Your Guide to the 10 Best Business Books of All Time

For some people, the process of learning ends with school. But if you want to continue to grow and better yourself, having a consistent reading habit can help you keep your mind sharp and develop the skills you need to make your next move.

Let’s dive right in!

How Reading Fuels Success

Many wildly successful people tout the benefits of reading and claim that this one habit is crucial to getting them where they are today.

Take a look:

  • Warren Buffett spends 80% of his time reading.
  • Bill Gates reads about 50 books each year.
  • Mark Zuckerberg reads a book every two weeks.
  • Oprah Winfrey calls books her “path to personal freedom.”
  • Mark Cuban reads for three hours a day.

Top 10 Business Books

  1. The Richest Man In Babylon: A Success Story
  2. 100 Great Business Ideas from leading companies Jeremy Kourdi
  3. How to Win Every Argument by Madsen Pirie
  4. How to Write a Business Plan by Mike McKeever
  5. How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell
  6. The 5 Second Rule
  7. Thinking Skills — Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  8. The Art of Public Speaking by Stephen E Locus


If you want to take your career and your business to the next level, any of these bestsellers can help you get there. Books like the ones on our list can help you see into the minds of successful individuals from the business world and learn from their hard-earned wisdom.

This list is an excellent starting point for those of you wanting to sharpen your business skills. However, there are plenty of insightful business books beyond these that can help you dive deeper into any topics that interest you.

For more valuable tips and insightful lessons from successful entrepreneurs, give our Reverse Engineered podcast a listen. You can explore topics ranging from creating a great culture to building a business so you can support the lifestyle you want to lead.

And now, we’d love to hear from you. What business books did you enjoy the most? What titles should we add to our list and why? Let us know in the comments section below.



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