If there is one thing that will move your business forward in 2017, it’s getting the right education and investing in yourself.
The good news is that the investment doesn’t have to be huge because these business books are all you need.
Pick the ones that sound the best for you, purchase them now (or order them from the library). If they are on your nightstand or kindle, you will be much more inclined to read them.
Scaling Up: Why a Few Companies Make It….and Why the Rest Don’t by Verne Harnish
In Scaling Up, Harnish and his team share practical tools and techniques for building an industry-dominating business.
These approaches have been honed from over three decades of advising tens of thousands of CEOs and executives and helping them navigate the increasing complexities (and weight) that come with scaling up a venture.
80/20 Sales and Marketing by Perry Marshall
This is the guide to working less and making more. If you’re a sales and marketing professional, you can save 80 percent of your time and money by zeroing in on the right 20 percent of your market. By page 5 you’ll be applying 80/20² and 80/20³ to gain 10X, even 100X the success.
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering.
She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives.
Zero to One by Peter Thiel
Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.
Money: A Love Story by Kate Northrup
Using client stories and her own saga of moving from $20,000 of debt to complete financial freedom by the age of 28, Northrup acts as a guide in your quest for personal financial freedom. She’ll teach you how to shift your beliefs about money, create a budget, spend in line with your values, get out of debt, and so much more. In short, she’ll teach you to love your money, so you can love your life.
The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco
In this book, you’ll learn how to demand the Fastlane, an alternative road-to-wealth; one that actually ignites dreams and creates millionaires young, not old.
Change lanes and find your explosive wealth accelerator. Hit the Fastlane, crack the code to wealth, and find out how to live rich for a lifetime.
Million Dollar Women by Julia Pimsleur
The essential guide for female entrepreneurs who want to “go big,” which shows you how to turn that creative idea into a million-dollar-plus business.