This book has 4 recommendations
John Paulson (Founder / Paulson & Co.)
For me, Sam Adams was not only the best beer I've ever tasted but also the best investment I ever made.
Tony Hsieh (CEO / Zappos)
Quench Your Own Thirst is a frosty mug full of sound advice for turning passion into a great business.
Sam Calagione (Founder / Dogfish Head Craft Brewery)
Jim Koch has opened a lot of doors for craft breweries like mine who have succeeded based on the premise of challenging the status quo. Every entrepreneur and aspiring entrepreneur will find useful and sage advice between the covers of Quench Your Own Thirst -- and Jim’s personality, wisdom and sense of humor come through in his writing as crystal clear as a pint of Sam Adams Lager
Bill Hambrecht (Co-founder / Hambrecht & Quist)
Like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, and the other greats, Jim Koch's entrepreneurial journey is motivated by a deep commitment to making superb products and building a unique culture that reinforces innovation and risk-taking. This book tells a compelling story about how he did it. The lessons will be invaluable for anyone starting a business or building a career.
Quench Your Own Thirst covers everything from finding your own Yoda to Koch’s theory on how a piece of string can teach you the most important lesson you’ll ever learn about business. Koch also has surprising advice on sales, marketing, hiring, and company culture. His anecdotes, quirky musings, and bits of wisdom go far beyond brewing. A fun, engaging guide for building a career or launching a successful business, Quench Your Own Thirst is the key to the ultimate dream: being successful while doing what you love. So, are you quenching your own thirst – or someone else’s?