Most business books are a waste of paper. These 10 books are rare gems. These are the only books you need to build a massively successful business.
#1 Traction by Gino Wickman
The only guide you will ever need to successfully run a business.
- The 6 high leverage areas of your business
- Run a winning team without getting stressed
- Proven systems that guarantee you achieve your goals
#2 $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi
Creating an offer that sells itself.
- Winning offers = achieve X in Y time period without [biggest fear]
- Maximize perceived value, guarantee results, and minimize risk
- Give your customers 100x perceived ROI
#3 Sell Like Crazy by Sabri Suby
Create a sales funnel that prints money.
- Your ads should “sell the click” not the product
- Being boring is the #1 sin of sales and marketing
- Each stage of your funnel has one job: move your prospect to the next stage
#4 Dotcom Secrets by Russell Brunson
The secrets to selling your products and services on the internet.
- Storytelling is the key to getting rich
- How to create a sales funnel that makes money in your sleep
- Maximize the amount of money you make from each customer
#5 The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle
The unexpected secrets to creating a high-performance team.
- Create a sense of belonging
- Hold your team to high standards
- What happens on and off the court is equally important
#6 The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
Join the “new rich” by hacking your lifestyle and gaming the system.
- Outsource 90% of your work
- Time is your most precious resource
- Earn in Dollars, pay in Rupees, live in Pesos
#7 Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Richard P. Rumelt
The formula for creating a winning strategy.
- There is no one-size fits all strategy
- Most books about business strategy are BS
- Find your unique advantages and exploit them
#8 The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
How to be a great leader even when the going gets hard.
- Define what you need to do to win
- Hire people with experience doing those things
- Make your company a gratifying place for them to work
#9 The Almanack of Naval Ravikant by Eric Jorgenson
How to get rich (without getting lucky).
- Being ethical is “long-term greedy”
- Become the type of person that generates wealth
- Learn to create leverage and you will be unstoppable
#10 High Output Management by Andrew Grove
This management bible is used by many of the greatest CEOs of all time.
- Focus on improving 1% each day
- Constantly simplify and streamline your processes
- Training is the highest leverage activity you can do as a manager