When co-founder Jennifer Wilson offered to share the list with our readers, we jumped at the chance – and in early June we shared the first half. The second half of ConvergenceCoaching’s extensive list follows, with enough insightful books and must-read titles to get you through the July 4th weekend and the rest of the summer.
(Note that prices are for hard-copy editions on Amazon.com.)
Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work For You
W.W. Norton & Co.
Think about some of the most common, most successful names in business today – Airbnb, Amazon, PayPal, Uber and so on – and you quickly realize that what a lot of them do is offer a platform on which people can interact to rent out a room, sell a used book, arrange a ride, set up a date or any of a thousand other things. “Platform Revolution” dives into this phenomenon to explain how to build your own successful platform (or help clients with theirs) and is a very handy guide to a fascinating new business model.