Think and Grow Rich is based upon Napoleon Hill’s “Law of Success” philosophy. Hill developed this philosophy by researching more than forty millionaires to find the answer to the question “What makes a winner?” In the book, Hill imparts his philosophy and provides advice for creating a concrete plan for success that, when followed, never fails.
The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale - Acting on goals can change your life!” (30 minutes)
This is a classic short audio from the 1960’s or earlier that succinctly explains the value of goal-setting.
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Crossing the Chasm, a very valuable concept to
know if you are starting any company. The book demonstrates the
existence of distinct marketing challenges for each market segment
in the life cycle of new technology-based products. A significant
gulf, the "chasm", exists between the market made up of early adopters,
and the markets of more pragmatic buyers. To cross the chasm, a
product team must identify the needs of pragmatic buyers. The greater
the discontinuous leap in technology, the deeper and wider the
chasm will be.
Execution is written by Larry Bossidy, former CEO of
Allied Signal and Honeywell. This book is a well-written study
of Execution as a discipline much the same as other well-written
studies on the disciplines of strategy, leadership, etc. Recommended
for the CEO of any company that is up and running.