When you’re thinking of improving your knowledge in any field and explore of your innate capacity, there’s nothing more valuable than a practical success book.
Based on online ratings, experts picks and personal experiences, we bring you the 4 books that should be on the top of your list if you’re looking to shatter your limitations and break free for success.
The Circle of Profit: How to Turn Your Passion into $1 Million by Anik Singal
In this highly motivational book, Anik Singal shares with you the secret to turning your hobby into a million dollar business with a simple online model.
And, no, he doesn’t require that you’re pre-equipped with some knowledge or experience. Even as a newbie to the dynamic world of doing business and making profit, Anik guides you through a line-by-line path on how you monetize your natural skills — a process he himself has perfected in the last 10 years.
The Circle of Profit offers you an innovative, out-of-the-box approach to successfully launching your own digital venture. Applying this models he outlines, you too can create a lifetime of profits from your hobby, passion or professional expertise.
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
The goal of some of today’s most successful product is to change user behaviour. Creating great products today requires a lot of study and deep knowledge of the psychology behind the way people think and act.
In the Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg empowers the reader with a succinct, practical understanding of human psychology that can be applied in business, life and the products we create. The book teaches you how to recognise the fundamental values you need to build into a product to make a customer adopt it as part of their habit.
One-Click by Richard Brandt
Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos has always been major feature in the world of dot.com. Since its set up in 1995, Jeff has powered Amazon into one of the most dominant brands in the world, expanding on its products, size, revenue and innovative products.
One thing we all agree is that there’s a certain mystery with the way dexterous and almost ingenuous way the Amazon CEO has ran the company and carved out a hugely successful path; and every business manager or entrepreneur wants to know.
That’s the focus of Richard’s Brandt’s best seller, One Click. It tells you all you need to know about Amazon, its early days, the business evolution, it’s business model and how it became very successful.
One Click spotlights the managerial skills, personality and vision of the enigmatic CEO, Jeff Bezos and how all of these factors played out in the overall success of Amazon.
Rework by Jason Fried and David Hansson
Reading David’s Hannsson’s Rework, you will learn an easier, faster and simpler path to business success. This book will teach you to unlearn some of the ‘essentials’ you’ve been taught about doing business. It will teach you why you a business plan can hurt you, why you shouldn’t have any need for investors, and you shouldn’t bother about the competition.
The point of Rework is that you may be making so much of a fuss, rather than following a simpler, easier and faster way: Staff, paperwork, meetings, office and even hardwork are not necessary. They’re just excuses to getting the work done.
Here’s the lesson: If you don’t begin to do it now, someone else will.
Business Adventures by John Brooks
First off, Business Adventures is the favourite of the world’s two richest men, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. And that makes this book by John Brooks self-recommending.
This book drips with pure quality, both from the perspective of the managerial expertise and the fundamental concepts of doing business encased in it; as well as the writing.