5 Autobiography OF GREAT COMPANIES
Updated: Jun 9, 2020
Have you guys wondered why there are so many autobiographies in the bookstore or is there any need to read it??
Yes there is and I will prove you in another one min
Suppose you are in a new office to work or today is the first day of your new college and you want to make a great impression because there are too many beautiful girls or handsome boys or you want to impress your boss or professor so now what you will do?
There are three things you can do in such situations
1) Just go there thinking all will be good by taking god name
2) You may think that you are already good and no need to prove your self
3) You try to understand your boss or professor's behavior or what previous employees have done right or wrong in their pursuit of good office life or college life.
And most importantly if you understand the lives of previously successful people how they deal with failure and success your chances of getting that success is quite possible.
Same is with the life we live also we all are new here and don"t know much about life so to understand the life better and become successful in it the autobiography are their
I hope I have given you some importance in reading an autobiography.
So if you are thinking to read it I will make sure that your first experience is awesome so here are some of the best autobiography which will not only give you knowledge but also a good and funny time reading it.
1) LOSING MY VIRGINITY
BY Richard Branson
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them, and start again.
I would be sure that you have heard of the Virgin company and if not then don't worry I will brief you.
So it all started in 1966 when Richard started selling a magazine name Student. used the magazine to advertise popular albums, driving his record sales
Then the money from this was invested in a company named Virgin the name was suggested by an early employee. Their business focus was mainly on selling music records He leased studio time to fledgling artists, including multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield, whose debut album Tubular Bells (1973) was the first release for Virgin Records and became a chart-topping best-seller.
After that, he stared an airline service called Virgin Atlantic Airways here he had a great fight with British airways a leader in airline service who try to manipulate their customers and also try to show a negative image in media. At last court case happen and our hero won it and they have to compensate
The things in business don't stay right for long there were loan problems and relationship issues that he smartly solves. In his journey, he also loses his young child just after birth due to some health problems.
Through his flying of the whole world in a hot air balloon to having sex with many girls The book is very engaging and will make you laugh, sad, and emotional.
BY Howard Schulz
Any coffee lover out their??
Well, it isn't possible that you haven't heard about Starbucks but it is possible that you have not heard his story. The book includes Howard returning back as CEO of Starbucks after stepping out of it in 2001. So why did he return?. The reason was that Starbucks has forgotten who he was. The company was just facing loss and has lost its customer. Upon his return, the three most major changes. First to stop opening new stores. Educate their partners and customer about coffee. Creating a wonderful experience for the customer when they enter the store.
Today Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse chain in the world and is present in more than 30,000 locations. All of this was possible due to the vision and effort of this man Howard Schulz.
A must-read autobiography and business book and how to create a culture in your business.
3) STEVE JOBS
BY Walter Isaacson
People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do it.
Apple is a trillion-dollar company with annual revenue of 256 billion and hourly revenue of 29 million.
How this happens and who were the people behind it??
So here is the story behind the founder of Apple. Steve jobs started this company and turned it into a great success. This book will show his mindset and how much trouble he faces in his life. Apart from this the relationship issues he had with his wife and daughter Lisa.
This book covers every aspect of his life that how he was adopted by his parents and why his biological parents reject him. How he was throw out of his company and how his company brought him back after 12 years.
This is should be once in a lifetime read it will really tell you how successful people see and look at things that are very different from a common man's perspective.
4) SHOE DOG
BY Phil Knight
Starting a company of your own and doing business has never been an easy thing. It's weird to see that many people quit their job and start a business just to feel more independent only realizing that they are even more stuck now. It's crazy for me also that entrepreneurs just avoid 9-5 pm jobs just to work 12-16 hours to grow their business but that passion is called.
Quite similar is the story of an accountant and a teacher who quits his job to grow and build one of the most valuable Fortune 500 company ie NIKE
So here comes the king of sports shoes. Nike.
But everything was not that exciting about Nike like today. This book includes how Phil created this brand.
It started with a trip in Japan where he saw a shoe company partner with him to open a franchise in America everything was good until one day the company put the illegal case on the franchise but they fail and this was the starting of one of the great brand
But the struggle was not yet over they face a lot of issues like paying loan and investor doubt but this guy deal with everything and with his optimist attitude created Nike
For any entrepreneur, this book is must-read you will learn more about the business by reading this book then going to any seminar or business school
Bill Gates named Shoe Dog one of his five favorite books of 2016 and called it “an amazing tale,
5) MADE IN AMERICA
BY Sam Walmart
So here is the book on one of the most successful companies in the USA with annual revenue of 300 plus billion.
Sam Walton was the man behind this. This book includes the mindset of Sam and his team. From early on his mind was crazy for winning every game he played he achieved mastery in it. Every match his team loses was the one in which Sam was not there this all created a great mindset for Sam and he felt that winning is his birthright which every one of us should have. Apart from this, the book includes his extraordinary communication skill which helps him to hire great people from his competitor.
These companies weren't created by any silver spoon child but by people who had come from average or below average background and the reason for their success is simple they all had mentors and they have learned from other successful people.
These books are a must-read for any young entrepreneurs. We guys can never succeed until and unless we understand how other businesses have able to become successful so please go and read the following book link is there on the title.
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