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TOP 5 books to help achieve success in business

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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.

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