bnn.lv Latviski   bnn-news.com English   bnn-news.ru По-русски
Monday 24.07.2017 | Name days: Krista, Kristiāna, Kristiāns, Kristīne

TOP 5 books to help achieve success in business

FaceBook
Twitter
Draugiem
print
(No Ratings Yet)

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUCapital and sustainable ideas are not the only factors that are important to having success in business – advice and experience play a major role as well. Young entrepreneurs have ideas, ambitions and energy. Regardless of whether or not you want to create a business empire or be the best in your area of expertise – it is best to look for advice from people who have already reached career and financial peaks.

In order to make possible failures less painful, Board member of Grand Credit Maksim Malishko recommends five books that can provide an insight on how the impossible can be accomplished in business.

ReWork by Jason Friend

ReWork offers a better, faster and simpler way of accomplishing things in business. Read it and you will understand why it is best to ignore competition. In reality, you need less than you might think necessary to start a business. You don’t have to become a workaholic, waste time in waves of paperwork and business meetings. You don’t even need an office – those things are excuses. This book states that actions are more important than words. It also tells how to do certain things in an effective way.

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

This book tells the story of Robers Kiyosaki and his two fathers – his real father and his best friend’s father, the rich father and how the two men formed his ideas in regard to money and investment. The book challenges the myth that you need to have incredibly large income in order to be rich. It also explains the difference between working for money and letting money work for you.

The Dip by Seth Godin

When to keep going to accomplish your goal and when to give up? Any project (career, hobby, business) is forced to encounter many obstacles on the long road to success. Any project faces many obstacles. Winners overcome them by making their way through and by changing the rules of the game whenever necessary. If you’re the kind of person who is looking for inspiration and motivation, this book will strengthen your resolve. If not, it will help you find the strength to stop and look for other opportunities to become the best in some other area.

The Art of War for Executives by Donald G.Krause

More than 2,500 years ago, ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu wrote the Art of War – guidelines for developing strategic thinking. For thousands of years people have been drawing knowledge from it to defeat their enemies. It is based on Sun Tzu’s wisdom that American top manager Donald Krause wrote an art of war guidebook for managers.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhig, a reported for The New York Times, winner of countless award in journalism, including the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, interviewed more than 300 researchers and managers hoping to understand the pattern behind the formation of habits and how they affect our everyday and professional activities. Among other things he explores in his book, Duhig looks into ways of changing habits. He is certain – habits are not locked within us, and we can get rid of them.

Ref: 102.109.109.6782


Leave a reply

Latvians hesitant to use electronic means to request benefits

So far, Latvia residents have been rather slow in the use of electronic tools to request benefits from the State Social Insurance Agency.

Orbán promises solidarity with Poland as it approves controversial court reforms

Following the criticism Warsaw has received in mass protests and from Brussels on the approval of a controversial court reform, the Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán has pledged to defend Poland in the European Union.

New Conservative Party takes away one seat from Latvian Farmers Union in Kekava

The New Conservative Party has taken away one seat in Kekava council from Latvian Farmers Union, according to provisional data of the Central Election Commission on repeated elections in Kekava’s 785 election site.

17 journalists of Turkish newspaper charged with aiding terrorist organisation

In Turkey, 17 journalists of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet are to be tried over charges of aiding a terrorist organisation and, if found guilty, they face up to 43 years in jail.

Week to be warm in Latvia, but some rain is still expected

At the beginning of the week, weather in Latvia will be dictated by a small cyclone with its centre above Lithuania. The precipitation zone associated with this cyclone will bring about rain to south-east parts of Lithuania, as reported by State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

BNN summary of the week: Kucinskis in Ridzene’s room and government’s rushed decisions

BNN offers a summary of this week’s topical news in a variety of categories: Change; Fight; Truth; Business and Growth.

Tourists die in Aegean Sea earthquake

A powerful quake that struck in the Aegean Sea has taken the lives of two persons in Greece, local authorities have stated.

Fashion in business: how to be heard in the modern-day world?

It would seem that nowadays strict fashion trends have «died». This is because people for ways to look beautiful and comfortable. One of the minds behind TRÉS fashion line, Enija Mugurevica shares advice how to start a business in the fashion industry from scratch and be heard and noticed in the modern-day world.

