K.Vaitheesvaran In 1999, when hardly anyone in India transacted on the Internet, K. Vaitheeswaran co-founded India’s first e-commerce company. Yet, years later, when e-commerce was exploding in India—despite enjoying first-mover advantage—Indiaplaza shut down. What went wrong? Lack of funding? Wrong strategies? Or was it ‘something else’?For the first time ever, Vaitheeswaran reveals that it was indeed something else—a set of inexplicable events that destroyed what could have been a profitable business (an extreme rarity among technology start-ups). He bares his extraordinary trials and tribulations while dealing with business failure and the impossible pressures that can threaten entrepreneurs in India.
Alice SchroederRecounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, The Snowball is the most fascinating financial success story of our time. Warren Buffett, the legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but finally has given Alice Schroeder unprecedented access to him and all those closest to his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies and wisdom. The result is this personally revealing and complete biography of ‘The Oracle of Omaha'. Fully revised and updated with two new chapters on Buffett and the credit crunch, The Snowball is indispensable reading for those who wish to know the man behind the outstanding achievements.
Simon Sinek Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other. Yet other teams, no matter what incentives were offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure.
Eric Ries ‘The Lean Start up- How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses’ is a book that explains how to work on your innovative concepts as businessman through moments of anxiety and dilemma. The way to start a company has changed drastically over the time and this book will explain you how to utilize this change to our benefit. The book provides the plan, how a 'startup' is a company devoted to creating something innovative under circumstances of extreme uncertainty. As per author Every one of us has one thing in common and that is to clear the way of uncertainty and reach the target of having a sustainable, unbeaten and balanced company.
Jeremy Kourdi's The Big 100 - The world is full of business ideas. But how do you know which the best ones are and how do you find time to read them, the Big 100 may be a little book, but it contains the very best business tools that have come from the very best business brains on the planet.
Charles Duhigg In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.
Donella H.Meadows'sThinking in Systems: a Primer - In the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller,Limits to Growth?the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet? Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001.Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global.
Simon Sinek's Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action - Each and every one of us in this world wants to become rich and successful. We aim to become successful in businesses, ventures, relationships and ultimately in life.
When Raghuram G. Rajan took charge as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in September 2013, the rupee was in free fall, inflation was high, India had a large current account deficit and India's exchange reserves were falling.
Jim Collins Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make The Leap… And Others Don’t’ is a book that focuses on the concepts which when followed can make a mere good company, a great one! The theories given help the companies to be successful in their business. The author and his expert team set out to find solutions for the handicaps that the small and mediocre companies have to face. The problems can range from the initial teething problems to the mid-life-business feeling of just being good and not great! Their main focus is to help out those businesses which do not have any Godfather in the corporate industry.The expert team conducted the research for a period of 5 years and analyzed various quantitative as well as qualitative aspects of doing business. It took a sample of 1,435 Fortune 500 companies.
Srijan Pal Singh'sThe Black Tiger is a product of a lucid research into the complicated world of black money—its mechanisms, its movement, and its soft spots.A meditative and well-referenced critique of corruption and its corruptible practices, the book is a study of various countries across time and geography that have fought corruption in their own systems.
Rashmi Bansal's book, ‘Arise, Awake: The Inspiring Stories of 10 Young Entrepreneurs Who Graduated from College into a Business of Their Own’ is an inspirational book that reveals the success stories of 10 youngsters who instead of taking up a job opted for entrepreneurship and achieved success.
In Dream With Your Eyes Open, first-generation entrepreneur and UTV-founder Ronnie Screwvala details his vast experiences and the myriad lessons learnt from more than two decades of building some successful (and some not-so-successful) businesses, bringing clarity to a quickly changing business landscape and making an impassioned case for the role of entrepreneurship in India's future.
David Allen is the internationally bestselling author of Getting Things Done and Ready for Anything. He is the chairman and founder of the David Allen Company, a global management and consulting company, widely recognized as the world's leading authority in developing personal and organization capacity.
Harry Beckwith SELLING THE INVISIBLE is a succinct and often entertaining look at the unique characteristics of services and their prospects, and how any service, from a home-based consultancy to a multinational brokerage, can turn more prospects into clients and keep them. SELLING THE INVISIBLE covers service marketing from start to finish. Filled with wonderful insights and written in a roll-up-your-sleeves, jargon-free, accessible style, such as:Greatness May Get You NowhereFocus Groups Don'tsThe More You Say, the Less People Hear &Seeing the Forest Around the Falling Trees.
It is a widely acclaimed book by Benjamin Graham on value investing. Written by one of the greatest investment advisers of twentieth century, the book aims at preventing potential investors from substantial errors and also teaches them strategies to achieve long-term investment goals.Over the years, investment market has been following teachings and strategies of Graham for growth and development.
Readers looking for a good read on motivation and network marketing will find this book very interesting. Burke Hedges's book was first published in 2010, and has been popular since then. The book Copycat Marketing 101 has been written by Burke Hedges.
Jagmohan Bhanver's Click!: The Amazing Story of India's E-commerce - A sharp study of the evolution of the ecommerce sector in India and how it is reshaping the way we do businessWhether we’re hailing a cab or ordering food, buying groceries or shopping for clothes, booking a hotel or finding the right doctor – our lives today are lived online.
The Business School is a popular book written by Robert T. Kiyosaki. From this book the reader will get know all information of Multi-level marketing. He explains beautifully why Multi- level-marketing is important.Multi-level marketing is a marketing approach in which the sales strength is repaid not only for sales they produce, but also for the sales of the other salespersons that they hire. T
Suresh Padmanabhan's Street Smar - Let’s Talk Openly and Honestly about Money The First Complete Book Which Reveals the Secrets of Money & Life of the Amazing Business Communities of India Never before has a book explored the Time tested practical wisdom of so many communities of India.
Ray Kroc's Grinding It Out - "He either enchants or antagonizes everyone he meets. But even his enemies agree there are three things Ray Kroc does damned well: Sell hamburgers, make money and tell stories." --from Grinding it Out Few entrepreneurs can claim to have radically changed the way we live and Ray Kroc is one of them.