Folks are abuzz about these businesses books. From CNBC’s top 12 list to Businessweek Bestseller Lists, these suckers have secured their spots at the top of the stacks.
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman
When staring into business, it’s important to establish an effective leadership style. Wiseman gathers interviews from over 150 executives to pinpoint the keys to amplifying the amount of intelligence and capability of a team by spreading motivation, freedom and inspiration to employees.
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
Tony Hsieh, author and CEO of Zappos, demonstrates that a little happiness can go a long way. With emphasis on company culture and customer service, Hsieh has used scientific research about the study of happiness to guide his business and has struck gold. Zappos.com does over on billion dollars in gross merchandise sales each year.
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
The best way to understand the dramatic transformation of unknown books into bestsellers, or the rise of teenage smoking, or the phenomena of word of mouth or any number of the other mysterious changes that mark everyday life, writes Malcolm Gladwell, is to think of them as epidemics. Ideas and products and messages and behaviors spread just like viruses do. In this bestseller, Gladwell demonstrates that small changes in individual behavior can lead to big changes in the world. In harnessing this power, those starting into business can spread the word and change the world.
The Upside Of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home by Dan Ariely
Whatever you think, think the opposite—if only for a moment. That’s what Dan Ariely urges readers to do in this collection of behavioral economics ponderings. Ariely illustrates how irrationality does not always lead to disaster, but sometimes it leads to innovation and seemingly unlikely yet transformative successes both in business and in everyday life. This read might inspire new entrepreneurs to throw caution to the wind in order to embrace spontaneity and creativity early in the game.
Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
Rework is about demolishing your predispositions about business processes and practices and re-creating them in a more pragmatic and simple way. By cutting out unnecessary flab, you will establish more efficient processes leading to better outcomes with less input. In Rework, Fried and Heinemeier Hansson show you how to cut out the middlemen and cut to the chase. In short, get this book; get things done.