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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson • history of Apple • best biographies

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Book cover of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson - history of Apple

biography ● inspirtion ● company

Recommendation 5 / 5

This week someone asked me – Why do you read so many biographies? They are all about the same. What do you get from that (in practice)? I told the person that, although they represent the same genre, luckily, based on my experience, they are completely different. Naturally, there is a common denominator such as inspiration, experience, knowledge of some particular company or industry, but each of these elements have their own individual characteristics. You can’t say that if you have read a book about the car industry you might guess how the film…

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Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull • Pixar Animation • creative company

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book cover of Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration - Pixar Animation

biography ● inspirtion ● company

Recommendation 5 / 5

The book tells a story about how to run a company (Pixar) in the film industry. It covers three major elements: creativity, leadership and business. The whole plot is presented in an intriguing and inspiring form which can be easily digested by non-business related readers.

In the first 4 chapters, Ed Catmull The book is a collection of wisdoms and stories that Ed Catmull, the co-founder of Pixar Animation, has accumulated over his long career of establishing and maintaining a successful creative company. It tells a story about how to run a company (Pixar) in the film industry. It covers three major elements: creativity, leadership and business. The whole plot is presented in an intriguing and inspiring form which can be easily digested by non-business related readers…