Best Business Development Books

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What do you think are the best business development books?

I have learned a lot from reading books on business development and there are hundreds of books I have read. Below is a selection of my favorites please check them out and then email me your 3 favorite books on business development. I would love to hear your recommendations and I am sure other readers will too.

When I receive your email I will post them along with your name so the world knows the books that inspire you.

Your friend on the journey, David

P.S. I also consider personal development to be a big part of business development. Here is my selection of personal development books. 

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My list is in no particular order

The Greatest Miracle in the World

by Og Mandino (inspiration and effectiveness) – this is a beautiful and inspiring story – click on title for details

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The Greatest Salesman in the World
by Og Mandino (effectiveness and living the right way) – this is a classic bestselling book in which Mandino shows us that to be a good salesperson, you must believe in yourself and the work you are doing – if you work in sales this is an invaluable book – click on title for details

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Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

By Dan Ariely (social psychology) – a fascinating book on how we shape our decisions – click on title for details

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What Would Google Do?
By Jeff Jarvis (Innovation) – Jarvis gets us to look at the world the way ‘google’ does from the customers perspective – the book is example after example of why we need to look at the current approach to doing business and often turn it around 180s to make it better – click on title for details

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Behind the Cloud

By Marc Benioff (business develoment) – Beniof, the founder of SalesForce.com, tells the story of how he went against industry trends to create one of the most effective customer management systems in the world – click on title for details

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The 4-Hour Workweek

by Timothy Ferriss (time management and life design) – this book is not so much about working only 4 hours a week as it is living your life as effectively and passionately as possible. Ferriss shows you his version of how to Design Your Life – click on title for details

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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

by Malcolm Gladwell (social psychology) – the law of the few, the power of mavens, the stickiness factor are all amongst the ideas that Gladwell uses to explain why change takes place in our world – click on title for details

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell (social psychology) – this bestselling book is about how we come to conclusions very rapidly about the world we live in – click on title for details

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Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell (social psychology) – this bestselling book is about the results of Gladwell’s research on what factors contribute to high levels of success – click on title for details

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Now tell me your 3 favorite business development books by emailing me here,

Enjoy a wonderful day,

David

P.S. You may also wish to check out my list of favorite personal development books.