Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution by the late, great John ‘Jack’ Bogle

Crossposting this tweet thread: Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution by the late, great John ‘Jack’ Bogle. Why care? Because Bogle was a hero, always putting American investors 1st. He knowingly & happily gave up personal profits for the betterment of you & me. The book explains the history between…

‘Data Mining for the Masses’ by Matthew North

This instructional book with use cases for data mining and predictive modeling using RapidMiner is fantastic for beginners. Buy it: http://amzn.to/18UHq3H Check out my notes: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s106/sh/4818b719-2ff7-4916-91e0-a22507964856/700e9b8fd52a14ebe8e143da5b51780f

‘Built To Last’ by Jim Collins & Jerry Porras

Feel free to check out my highlights after reading Built To Last. Some excerpts: “We suggest that the continual stream of great products and services from highly visionary companies stems from them being outstanding organizations, not the other way around. Keep in mind that all products, services, and great ideas, no matter how visionary, eventually become obsolete. But…

‘The Age Of The Platform’ by Phil Simon

Feel free to check out my highlights after reading The Age Of The Platform. How Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Have Redefined Business. Some excerpts: Definition of a Platform: “An extremely valuable and powerful ecosystem that quickly and easily scales, morphes, and incorporates new features (called planks in this book), users, customers, vendors, and partners… Today, the most vibrant…

FORTUNE – The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time’ by Verne Harnish & the Editors of Fortune

Feel free to check out my highlights after reading FORTUNE – The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time. My 5 favorites: Henry Ford doubling workers wages Nordstrom’s extreme customer services Boeing betting on the 707 Johnson & Johnson saving Tylenol Softsoap boxing out competitors