Mark Zuckerberg: “Portfolios of the Poor"
Since currently over 3 billion of the population are beyond the line of poverty, which is $2,5 per day, or less, and that's including first-world countries.
This book portrays the lives of those less fortunate, and how folks are often never able to escape the circle of debt and poverty - Mark Zuckerberg has several times mentioned it as a great source that has helped him to put things into perspective.
Steve Jobs: “The Innovators Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business"
Steve Jobs has brought up this book as a foundation and inspiration behind the idea of using cloud technology to implement it into the new Apple's development strategies.
Basically, the author of the book has brought up a dilemma - the people who have founded or invented certain products and projects are less likely to be able to make radical innovative decisions that ultimately benefit the brand, out of fear for their creation.
Bill Gates: “Business Adventures"
Gated has mentioned it as the ultimate best business book he's ever read - and that's got to be worth something!
This novel is the New York Times bestseller, going over 12 tales of the employees and the big fish of the Wall Street, meant to inspire and provoke some valuable thought, while also giving insight on the world of fast-paced business.
Elon Musk “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies"
The book has received a seal of approval from Elon Musk, a renowned figure in the world of progressive tech, who is known to have criticized AI for it potentially being way more destructive than nuclear weapons - he even said that this is the most likely way we're going down as the humanity.
It explores the problems and potentials of AI, as well as how this technology will become either the greatest leap of science or our ultimate doom - a very intriguing read!
James Gorman: “The Boys in the Boat"
An inspiring story of the Olympic rowing team that was performing on behalf of the US in 1936 in Berlin, Germany - they've ultimately scored gold, but almost none of the athletes were actually professionals.
This tale reminds us all of how human persistence and inner spark can get us through absolutely anything, and that determination and a little bit of luck is all we really need to get far in life: and James Gorman approves.