How do you go about making your new digital company the best it can be? Knowledge is power in business, and in the rapidly evolving sector of technology, staying ahead is critical.
Why not steer your start-up in the right direction with motivation and insights from some key tech experts? From how to create the optimum working environment for creative minds, to the world’s next consumer-changing trends, there’s a lot you don’t know yet about entrepreneurship and the tech industry…
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
With this book you’ll gain a taste of where the future of tech lies, from the former executive editor of Wired magazine. Find out how gadgets and processes may transform over the next 30 years. The best part of The Inevitable is how it paints a picture of ways in which technological forces will overlap, mix and come to co-depend on each other — crucial to know if any of these trends relate to your business.
Develop your knowledge on both domestic and commercial trends — including VR and AI. How will changes impact on how we live, work and buy? If you wish to prep your company now for the customer of tomorrow, get ahead of the game with The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly.
The Industries of the Future
New York Times bestseller, The Industries of the Future offers us an extensive amount of information about all things digital. You’ll gather some insights into your industry’s most important advances — from cybersecurity and robotics to genomics and big data. The book’s author, Alec Ross, was once the senior advisor for innovation to the former Secretary of State in the US, Hilary Clinton, he has a view that is both learned and perceptive. His extensive travel has given him access to the some of the most powerful people in business, and his book is packed with astute observations regarding opportunities for growth and the unknown tech forces that are changing — or will change — the world.
Networking Like a Pro
Ivan R. Misner provides an excellent read if you’re new to commerce or just need a hand improving your corporate socialising technique. Read this book, and you’ll boost your knowledge of overcoming various networking hurdles that could hold you back as your company grows.
Learn how to succeed at networking and become more natural at it. From making useful contacts to develop your business, to implementing an effective referral marketing campaign; Networking Like a Pro offers tools, templates and a results-measuring system to help you action your networking strategy and make valuable business connections.
The Lean Start-Up
Targeted at anyone who has recently launched a new company, this book looks at how new companies can launch, adapt and grow within an industry that has fierce competition. Eric Ries has produced a book that offers real examples of setting up a new business, you get a great insight into how to make a success of your business and avoid the typical pitfalls.
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