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Read This List of Books to Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

If you want to get ahead in business and life, one of the best things you can do is adopt a habit of reading every day. Researchers consistently find that it's a good practice for health and longevity, not to mention the fact that business giants such as Elon Musk, Warren Buffet and Mark Cuban are …

Business Strategy

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Startups

8 Books That’ll Help You Earn Your First Million

What would you do if you were obscenely wealthy? And before you start the whole, “Money doesn’t matter” trip, just humor us here. How would you spend …

Peter Thiel

12 New Books Packed With Fresh Ideas, Courtesy of Adam Grant

The seasons are changing and according to productivity experts, so should your routine.<p>"We live in a world of seasons, but productivity advice seems to always think in terms of the day, the week, the year, or five years, never the season," writer Matt Thomas points out. "To quote Ecclesiastes 3:1, …

Adam Grant

7 self-made millionaires and the books that changed their finances

Millionaires come from all walks of life, but research shows they share some key habits that helped them climb (and stay) at the top of their …

Personal Finance

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

An unauthorized copy of an investing bible that Wall Streeters pay thousands of dollars for was up for grabs on Kindle for $9.99

One of the most prized books on Wall Street, which usually costs thousands of dollars, was briefly available to the masses for a fraction of the price.<p>An Amazon Kindle copy of "Margin of Safety," written by the billionaire value investor and hedge fund manager Seth Klarman, sold for a few days for …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

How I Got Better at Photography

Two years ago, I splurged some money and bought a camera because I’d always wanted to try to take pictures of the stars. The left photo above was the …

11 Books to Stay Stimulated Over Summer

We suffer just as much as kids do when our schedules slow down and our brains take an extended break. One way to combat that is by starting a summer reading list that feeds the mind beyond breezy "beach reads."<p>Summer means long, languid afternoons spent at the pool, in a hammock, or on vacation. …

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> …

Warren Buffett: 'Any time the market takes a sharp dive,' read this book

Despite a generally positive economic outlook, one asset manager warns that signs of a potential market crash are now appearing.<p>Regardless of whether …

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and …

Employment

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Framing

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

5 Personal Finance Books to Read This Year

Already stalling on that New Year's resolution to fix your finances? We'll help you jumpstart that commitment.<p>We asked NerdWallet’s money experts …

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

Books

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

Our favorite books will help you become a better leader<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>Alexander the Great once said that he wasn’t afraid of an army of lions …

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

The 8 Best Yoga Poses for Men

If you think yoga isn’t for you, look to basketball stars Blake Griffin and Dirk Nowitzki. They’re just a couple of the big names that trained with …

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

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 …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

The Fastest Way to Become a Bad-Ass Rope Skipper<p>Portable and Effective<p>Jump rope training can benefit everyone. You can use it for long periods at a …

There's No Guaranteed Path To Financial Freedom But This Is Pretty Close

Money can't buy happiness. But it can buy freedom, and freedom is the prerequisite to happiness.<p>Here's a recent conversation with a friend. Let's pretend you're that friend.<p><b>Me:</b> Are you where you want to be right now?<p><b>You:</b> What do you mean? Geographically? Professionally? Personally?<p><b>Me:</b> Yes.<p><b>You:</b> …

4 Side Gigs You Can Start Today

When you really have things running right you will make money while you sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re shifting gears into a “gig-economy.” The typical 9-to-5 workday is slowly becoming a thing of the past as skilled freelancers are able …