Gilbert Lee

Books

These are books I tell my friends about.

Shoe dog

Shoe Dog

Biography of Phil Knight, Nike's founder.

Reservation Counter

How We Got To Now

Fascinating history of six innovations that made the modern world.

Everything store

The Everything Store

Jeff Bezos biography from Brad Stone.

Becoming Steve Jobs

Becoming Steve Jobs

Better than the Walter Isaacson book.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Pretty crazy life of Elon Musk.

The Advantage

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Great business book that I can relate to as a family man.

Articles

Here are some of my favorite articles I always tell my friends about.

Give it five minutes
"A few years ago I used to be a hothead. Whenever anyone said anything, I'd think of a way to disagree. I'd push back hard if something didn't fit my world-view."
The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works
"You'll be most successful where you're most intensely interested."
1997 Amazon.com Shareholder Letter
This gets reprinted every year Amazon publishes their shareholder letter. Back to the roots.
The next big thing will start out looking like a toy
To distinguish toys that are disruptive from toys that will remain just toys, you need to look at products as processes.