These are the Top 7 Business Books on Amazon UK on 13 March 2018
1. Start with Why
Start with Why is based on the TED Talk that is the third most watched of all time. Simon Sinek turned it into a global bestseller.
Why are some people and organisations more inventive, pioneering and successful than others? And why are they able to repeat their success again and again? In business, it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters WHY you do it.
Simon Sinek explains the framework needed for businesses to move past knowing what they do to how they do it, and then to asks the more important question – Why?
Get it on Amazon: Start with Why
2. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future
Elon Musk – the man who sent a Tesla into space, is an entrepreneur associated with not only Tesla and SpaceX but with PayPal and SolarCity. Add HyperLoops and the colonisation of Mars and you start to get the feel of how great this man is.
This is the story of how he moved from the child in South Africa through to the young entrepreneur to the Billionaire innovator of today.
Ashlee Vance knows about technology and Silicon Valley and make a great job of putting the story together.
It’s just the start. Get it on Amazon: Elon Musk
3. The Lean Startup
The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that’s being adopted around the world. It’s a new way to build companies and launch new products.
The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It’s about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it’s too late.
Now is the time to think Lean.
The Lean Startup by Eric Styles is on Amazon.
4. How To Be F*cking Awesome
If you’ve been looking for a kick up the backside to finally launch that business, start a new project you’ve been putting off or just become all round awesome, this book is for you. Why do some people have an awesome life, plenty of money, amazing friends and a business to love while others struggle at every step, are constantly broke and can never get out of the daily grind? What enables some people to work hard, play harder and make a difference every day, yet still have time to take care of their body, eat good food and be there for the people who matter? How do some people connect and persuade with ease, make good decisions and get sh*t done, while others make little impact, doubt themselves and get stuck in the rut of procrastination? Is it really possible to be f*cking awesome, live life on your own terms, make a difference and be truly fulfilled, all while having bucket loads of fun? The answer is Yes! This book shares 11 devastatingly powerful principles you can apply immediately to start getting more of what you want and less of what you don’t want. So, if you are ready to take action, sick of the usual guru bullsh*t advice, and want to finally make your life truly awesome, then pick up this book, read it from cover to cover, and do every single thing Dan says.
Buy How To Be F*cking Awesome on Amazon.
5. Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too
by Gary Vaynerchuk
Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands.
In his 2009 international bestseller Crush It, Gary insisted that a vibrant personal brand was crucial to entrepreneurial success, In Crushing It!, Gary explains why that’s even more true today, offering his unique perspective on what has changed and what principles remain timeless. He also shares stories from other entrepreneurs who have grown wealthier—and not just financially—than they ever imagined possible by following Crush It principles.
Crushing it is available from Amazon.
6. Sprint: How To Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
by by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz
Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, you’ll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars.
A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits. It’s for anyone with a big opportunity, problem, or idea who needs to get answers today.
Get Sprint from Amazon
7. Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future
by Peter Thiel with Blake Masters
Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future. Peter Thiel is one of America’s greatest entrepreneurs and venture capitalist and has been in at the start of some major companies.
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there.
Get it on Amazon: Zero to One