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12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

A Little Known 9-Word Tom Brady Quote Is The True North Of All Success

It's not talent, skill, or even dedication that guides your path to success. It's this.<p>First things first. This isn't a Patriot-ic column. Yes, I'm from Boston. Yes, I'm rooting for the Pats this Sunday. Yes, I cannot help but be drawn into the Super Bowl frenzy. And yes, I too was wondering if Tom …

Motivation

You Can Bootstrap Your Startup From an Excel Spreadsheet With This Founder's 'Agile Financing' Model

But don't just adopt the spreadsheet model. Adopt the focus on profits and smart investments.<p>Pini Yakuel is the co-founder of Optimove, an AI-driven relationship management platform that lets brands like 800-Flowers, Adore Me and Freshly divide their customer base into micro-segments and send them …

Small Business

5 Books that Changed the Way I Did Business in 2017

How ideas on conversation, persuasion, and inclusivity are changing the way I do business.<p>Popular media might have you thinking that print books are dead. But you wouldn't believe that if you walked in my office. My shelves are filled with the latest business books from the greatest thought leaders …

Books

How This 23-Year-Old College Drop Out Built A $41M Company

One of the quickest ways to accelerate your success is to learn from those who have already accomplished what you’re working towards.<p>Top performers around the world know that just <i>how</i> successful you can be depends on how successful your coach is. That’s why CEOs pay Tony Robbins $1 million a year …

Tony Robbins

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

New ventures are searching for a business model, not executing one. Download a customizable version of this video slide deck here.

11 Oprah-Approved Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Here are some books to jumpstart your year.<p>Online Editorial Assistant<p>Need a new read? Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has some suggestions.<p>In 1996, Winfrey launched Oprah’s Book Club on <i>The Oprah Winfrey Show</i>. Since its beginnings more than two decades ago, it’s only grown in prestige and popularity. …

19 Books the World's Top CEOs Read in 2017 (Including Bill Gates)

The book 'Hit Refresh' by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes this list twice as a great read.<p>What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

Warren Buffett

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

Alexander the Great once said that he wasn’t afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. He was afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. So how do …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life)

Tim Ferriss developed this exercise in fear-setting to help him make the hardest decisions of his life.<p>We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he …

Tim Ferriss

Best Tech Books of 2017 - MIT Technology Review

<b>By Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot</b><p>Through personal stories, Cabot and Walravens shine a light on the women making waves in the technology …

9 Books You Must Read, According to Some of the Biggest Names in Tech

The highest achieving people in business are students, adept at analyzing markets and scrutinizing trends. And typically they read--voraciously at times.<p>The highest achieving people in business are students, adept at analyzing markets and scrutinizing trends. And typically they read--voraciously at …

5 Books About the Future Elon Musk Thinks You Should Read

The Tesla boss is always thinking ahead.<p>Elon Musk has become one of the world’s most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the …

Ten Of 2017's Best Books For Leaders Will Put You Ahead Of The Competition

From billionaires to CEOs, and from neuroscientists to navy SEALs, the authors of some of the best business books of the year offer plenty of invaluable advice for entrepreneurs, managers, leaders and aspiring change-makers. These 10 insights from 4,000 pages of books will put you ahead of the …

Ray Dalio

The CEO Who Made Disney an $80 Billion Company Just Listed 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

I've read three of the five books Michael Eisner recommends...and the other two are now on my reading list.<p>Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner just shared his top reading recommendations for business -- and life.<p>Eisner created the reading list for Scribd, the digital reading subscription service, that …

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books of 2017

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations from 2017.

Books

Tony Robbins Top 10 MUST Read Books to Expand Your Mind

<b>Tony Robbins is arguably one of the top Speakers and Life Strategists of this decade</b> and has worked with some of the world’s top leaders and high …

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

Books

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

Self-improvement

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

Brand-New Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

This month had a lot of great new releases in marketing, business, and leadership.<p>As an entrepreneur, it's never been easier to get your hand on expert advice through great books. I've written in the past about my favorite books for female entrepreneurs, creative entrepreneurs, social media skill …

Entrepreneurship

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I realize I didn't do anything special.<p>What I did, you can …

You Can Never Build The Future By Looking To The Past

Innovation isn't like operations<p>"The biggest change you are going to see over the next year is that we want to bring our toy stores to life," newly minted Toys R Us CEO Dave Brandon told a reporter a little over a year ago. "I want kids to be dragging their parents to our stores because they want …

Innovation

9 Recommended Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read

With Christmas around the corner, why not ask for the gift of reading the same books billionaires read?<p>Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day …

Warren Buffett

1 Year Later, Wal-Mart's Jet.com Acquisition Is an Undeniable Success

The retail giant has made a number of significant improvements in the year since it took over Jet. Here's why it was a smart move.<p>When <b>Wal-Mart</b> …

26 of the best business books you can read, from the CEOs and execs who can't put them down

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

The Best Business Books of 2017

The must-read business books of the year according to McKinsey and the Financial Times.<p>Yes, the last quarter of the year often means a manic sprint to reach your business and personal goals, but at least this season offers one big compensation for the crazy end-of-year scramble. 'Tis the season for …

Books