As you progress in your career as a business owner, you’ll find that you don’t know everything. But by reading some of the many great books on business, leadership and success, you can learn more about how to be a business owner. Here are some of the most popular books people who aspire for successful companies turn to at various stages of their career — and sometimes repeatedly.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
In his book, Stephen Covey discusses an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to one’s true north principles based on character ethic.
How To Win Friends and Influence People
Among other things, Dale Carnegie covers six ways to make people like you, 12 ways to win people to your way of thinking and 9 ways to change people without arousing resentment.
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg explores how we can change our lives by changing our habits.
Outliers: The Story of Success
In his book, Malcolm Gladwell explores what makes high-achievers different.
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
David Allen’s has become the ultimate book on personal organization since its initial publication.
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
Cal Newport spends the first part of his book discussing the benefits of a deep work ethic in any profession, and the second presenting a training plan of four rules to develop this work ethic.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
Dr. Robert Cialdini explains the psychology of why people say “yes.”
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