Seeking out plenty of support and inspiration, through reading around from as many different sources as possible can ensure your business takes the right steps to success. Knowledge is power in business, and in the rapidly evolving sector of technology, staying ahead is critical.
Gaining the valuable information required to help boost your business’ growth and development is a challenge in itself, but where do you start? From how to create the optimum working environment for creative minds, to the world’s next consumer-changing trends, there’s a lot you don’t know yet about entrepreneurship and the tech industry that you can discover in this reading list…
Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg: How Google Works
With this book, find out how Google become the impressive firm it is today. This is an exceptionally interesting concept for anyone in tech. Written by top Google executives, How Google Works offers its readers an insightful account of Google’s incredible corporate philosophy, processes and culture. Google is famous for its innovative and creative approach to the world of digital. Discover how it bounced back from some unsuccessful moves and evolved into the company we respect today with How Google Works.
Kevin Kelly: The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Kevin Kelly cleverly relays how the world will look in decades to come. The best part of it is how it paints a picture of ways in which technological forces will overlap, mix and come to co-depend on each other — crucial to know if any of these trends relate to your business.
The book offers great insights into advances in multiple aspects of digital, such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence. If you’re new to the tech industry, learn what to expect to prep your company now for the customer of tomorrow.
Alec Ross: The Industries of the Future
Do you want some guidance in how to continue looking ahead and moving forward? A New York Times bestseller, Ross delivers an extensive insight into your industry’s most important advances, from cybersecurity and robotics to genomics and big data, using input from global leaders.
Ross had the role of senior advisor for innovation when Hilary Clinton was Secretary of State. His extensive travel has given him access to the some of the most powerful people in business, and his book is packed with astute observations regarding opportunities for growth and the unknown tech forces that are changing — or will change — the world.
Ivan R. Misner: Networking Like a Pro
This book offers essential advice on how to make rewarding contacts in business. Read this book, and you’ll boost your knowledge of overcoming various networking hurdles that could hold you back as your company grows.
Many would agree that networking can be a challenge and doesn’t come naturally to us all. From making useful associates to develop your business, to implementing an effective referral marketing campaign; Networking Like a Pro offers tools, templates and a results-measuring system to help you action your networking strategy and make valuable business connections.
Evan Carmichael: Your One Word
Carmichael have produced a great source of inspiration when you’re feeling anxious or unsure about your business. Evan Carmichael, who wrote Your One Word, launched and sold his biotech company at just 19 years old — so, his book is perfect if you want the same rapid success.
Goals and strategies can mean the difference between failure and success — and that is what this book is about. If you need a boost of confidence and an injection of motivation to start making your tech-business dreams come true, immerse yourself in the powerful words of Carmichael.
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