Updated: Aug 9
Warren Buffet courtesy of CNBC Adam Jeffrey.
High levels of human capital like human intelligence (HI) and learning agility of the founders and management has time again been linked to successful scale ups. So we should always be learning...
To quote Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet's business partner;
"I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines."
Here is a starter list of top business scaling and growth books and other recommended resources. This list has been created with input from founders and experts like Verne Harnish from Scaling up.
If you have a recommendation for the list, please email me on firstname.lastname@example.org
"I just sit in my office and read all day. I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. "
Ah... wouldn't that would be nice!
Business Scaling Books and Recommended Resources
Crossing the chasm (Geoffrey Moore)
What is the ultimate job you are doing for the customer? (Clayton Christiansen)
From Good to Great” and “Great by Choice” (Jim Collins)
Scaling UP: Mastering the Rockerfeller Habits (Verne Harnish)
Traversing The Traction Gap (Bruce Cleveland)
Olgivy 4Es of Marketing
This Won’t Scale (Drift Marketing Team)
Good, Better, Best Pricing
Confessions of a Pricing Man: How pricing affects everything (Hermann Simon)
Reinventing Organisations (PART 2) (Frederic Laloux)
Team of Teams (General Stanley McCrystal)
Teams and Culture
Five Dysfunctions of Teams
Measuring Mindsets for Success
What got you here, will not get you there (Marshall Goldsmith)
Podcasts (Spotify, Apple)
How I built this
Masters of Scale
Nathan Latka (SaaS companies)
Conversations at the Edge
Growth Manifesto by webprofits
Steve Blank on entrepreneurship
Alejandro Cremades on fund raising
Reid Hoffman on start ups, scale ups, tech & AI
More on Buffet's reading habit and their benefits here: https://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/16/warren-buffetts-reading-routine-could-make-you-smarter-suggests-science.html