Top 18 Books Every CEO Reads

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There are too many book lists for entrepreneurs out there. These are 18 books The Top CEO’s are reading now (with their revenue numbers so you know how successful they are!)

1. Kim Garst makes $37,000/mo on her membership site and is reading The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness

2. Dane Maxwell has sold $5M of his Foundation course and is reading Sam Walton: Made In America

3. Peter Shallard’s SaaS company is doing $25k+/mo in MRR and he is reading Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior

4. Nick Kneuper has sold 100,000 units on his clothing line and is reading The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

5. Kevin Wilke has sold $30m worth of his infoproduct and is reading Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

6. Bob Burg has sold 1.5m copies of his books, is a bestseller, and is reading The Secret of Selling Anything

7. Kevin Lavelle has grown his apparel company 4x over the last 2 years and is reading The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

8. Cameron Johnson was selling $15k/day worth of beenie babies at 11 years old and now sells $80m in cars per year and is reading Direct from Dell: Strategies that Revolutionized an Industry (Collins Business Essentials)

9. Ben Uyeda is investing in Boston real estate and making bank and is readingCradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

10. Ron Lynch led GoPro from $300k/year to $500m+ per year and is reading The Art Of War

11. Tracy Matthews is did $150k with her membership site and is reading The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It (A favorite of most entrepreneurial circles like EntrepreneurHandbook, Entrepreneur Quotes)

12. Carrie Wilkerson charges $12k per keynote and is reading The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies

13. Christian Smith launched a $1m+ crowdfunding campaign and is reading How to Win Friends & Influence People

14. Sean Wycliff is and is doing $240k/mo in his movie ticket business and is reading Market Wizards, Updated: Interviews With Top Traders

15. Dan Vitiello raised $300k from 5000 Instagram followers and is reading Thinking, Fast and Slow

16. Jordan Gray is getting guest posts on TOP blogs and is reading The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness

17. Sean Malarkey has sold 20,000 units of his $97 program and is reading Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way

18. Franklin Cole is managing $40,000,000 in advertising spend and is reading Breakthrough Advertising

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