21 Classic Business Books Everyone Should ReadSome of these may already be on your radar, but others you might have missed. Why I like it: As somebody who is often overwhelmed by people who want to "connect" with me, Robinett's system of differentiating between levels of contact was truly a revelation. It's one of those books I wish I'd been able to read two decades ago. Best quote: "For you to become a master of strategic relationship, you need to do more than just connect, care, and add value although those elements are the most basic requirements of any relationship. You need to 1 pinpoint the relationships you will pursue and nurture; 2 reach beyond just friends, family, and profession and build a wide network of connections; 3 use a system for adding value to those contacts regularly; and 3 become the connector between connections --the person who can help people reach a resource they would never know about and could never reach if it weren't for you. Spina is a self-made woman who succeeded at commissioned sales, which is probably the world's most difficult job.
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There are multiple aspects to being an effective manager, but the bottom line is: you will be responsible for overseeing and supervising a company's activities and employees. Besides thoroughly understanding the business, you also have to be a motivator, a leader. Given all that, I still feel like being a manager is possibly the best job in the world, and the most complex.
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The music industry executive recalls his life and career. Insights from social science about how to move others. A television journalist once a staff writer for The Times investigates the reasons for the decline of his hometown. The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions. The characteristics of companies that succeed in hard times. Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host. A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.