Chapter 7: Biographies
How did they do it? That is the question we all want to ask when we meet someone famous or wealthy. We want to mimic them, thinking that is we just follow their footsteps we'll arrive at the same place. But, as Mark Twain said, "History rhymes; it does not repeat." Biographies provide a direction and a context so we can better plot our own course.
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
My Years with General Motors
The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company
Moments of Truth (Revised)
Sam Walton, Made in America: My Story
Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way