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Playster CEO Philip Keezer’s Top 5 Favorite Entrepreneurship Books

playsterMontreal-based entrepreneur Philip Keezer is on a mission to shake up the world of streaming as we know it with the introduction of Playster, an all-in-one entertainment streaming service. Living up to its motto — Entertainment Unlimited — Playster offers users unlimited access to over a million books, audiobooks, songs, movies and games for one low monthly price.

By inking deals with high-profile distributors, including the likes of Simon & Schuster and Paramount Pictures, and bringing everyone’s favorite pastimes together in one easy-to-use platform, Keezer aims to solidify Playster as a household name within the next 18 months.

Embarking on such a bold mission not only requires major business savvy, but also passion, fearlessness and creativity. All traits exemplified by some of today’s greatest business leaders and lessons taught by Keezer’s top five favorite entrepreneurship books. (All available on Playster, of course!)

Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works by Adam Lashinsky

“INSIDE APPLE reveals the secret systems, tactics and leadership strategies that allowed Steve Jobs and his company to churn out hit after hit and inspire a cult-like following for its products. Based on numerous interviews, the book offers exclusive new information about how Apple innovates, deals with its suppliers and is handling the transition into the Post Jobs Era.”

How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life by John C. Maxwell

“How Successful People Think is the perfect, compact read for today’s fast-paced world. America’s leadership expert John C. Maxwell will teach you how to be more creative and when to question popular thinking… You’ll find out how to tap into your creative potential, develop shared ideas, and derive lessons from the past to better understand the future.”

Rupert Murdoch: A Reassessment by Rodney Tiffen

“Rather than focusing on particular aspects of Rupert Murdoch’s personality or career, this comprehensive biography traces the whole of the Australian media tycoon’s business trajectory, the entrepreneurial strategies that led to his early successes, and his later exercises of monopolistic power. It examines the development and evolution of his business, political, and journalistic ideas over the six decades he has been running an increasingly powerful company.”

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

“The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.”

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

“From Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business and leadership. Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation – into the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made.”

Read all of these entrepreneurship books and more by starting your free 30-day Playster trial today!

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