Books similar to Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy

Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy
In his new book, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses…
Rate it:
Goodreads members who liked this book also liked:
Direct from Dell: Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry
In 1983, Michael Dell, a freshman at the University of Texas at Austin, drove away from his parents' Houston home in a BMW he'd bought selling subscriptions to his hometown newspaper. In the backseat …
Rate it:
Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time
In Pour Your Heart Into It, CEO Howard Schultz illustrates the principles that have shaped the Starbucks phenomenon, sharing the wisdom he has gained from his quest to make great coffee part of the Am…
Rate it:
The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary
WAKE UP AND SMELL THE SUCCESS! You already know the Starbucks story. Since 1992, its stock has risen a staggering 5,000 percent! The genius of Starbucks success lies in its ability to create personali…
Rate it:
Jack: Straight from the Gut
3.82 avg. rating
· 13056 Ratings
Nearly 20 years ago, former General Electric CEO Reg Jones walked into Jack Welch's office and wrapped him in a bear hug. "Congratulations, Mr. Chairman", said Reg. It was a defining moment for Americ…
Rate it:
The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media and Technology Success of Our Time
Moscow-born Sergey Brin and Midwest-born Larry Page dropped out of graduate school at Stanford University to, in their own words, "change the world" through a powerful search engine that would organiz…
Rate it:
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
You want to learn about the path that we took at Zappos to get to over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales in less than ten years. You want to learn about the path I took that eventually led me to Z…
Rate it:
Sam Walton: Made In America
4.05 avg. rating
· 18519 Ratings
The autobiography of Wal-Mart Founder Sam Walton
Rate it:
The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture
If you pick your books by their popularity--how many and which other people are reading them--then know this about The Search: it's probably on Bill Gates' reading list, and that of almost every ventu…
Rate it:
Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
In 1990, IBM had its most profitable year ever. By 1993, the computer industry had changed so rapidly the company was on its way to losing $16 billion and IBM was on a watch list for extinction -- vic…
Rate it:
Call Me Ted
3.99 avg. rating
· 1558 Ratings
The great American maverick of our time releases his long-awaited memoir, revealing his lonely childhood, the devastating loss of his father, intimate details of his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his un…
Rate it:
Only the Paranoid Survive. Lessons from the CEO of INTEL Corporation
The President and CEO of Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reveals how to identify and exploit the key moments of change in any industry that generates either drastic failure or incredible success…
Rate it:
Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate, and Outnegotiate Your Competition
This straight-from-the-hip handbook by bestselling author and self-made millionaire Harvey Mackay spells out the path to success for readers everywhere. They will learn how to:

Outsell by getting appoi…
Rate it:
Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's
4.03 avg. rating
· 4102 Ratings
Few entrepreneurs can claim to have actually changed the way we live, but Ray Kroc is one of them. His revolutions in food service automation, franchising, shared national training and advertising hav…
Rate it:
The First Billion Is the Hardest: How Believing It's Still Early in the Game Can Lead to Life's Greatest Comebacks
With a Plan for Reducing U.S. Oil Dependency

It’s never too late to top your personal best.

Now eighty years old, T. Boone Pickens is a legendary figure in the business world. Known as the “Oracle of Oi…
Rate it:
Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul
In 2008, Howard Schultz, the president and chairman of Starbucks, made the unprecedented decision to return as the CEO eight years after he stepped down from daily oversight of the company and became …
Rate it:
Fervent: A Woman's Battle Plan to Serious, Specific and Strategic Prayer
You have an enemy . . . and he’s dead set on destroying all you hold dear and keeping you from experiencing abundant life in Christ. What’s more, his approach to disrupting your life and discrediting …
Rate it:
Launch: An Internet Millionaire's Secret Formula to Sell Almost Anything Online, Build a Business You Love, and Live the Life of Your Dreams
Launch will build your business—fast. Whether you’ve already got a business or you’re itching to start one, this is a recipe for getting more traction.

Think about it—what if yo…
Rate it:
Love is the Answer, God is the Cure: A True Story of Abuse, Betrayal and Unconditional Love
Her family secrets burst in the spotlight when Aimee and her sister went to the authorities. In this riveting memoir Aimee Cabo shares the inside story of a young girl's courage to stand up to sexual,…
Rate it:
The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That is Connecting the World
The inside story of Facebook, told with the full, exclusive cooperation of founder Mark Zuckerberg and the company's other leaders.

In little more than half a decade, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room…
Rate it:
The Brand Gap
4.04 avg. rating
· 3355 Ratings
All the secrets to creating a brand identity that resonates across every aspect of a business--including its Web site and overall strategy!

- With clients like Kodak, Sun, and Procter and Gamble, autho…
Rate it: