Books Recommended by Bill Gurley
An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making
Source: "Benefit from [the author]'s amazing journey and the advice he received from iconic mentors like Steve Jobs and Bill Campbell." - Bill Gurley
The Rational Optimist
How Prosperity Evolves
Source: "[The author] has the ability to combine thinking from many fields - most notably science, technology, psychology, & a heavy dose of microeconomics." - Bill Gurley
Built to Last
Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
Source: "[Suggests] that the very best companies set an audacious, very long-term goal that shines a light towards 'an envisioned future.'" - Bill Gurley
How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price
Source: "[This author] is to monetization strategy what Bob Marley is to reggae music. You must read this book." - Bill Gurley
Get the Job You Want, Keep the Job You Love... in Today's Frenzied Job Market
Source: "Had a whole section on your dream job and how to think about it over the long term." - Bill Gurley
Negotiating the Impossible
How to Break Deadlocks and Resolve Ugly Conflicts (without Money or Muscle)
Source: "If you want to be a world class big deal negotiator, make sure you pick up [this book]." - Bill Gurley
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