For the most part, I am not a fan of business biography. Too often they are hagiographic, arguing for a particular perspective in order to ‘set the record straight’ from the view of one party. Seldom is there actual balance.
Every once in a while, a book comes across your path that inspires the thought, “I really, really wish that I had written that.” For me, Business Model Generation, by Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, was that book. Not that business models are necessarily my thing, mind you; while they relate to strategy and projects, […]