to start, improve, or grow a venture of any kind.
“Dave Richards has very successfully guided many important and complex innovation projects during his professional career. In this book, he conveys a lifetime of important innovation management insights to fellow practitioners.” – Eric von Hippel, Professor of Innovation Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
“I have known Dave Richards over twenty years. I have observed close-hand his outstanding command of the material. Both theoretical material and more importantly the practicalities of innovation. His new book shows the power of his perspective, brilliantly. The Seven Sins of Innovation elevates the thinking on this crucial subject to the highest level. It sets Dave’s book alongside the best writing on this subject anywhere.” – Roger H.D. Lacey, former Chief Strategy Officer, 3M
6 Months to 6 Figures by Peter Voogd
In his book 6 Months to 6 Figures, Peter Voogd reveals the exact strategies he’s used to go from dead broke to over 6 figures within 6 months in multiple industries. Peter has trained over 4,000 Entrepreneurs and built an 8 million dollar sales organization by age 27. If you’re one of the select few who are serious about success, this book will change the game for you.
The goal of the book is to show you the fastest and most effective ways to maximize your income, get bigger things done in less time, and help you create your ideal lifestyle. It will help you create a quantum change in the results you enjoy in your personal and professional life.
“Do what’s in this book! Peter will stir positive disruption in your entrepreneurial life by challenging you with practical wisdom needed to thrive in the new economy.” – Isaac Tolpin, CEO ChooseGrowth.com, Co-Founder throwingboulders.com
“Peter gives us a blueprint and the tools to solidify your first 6 figure income, and explains in a very tactical and powerful way how to sustain it year after year.” – Jordan Wirsz, CEO SavantInvestments.com, top 40 under 40, nationally recognized Entrepreneur
Startupland by Mikkel Svane
In Startupland CEO and Founder of ZenDesk, Mikkel Svane, shares how he and his friends bravely left secure jobs to start something on their own, how he almost went broke several times, how they picked up themselves and their families to travel across the world to California and the unknown, and how the three friends were miraculously still together for Zendesk’s IPO and (still growing) success.
Startupland is indispensable reading for all entrepreneurs who want to make their ideas the next big thing. The book will inspire and empower you to follow your own dream and create your own story. Along the way, Mikkel answers the most pressing questions from the perspective of someone still in the trenches and willing to share the hard truth, warts and all.
“Mikkel Svane’s Startupland is a refreshingly honest and provocative account of his journey building Zendesk, complete with the hard choices, unexpected turns, and sheer terrors involved in running a startup. Svane blends practical advice with deeply personal reflections on the company, the industry, and Silicon Valley as a whole. A must-read for aspiring entrepreneurs.” — Aaron Levie, cofounder and CEO, Box
“Startupland is a refreshingly honest and humble inside look from Mikkel Svane, a Silicon Valley outsider. Startup founders will want to keep it as a reference for whenever things aren’t going according to plan (which is all the time).” — Ben Chestnut, cofounder and CEO, MailChimp