9 books that Inspire corporate leaders the most

ALCHEMY by Rory Sutherland

The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don’t Make Sense

QUIET by Susan Cain

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”

FROM IMPOSSIBLE TO INEVITABLE by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin

How Hyper-Growth Companies Create Predictable Revenue

  • It’s essential to start with nailing a niche.
  • To build up predictable revenue, you need to have a predictable lead generation first.
  • It’s also critical to make your sales scalable. One of the essential components here is sales specialization, in other words, splitting prospecting and closing activities between your sales professionals to let them stay focused and more efficient.

ZERO TO ONE by Peter Thiel

Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future

  • If you are seeking growth and innovation, try vertical and not horizontal. This means as a business leader, you could stop chasing the race of being faster, better, smarter, and cheaper than the next Joe in the market. Instead, it means that you compel yourself to look at your business in a maverick way which basically does not threaten competition. Rather it could eliminate competition. Don’t go from 1 to n. Go from 0 to 1.
  • Monopolies are fabulous. And hey, while we may cry about consumer choice, the fact is consumers themselves create monopolies. Do you use google? Windows? Maggi? I rest my case.
  • A founder (can as well be a business leader) has to have a vision. Even the most adventurous traveler will have a ticket to the first destination. As a business leader, so should you. Have a crazy delusional weird vision.

PEAKS AND VALLEYS by Spencer Johnson

Making Good and Bad Times Work for You — At Work and in Life

THRIVE by Arianna Huffington

The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

ATOMIC HABITS by James Clear

Tiny changes, remarkable results. An easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones

  • Don’t think about goals; instead, concentrate on the system.
  • Motivation is ineffective. Create an atmosphere that encourages your behaviors.

DISRUPTION PROOF by Brant Cooper

Empower People, Create Value, Drive Change

  • Empathy — develop an understanding of customers and colleagues that lead to insights (empathy)
  • Exploration — run tests to challenge assumptions
  • Evidence — leverage data and insights to breakthrough biases
  • Equilibrium — balance operational execution with learning
  • Ethics — manage behavior to match corporate values

LOSING MY VIRGINITY by Richard Branson

How I’ve Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way

Conclusion

More than anything else, habits determine destiny. The master skill of life is not a specific habit, rather it is the power to create a new habit. Considering the subject matter of the books being read by this successful corporate leader and their perspective, we definitely believe that you must read and learn new things.

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