Business Book Review


Chaos in Silicon Valley

Chaos in Silicon Valley


Posted By on Jun 29, 2017

Antonio García Martínez’s pointed memoir, Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, highlights the authors journey from east coast to west, starting in Goldman Sachs, moving through 2 ad start-ups (the second one sold to Twitter) and then working at Facebook, before the initial public offering.   There are many memoirs and stories coming from the tech companies in Silicon Valley. Chaos Monkeys differs...

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Traction: Getting a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman is not new. But it is hugely popular in business circles, especially in rapidly growing industries and companies.  And for good reason. The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) is a comprehensive approach to resolving common problems growing businesses face in scaling to the next level in their industries.   Wickman’s book lays out simple, powerful methods to run your...

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In To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, Daniel Pink presents a convincing argument for his thesis. Selling isn’t an isolated activity undertaken by business development departments, but an essential skill to help all of us move others in our professional and daily lives.   Pink’s book lays out a clear understanding of modern business practices, introducing individuals from all professional walks of life and...

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