Gimme 5: Entrepreneurial reads for January

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Playing to Win

by A G Lafley
The chief executive of Proctor & Gamble shares how he restored the fortunes of the consumer goods giant. Lafley cleverly demonstrates the key connections between daily action and realising a long-term vision.
£14.39 (Harvard Business Review Press)

The Power of Habit

by Charles Duhigg
The award-winning author uses the latest scientific discoveries to explain how even your most entrenched habits can be changed. The key to living a happier, more productive life, argues Duhigg, is understanding how habits work.
£6.29 (Random House Books, 2013)

The End of Power

by Moises Naim
Mark Zuckerberg’s first recommendation this year, it is, in his words, a book that “explores how the world is shifting to give individual people more power... traditionally only held by large governments... and other organizations.”
£8 (Basic Books, 2014)

The Start-up of You

by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, and author Casnocha explore how the successful traits of entrepreneurship can be applied to any career path to improve your outlook, the way you work, and how successful you can be.
£7.19 (Random House Business, 2013)


by Nick Bostrom
Recommended by Elon Musk, this book makes the case that the future impact of Artificial Intelligence is the salient thing humans have to worry about. Interesting from an economics and business perspective, but also more widely.
£12.91 (Oxford University Press, 2014)

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