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10 Biographies that will teach you more than Business Books

10 Biographies that will teach you more than Business Books

Experiences and life stories of great minds can inspire, motivate and encourage us to take the right action and step towards what we want in life and career. 

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Author : Phil Knight

Review: This book truly defines a founder’s romance to his product and shows how one of the most iconic brand NIKE came into existence. A memoir rich with not only insight, humour and hard-won wisdom but also studded with lessons about building something from scratch, overcoming adversity

Quote that I loved :

"The cowards never started and the weak died along the way. That leaves us, ladies and gentlemen. Us.“

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The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from CEO of Disney

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from CEO of Disney

Author: Robert Iger 

Review: Robert Iger encapsulates 10 great leadership lessons that are applicable not just for the CXOs but for anyone who wants to add drive, focus and structure to their professional lives. The book is more like a narration of the lessons he learnt as he grew older. We would recommend this to almost any executive or business owner.

Quote that I loved :

"Ask the questions you need to ask, admit without apology what you don’t understand, and do the work to learn what you need to learn as quickly as you can"

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The First Tycoon

The First Tycoon

Author: T.J. Stiles

Review: The epic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American legend who aided in the birth of the automobile, the Gold Rush, the reshaping of Manhattan, and the invention of the modern business. The book not only depicts a man’s life (both personal and professional), but also the evolution of the American economic system in the nineteenth century..

Quote that I loved:

"Gentlemen You have undertaken to cheat me. I won’t sue, for the law is too slow. I’ll ruin you. Yours truly, Cornelius Vanderbilt"



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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Author: Walter Isaacson

Review: Walter Isaacson describes the story of a visionary entrepreneur whose voracious ambition and love for excellence revolutionized industries. This globally renowned, bestselling biography is based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with over a hundred family members, friends, enemies, competitors, and coworkers.

Quote that I loved:

"People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint."

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The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Author: Alice Schroeder

Synopsis: Alice Schroeder used her unprecedented access into the life of buffet and the people close to him to bring the life story of the most successful investor of our times, Oracle of Omaha himself Warren Buffet.The Snowball is required reading for anyone interested in learning more about the man behind the extraordinary achievements.

Quotes that I loved:

Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful.

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The Tatas: How a Family Built a Business and a Nation

The Tatas: How a Family Built a Business and a Nation

Author: Girish Kuber

Review: This book is a fascinating read, it rivetingly captures 200 years of the glorious history of the Tatas, whose ups and downs are mirrored in the development of India itself.

Quote that I loved:

India was waking upto the call of independence and the Tatas realised that they needed to contirbute to the cause.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a Fantastic Future

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a Fantastic Future

Author: Ashlee Vance

Review: Vance does a commendable job of penning down life story of one of the most revered man of 21st century. He takes you deep into the details from Musk’s childhood in South Africa, all the way to Canada & the United States to show how he managed to thrive while being on the verge of bankruptcy and loosing both Tesla & SpaceX.

Quote that I loved:

"Once you figure out the question, then the answer is relatively easy. We should aspire to increase the scope & scale of human consciousness in order to ask better questions"

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