Regular price: £19.39
Buy Now with 1 Credit
Buy Now for £19.39
I found this book extremely entertaining and easy to listen to in Audible. It's the most exciting business book I've ever read. The fact that it puts entrepreneurship knowledge in a personal life context makes it so much more fun and easy to digest. Each chapter title is something any wanna-be entrepreneur should write down in a PostIt and stick it on the wall.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
The book teaches about how to approach idea formulation and how to develop a business model while putting customers first. It draws an unexpected but incredible analogy between Texas hold 'em poker and starting a business. It is all written in a story format which essentially makes you feel like you've been on the start up journey with the main character. A must read for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Yes. Firstly, the fictional story around the World Series of Poker is fun and exciting. Secondly, it does have valuable information about taking a potential idea and testing assumptions. Lastly, the narrator has a nice voice that is easy to listen to and comprehend.
What was one of the most memorable moments of All In Startup?
Calling customers irrational. This is my biggest problem with the book. If customers were irrational, they wouldn't try to problem solve their "migraines." I understand the concept the author is trying to convey, but that is an incorrect statement that could lead to bias in your assumptions. The issue is really that individual actors all have different problems they are trying to solve when they search for solutions, so taking everything as an aggregate will give an irrational perception because there are a variety of issues, all individually centered.
Which scene was your favorite?
When the concept of ReBicycle 2.0 was validated and tested.
If you could rename All In Startup, what would you call it?
If you don't understand Poker, you may not like the book.
Any additional comments?
I'm on the fence about how the author presented this information. Anyone that can take the reasons why most start-ups fail and put them into a fun and enjoyable story is an extremely talented writer. However, I kept thinking throughout the book that my enjoyment of the story may be interfering with the details of the message.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I'm glad I read this before getting too far in starting my business. I would have definitely made some of the same mistakes outlined here. Very informative with some unexpected wit :)