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Germain Boer's Most Influential Books

Tweet Germain Boer is the Director of the Owen Entrepreneurship Center and Professor of Accounting at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  He serves as an advisor to startup’s in the Nashville area and has provided consulting services for companies such as General Electric, Chase Manhattan Bank, the National Heart and Lung Institute, as well as Magnetek. In 2003 Germain […]

CEO of Quiksilver Surf Bob McKnight’s Most Influential Books

Most Influential Books of Quiksilver Surf CEO Bob Mcknight

Tweet Most influential books in the life of Bob McKnight – Chief Executive Officer of the international surfing empire Quiksilver. Check out the thought provoking titles on this surfing businessman’s reading list:   Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi “What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel […]

Harvard Entrepreneurship Director Mike Roberts Most Influential Book

Entrepreneurship Director Dr. Mike Roberts Most Influential Book

Tweet Dr. Mike Roberts – Executive Director of the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard shares the name of the book that he has found most influential and thought provoking in his life:   Adaptation to Life by George Vaillant Why do some of us cope so well with the portion life offers us, […]

2 Most Influential Books of Patagonia CEO Casey Sheahan

Most Influential Books of Patagonia CEO Casey Sheahan

Tweet CEO of Patagonia – Casey Sheahan shares his favorite and most influential books. Check out the top 2 recommended books on his reading list below:   Green Plans: Blueprint for a Sustainable Earth by Huey Johnson “In drawing on his environmental policymaking in California and his work with the Dutch and New Zealand governments, […]

Nobel Prize Winner Michael Spence’s Most Influential Book

Nobel Prize Winner Michael Spence's Most Influential Book

Tweet Check out the most influential book in the life of A. Michael Spence – Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, Stanford Graduate School of Business Dean Emeritus, Economics Professor, and Chairman of the Commission on Growth and Development:   The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone   “Art is […]

80/20 Principle Author Richard Koch’s Most Influential Books

80-20 Principle Author Richard Koch's Most Influential Books

Tweet Richard Koch – Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, and author of several international bestselling books including The 80/20 Principle shares the books that have played the most influential role in his life. Question:  What book or books have you found most thought provoking and influential in your life? Richards Answer:  I find it hard to answer your […]