20 Best Business Books

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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
1.  Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins
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The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success
2.  The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success by Marcus Buckingham
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
3.  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni
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First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
4.  First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham
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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
5.  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (759 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE
6.  The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE by Tom Peters
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

Winning
7.  Winning by Jack Welch
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (350 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials)
8.  Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials) by Jim Collins
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
9.  Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
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Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
10.  Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership
11.  The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership by Steven B. Sample
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Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box
12.  Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box by Arbinger Institute
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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
13.  Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson
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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
14.  The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) by Timothy Ferriss
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Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future
15.  Next Generation Leader: 5 Essentials for Those Who Will Shape the Future by Andy Stanley
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable
16.  The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Who
17.  Who by Geoff Smart
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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (And Their Employees)
18.  The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (And Their Employees) by Patrick M. Lencioni
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Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters
19.  Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters by Jerry I. Porras
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Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs
20.  Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels
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