Genre: Business

Business modelling, design, development, management, patterns and practices.


The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

Title: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company Author: Steven Blank and Bob Dorf Genre: Business, Innovation, Customer Development Publisher: K & S Ranch Release Date: 2012 Format: Hardback Pages: 608 It s been called the bible for startups and the best $40 investment aRead More

Genre: Business, Customer Development, Innovation

The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses

Failure is a prerequisite to learning. The problem with the notion of shipping a product and then seeing what happens is that you are guaranteed to succeed—at seeing what happens. But then what? As soon as you have a handful of customers, you’re likely to have five opinions about what to do next. Which should you listen to?

Genre: Business

The Innovative Leader

“We tend to think that the best way to innovate is to add new features to our products or services. What can we add that increases the appeal of our offering? This route can easily lead to extra cost, feature overload and customer fatigue. Sometimes a better answer lies in subtraction.

Michael O’Leary, the founder of Ryanair, looked at the business process of passenger flights and built a new model by subtracting all the frills that meant extra cost.”

Genre: Business, Innovation

The Art Of The Start

“There really is only one question you should ask yourself before starting any new venture … Do I want to make meaning?. Meaning is not about money, power, or prestige. It’s not even about creating a fun place to work. Among the meanings of ‘meaning’ are to, Make the world a better place, Increase the quality of life, right a terrible wrong, Prevent the end of something good.

Goals such as these are a tremendous advantage as you travel down the difficult path ahead.

Having that desire doesn’t guarantee that you’ll succeed, but it does mean that if you fail, at least you failed doing something worthwhile.”

Genre: Business

Get SH*T Done

“You cannot achieve by only talking about what you are going to do one day. You must get shit done. And you must surround yourself with other people who get shit done.” – Aaron Levie, Box.

Genre: Business

Lean Entrepreneur

“You simply cannot solve a problem if you do not deeply understand the problem you’re solving, and you cannot design a solution if you do not deeply understand those that will use it. Further, you cannot have this understanding for huge, undifferentiated groups of people, but by understanding the needs and desires of your sub segments, you might be able to design an experience they will pay for.”

Genre: Business, Lean