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Goldstein, Margaret J.

Summary: "Born in South Africa in 1971, young Elon Musk loved inventions. He later founded Tesla, SpaceX, and the company that would become PayPal. Read about how Musk became one of the world's most famous entrepreneurs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MUS

Saint John, Bozoma

Summary: "From iconic leader Bozoma Saint John, comes a memoir of grief, and one woman's drive to thrive in the face of loss When Bozoma Saint John's husband, Peter Saint John, died of cancer, she made one big decision: to live life with urgency. Saint John was no stranger to adversity, having lost her college boyfriend to suicide, navigated an interracial marriage, grieved a child born prematurely--a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAINT JOHN, BOZOMA SAI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Bio Saint John

Best, Mat

Summary: "Mat Best may be the only man alive known for both crazy-intense military ops and crazy-funny YouTube videos. In Freedom On!, he uses the gallows humor and ribald sensibility that earned him over a million Facebook followers to tell his personal story of military service and the bumpy transition to civilian life and successful entrepreneurship. Beginning as a teenager in a military family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEST, MAT BES

Stone, Biz.

Summary: "Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creative, effervescent, funny, charmingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STONE, BIZ STO

Stack, Ed (Edward W.)

Summary: For readers of Phil Knight's Shoe Dog and Howard Schultz's Onward comes an inspiring memoir from the CEO of DICK's Sporting Goods about building a multibillion-dollar business and taking a principled--and highly controversial--stand against the types of guns that are too often used in mass shootings and other tragedies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STACK, ED STA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B STACK STA

King, Kathleen

Summary: "The founder of the world-renowned Tate's Bake Shop shares how her obsession with baking the perfect chocolate chip cookie as a child led to her starting a cookie company that grew into a multimillion-dollar empire"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Demuth, Patricia.

Summary: "Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET GATES

Dickinson, Joan D.

Summary: Presents a biography of the math whiz kid who grew up to co-found Microsoft, the world's leading computer software firm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB GATES DIC

Napoli, Lisa

Summary: A portrait of the relationship between McDonald's chairman Ray Croc and his wife, Joan, describes how he helped establish an international brand and amassed a considerable estate before his impassioned wife gave most of the family fortune away to philanthropic pursuits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 NAP

Schlender, Brent.

Summary: "Based on the ... cover story about Steve Jobs in Fast Company in May 2012, this is the behind-the-scenes account of how Steve Jobs arguably became the most famous and visionary CEO in history ... Brent Schlender and veteran editor Rick Tetzeli have interviewed friends, industry insiders, and the people who knew Jobs best throughout his evolution as a CEO and leader. In addition, Schlender, who...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JOBS, STEVE SCH

Funk, McKenzie

Summary: "The bizarre and captivating story of the most important person you've never heard of. The world we live in today, where everything is tracked by corporations and governments, originates with one manic, elusive, utterly unique man--as prone to bullying as he was to fits of surpassing generosity and surprising genius. His name was Hank Asher, and his life was a strange and spectacular show that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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McNickle, Chris

Summary: Bloomberg: A Billionaire's Ambition tells the story of how one of America's most successful entrepreneurs was elected mayor of New York City and what he did with the power he won. Bloomberg's stunning victory against all odds just weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attack left him facing challenges unlike any mayor in history. For the next twelve years, he kept the city safe, promoted private...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOOMBERG, MICHAEL MCN

Gotch, Jen

Summary: "An entertaining, humorous, and inspirational memoir-think #GirlBoss meets Furiously Happy-about harnessing your creativity and embracing your flaws to reach your goals. With humor and heart, ban.do founder Jen Gotch shares the empowering story of her unlikely journey to becoming the creator and CCO of a multimillion-dollar brand. From her childhood in Florida where her early struggles with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOTCH, JEN GOT

Pendleton, Madeline

Summary: "A big-hearted, no-bullshit memoir from TikTok superstar Madeline Pendleton about her journey from living paycheck to paycheck to creating a multi-million-dollar business that offers a compassionate alternative to capitalism. Imagine a job where you work four days a week and earn as much as the CEO. You also get full benefits, a gym membership, free lunch, and unlimited time off, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2024

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Ulmer, Mikaila

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old lemonade entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer shares her advice for life and business"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ULM

Coulombe, Joe

Summary: The founder of Trader Joe's, a successful chain of grocery stores, provides a blueprint of how to build an enterprise by challenging the status quo and rethinking all aspects of doing business, from creating the work environment that employees want to bepart of to finding a niche of loyal customers sharing your values and passions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Leadership 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COULOMBE, JOE COU

Ventura, Marne

Summary: Elon Musk is known as a visionary entrepreneur for his work in renewable energy and space technology. Elon Musk: Entrepreneur and Innovator explores Musk's vision for improving the world and how he plans to accomplish his ambitious goals. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MUS

Bernstein, Andrea

Summary: In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein creates a vivid portrait of two emblematic American families. Their journey to the White House is a story of survival and loss, crime and betrayal, which stretches from the Gilded Age through Nazi-occupied Poland to the rising nationalism and inequality of the twenty-first century. Drawing on hundreds of interviews...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 BER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 BER

Thanedar, Shri

Summary: "Shri Thanedar, an immigrant who grew up in a lower middle class family in a rural area of India, and who eventually overcame a myriad hurdles on his way to becoming a successful entrepreneur and business owner in the USA. More than a rags-to-riches story, this autobiographical narrative relates the journey of an ordinary man with an extraordinary will. Originally published in India in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shri Thanedar 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THANEDAR, SHRI THA

Unger, Irwin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GUGGENHEIM FAMILY UNG

Robertson, Willie

Summary: ""Redneck Tycoon" Willie Robertson--CEO of Duck Commander, star of Duck Dynasty, and mega New York Times bestselling author--explores how the entrepreneurial spirit has shaped 400 years of American history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ROB

Hack, Richard.

Summary: Based on newly uncovered personal letters, sealed court testimony, recently declassified FBI files, and never-before-revealed autopsy findings, this book by an investigative journalist and Hollywood insider is the definitive biography of Howard Hughes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Millennium Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUGHES, HOWARD HAC

Zuckerman, Gregory.

Summary: "In five years, the United States has seen a historic burst of oil and natural gas production, easing our insatiable hunger for energy. A new drilling process called fracking has made us the world's fastest growing energy power, on track to pass Saudi Arabia by 2020. But despite headlines and controversy, no previous book has shown how the revolution really happened. The Frackers tells the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 ZUC

Knight, Philip H.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands. In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simple mission: import...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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