Best Business Books of All Time

Added by John Biggs on 2020-11-27 18:27:28

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Best Business Books of All Time
Based on a Twitter thread by Mike Maples.
  • Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0}

    Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0

    Description
    Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0 is the ambitious upgrade to a classic. In Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0, you'll discover that the goal to turn your business into an enduring great company is as relevant - and as within your reach - as ever.
  • Influence (rev)}

    Influence (rev)

    Description
    "Learn the six psychological secrets behind our powerful impulse to comply." - cover.
  • Built to Sell}

    Built to Sell

    Description
    According to John Warrillow, the number one mistake entrepreneurs make is to build a business that relies too heavily on them.
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things}

    The Hard Thing About Hard Things

    Description
    This is no polished victory lap; he analyzes issues with no easy answers through his trials, including demoting (or firing) a loyal friend; whether you should incorporate titles and promotions, and how to handle them; if it's OK to hire ...
  • My Life and Work}

    My Life and Work

    Description
    Ford's autobiography, My Life and Work, gives personal insight into the life of this prolific inventor and titan of industry.
  • Good to Great}

    Good to Great

    Description
    Can a good company become a great one and, if so, how?After a five-year research project, Collins concludes that good to great can and does happen. In this book, he uncovers the underlying variables that enable any type of organization to
  • The Inner Game of Tennis}

    The Inner Game of Tennis

    Description
    Not just for tennis players, or even just for athletes in general, this handbook works for anybody who wants to improve his or her performance in any activity, from playing music to getting ahead at work.
  • Finite and Infinite Games}

    Finite and Infinite Games

    Description
    “There are at least two kinds of games,” states James P. Carse as he begins this extraordinary book. “One could be called finite; the other infinite.
  • Zero to One}

    Zero to One

    Description
    In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.
  • High Output Management}

    High Output Management

    Description
    In this legendary business book and Silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.
  • The Art of War}

    The Art of War

    Description
    An ancient Chinese treatise on war stresses the importance of speed, sound tactics, subterfuge, discipline, appropriate form of attack, and accurate intelligence
  • How to Get Rich}

    How to Get Rich

    Description
    How to Get Rich is different from any other book on the subject because Dennis isn't selling snake oil, investment tips, or motivational claptrap.
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People}

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    Description
    A leading management consultant outlines seven organizational rules for improving effectiveness and increasing productivity at work and at home.
  • The Outsiders}

    The Outsiders

    Description
    It's time to redefine the CEO success story. Meet eight iconoclastic leaders who helmed firms where returns on average outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 20 times.
  • What You Do Is Who You Are}

    What You Do Is Who You Are

    Description
    It’s not your marketing campaign. It’s not even what you believe. Who you are is what you do. This book aims to help you do the things you need to become the kind of leader you want to be—and others want to follow.
  • The Innovator's Dilemma}

    The Innovator's Dilemma

    Description
    Examines how companies can create a balance between marketing cutting-edge technology and anticipating customer demand
  • Let My People Go Surfing}

    Let My People Go Surfing

    Description
    "This is the story of an attempt to do more than change a single corporation—it is an attempt to challenge the culture of consumption that is at the heart of the global ecological crisis."—From the Foreword by Naomi Klein, bestselling .
  • Think and Grow Rich}

    Think and Grow Rich

    Description
    Think and Grow Rich
  • Poor Charlie's Almanack}

    Poor Charlie's Almanack

    Description
    The bulk of the text though is, as the subtitle suggests, the wit and wisdom of Mr. Munger as conveyed through various speeches in the last couple decade or so before 2006.
  • On the Origin of Species}

    On the Origin of Species

    Description
    ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.
  • Get Funded!: The Startup Entrepreneur’s Guide to Seriously Successful Fundraising}

    Get Funded!: The Startup Entrepreneur’s Guide to Seriously Successful Fundraising

    Description
  • Les Schwab}

    Les Schwab

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  • Never Split the Difference}

    Never Split the Difference

    Description
    . . .It’s required reading for my employees because I use the lessons in this book every single day, and I want them to, too.”—Jason McCarthy, CEO of GORUCK
  • Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal}

    Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal

    Description
    Pitch Anything makes sure you get the nod (or wink) you deserve.” —RALPH CRAM, Investor “Pitch Anything offers a new method that will differentiate you from the rest of the pack.” —JASON JONES, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang ...
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John Biggs - 1 year ago
This list came from a Twitter thread of top business books. I'd love to hear what you think.

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