Books Recommended by Jim Collins
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Measure What Matters
How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs
Source: "Deserves to be fully embraced by every person responsible for performance, in any walk of life. [The author] makes Andy Grove a mentor to us all." - Jim Collins
Becoming Steve Jobs
The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
Source: "[Gives a] fresh perspective on Steve Jobs’ journey from inspiring but immature entrepreneur into an inspired and mature company-builder." - Jim Collins
The Effective Executive
The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
Peter F. Drucker
Source: "I was very honored to have the opportunity to write the foreword to the 50th anniversary edition." - Jim Collins
Did Jim Collins recommend all these books?
While this list primarily comprises books enthusiastically recommended by Jim Collins, it also includes a variety of titles that Jim Collins has mentioned or suggested in various contexts. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive reading list that reflects Jim Collins's literary influences, interests, and recommendations, though not every book on the list may be an explicit endorsement.
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