Resources to help you get started with creating a successful business. Enjoy!

resources library

Books (print & ebook resources):

  • When Coffee and Kale compete, Alan Klement – Free ebook (pdf) primer on Jobs-to-be-Done based on interviews with practitioners, including a short history, practical examples and suggestions on how to get started with Jobs-to-be-Done
  • Intercom on Jobs-to-be-Done, various authors – Free ebook (ePub, mobi and pdf) compilation of lessons learnt from using Jobs-to-be-Done at Intercom
  • Talking to Humans, Giff Constable – Understanding your customers
  • The Mom Test, Rob Fitzpatrick – Must-read for anyone wanting to learn how to ask the right questions
  • The Lean Startup, Eric Ries – The Lean Startup “bible”
  • Lean B2B, Etienne Garbugli – Great for applying Lean Startup to Business to Business
  • Lean Customer Development, Cindy Alvarez – Practical guide to learning what customers need and will buy
  • Running Lean, Ash Maurya – practical approach to applying Lean Startup based on his own experiences and businesses
  • Scaling Lean, Ash Maurya – the follow-on to his 1st book, “Running Lean” that helps entrepreneurs understand how to measure progress and test the viability of their business model using a handful of key metrics
  • The Real Startup Book, Tristan Kromer et al. – Compilation of experiment and research techniques


Blog posts (online resources):


Courses & videos (online resources):

  • Mastering Jobs-To-Be-Done Interviews – Paid online course to learn everything you need to start conducting Jobs to be Done interviews for your product, taught by Chris Spiek, Bob Moesta & Ervin Fowlkes
  • Build. Measure. Learn. Lean Startup SXSW 2012 – Free intro course to Lean Startup on Udemy from experts like Steve Blank, Eric Ries, Dave McClure, Janice Fraser, Ash Maurya
  • Lean Canvas – Capture Your Business Model in 20 Minutes (free 20mins YouTube video)
  • Bootstart Foundations Course – Paid course ($287.00) on Leanstack “Lean Academy” to learn how to validate and grow your business using LEAN principles

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