Useful Books for Bootsrapping Startups, 2010

A Listmania! list by Bob Walsh "Startup founder, podcaster, author" (Sonoma, CA United States)
The list author says: "Here's a list of the books I think you'll find most useful if you are bootstrapping a startup while holding down a developer day job or contracting"
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
1.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
The list author says:
  "If you want to understand how to add value in the Internet Age, this is the book for you."
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Rework
2.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
The list author says:
  "While Jason has gotten a lot of flack over 37signals opinionated way of developing products, success counts. Great, short read."
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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
3.  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
The list author says:
  "When you move from being motivated because your manager says be motivated to motivating yourself, how do you do it? Dan provides a valuable roadmap for founders and entrepreneurs to discover reliable sources of motivation: Mastery, Autonomy, Purpose. Not a treehugging book - solid exploration of how motivation in the business world really works."
$18.84   Used & New from: $3.85
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The Web Startup Success Guide (Books for Professionals by Professionals)
4.  The Web Startup Success Guide (Books for Professionals by Professionals) by Bob Walsh
The list author says:
  "In my admittedly biased opinion, this is still the single best guide to help a IT professional become a startup founder."
$22.49   Used & New from: $0.03
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Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
5.  Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur by Pamela Slim
The list author says:
  "Pam nails the psychological, emotional, relationship side of cutting free from the corporate world - very useful advice and checklists for anyone doing their first startup."
Used & New from: $4.35
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Bob Walsh "Startup founder, podcaster, author" (Sonoma, CA United States)
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Last updated: 8/13/10
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