Who doesn’t love an inspirational book? When it comes to guiding yourself through the hard times of your life, you definitely need a great Mentor and a brilliant book can be a great Mentor for you. When someone takes his first step towards a business Career, many questions may arise in your mind. Therefore, to lessen your worries we have come up with a list of some amazing business books. Check out if you have read any!
1. Rich Dad Poor Dad- by Robert T. Kiyosaki
The book is one of the best personal finance business books of all time. The author gives a brief description of financial mentality by comparing two individual stereotypes for poor and rich. In this business book the Author shows how you should let your money work for you, rather than spending your life working for your money. Through this book, Kiyosaki unfolds a message that if you want to grow rich, buy things that generate income. I strongly recommend this book to everyone. The book is not only for businessmen and women but also teaches people how to live a financially secure life through minor changes. This book hits the #1 St position in my list of best business books.
2. Lean In- by Sheryl Sandberg
This amazing book becomes the Internationally best seller because of many principled reasons. It includes everything from finding a mentor to becoming a leader in an organization. The theme of this book is based on women’s empowerment and also teaches how to raise your voice and how to voice your opinion. The author, Sheryl Sandberg wrote this business book in 2013. She is a successful Entrepreneur who also enjoys a healthy family life. Currently working as Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, She has years of experience in navigating corporate leadership from leading successful companies like Facebook and Google. This book may be the best guide for all women entrepreneurs around the world and also teach what true equality should look like in the workplace. This book is a call to action for all women for personal growth which helps women to achieve all of their potentials. Later on the book was criticized by many because of several factors. But her work is still being continued by ‘Lean In Organization.’
3. Crushing It!-by Gary Vaynerchuk.
The book was written by four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk. It already hits the #1 position in Amazon’s bestselling book list. In this book he comes with the brand new strategies, Lessons, tactics, inspiration, and advice that pulled straight from his own amplified business experience and also from the stories of hundreds of successful influencers and Entrepreneurs. Vaynerchuk offers some tactical advice on how to become a household brand on social sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc. He also offers his perspective on what has changed and what remains unchanged.
4. Good to Great- by Jim Collins
The book is a classic and also a bestseller with the sale of over 4 million copies (so far). I have never read a management-related business book like GOOD to Great. Jim Collins wrote the book in 2001. His highly applicable advice and exciting case studies still leave a mark on its readers. In this book the author describes the transition of the companies from being just good to being great and also illustrates the reason behind failures of the transition in most of the companies. If you want to start a business of your own, then this book is a must-read book for you.
5. Zero to One- by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters
The Author, Peter Thiel who is the founder of PayPal and the first Investor on Facebook is a legendary entrepreneur and investor. In this book he shows how we can think about creating and exploring new things by doing something new, we can go from 0 to 1. This book also takes you through the power of Innovation, And also aspiring Entrepreneurs to create their own path through innovation. He wrote in the first chapter of the book, “The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system” to show the importance of innovation and creativity for Entrepreneurs.
6. Start with Why- by Simon Sinek
This amazing book built around a question that “Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others?” Sinek calls this influential idea “The golden circle”. Also, Sinek added some motivational quotes in this book that attract its readers the most. But some readers also hate the book due to various reasons. But I liked the book because it provides a framework for organization, movements, and people. This is an inspiring life-changing book so I strongly recommend for every business head to read the book once.
7. Ask- by Ryan Levesque
This is the best business book for those who want to start or grow their online business. In this 21st century making your business available online has become important to grow your business. Levesque shares a self-developed formula calls “The ask formula” and it helped him to build a million-dollar business in many industries. This is a book for those who want to make money online.
8. The E Myth- Revisited by Michael E. Gerber
This book reveals all the myths about starting your own small business. Michael E. Gerber wrote the book in 1986. This incredible business book recounts the life stages of a business from the very beginning to the maturity. Gerber also distinguishes ‘working on your business and working in your business.’ I recommend this book for those who want to understand the technical works of small businesses and also want to discover the reasons behind the failures of small businesses.
9. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
This is one of the best business books to read for anyone with a profound interest in Entrepreneurship. Eric Ries wrote this book in 2011. Are you disappointed with your business plan for your startup? Read this book and it will give you a way to test your vision continuously. It provides you a scientific approach in creating and managing your startup successfully. It also teaches you how to adapt and adjust to innovation before it is too late.
10. Think And Rich Grow by Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill wrote the book, and the publication of the book started in 1937. Since then the book frequently hits the best-seller list. The book sold over 20 million copies (so far). Publishers promoted the book as a personal and self-improvement book. Many millionaires and billionaires mention the name of this book as their secret of success. According to Napoleon Hill “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve with a positive mental attitude.” If you want to improve your personality and make a place in the upcoming millionaire’s list than I highly recommend this business book for you. Also, this one is my personal favorite in the list of best business books.
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