Featured books and audios are on your right if you’re on desktop and at the bottom of the page on smart phone. Normies and visionaries alike will appreciate these works.
Corporate Law in a Nutshell is what it sounds like. Many aspects of corporate law from company inception to closure. Corporate structures including LLCs are explained. Several landmark cases are included. There is a handy glossary in the back. You can make dealing with lawyers easier by reading this book. (Available on Kindle and paperback.)
Atlas Shrugged is the best-selling novel of all time. Rand witnessed the Communist Revolution in Russia. Rand escaped to the U.S. and was startled by the U.S. public’s acceptance of socialism. An almost flawlessly executed work of fiction with relatable characters. (Available on audio, Kindle and paperback.)
The Zurich Axioms helps gamblers and traders manage risk with well described and relatable stories. This book is written by anonymous finance pros. (Available on Kindle and paperback.)
How to Get Rich, by Felix Dennis covers what is required from the entrepreneur to make millions (like grit, stamina, etc.). There are many examples of what works and what doesn’t work in entrepreneurship included in this book. (Available on Audible, paperback and Kindle)
The Bitcoin Standard explains the origins and rise of Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain. This audiobook is lucid enough for the layman to grasp the subject. (Available on audio, Kindle and paperback.)
Retire Young, Retire Rich starts with a broke Robert and Kim Kiyosaki on Whistler Mountain with a friend. The couple end up in Fiji. Many of the conversations with Rich Dad are priceless. A young entrepreneur should find value in this volume of lessons from Kiyosaki’s journey. There is a good chapter on stock options. This audiobook tends to focus on leverage. (Available on audio, Kindle and paperback.)
Zero to One, by Peter Thiel is fairly contrarian. PayPal founder, Stanford Law grad and Palantir CEO originally spoke these words as a lecture series for a computer science class. Thiel covers the need for you, the entrepreneur, to differentiate and the need for a virtual monopoly. Thiel is contrarian and smart. It is fairly difficult to argue against Thiel’s main points. (Available on audio, Kindle and paperback.)
Corporate Finance was the text for my corporate finance class in business school. The main points of corporate finance are explained well. This book can be understood by laymen. I referred to this text frequently in business school. Corporate finance is personal finance for businesses. The calculations, from simple ratios to IRR (internal rates of return) are included. (Available in hardback).
With The 10X Rule, you’ll learn to establish the amount of effort needed to guarantee success and ensure that you can continue operating at this level throughout your life. Most people desire success and have great ideas, but they come up short on the amount of action required to get their lives to the exceptional levels they deserve. Four degrees of action exist, and in order to achieve your dreams, you must learn to operate at the fourth degree of action: Massive Action. The 10X Rule will dissolve fear, increase your belief in yourself, eliminate procrastination, and provide you with an overwhelming sense of purpose. (Available in Audio, paperback and Kindle.)
Unscripted: The Great Rat Race Escape chronicles a young couple who try to escape the rat race with savings and index funds alone and then bootstrap their own business (soup) from start to where they sell the whole venture. In addition to the story, we also have MJ Demarco explaining the business terminology and B school theory that makes the whole thing make sense. Recommended. (Available in Audio, paperback and Kindle.)
The Global Internet Law in a Nutshell presents a very timely overview of legal issues that arise from the World Wide Web. Topics include Internet-driven technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Bitcoins, The Internet of Things, 3D Products Liability, and Driverless Cars. This edition emphasizes the legal and policy issues arising out of social media such as Twitter’s decision to permanently ban President Trump from its platform. The goal is to provide the reader with an up-to-date summary of the most important new cases and statutory developments. This book makes understanding the law and dealing with lawyers a little easier. Recommended. (Available in Kindle and paperback.)
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