Turning the Flywheel by Jim Collins – Book Summary

What’s a Flywheel? In the fall of 2001, the tale begins. Collins coaches Jeff Bezos and a group of Amazonians on the flywheel effect, which holds that company growth has an exponentially accelerating momentum. In this instance, Collins saw Bezos run with the concept. The Amazon employees created the drivers of their own Flywheel and […]

Built to Sell by John Warrillow – Book Summary

Built to Sell: Why a Business Plan and Reality Don’t Match and How To Fix It. John Warrillow, who is an entrepreneur and business owner himself, highlights the difference between building a company for sale-ability and building one to maximize success. The book was written as a guide to teaching entrepreneurs how they could build […]

The Four Steps To The Epiphany by Steve Blank – Book Summary

The Four Steps To The Epiphany is a book on entrepreneurship and customer development by Steve Blank. He explains that there are four steps or phases involved in the process of creating a successful startup: Step 1: Customer Discovery: Is there a market for your product? This phase includes defining the problem, understanding potential customers’ […]

Hello my Name is Awesome – Alexandra Watkins

Reason to Read: This book is an essential guide to naming your new startup, indie hacker project, or product. So if you don’t want to hinder your new effort before it even really started by choosing a bad name, this read is for you.   Summary & Key Insights: Let’s start with the ground rules: […]

Margin of Trust: The Berkshire Business Model by Lawrence Cunningham & Stephanie Cuba

Margin of Trust

Reason to Read: This book reveals some of the driving principles which allowed Warren Buffet to build Berkshire Hathway into the impressive conglomerate and long-term holding company it is today.  Summary & Key Insights: Margin of Trust Margin of Safety describes the investment principle of Warren Buffet in which there must always be enough safety […]

This Book Will Teach You How To Write Better by Neville Medhora

Reason to Read: This book gives straightforward, to the point, and most importantly:  Easy & Fast tips to implement ways to improve our writing! Summary & Key Insights: Nobody cares about you. They only care about themselves. When people come across the things you write, you immediately want to get their attention by at least […]

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits by Greg Crabtree

Reason to read: Written for entrepreneurs running companies with up to 5 Million Dollars in revenue, this book helps you to avoid the most typical mistakes and operate your business better. Summary & Key Insights: Stop underpaying yourself 90% of entrepreneurs think they are overpaid, even though they are underpaying themselves and screwing their financial […]