September 29 ,2017 | by Anisa Choudhary

The best business self-help books

It’s always a great idea to make improvements to your life. Whether the changes affect your studies, career plan, or health, it’s important to strive for success!

Books can be a great way to gain new skills to help you. The self-help genre is widely popular, largely due to the first-person accounts of experiences you can relate to.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Though this book was published in 1936, it remains hugely popular today. Author Dale Carnegie was a renowned public speaker on topics including self-improvement, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.

His book discusses how to influence people, techniques to persuade people towards your ideas, and improving your speaking. Carnegie promises that incorporating these strategies will enhance your relationships and interactions.

The book has sold over 15 million copies globally. Business magnate Warren Buffet claimed the book transformed his life.  

The Personal MBA

Bestselling business and finance writer Josh Kaufman penned this read. The book covers how to make good business decisions and increase productivity.

Josh Kaufman promises to teach you the essentials of running a business so you can get ahead with establishing your own venture.

To break things down for you, the book will discuss evaluating markets, increasing revenue, and the right time to raise the prices of your product/services.

The book forces you to think in a different way. It enjoys reviews from people across industry. John Mang, vice president of Proctor & Gamble said ‘’Fundamentals are fundamentals. Whether you're an entrepreneur or an executive at a Fortune 50 company, this book will help you succeed’’.

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

This New York Times bestselling book was written by John C Maxwell. With his own anecdotes of a leadership career spanning forty years with successes and failures, Maxwell illustrates the qualities leaders should process.

There are also examples from the world of the military, sports, and business.

The author promises to leave you with ‘a few golden nuggets of impactful leadership truths’. Through 21 principles, Maxwell discusses qualities such as how influence, intuition, legacy and more.

The book has sold over a million copies and for its tenth anniversary, every chapter has been updated.

 The 7 habits of highly effective people

This book encourages readers to target their goals through small daily practices which focus on an individual’s character.

Each chapter is dedicated to a different habit. The author, Stephen Covey believes changing daily habits are the building blocks of change. His aim was to create a business plan to implement in the reader’s personal life.

With over 10 million copies sold, the book is known for establishing the business self-help book genre.

We hope this post has provided you with some new reading material. For more news and views, take a look at the rest of the blog.

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