FCMC fines Norvik Banka for EUR 1.3 million and Rietumu Banka for EUR 1.56 million

Finance and Capital Market Commission in cooperation with Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counterproliferation Center found out in a target inspection that Latvian banks – Norvik Banka and Rietumu Banka – have not followed requirements of regulations for the prevention of money laundering and terrorism funding.

Saeima approves controversial amendments to Credit Institutions Law

On Friday, 21 July, Latvian Saeima approved amendments to the Credit Institutions Law, which were previously returned to the parliament for a repeated viewing by President Raimonds Vejonis, completely unchanged.

Bank of Latvia: tax reform is a disappointment; it will not improve competitiveness

The tax reform submitted to the Saeima for approval is one big disappointment that will not improve competitiveness, said head of the Monetary Policy Office of the Bank of Latvia Uldis Rutkaste in an interview to LNT 900 seconds.

Betsafe predicts: will Duklavs remain Latvia’s Agriculture Minister?

Although Unity has asked the Union of Greens and Farmers to replace Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs with someone else after the scandalous oligarch talks in Ridzene hotel, Duklavs will likely keep his post, according to Betsafe bookmakers. There is a 33% probability of Duklavs losing his post.

Latvian alcohol industry has an offer to increase excise tax rate

Experience shows – rapid increase of excise tax results in rapid increase of prices and rapid decline of revenue for the state treasury. Based on careful calculations, Latvian Alcohol Industry Association asks the government to stick with the current excise tax increase plan.

Air temperature to reach +24° C… +25° C in Latvia on weekend

Weather is expected to be largely dry this weekend in Latvia. Next week, however, is expected to be rainy, as reported by State Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

Saeima deputies sign agreement on Oligarch talks committee’s formation

So far only parliament members have signed the agreement on the formation of a Saeima committee for the investigation of Oligarch talks. Neither of them represents Unity – Karlis Serzants from Union of Greens and Farmers and Einars Cilinskis from VL-TB/LNNK.

Seaima Praesidium approves parliamentary budget for 2018

On 20 July, Saeima Praesidium approved the parliament’s budget request for 2018. It is planned to be EUR 22.04 million, setting funding to maintain current functions on the level of 2017, BNN was informed by Saeima press-service.

Beer brewers: fooling around with tax reforms could destroy Latvia’s beer industry

By increasing excise tax for beer, the goal of reducing alcohol consumption will not be achieved. This is because consumption of other alcoholic beverages will increase as a result, notes CEO of Latvian Breweries Union Peteris Linins, commenting on the government’s plans to raise excise tax for beer.

4,558 marriages registered in Latvia in first six months of 2017

Over the past three years, Latvian birth number almost has not changed and constitutes 22 thousand annually. 10,175 children were born in the first half of 2017, which means 990 newborn fewer than in the same period a year ago.

Broadcasting organizations ask NEPLP to stop meddling with public media contents

The board of Latvian Association of Broadcasting Organizations urges the government and National Electronic Mass Media Council to continue realizing reforms in public media.

Kucinskis also met with Slesers in the infamous meeting room of Ridzene hotel

Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis admits having met with Ainars Slesers in the now infamous meeting room in Ridzene hotel a couple of times, specifically when the People’s Party made the decision to join Par labu Latviju.

Pumpurs hands 99% of Užavas alus capital shares to his son

Ildis Pumpurs, up until now the only owner and board member of Ventspils Užavas alus brewery, has handed 99% of the company’s capital shares to his son Oskars Pumpurs.

Repeated elections in Kekava – activity twice as high so far

Repeated election has commenced in Kekava’s 785 election site. 274 voters or 7% of local voting population took part in elections in the first day, according to data from the election site.

Estonia plans accepting from Turkey 160 Syrian refugees

Estonian police are looking into the documents on 160 refugees from Syria that are to be moved to Estonia in line with an agreement reached between the EU and Turkey.

Experts: potato harvest in Latvia may come later than usual this year

Potato harvest in Latvia may come one week later than usual. Still, the harvest is expected to be on the level of last year, BNN was told by Potato Growers and Processors Union.