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Best Business Reads According to Us

Maybe you enjoy indulging in a new book while donning a pair of your favorite readers, curled up in a faux fur blanket as the last of winter rain continues, or simply lounging at the beach as you sip on your favorite cold-pressed juice and suppress your worries- either way, Check out our all-time favorite business reads.

  1. The Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

T Since starting our own little book club, we both agree this is an incredible find. If you’re looking for something intellectual without drowning yourself in textbook style material, this is the perfect fit.

  1. The Opposable Mind, Roger Martin

Dip your toes into what business author- Malcolm Gladwell says is the only CEO book you must read. We’ve found that Gladwell’s insightful recommendations are inspiring while captivating.

  1. The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell

Vogue and Cosmo aside, you won’t be able to put this essential business book down. Bring it along your next lengthy plane ride, end each day with a nightly chapter, or sink your teeth into the text as you soak in your favorite rose-scented bubble bath.

  1. The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen

Found on The Harvard Business School’s book list, this is “The Revolutionary Book That Will Change The Way You Do Business”. Given that it’s recommended by Steve Jobs and Mark Cuban, this is the real deal.

  1. Fooled by Randomness, Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Also found on Malcolm Gladwell’s bookshelf, this read is named ‘One of the smartest books of all time’ by Fortune Magazine. Sounds trusting.

  1. Super Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Known as the “explosive follow-up” to the well-known classic Freakonomics, this super-sized read is just that.

  1. The Person and The Situation, Lee Ross

Considering the author was named one of the most influential thinkers and psychologists of all time, this read gets an A+. Malcolm Gladwell even claims this book changed his life.

  1. Nixon Agonistes, Garry Wills

Although this book falls under a slightly different genre, its political backstory (written right before Nixon’s resignation), deems itself an appropriate and relatable read under current circumstances.

  1. Blink, Malcolm Gladwell

Tastefully written and a number one national bestseller, Gladwell’s most recent work- Blink, is about “how we think about thinking”. If you can get past the inception-like concept, this read just might change the way you see the world.

  1. Shoe Dog, Phil Knight

Written by Nike Founder and board chairman, this book uncovers the beginning days of the now well-known brand of Nike. Knight began his sales in the trunk of his Plymouth Valiant only to become one of the biggest athletic-wear companies in the world. Talk about motivational.

  1. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

Although not necessarily a “business read”, this book might be perfect for those of you who aren’t quite sure of the career you want to chase. This read encourages you to find your inner purpose and pursue a life-plan that is catered especially to your interests.

Happy Reading!

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