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Book review of 'Rock Bottom to Rock Star'. From being a gang member to running a million-dollar business, Ryan Blair has a major turn-around story to tell. A story that is both motivating and awe-inspiring. Add to that his blunt, no-nonsense candour, and you have on your hands a book that leaves with you a lingering sense of inspiration.
The origins of 'Zero to One' lay in a classroom course, Peter Thiel taught at Stanford university in 2012. Blake Masters, the co-author and one of Thiel's students at Stanford, went the extra mile and took extensive notes during the lectures which he subsequently published on his tech blog, too. 'Zero to One' is a … Continue reading Zero to One
Entrepreneurship is not a vocation but a mindset, a way of life. It's not easy to be an entrepreneur, especially when for every single successful venture, there are hundreds that sink without a trace. Even those that manage to stay afloat often fail to scale. Still, the world seems to be enamoured of these successful … Continue reading Dream with your eyes open
Stories of successful entrepreneurs abound in the literary universe. Stroll down the aisles of your neighbourhood bookstore and you would find plenty of literature lavishing exorbitant praises on certain wealthy individuals. A general lack of skeptical view often blinds people to the sweat, perseverance and a constant threat of failure that beset the world of … Continue reading Every mistake in the book