Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by keevio, Jan 16, 2015.
What Ebook has impacted you the most in your success?
This is a Lounge thread. You probably forgot the rules with your 2009 9 post account.
Here's my favorites off the top of my head.
Rich Dad Poor Dad
The richest man in Babylon
Four Hour Workweek
How to win friends and influence people
Think and grow rich
The 48 laws of power
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The Art of War
The Art of Persuasion
sounds very strong . . . .
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I've given away at least 25 copies of that book... it can literally change a person's financial future.
There are some solid booms suggested here!
Ill read the ones I havent and hope people keep suggesting!
The list above is mostly "inspirational" in nature, if that what one is looking for. Of the books in that list, I'd recommend 7 Habits, as it cuts through the bs and tells you in detail an effective method for managing your life.
If you want something free / online that is all about Business (and the many disciplines that covers), there is a great introduction on a large array of business topics on the quickmba website. Each section provides a very brief (but solid) summary of the topic. Nearly each section has a recommended book for reading the topic in more details. Tip: If the books are not available via eBook (free or otherwise), find a used book on Amazon or Abebooks. Or better yet, probably every one of those topics likely have many pages of commentary on the web, google them for more detail.
This would be the closest to getting a business degree without attending school. This will not tell you "how" to be successful, but will provide a model for thinking about what you may already intuitively grasp (if you've been in business long enough) but not have thought about in such a way. It will speed you up the learning curve on some core business topics vs learning it all from the school of hard knocks (or having a mentor who could walk you through all of them).
I'd start with the Marketing and Strategy topics and drill down on those, since this is all about IM here on BHW. Incidentally, 7 Habits is one of their topics under Management.
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