[Book review] Anything you want - Derek Sivers
Anything you want is a book about entrepreneurship, but definitely not the kind you’re used to read.
This small (less than 100 pages) book will surprise you in so many refreshing ways:
Although a successful entrepreneur who has sold his business for $22 million, Derek Sivers delivers no sweeping statement about success. Rather he takes great care to describe his success as almost accidental.
Rather than focusing on systems/tools/methods, his book focuses on values and goals.
He possesses the rare ability to simplify things to keep only what matters. His lessons about ‘Idea and execution’ or ‘2 numbers business model’ are, for example, brilliant and simple.
You’ll learn from his 10 years of experience in one hour of reading.
What I want to recall from this book:
- Success/money shouldn’t be a goal but a side effect of your mission
- Solving a real issue is the real path
- The entrepreneur must stick to his values and goals
What I think about this book:
- Derek Sivers is a great mind
- Derek Sivers is a wise man
- Few books have so much value packed in so few pages