Summary: ‘Zero to One’ by Peter Thiel & Blake Masters
By edify.me, Peter Thiel & Blake Master
- Category: Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Books, Business & Personal Finance
- Type: ebook
- Release Date: 2015-02-26
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Summary: ‘Zero to One’ by Peter Thiel & Blake Masters Details
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In 2012, Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir and investor in many startups including Facebook and SpaceX, taught a class on startups at Stanford University. Blake Masters, a student in the course, took detailed notes and published them online which became popular well beyond the class. Thiel’s class and Masters’ notes became the basis for Zero to One - a book on innovation, startups and building a successful, durable business.
The paradox of entrepreneurship is that because every innovation is unique, there is no recipe for success. But there is a pattern: successful innovators find value in unexpected places by challenging conventional but incorrect business ideas and building better ideas from first principles. Zero to One will help you do just that.
In this summary:
Chapter 1: The Challenge of the Future. The contrarian question; horizontal vs. vertical progress; globalization vs. technology.
Chapter 2: Party Like It’s 1999. Lessons from the dot-com bubble.
Chapter 3: All Happy Companies Are Different. Competition vs. monopoly.
Chapter 4: The Ideology of Competition. Why people believe competition is good and why it’s actually bad.
Chapter 5: Last Mover Advantage. The 4 characteristics of durable monopolies; how to build a monopoly; last mover advantage.
Chapter 6: You Are Not a Lottery Ticket. Definite vs. indefinite thinking; optimists vs. pessimists.
Chapter 7: Follow the Money. Power laws.
Chapter 8: Secrets. Conventions, secrets and mysteries; 4 reasons why people don’t look for secrets.
Chapter 9: Foundations. On choosing a co-founder, creating alignment, cash and equity compensation.
Chapter 10: The Mechanics of Mafia. Creating a culture.
Chapter 11: If You Build It, Will They Come? The importance of sales, marketing and distribution.
Chapter 12: Man and Machine. Why computers are complements, not substitutes for humans.
Chapter 13: Seeing Green. 7 questions new businesses must answer; why cleantech failed.
Chapter 14: The Founder’s Paradox. Thinking about founder personalities.
Conclusion: Stagnation or Singularity? 4 potential futures.
Summary: 40 minutes
Full Book: 2:45 hours
Savings: 2:05 hours
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