Each of us from time to time thinks about how to become successful, earn more money, or bring a brilliant idea to life. This list, of course, can be continued, but the main thing here is not just to immerse yourself in your own thoughts, but to find a foundation from which you can start and start doing something.
Books about business will give you the impetus to move forward and develop, and they can also be a good gift for your loved ones.
Dan Senor, Saul Singer “A Nation of Smart People: The Story of the Israeli Economic Miracle”
Can a young country with a small population, without significant mineral resources and chaos around it, become one of the leading countries in the world? The answer is yes. And that country is Israel. American investor Dan Senor, with the support of Israeli journalist Saul Singer, spoke about its development, innovation and entrepreneurship in his book “Startup Country: The Story of the Israeli Economic Miracle.”
Jason Fried, David Heinmeier Hansson “Rework”
This book will change the way you look at business. Sometimes, to have a successful business, you need to forget everything you knew before. The authors of Rework explain why entrepreneurs actually need less than they think.
In addition, they teach how to start your own business or improve an existing business. If you feel that entrepreneurship is your calling, this book is for you; or you are tired of constantly working within the existing framework. Either way, Jason Fried and David Heinmeier Hansson will change the way you think about running a business.
Brad Stone “Everything is for sale. Jeff Bezos and the era of Amazon”
The book “Everything is for Sale. Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” by Brad Stone became a bestseller immediately after publication. Various publications named it the best book of the year. On the pages of this guide you will find not only the success story of the innovative Amazon company, but also instructions for implementing your business. The book is recommended for people who want to create their own business, but lack experience. Author Jeff Bezos described the origins of the company, its formation and development, and also revealed his life path as a successful businessman.
Brené Brown “Get Stronger”
Each of us has had moments in life when it seemed that everything was over, had gone topsy-turvy and we no longer had the strength to rise from our knees. But there are no hopeless situations, as Brené Brown points out in her book “Getting Strong.” After reading the book, your faith in yourself will be restored again. It will help change your life for the better.
John Beet, Mitch Cohen “How to Become a Billionaire. How the World’s Largest Manufacturers Create Tremendous Value”
What does it take to become a billionaire? You say – be super smart and work hard. However, research conducted by John Squell and Mitch Cohen proves that these are not mandatory items to make your first million. Researchers talked to many billionaires and found that most of the legends about their success are simply fiction. These people are not natural geniuses, and approximately 80% of those whom Beet and Mitchell interviewed made their billions in industries where the level of competition is beyond the acceptable level.
Barbara Sher, Annie Gottlieb “Dreaming is not harmful. How to get what you really want”
Every person dreams, fantasizes about what he really wants. But desires are not always reflected in real life. This book will help you understand yourself, realize your dreams, and become successful. Author Barbara Sher has prepared a variety of exercises for readers to set goals and selected the best tips on how to overcome life’s difficulties.
All you have to do is overcome your fear and keep moving forward!
Frank Ahrens “The Man from Seoul”
Who would have thought that it would not take South Korea so much time to become the state of the future. While suffering from North Korean aggression, this small country was able to achieve significant economic growth. Thanks to the book “The Man from Seoul” by Frank Ahrens, everyone has the opportunity to become better acquainted with Asian life, mentality and business characteristics.
Kate Ferrazzi “Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success Through Networking”
Do you know how to sincerely and openly communicate with different people, thereby building a useful network of acquaintances? It is this skill that can open many doors for you, promote career growth and improve your life. Born the son of an immigrant steelworker and a cleaner, Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Network Success, was educated at Yale University and Harvard Business School. This is a man who shakes hands with presidents and heads of government of powerful states. And it is Ferrazzi who will teach you how to communicate with others in a way that will lead you to success.
The book will be useful not only for businessmen, but also for any audience, because the art of making useful contacts can help solve various problems.
Jeff Sutherland “Scrum. Learn to do twice as much in less time”
What do you know about the unique Scrum methodology? But the author of the book “Scrum. Learn to do twice as much in less time,” Jeff Sutherland, knows a lot – he is its developer. This technique allows you to structure your work process in such a way that its quality increases several times. If you want to increase your efficiency, learn to use Scrum.
Martin Ford “The Robots Are Coming”
Will a machine be able to surpass humans by penetrating all areas of activity? What if the machine causes mass unemployment and inequality? Martin Ford, a futurist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, models the near future and the role in it of machines that can replace humans and live their own lives. In his book, he talks about artificial intelligence and robotics, the capabilities of which can compete equally with the human brain.
If the topics of business, politics, economics, and technology are close to you, be sure to add this book to your home library.