What is your favorite business book?
It may not be a book directly related to business but whose underlying principles, themes or statements have proved invaluable to your career/business/personal development.
I have many favorite books, but here are a few:
1. The Go-Giver - Bob Burg and John David Mann
2. Raving Fans - Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles
3. The Speed of Trust - Stephen Covey
Great question Gavin. It's hard to pick only one favorite, as also the many interesting previous answers show.
My top choices by main topic would be:
Personal development, as it is key to successful business (and life) development:
The 7 habits of highly effective people - by Steven R. Covey
The Leader Who Had No Title - by Robin Sharma
Start with Why - by Simon Sinek
Think and Grow Rich - by Napoleon Hill
Focus - and - Emotional Intelligence - both by Daniel Goleman
Inspiration and lifestyle business manifesto:
The 4 Hour Work Week - by Tim Ferriss
Blueprint/step-by-step guide on how to launch your startup:
The Startup Owners Manual - by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf
Launch - by Jeff Walker
Tailored for service businesses: Book Yourself Solid - by Michael Port
Improving and speeding up product-market fit:
The Lean Startup - by Eric Ries
Finding the adequate business model:
Business Model Generation - by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur
Building a great company that lasts:
From Good to Great - by Jim Collins
The 5th discipline - by Peter Senge
Inspiration&Mastering different crafts essential to successfully doing business:
Rich Dad, Poor Dad - by Robert Kyosaki (also the Cashflow Quadrant and Before you Quit Your Job)
Influence - by Robert B. Cialdini
Never eat alone - by Keith Ferrazzi
The E-Myth revisited - by Michael E. Gerber
Rework - by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
Founders at Work - by Jessica Livingston
Wish you a great time reading and getting inspired.
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Think and Grow Rich and Sell Your Brain are my best. Though I have hundreds of business book, but these two books. I can't just do without it
The book is ' REMINISCES OF A STOCK MARKET OPERATOR' by Edwin Lefebre. It's a classic on business and market psychology.
What the CEO Wants You to Know: How Your Company Really Works
Book by Ram Charan
My favorite currently should be Grant cardone's The Millionaire Booklet. Great book!