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Zero to one [electronic resource] : Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future. Peter Thiel.

Thiel, Peter. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780804139304 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Thiel begins with the contrarian premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we're too distracted by shiny mobile devices to notice. Information technology has improved rapidly, but there is no reason why progress should be limited to computers or Silicon Valley. Progress can be achieved in any industry or area of business. It comes from the most important skill that every leader must master: learning to think for yourself. Doing what someone else already knows how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But when you do something new, you go from 0 to 1. The next Bill Gates...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown Business, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13312 KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Business.
Politics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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