Gimme 5: Christmas books for entrepreneurs

The Innovators by Walter Isaacson

Business Adventures

by John Brooks
Bill Gates’s all-time favourite business book, these twelve short stories narrate turning points for some of the world’s largest companies, providing salient lessons on money, ethics and the corporate world.
From £10.13 (Open Road Media)

Zero to One

by Peter Thiel
The visionary PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist explains the secrets of great business and business ideas: how you have them, and how you should treat them. His analysis of our present world is radical but refreshing.
From £11.89 (Virgin Books)

The Four Steps to the Epiphany

by Steve Blank
Startup masterclass doyen Blank shares the strategies that will help you build successful products. An eight-time entrepreneur himself, Blank’s Lean Startup course, which inspired the book,changed how entrepreneurship was taught.
From £22.77 (K&S Ranch)

The Innovators

by Walter Isaacson
This is the story of the people behind the inventions of our digital world. Following his Steve Jobs biography, Isaacson details the lives and mindsets of game-changing individuals from Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing to Tim Berners-Lee and Larry Page.
From £12.50 (Simon & Schuster)

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

by Ben Horowitz
The Andreessen Horowitz co-founder courses through the essential insights business school won’t teach you. Based on his popular blog, the life-long rap enthusiast uses favourite lyrics to highlight important points.
From £12.91 (Harper Business)

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