10 Business Books You Should Read

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Whether it’s coaching or owning a business, there’s a lot out there to learn.

But, you don’t have to leave your Box – or even your own home for that matter – to get an education. Ben Bergeron said one of the biggest ways he grows is through books. There are a plethora of business books out there, just waiting to be opened by you, Affiliate. Here are 10 books to get you started. And if you don’t have time to read a book, download the audio to listen to while you clean the floors!

1. How to Win Friends and Influence People

Consider it a guidebook on how to interact with people of all types, influencing them to your way of thinking. Dale Carnegie’s short chapters gives you daily nuggets that you can apply in almost any relationship/situation.

 

2. Extreme Ownership

If you want a book written by ex-Navy SEALs, look no further. Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share how time in the SEAls lead them to leadership skills they now use to help businesses succeed. It all comes down to taking ownership with your team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. The 5 Levels of Leadership

Starting from the basic leader all the way to the leader who builds other leaders, John C. Maxwell dives into the skills and abilities necessary to achieve the next leadership level. If you’re looking to build your Coaches into leaders, this is the book for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. The E-Myth Revisited

If you haven’t read this yet, then it’s time. Michael Gerber gives key business insights for the small business, debunking myths and sharing what works – and what doesn’t. He looks at business as it grows, which is hopefully what your Box is doing!

5. Insight

Are you ready to be self aware? Tasha Eurich dives into how to grow in self-awareness so you can be the best person – business owner, leader – that you can be. Often, it starts with knowing yourself best in order to figure out how to grow your business.

6. The Captain Class

If you like sports, you’ll like this one. Sam Walker has done extensive research on various sports teams and their success. He found captains have a large part in this! From this pattern that emerges, he offers lessons that can be applied in many realms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. The Innovator’s Dilemma

Innovation, especially in this budding industry, happens daily. What should you be aware of and put into play? And what should you avoid? Clayton M. Christensen shares successes and failures from other companies that you can learn from.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Good to Great

What does it take to be a great company? Jim Collins dives into this topic, analyzing what takes a good company into the realm of greatness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Unshakeable

Finances, whether in your business or personal life, need attention. Tony Robbins shares steps to take to achieve those financial goals you have. Plus, it’s Tony Robbins – you know you’re about to be pumped up!

 

10. Tools of Titans

Tim Ferriss is a master of the podcast interview. Here, he’s taken some of the best, most actionable tips and advice he’s learned over the years in his interviews and put them all in one place. Plus, it helps he’s tested most of these tips himself.

Heather is the editor for Box Pro Magazine. Contact her at heather@peakemedia.com.
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