Book recommendations for business leaders: 12/7/17

Dec 7, 2017 | Reading Lists

Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business.

In this post, I point you to lists of releases for December 2017, recommendations from Charlie Munger, the best business books of 2017, business books “you won’t be able to put down,” and a list of “most-gifted” books.

From Michael McKinney: New Releases for December 2017

From Shane Parrish: 39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger that Will Make you Smarter

“Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of Warren Buffett and the Vice Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway, one of the largest companies in the world. He’s also one of the smartest people on the planet–his lecture on the psychology of human misjudgment is the best 45 minutes you might spend this year. Over the years Munger’s compiled a list of book recommendations that has served me well. A lot of these books will help you become more valuable by seeing the world for what it really is and gaining unique ideas and insights.”

From strategy+business: Best Business Books 2017: s+b’s Top Shelf

“Our picks for the best business books of 2017 in seven categories.”

From Polina Marinova: 34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

“Alright, here it is: the book list to end all book lists. I’ve organized your suggestions into sections you can tackle while avoiding your annoying relatives this holiday season.”

From Shane Parrish: 29 of the Most Gifted and Highly Recommended Books

“It started with a simple question: What book (or books) have you given away to people the most and why?”

Reading recommendations are a regular feature of this blog. Want more recommendations about what to read? Check out my Three Star Leadership blog and Michael McKinney’s LeadingBlog.

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