Reading material from tech and business experts can help to steer your new business onto the path to valuable learnings and in time, success. Knowledge is power in business, and in the rapidly evolving sector of technology, staying ahead is critical. Here to help with a reading list is Where The Trade Buys, a commercial printing company based in the UK.
Kevin Kelly: The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
A book that paints a picture of ways in which the world will develop over the coming years and technological forces will overlap, mix and come to co-depend on each other. One not to be missed on your reading list if any of these trends relate to your business.
Virtual reality and artificial intelligence are some of the key takeaways from Kevin Kelly’s book. If you’re new to the tech industry, learn how you’ll need to prep your company now for the customer of tomorrow.
Ivan R. Misner: Networking Like a Pro
There are various networking hurdles that could hold you back as your company grows. This book has the ideal tools to help build your business contacts and employ strategies that can help you succeed at networking. From making useful associates to develop your business, to implementing an effective referral marketing campaign – there’s plenty to glean from this book.
The Industries of the Future
This New York Times bestseller will help you gather some insights into your industry’s most important advances — from cybersecurity and robotics to genomics and big data. The book’s author, Alec Ross, was once the senior advisor for innovation to the former Secretary of State in the US, Hilary Clinton, he has a view that is both learned and perceptive. His extensive travel has given him access to the some of the most powerful people in business, and his book is packed with astute observations regarding opportunities for growth and the unknown tech forces that are changing — or will change — the world.
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