• Zero to One by Peter Thiel

    According to Peter Thiel, there are two kinds of strategies in business – one is copying what already works or horizontal / extensive progress. The other is doing completely new thing or vertical / intensive progress. This book is mostly about the latter path and hence the title going from Zero to One. Monopoly is good We have always been taught that competition is good. Businesses routinely compete fiercely with each other for the same markets. However, the message of this book is that competition is overrated. All great companies usually start not by competing with others but by doing completely new things. The become great by solving a “unique”…