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Zero to One

Zero to One

2014 . Business & Economics, Entrepreneurship, New Business Enterprises, Small Business, Political Science . Peter A. Thiel, Blake Masters

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Zero to One

About the book

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "This book delivers completely new and refreshing ideas on how to create value in the world."--Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta "Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how."--Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we're too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. Information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master: learning to think for yourself. Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But when you do something new, you go from 0 to 1. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine. Tomorrow's champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today's marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique. Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.

Year:

2014

Language:

English

Publisher:

Crown Business

Pages:

210

ISBN:

0804139296 (ISBN13: 9780804139298)

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Reviews

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Jens Sudmeier

1 year ago

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A good read and interesting concepts. In my opinion sometimes too much taking the approach of a fortune teller..

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Mike Phillips

3 years ago

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Pros: strong contrarian thinking. Cons: Peter Thiel.

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Satyajeet Mandale

1 year ago

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It shares personal experience and advice of authors. Gives you simple ideas about how startup can be successful. what's important to follow and what not to describe in this book.

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Tyler Stoops

1 year ago

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Thiel is awful but the ideas in this book are really smart.

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Henry Melzer

1 year ago

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I thought it had some interesting ideas. First bit is a little too micro 101 for me but Thiel has interesting insights and cases

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Morten Schroeder image

3 years ago

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Super practical and real-life startup advise from PayPal founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel. Easily read and relatively short which keeps it to the key points. Found first 20% a bit too text-book instructive but hang in there since the rest is great (hence the 4 not 5)

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Mie Skjodt

1 year ago

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Must read for entrepreneurs! πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

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James Singizi

1 year ago

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Probably one of the best books I have ever read

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