It’s springtime here in Charleston and that means rain. Well, more rain than usual at least. This time of year, and the associated weather, can be incredible and a burden. Driving in the rain can be a chore. Cloudy skies are never fun. But there is an incredible bright side here. It’s a great time to catch up on some reading and grow! With that in mind, here are five great business books for spring rains!
The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger
Bob Iger just recently stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, but over the course of his 15-year tenure, the company’s growth was unmatched. In this quick read, Iger guides the reader through the lessons he learned in his position. Lessons about managing crises, trusting your team, and dealing with tragedy are just some of the universally applicable lessons in this must-read for business leaders everywhere.
Jim Collins is a consummate scholar of businesses and organizations, from their founding to their development. In what might be his most famous book, Collins analyzes companies that were good, or even mediocre, but made the jump to enduring greatness. His insights are practical and backed by solid research, making this an amazing resource for any organization.
Researcher, author, speaker, and podcast superstar Tim Ferriss has interviewed some of the most brilliant minds in more fields than you can keep track of. In this work, Ferriss distills the finest pieces of their wisdom from conversations he had with them to build a resource of amazing mentorship for anyone. Mentors are a vital part of any business owner’s journey, and this book puts some of the most amazing mentor wisdom in the palm of your hand.
Entrepreneur and investor Daymond John knows a thing or two about building a business. Having built his fashion brand FUBU from the streets of New York to an international brand, and has guided many entrepreneurs to similar success, John takes time to share unconventional wisdom. You think that what you’re missing is a weakness, but maybe it’s really your strength.
Napoleon Hill’s classic book is considered one of the single most definitive books business owners and entrepreneurs need to read. Based on his study of successful leaders in his era, Hill distills their habits, knowledge, and keys to success in an easy to read volume that has stood the test of time.
We hope this list of five great business books for spring rains helps you grow and build something amazing in your spare time!
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