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Mąstanti Mėsa

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Trillion Dollar Coach (Hardcover, 2019, HarperBusiness) 4 stars

Read this book if you want to play a management game

4 stars

Any aspiring leader should read this book at least once. The main points are:

  1. Some ideas are very tempting: be human.
  2. Swearing a lot helps.
  3. Drink beer.

In some way reading this book I could not believe that such people exist, are valued and are not a myth. The people who created this book have succeeded in creating a credible and successful business model that is based on real life stories. Moreover, the great thing about the book is that it is not a secret club for the chosen ones only and for anybody who wants to succeed can follow the steps outlined in the book. It doesn’t matter what industry or sector you are involved in, there are valuable lessons to be learned from the book, with no need for any MBA. It is exactly the type of books that demonstrate the importance of a good leadership and explain …

reviewed The Upstarts by Brad Stone

The Upstarts (AudiobookFormat, 2017, Little, Brown & Company) 4 stars

Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger’s car, or walking into a …

Interesting book that made me angry

4 stars

I have recently finished this book, and it made me angry somehow. Everything is connected in Silicon Valley, and nobody knows what to do when shit happens. It's like a machine that keeps going and going without anyone knowing how to stop it. All the young blood turns into old blood and the cycle starts again.

This book is about a bunch of young people who move to Silicon Valley and start their own companies. Some fail and some succeed, but all of them are changing the world in one way or another.

A lot of help and struggles come from right connections, be it a status quo challenges or old farts that do not want "the progress". All of them are protecting their pals, and it's really frustrating because we lose more and more freedoms, and we are protected from the wrong influences.

The book talks about three main …