No matter what stage you’re at in your journey, whether you just started with your idea or have started several successful businesses, you can always use the advice of people who have “been there, done that.’’ What better way to get advice than from the pages of a book? Because hard things will never have and easy way to solve them. As success doesn’t come overnight, you have to struggle for it and the best way to do it is to learn from the best of best. And the best have made the learning easy for us in the form of some amazing books they have written. Here is the list of amazing books by world’s renowned leaders.
11. ‘Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School’ by Richard Branson
If you are interested in setting up your own business, improving your leadership skills or simply looking for inspiration, learn from the greatest entrepreneurs of our time? In this work, Branson brings together some of his best advice. Branson provides a road map for success through strategies like thinking big and building small. This amazing book is an amalgamation of the life of the author who never said no to a challenge, which is also a crucial element to achieve success in life.
10. ‘How to Win at the Sport of Business’ by Mark Cuban
Cuban fleshes out his best insights on entrepreneurial-ism. He writes about his own story that how he went from sleeping on someone’s couch to becoming a multi-millionaire. His mission is to help people understand that getting better is not an option, but a necessity. Every young entrepreneur who is struggling with their troubles needs to read this book. You can download the PDF via the link below.
9. ‘Awaken the Giant Within’ by Tony Robbins
Bestselling author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Robbins details in this book how we can take control of the mental, physical, and emotional factors that are a part of decision-making so that we can plan and achieve personal and professional goals.
8. ‘The Essays of Warren Buffett’ by Warren Buffett
The essays comprising this book, selected mostly from Warren Buffett’s letters to the shareholders of Berkshire, provide a guide to fundamental business analysis and an approach to wise investing. A central point that Buffett makes is that good investors, rather than focusing on the market, should identify good businesses, attempt to buy them at good prices, and hold them for the long term. Buffett has done just this in his management of Berkshire. Learning to invest but are afraid of the loss? Then this is a must read book for you. Clink on link to get the book.
7. ‘Business @ the Speed of Thought’ by Bill Gates
Bill Gates discusses how technology can help run businesses better today and how it will transform the nature of business in the near future. Gates stresses the need for managers to view technology not as overhead but as a strategic asset, and offers detailed examples from Microsoft, GM, Dell, and many other successful companies. To read the book click on link below.
6. ‘Zero to One’ by Peter Thiel
If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. He says that tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things. The amazing book is a clear read with tons of ideas worth discussing. Check it for yourself in the book, click on link below.
5. ‘Think Like a Champion’ by Donald Trump
The book is the compilation of the essays on personal and professional success which reveal his winning strategies and lofty goals. Each one combines anecdotes from his own experience with inspirational advice on everything from learning from your mistakes to confronting your fears.
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4. ‘What I Know For Sure’ by Oprah Winfrey
What is more amazing than to learn from the first hand information that is from the author itself. Born into poverty, she launched a career as a talk show host, actress, and media mogul. In her book Winfrey offers a different life lesson on topics including joy, gratitude, and power, often based on her personal experience.
3. ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Stephen R. Covey
What makes some entrepreneurs more successful than others? It’s likely that they have developed principle-centered solutions to business problems, such as being able to adapt. Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits are a simple set of rules for life – inter-related and synergistic, and yet each one powerful and worthy of adopting and following in its own right. Click on link below to view the book.
2. ‘How To Win Friends and Influence People’ by Dale Carnegie (Amazing books)
How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first best-selling self-help and amazing book ever published. I is packed with rock-solid advice that has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.
1. ‘The $100 Startup’ by Chris Guillebeau
It’s not about stargazing and teaching you how to become a millionaire. It’s a simple, nuts and bolts approach to starting a business, aimed at people who don’t know where to start and don’t have a lot of money to play with. No fancy jargon or “secrets of the rich” stuff. In fact, more often than not it goes straight to the most important part: how to start getting work done. Click on the link below to get the book.
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