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Books Extremely Successful People Read
Fear not, holiday shopper—we've got your back. We've compiled a list of our favorite books in a mix of all time bests and recent standouts. There's something for every reader, and we wouldn't blame you if you ended up with a few in the cart for yourself too. Buy at Amazon. Al Capone and his Chicago colleagues had nothing on the good people of Templeton, Iowa. Anyone who has tried their hand at homebrewing or snuck an extra bottle of duty free rum through customs will love this one. Soon, it emerges that map dealer E.
And there is good reason for it. Leaders are readers. In fact, study after study shows that reading makes you a whole lot smarter. And if you are leading a team, it just makes sense to read as many leadership books as you can. Reading also:. The problem, though, is how do you know what books to choose when there are so many out there?
7. Cosmos by Carl Sagan
On average, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year. Here are 10 books Mr. Gates found particularly informative and thought-provoking and awarded with rave reviews. This particular collection covers an array of topics, but most importantly, encourages new ways to think and learn. What If?
However, there are a lot of different ways we can become smarter — and a lot of different types of intelligence. And one of the best ways to make yourself smarter? There are countless books released every year about new ways to see the world, understand ourselves, and become smarter. How about Thomas Jefferson? This book will teach you all about that and make you smarter and more productive at the same time. Think and Grow Rich , as it pertains to becoming smarter, is less about making money and more about understanding the fundamental elements that make someone successful at anything. That, in and of itself, is valuable beyond measure.