Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : HarperCollins
Release : 2017-01-24
ISBN-13 : 9780062463296
Hardcover : 288 Pages


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An in-depth look into the extraordinary life of the world’s most important entrepreneur, Elon Musk This fascinating and easily accessible young readers’ adaptation of Ashlee Vance’s New York Times bestselling Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future features black-and-white photographs throughout and an epilogue. The version for adults has been praised as “riveting” (The Financial Times), “spirited” (The Wall Street Journal), and “masterful” (Vice). Now younger readers can read about this innovative leader who is revolutionizing three industries at once: space, automotive, and energy. There are few people in history who could match Elon Musk’s relentless drive and vision. A modern combination of famous inventors and industrialists like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Steve Jobs, Elon is the man behind companies such as SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity, and PayPal that are transforming the way we live. Written with exclusive access to Elon, his family, and his friends, this book traces Elon’s journey from a kid in South Africa to a young man in the United States, his dramatic technical inventions, and his world-changing companies. Elon has sparked new levels of innovation in the world, and this book gives young readers a detailed but fast-paced look at his story. A Junior Library Guild Selection!

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
Release : 2015-07-15
ISBN-13 : 9789814721455
Hardcover : Pages


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Most existing businesses plan for a world that is straightforward and static. Unfortunately, the world does not work that way. In an increasingly complex and uncertain world, FUSE provides a way to tackle problems whilst incorporating uncertainty into our analyses. This book: Shows how to make decisions in the present to better affect your future Explains why foresight is important even when struggling with day-to-day operations Describes how to best harvest the daily deluge of information from your internal and external environment Offers a process-driven way of thinking about strategy that places principles at its very core Highlights the importance of retaining flexibility and agility to adapt when things go wrong. Written by renowned strategist and thinker Devadas Krishnadas, FUSE is a valuable tool for any business leader, manager or strategist.

Summary Elon Musk by BusinessNews Publishing

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Business Book Summaries
Release : 2016-07-20
ISBN-13 : 9782511040959
Hardcover : 20 Pages


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The must-read summary of Ashlee Vance's book: "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future". This complete summary of the ideas from Ashlee Vance's book "Elon Musk" tells the story of Elon Musk's incredible yet rocky rise to fortune. While in 2015 he was worth $10 billion, he has not always been so successful and had to face near bankruptcy, failed projects and even a bout of malaria. This summary explains his journey from a college student with big dreams to a billionaire businessman and how he got to the top. An inspiring read for those just starting out in business and for those already at the top of the ladder. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand key concepts • Expand your knowledge To learn more, read "Elon Musk" and discover the inspiring story of this billionaire businessman.

Regulatory Hacking by Evan Burfield

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : Penguin
Release : 2018-06-19
ISBN-13 : 9780525533214
Hardcover : 320 Pages


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Every startup wants to change the world. But the ones who truly make an impact know something the others don't: how to make government and regulation work for them. As startups use technology to shape the way we live, work, and learn, they're taking on challenges in sectors like healthcare, infrastructure, and education, where failure is far more consequential than a humorous chat with Siri or the wrong package on your doorstep. These startups inevitably have to face governments responsible for protecting citizens through regulation. Love it or hate it, we're entering the next era of the digital revolution: the Regulatory Era. The big winners in this era--in terms of both impact and financial return--will need skills they won't teach you in business school or most startup incubators: how to scale a business in an industry deeply intertwined with government. Here, for the first time, is the playbook on how to win the regulatory era. "Regulatory hacking" doesn't mean "cutting through red tape"; it's really about finding a creative, strategic approach to navigating complex markets. Evan Burfield is the cofounder of 1776, a Washington, DC-based venture capital firm and incubator specializing in regulated industries. Burfield has coached startups on how to understand, adapt to, and influence government regulation. Now, in Regulatory Hacking, he draws on that expertise and real startup success stories to show you how to do the same. For instance, you'll learn how... * AirBnB rallied a grassroots movement to vote No on San Francisco's Prop F, which would have restricted its business in the city. * HopSkipDrive overcame safety concerns about its kids' ridesharing service by working with state government to build trust into its platform. * 23andMe survived the FDA's order to stop selling its genetic testing kits by building trusted relationships with scientists who could influence the federal regulatory community. Through fascinating case studies and interviews with startup founders, Burfield shows you how to build a compelling narrative for your startup, use it to build a grassroots movement to impact regulation, and develop influence to overcome entrenched relationships between incumbents and governments. These are just some of the tools in the book that you'll need to win the next frontier of innovation.

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Ecco
Release : 2017-01-24
ISBN-13 : 006230125X
Hardcover : 400 Pages


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In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.” Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, who sold one of his Internet companies, PayPal, for $1.5 billion. Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius’s life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States to his dramatic technical innovations and entrepreneurial pursuits. Vance uses Musk’s story to explore one of the pressing questions of our age: can the nation of inventors and creators who led the modern world for a century still compete in an age of fierce global competition? He argues that Musk—one of the most unusual and striking figures in American business history—is a contemporary, visionary amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. More than any other entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy. Thorough and insightful, Elon Musk brings to life a technology industry that is rapidly and dramatically changing by examining the life of one of its most powerful and influential titans.

Elon Musk A Mission To Save The World by Anna Crowley Redding

Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
Editor : Feiwel & Friends
Release : 2019-07-02
ISBN-13 : 9781250313638
Hardcover : 256 Pages


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A riveting and beautifully designed YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world." Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there's his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars... But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination decided to rewrite his story and find his own way to make the world a better place. And to do so with a sense of fun and style. From hosting raves to pay for college to re-writing the rules on space travel, Elon Musk has always gone his own way. And now, award-winning investigative journalist, Anna Crowley Redding takes readers on a well-researched trip through Elon's life and accomplishments.

Elon Musk by Marne Ventura

Genre :
Editor : Core Library
Release : 2017-09-01
ISBN-13 : 1532111843
Hardcover : Pages


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Elon Musk is known as a visionary entrepreneur for his work in renewable energy and space technology. Elon Musk: Entrepreneur and Innovatorexplores Musk's vision for improving the world and how he plans to accomplish his ambitious goals. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Structures by J. E. Gordon

Genre : Technology & Engineering
Editor : Da Capo Press
Release : 2009-04-28
ISBN-13 : 9780786730353
Hardcover : 424 Pages


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For anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don't collapse under eight lanes of traffic, how dams hold back-or give way under-thousands of gallons of water, or what principles guide the design of a skyscraper or a kangaroo, this book will ease your anxiety and answer your questions. J. E. Gordon strips engineering of its confusing technical terms, communicating its founding principles in accessible, witty prose.

Good For The Mirth by Kevin Ahern

Genre :
Editor : Lulu.com
Release :
ISBN-13 : 9780359477272
Hardcover : Pages


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Entrepreneur by Dave O'Brian

Genre :
Editor : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-12-26
ISBN-13 : 1541311949
Hardcover : 54 Pages


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** (Free "6 Life Changing Business Lessons With Step by Step Exercises" Inside) So how does he do it? Does Elon Musk have some kind of superpower? Does he know something you don't? Is it possible for someone like you to make the kind of waves in history that this South African-born entrepreneur did? Actually, yes. There is no special potion to conjure, no magic spell to recite, no rare crystal one must attain to follow in Musk's footsteps. All it really takes is determination, dedication to a goal, and recognizing and accepting personal limitations. As Elon Musk says: "When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor."