If you are an entrepreneur and an avid reader, here are some excellent books that you must get your hands on because they will provide you with valuable business insights.
Words That Change Minds by Shelle Rose Charvet
There is a big difference between saying the right thing and sort of saying the right thing. Words That Change Minds offers a complete study of the LAB (language and behaviour profile) system, where you’ll understand people’s behaviour based on the language they use.
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
This book is made up of the interviews that René Brown did with over 150 leaders. He has developed a leader’s vision that’s opposite to the manuals. René explains that while he understands that courage is important in a leader, you need to show vulnerability because this isn’t equal to weakness.
Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Alan Eagle
Trillion Dollar Coach talks about how a soccer coach became a mentor and coach to some of the most important leaders such as Eric Schmidt, Steve Jobs, and Sheryl Sandberg. The character is Bill Campbell, who uses language through colourful metaphors and history.
Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin describes the stories of leaders like Franklin Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt. The author relates how they learned from their mistakes after difficult times such as slavery and economic depression.
Loonshots by Safi Bahcall
Safi Bahcall explains how some companies tend to get stuck in time after giving up on innovating with risky decisions. Loonshots is the term that she uses to refer to micro-change organization’s skills that can trigger a company’s success.
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Billionaire John Doerr’s fortune was not produced overnight. In this book, the author tells about his OKR (Objectives and Key Results) strategy. It focuses on concentrating on your goals. This book also tells the stories of prominent companies like Google and Intel.