1969 business book tops the bestseller charts after Bill Gates’ recent recommendation.
In the erly Nineties Billionaire Warren Buffett lent his copy of the 1969 book “Business Adventures” to his friend and co-billionaire Bill Gates.
Bill would read the book several times over the years and presumably acted upon insights from the stories in the book. Having recently been asked about his preferred books he would enthusiastically praise this book, which had been written by John Brooks (rip), a long-time contributor to the NewYorker.
Read the full story on Bill Gates’ blog:
This book is currently out of print, yet may be available as a used hardcopy or as an ebook (beware of ridiculous prices, though): http://www.amazon.com/Business-adventures-John-Brooks/dp/B0006BYL30
By Dave McLaughlin, CEO at Vsnap
For many businesses that sell enterprise software, July can be a slow month. That makes it a perfect time to be experimenting with new technologies and processes. I reached out to a few contacts to ask them if they think of July in this way. Here’s what…
Fully concur with using the quiet summertime for enterprise software testing.