2572 books total
He went down the Bitcoin rabbithole back in 2013, when he became captivated by the power of the Blockchain technology and, since then, he’s been an evangelist, writing about its development, building applications, trading cryptocurrencies, and more.
Dominic began his career at Apttus Corporation, working in sales engineering and enterprise software development in the pre-sales process.
He’s currently focused on building Dapps Inc, a software company that builds enterprise blockchain solutions on the Salesforce platform (with a focus on Bitcoin, Ethereum and Hyperledger). Dominic started the company with the vision of combining his experience building innovative enterprise solutions with his passion for blockchain, and he’s in charge of the development and strategy.
Keep on reading to find out what books he recommends for those who want a better understanding of the blockchain technology, common mistakes made by first time entrepreneurs, and more!
Business most recently has been Principles by Ray Dalio. He talks about systems and causation very clearly. His philosophies of idea meritocracy within an organization are at the core of Bridgewaters decision making in capital markets.
In a longer term classic Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill had an impact on daily routines such as auto-suggestion and overall building a solid foundation for putting yourself in a position to be successful.
I read mostly when on airplanes. I always try and find a great book before a long flight. I also read technical books when picking up a new technology and will have it in parallel when following introductions or overviews online.
I take notes in the book and write blog articles. Writing the blog article helps my clearly articulate and understand it.
Usually by wanting to learn a new technology or if it a biography about someone who I am interested in learning from.
Some myths seem to have a short sighted view that the attributes such as immutability are all the technology is applicable for. On the other hand it is often pitched as a panacea for all IT. The biggest aspect that people can’t seem to understand is that for the first time on the internet machines/people can programmatically transact and store value on a globally accessible substrates. It represents the third stage of the internet.
– Having a great Idea is different than having great Product/Market fit.
– Not showing customers and getting the feedback loop needed to alter the product.
– Clearly explain how you can make an investor in your business money.
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