About The Best Business #Book Ever. Bravo @bhorowitz + 50 Quotes

The Hard Things About Hard ThingsHello SCG and everyone else who happens to land here.

The highlight (the professional one as there is certainly no lack of personal joys these days) of my first quarter of 2014 was without doubt a new book by Ben Horowitz, The Hard Things About Hard Things. It hit me to the core. I loved it to bits. It is filled with real stories, of a real doer, of a real CEO and now a highly respected VC. He has earned it. He is a master of the art of struggle, the entrepreneur. Let me share with your why am I so high from this book (Having Nas and Kanye West jamming from my headphones helps to prolong this ‘dopy’ feeling.)  It was like reading a 21st century thriller. I’ve never before had my heart beating fast when reading a business book. Ben’s lessons from decades long struggle are for me like the holy book of running a business, being a good manager and being a good human being. Do yourself a favour – read his book. Here is why: [Read more…]

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Quotes from “The Authentic Swing” – #book by @SPressfield

The Authentic SwingHello SCG,

I missed you. I promise that time offline was well spent! My return to #IS is about some goodness from Steven Pressfield — his new book The Authentic Swing (dedicated to golfers and writers) which arrived in a surprise package from Steve’s team. Thank you for that again!

 Here are hand-picked few quotes for you. (Even though I underlined whole pages of text). Enjoy! I loved this book.

If you will, get it and read it yourself.

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13 Quotes from a book ‘Anything You Want’ by Derek Sivers

Hello SCG,

I trust you are enjoying wonderful summer days and sunshine out there – away from you PC screens. I will not be long today, as I prefer to spend time outdoors these days too. You might have noticed that 4th book published by Seth Godins the Domino Project was launched at the end of June. Delightful tiny book or manifesto full of Derek’s (@siverswisdom is ready to inspire you too. Derek “unintentionally” grew his business CD Baby to 22 million USD worth within 10 years. Then he sold it to charity! As a teaser for you to get your own copy of Anything You Want > I am offering you 13 hand – picked quotes from it. Here you are. [Read more…]

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