Zillow Talk

Zillow Talk was written by the two founders of Zillow, Spencer Rascoff and Stan Humphries.  I was hoping that Zillow Talk would be a book about how Zillow was started, how the company was able to accumulate all the data, the growing pains, things the company has...

Elon Musk

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is a chronological biography of, well, Elon Musk.  Although I assume Elon Musk is a household name by now.  But for those who don’t know who Elon Musk is, his career highlights to this point are...

Disrupted

Have you ever quit a job and wanted to trash the company and everyone you worked with?  Problem is that you’re likely not a great writer and you know the danger of burning bridges. Well, fortunately Dan Lyons, who is the author of Disrupted, didn’t need to...

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad is often considered the Bible of passive income books. I have to admit that when I read Rich Dad Poor Dad in my mid-20s, the book really pumped me up.  My main takeaway at that time was that the answer to getting rich was to own real estate and to...

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell is an interesting take on the idea that “things happen for a reason”.  Gladwell’s reason for these things is a unique perspective.  If you enjoyed Freakonomics, you will enjoy The Tipping Point. The Tipping...

Purple Cow

Purple Cow.  What an interesting title.  Unfortunately, it’s not a book about how to make grape flavored milk, because that would be delicious.  Instead, a Purple Cow is unique take on something that hasn’t been seen before.  Seth Godin’s purple cow...