Here’s a good list to get your started. These are a few of my own favorite business – life related books!7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey – this is an extremely useful book on habits anyone can adopt in any field and in doing so, be able to boost both their productivity and just as importantly their enjoyment of life.
The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker’s Essential Writings On Management – Pete Drucker has long been considered the guru of business and this book is a fantastic compilation of all his amazing insight into the world of business.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill – this book has been highly touted and read for years by folks in the business industry as well as the general populus. The concepts in the book cover the power of having a positive mental outlook, utilizing the power of your intuition and imagination and bringing forth all your resources to living a good life. For more information on Napoleon Hill and the foundation in his name go here.
The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman – This book is a Must Read for anyone who wants to understand globalization and its history. The focus is on how best to adapt to the “flattening” world and how to be proactive in your response to the challenges of globalization and the new economic market.
Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins, Jerry I. Porras – This book identifies 18 visionary companies and definitively outlines both the diversity and the commonality of the companies on their route to success. You’ll recognize all the companies in the book, but what it interesting is to see how they each made their way to stellar company amongst a field of competitors. The book serves up remarkable comparisons of the path to long-term success and serves as a great highlight for how companies can succeed.