11 Inspiring Business And Investment Books

Books are one of the best methods of gaining, improving and expanding your knowledge. It can be consider as you best mentor which you will learn from and have them with you everyday as one of your best friends.

Running a small business or being a self employed requires everything you have and more. You live at the extreme of your energy and attention most of the time to keep up with everything. There are good and bad things about it but in my point of view and experience, there are more bad factors than good ones for sure. I recommend you to read Cashflow Quadrant for at least three times and really take some notes. You will know why.


1. Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant: Rich Dad’s Guide to Financial Freedom

Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant is a guide to financial freedom. It’s the second book in the Rich Dad Series and reveals how some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.

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2. The Innovators – Walter Isaacson

A revealing study about the people who created the world’s first computers and the Internet. This book takes you through the history of the digital revolution in a bid to discover how innovation really happens.

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3. Power of Why – Amanda Lang

The need to question everything is natural for kids. But, it’s something that is muted as we become adults in order to conform to society’s expectations.

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4. Redefining Success: Still Making Mistakes – Brett Wilson

Brett Wilson is one of Canada’s best-known businessmen and respected philanthropists and was one of the most popular Dragons’ on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. But, his journey to that success was not smooth.

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5. Losing My Virginity – Richard Branson

The Virgin brand was created when Richard Branson and his friends decided that as they were ‘virgins’ in business, it would be a perfect name for their business. Since then he has continued to break conformity and write his own rules for business.

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6. All In – Arlene Dickinson

The life of an entrepreneur can be challenging. The emotional and physical demands of running your own business can affect your relationships and your mental health.

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7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven R. Covey

This is not a new book by any means. Originally launched in 1990, it is something of a cult classic in the business world.

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8. The E-Myth Revisited – Michael E. Gerber

Originally published in 1986, this book explains that entrepreneurs are typically brimming with ideas but make poor business people.

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9. Good To Great – Jim Collins

Good to Great analyses why some companies make the leap to greatness and some do not.

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10. McDonald’s: Behind The Golden Arches – John F. Love

It’s impossible to not recognize the iconic brand of McDonald’s and the effect both its business model and trend setting advertising has had on modern history.

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11. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant – W. Chan Kim

This book challenges the traditional thoughts of business. That success is defined on the competition battlefield, where businesses struggle for market share and differentiation, leaving only a bloody sea and limited profits.

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