Starting and running a business is never easy. However, if you search for help, you’ll discover tips and advice that can keep you ahead always. Today, thousands of great business books are available to help you kick-start your business, set and achieve your goals, promote your business, manage your finances, and much more. In fact, there are too many business books that it can be difficult to settle on a good one worth reading.
I am going to reveal in this article, inspiring and thought-provoking books that provides entrepreneurs and business owners with advice, tips, and resources to achieve success.
- Winning Through Intimidation by Robert Ringer
The book is as straightforward as the title. There’s a person who has the upper hand in every transaction. Honest folks don’t like to accept it, but the passive-aggressive types recognize this and use it to full effect. One of the best sales books out there. Worth a read.
- Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin
Nothing will grab your attention in a typical farmyard setting quite like a purple cow will. In Seth Godin’s new book Purple Cow, he reveals secrets to successful marketing strategies that will separate you from the rest -be different, be exciting, generate interest and be remembered. Run-of-the-mill tactics are now boring and leave your business weak and unknown. You are going to make people do a double take if you want to be remarkable and get ahead of competitors.
- You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero
This book by Jen Sincero argues for the concept of wealth beginning with your mindset. In this book, Jen combines personal narratives that will make you laugh with concepts that will get you thinking, and transform your earning potential. Jen channels the sass and wit from her first bestseller ‘You Are a Badass’, to help readers identify and overcome limiting beliefs with money in this new money
- Work the System by Sam Carpenter
This book addresses a burning question that many company people ask daily “What system, if set in motion would prevent this problem from ever happening in the first place?” Sam Carpenter insists the universe is working correctly almost all the time, so disappointing results always stem from a fixable systemic input. An empowering and immensely practical read.
- How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life by John C. Maxwell
The most succesful people in the world have one thing common to them; and that is, they think differently from other people. John C Maxwell in How Successful People Think reveals specific ways of thinking you can adopt to change how you live that will lead you to a more happier and successful life. The book treats thinking as a discipline, you can master it if you can keep developing your skills.
- The Star Principle by Richard Koch
One of the greatest businessmen of our time, Richard Koch delivers the elegant formula he used to grow his fortune from about $4 million to more than $400 million within 25 years. This is probably the most under-rated book on this list. Richard’s book is a formula for scoring your business.
- The New One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson M.D
For many years, people who have read the One Minute Manager have confessed of the amazing success the book has helped them achieve in their professional and personal lives. The book is a classic parable of a young man looking for an effective manager and it lays out principles that are timeless and is helping readers succeed even in today’s fast paced world.