ISBN 9781476709567,Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World


Steven Kotler


Simon & Schuster



Simon & Schuster

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9781476709567

ISBN-10 1476709564


Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)


Bold is a manual and manifesto for today's exponential entrepreneurs on the use of evolving technologies, thinking of large scale, and the immense practicality and influence of crowd-powered tools. The book unfolds in three parts. Part one discusses the exponential technologies that are disturbing the Fortune 500 companies and encouraging entrepreneurs to make their ventures billion dollar industries. Part two concentrates on the psychology of some of the most famous entrepreneurs of today, including Elon Musk, Larry Page, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. Diamandis also discloses his own entrepreneurial secrets behind his audacious ventures like Singularity University, Planetary Resources, XPRIZE, and Human Longevity, Inc. The third part discusses the best practices that help anyone control hyper-connected crowd that has been today like never before. Discover more secrets to success, as explained by the authors who have been the most triumphant entrepreneurs themselves.

About the Authors

Peter H. Diamandis is an entrepreneur and engineer. He was born in New York. He went on to study at MIT and Harvard Medical School. He is the co-founder of the International Space University that offers students Master's degrees in space studies. He also set up the X PRIZE Foundation to fund a competition for ideas on spaceships for private passengers. Diamandis was given the Neil Armstrong Award and Arthur C. Clarke Award among other honours.

Steven Kotler is an entrepreneur and noted writer. He has written for several reputed journals and magazines, including National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Outside, Discover, and LA Times. He and his wife have co-founded the Rancho de Chihuahua dog sanctuary.