Mathilde Redshaw
Aug 9 · 3 min read

It’s Book Lovers Day, and here at Forward Fooding, we’re not just about devouring delicious food, we’re also avid bibliophiles too. We’ve previously spoken about key characteristics that help foodtech companies get ahead (read it here), and one way to help hone and improve these skills is through literature. Here are some of our top recommendations for movers and shakers in the agrifoodtech sector!

Books To Help You Ace Communications

  • Everything Is Negotiable by Gavin Kennedy
  • The Charisma Myth: Master the Art of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane
  • Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life by Mark Goulston

Books To Help You Ace Business

  • Good Food, Great Business: How to Take Your Artisan Food Idea from Concept to Marketplace by Susie Wyshak
  • Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time by Howard Schultz
  • The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
  • Starting a Part-time Food Business: Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Love for Food Into a Successful Business Without Necessarily Quitting Your Day Job by Jennifer Lewis
  • Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business by Elizabeth Ü

Books To Help Ace Digital Strategy

  • Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson
  • Digital Transformation at Scale: Why the Strategy Is Delivery by Andrew Greenway
  • Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher

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