My favorite business books

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
1.  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni
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Mastery
2.  Mastery by Robert Greene
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  "This book is all about how to become a master in your field. It is not a business book per se but a means of achieving the highest levels possible in your field which will invariably translate to business success."
$21.98   Used & New from: $12.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (470 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rework
3.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
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What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
4.  What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith
The list author says:
  "This is a landmark book that every successful mid-level manager and higher ought to study and implement. It answers some deeply puzzling questions like "Why can't I get ahead anymore?" and "I wonder why people don't like being around me?"

It discusses some disturbing truths about successful people then provides a solution for improvement."
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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
5.  Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins
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  "This is a book you will read over and over because we're all in the process of going from good to great."
$20.44   Used & New from: $0.44
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,622 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

The Black Swan
6.  The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The list author says:
  "One of the most intellectually honest and challenging books I've ever read. It will challenge your core beliefs and make you take a second look at truths you believed to be self evident."
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The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels
7.  The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels by Michael Watkins
The list author says:
  "This book has helped me in new job roles where I had to make a significant impact quickly or be fired. I learned a lot about the sensitivity of the first 90 days on the job."
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
8.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
The list author says:
  "The habits discussed in this book are timeless. I especially like his telling of the Aesop's fables."
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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
9.  Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy
The list author says:
  "This is a no-nonsense book about the discipline of outstanding management: asking tough questions, rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in solving issues and confronting difficult situations. It belongs on the bookshelf of every leader that wants to execute."
$18.12   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (354 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers
10.  Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey A. Moore
The list author says:
  "Offers great insight into taking a product (or a company) from the garage to the real world."
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The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
11.  The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
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Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't
12.  Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't by Jeffrey Pfeffer
The list author says:
  "Navigating through the corridors of power in your organization."
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The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal
13.  The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by James E. Loehr
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Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion
14.  Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk
The list author says:
  "Gary Vaynerchuk discusses the importance of building a personal brand through the web. What I like about Gary is his authenticity and the importance he places on family, hard work and passion. He also recommends a step-by-step plan of building your unique personal brand and putting it on steroids using the technologies of social media."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (734 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The Tipping Point
15.  The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
16.  Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
The list author says:
  "Practical advice on how to keep your busy schedule sane."
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Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used
17.  Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used by Peter Block
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Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story
18.  Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story by Peter Guber
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Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
19.  Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni
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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (And Their Employees)
20.  The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (And Their Employees) by Patrick Lencioni
$17.83   Used & New from: $0.92
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