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8 books that can help you increase your net worth

If you're looking to boost your financial IQ this summer, reading these books is one way to get started.<p>CNBC.com asked financial advisors which books …

Investing

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

22 Books Highly Recommended by Successful People

People who achieve the most in life are often voracious readers.<p>People who achieve the most in life are keen on self-improvement, which is why they're also often voracious readers. Here are some excellent titles to check out, recommended by nearly two dozen successful executives.<p>1. <i>You Are a Badass</i> …

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

7 books about money that make great gifts for every type of college grad

After college, newly minted graduates are figuring out how to interview for their first jobs, manage their first paychecks and keep their heads above …

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'<p>Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the Microsoft …

Bill Gates

The 3 Books You Need To Read To Be A Morning Person

<b>* Finally be the morning person you’ve always wanted to be</b> <b><br>* Discover the secrets to conquering the morning from these experts</b> <b><br>* Read these books to</b> …

Self-improvement

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Retirement

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Nobel Prize

Bill Gates and Other Billionaires Say This 1 Habit is the Secret to Their Success

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and other billionaires read far more books than the average person. Here's why.<p>Bill Gates is at it again. He's indulging in one of his favorite habits: reading. Gates recently wrote a blog post titled, "5 amazing books I read this year." The post is in addition to …

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read

Are these on your wish list?<p>There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his …

7 Must-Read Books From Entrepreneurs in the Trenches

The right books can help you grow both as a person and an entrepreneur. Here's a few book recommendations from seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Aside from incredible success, what do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Zuckerberg …

Entrepreneurship

Personal Development: 8 Must Read Books for Teachers

In today's collection of Books for Teachers, we are sharing with you this meticulously curated selection of some of the best books in the area of …

Self-improvement

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

10 Books Tim Ferriss Thinks Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Check out these titles curated by the productivity expert and podcast host.<p>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-improvement

According to Tim Ferriss This 1 Book Will Transform Your Business

Struggling to scrape your way to 'the top' as an entrepreneur? This book written over 70 years ago could hold all the answers you need.<p>On his podcast, Tim Ferriss (serial entrepreneur, bestselling author, investor, and Grade A badass) has interviewed hundreds and hundreds of world-class performers …

Ray Dalio thinks everyone should read these 3 books — and they have nothing to do with finance

Ray Dalio isn't like other investors.<p>His firm, Bridgewater Associates, is the world's largest hedge fund — with about $160 billion in total assets under management — and it's run according to a culture of "radical truth" and "radical transparency."<p>Dalio has built a workplace according to his vision …

Bridgewater Associates

17 Best Books to Guide You on the Road to Self-Care

Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and Addiction<p>Dean Sluyter<p>In this lifestyle guide, acclaimed teacher and award-winning author Dean Sluyter demonstrates how we can use simple meditative techniques to live more and fear less. He draws on enlightenment teachings to help readers address issues such …

Ikigai

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

6 Books to Read This Month to Sharpen Your Business and Life Skills

Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company<p><i>By Scott Galloway</i><p><i>October; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Named one of the “World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by …

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

5 Books That Will Make You A More Driven Person

Sometimes all you need is someone else's story to get you fired up.<p>I am a huge advocate for reading.<p>There are certain lessons you can only extract from a good book--especially one written by someone who has been in your same shoes, and is giving you all the nitty gritty details you want to know …

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>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 …

Self-improvement

Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

'Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products' by Nir Eyal<p><i>Amazon</i><p>Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us …

Silicon Valley

3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

When members of our parents' generation were out forging their careers, it was difficult to up your skills without following the traditional college …

5 Books You Need to Read This Fall If You Want to Be Mentally Tougher

The first step to improving yourself is to shed unnecessary mental fat and that starts with these mind-enriching books.<p>It's often said that you can only go as far as your mindset is properly equipped to transport you when chasing after business and health goals.<p>During my own personal journey of …