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5 Books on Entrepreneurship Recommended by Graduate Business Department Chair George M. Sims

This Women’s History Month (and all year), the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well here at FIDM. If you’re seeking some business-building inspiration, here are five books recommended by Undergraduate and Graduate Business Department Chair George M. Sims, Ph.D. These books offer unique approaches to starting your own business, entrepreneurial thinking, and planning and can all be found in the FIDM Library.

1. Frugal Innovation: How To Do More With Less by Jaideep Prabhu and Navi Radjou
2. How to Kill a Unicorn: How the World's Hottest Innovation Factory Builds Bold Ideas That Make It to Market by Mark Payne
3. Zero To One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters
4. Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap And Others Don’t by Jim Collins
5. Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It by Tony Davila, Marc Epstein, and Robert Shelton

For more inspiration, please join FIDM as we celebrate and learn from just a few of the impressive female entrepreneurs who attended FIDM. “Women’s History Month: A Conversation With Iconic Female Entrepreneurs” will take place on March 16, 2023, at 5 p.m. PT. Register for the event at this link.


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