Business Biographies

Business Biographies

 
The McKinsey Edge Hattori, Shu McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership

Formerly an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, Shu Hattori studied the habits and performance of leaders he worked with while at the firm, seeking insight into what led to their...

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Elon Musk Vance, Ashlee HarperCollins , 2015 Business Biographies

Thanks to pioneering firms like SpaceX and Tesla Motors, Elon Musk has become one of America's leading businessmen. He is often compared to Steve Jobs in terms of his vision and drive. Many are...

 
 
Unlabel Ecko, Marc Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2013 Business Biographies, Entrepreneurship

In Unlabel, author Marc Ecko shares his journey as an entrepreneur, from airbrushing T-shirts in his parents' garage to running a billion-dollar fashion and lifestyle...

 
 
The Big Switch Carr, Nicholas W.W. Norton & Company , 2008 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Big Switch, Nicholas Carr draws a parallel between the development of electricity as a utility at the turn of the 20th century and the development of the Internet at the turn of the 21st century...

 
 
What You Aren’t Seeing Sweeney, Patrick McGraw-Hill Education , 2015 Business Biographies, Leadership

In What You Aren’t Seeing, Patrick Sweeney shares the story of Herb Greenberg, founder of the global management consulting firm Caliper. Despite losing his sight at the age of 10, Greenberg never lost...

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First, Fast, Fearless Hiner, Brian “Iron Ed" McGraw-Hill Education , 2016 Business Biographies, Leadership, Management

The war on terror, prominent during the events surrounding 9/11, revealed stories of heroism by the military-- especially the Navy SEALs, who are known for being mentally and physically tough. In...

 
 
Peers Inc. Chase, Robin PublicAffairs , 2015 Business Biographies, Business Strategy

In Peers Inc, Robin Chase shares her experience building Zipcar, a popular car-sharing company, and explains the importance of connecting with others and sharing assets. The...

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The Intel Trinity Malone, Michael S. HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Business Biographies, Technology

In The Intel Trinity, Michael S. Malone tells the story of the three men who built Intel Corporation into the most innovative company the world has ever seen. He explains how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore...

 
 
Spam Nation Krebs, Brian Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2014 Business Biographies

Spam Nation by Brian Krebs offers a glimpse into the world of spam and the insidiousness it brings. More than just an annoyance, spam is responsible for privacy breaches, computer viruses, and even...

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Design to Grow Butler, David | Tischler, Linda Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2015 Business Biographies

In today’s economic climate, companies that wish to not only survive but thrive must demonstrate both scale (the ability to expand) and agility (the ability to develop new products and features and try new business...

 
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