There’s nothing more inspirational than a well-written book. I have always been a voracious reader, who likes to read books to get inspired and learn new things. Some of you don’t have time for unimportant books, that’s why I will share with you here list of business books I recommend for you to read.

You can be sure that each one of the books mentioned below is fantastic and will be worth your time.


1. Influence - The Psychology of Persuasion


This book covers what makes people say 'yes' to our requests? Based on decades of research into the psychology of persuasion, this book reveals many remarkable insights that will help you be more persuasive both at work and at home.

Book By: Robert Cialdini


2. From the Bureau to the Boardroom: 30 Management Lessons from the FBI


When it comes to motivating and inspiring employees, there is no better or tougher model than the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In its one hundred-year fight against the ever-changing tactics of organized crime and terrorism, the FBI has learned invaluable lessons about powerful leadership and management. This book will help managers to: cultivate an “All for One, One for All” corporate culture, create a Ten-Most-Want­ed customer list, maintain a sense of readiness, and think on their feet, deploy task force management, and more instructive and exciting lessons.

Book By: Dan Carrison


3. Simplify: How the Best Business in the World Succeed


With case studies of some of the most famous firms of the last hundred years, from finance to fast food, this enlightening book shows how to analyze any company's potential to simplify, and enrich the world.

Book By: Richard Koch and Greg Lockwood


4. Sell Or Be Sold: How to Get Your Way in Business and in Life


This book shows that knowing the principles of selling is a prerequisite for success of any kind, and explains how to put those principles to use. This title includes tools and techniques for mastering persuasion and closing the sale.

Book By: Grant Cardone


5. Blue Ocean Strategy


Based on a study of 150 strategic moves spanning more than a hundred years and thirty industries, Kim and Mauborgne argue that companies can succeed by creating "blue oceans" of uncontested market space, as opposed to "red oceans" where competitors fight for dominance, the analogy being that an ocean full of vicious competition turns red with blood.

Book By: W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne


6. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending


If you think money cannot buy happiness, you are not spending it right. In this book two rising stars behavioral science explain how money can buy happiness – if you follow five core principles of smarter spending. These 5 principles are: Buy experiences, Make it a treat, Buy time-Pay now, Consume later and Invest in others.

Book By Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton


7. McDonald's: Behind The Arches


This book covers McDonald's success story as a company whose growth worldwide continues to be astonishing. In tough financial times, McDonald's proved that ingenuity, trial and error, and gut instinct were the keys to building a service business the entire world has come to admire. This book includes inspiring, informative, and filled with behind the scenes stories, this remarkable saga offers an irresistible look inside a great American business success.

Book By:John F. Love


8. Social Selling Mastery: Scaling Up Your Sales and Marketing Machine for the Digital Buyer


Social Selling Mastery provides a key resource for sales and marketing professionals seeking a better way to connect with today's customer. Author Jamie Shanks has personally built Social Selling solutions in nearly every industry, and in this book, he shows you how to capture the mindshare of business leadership and turn relationships into sales.

Book By: Jamie Shanks


9. Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions


This book explains all the tactics you need to prepare and launch an enchantment campaign; to get the most from both push and pull technologies; and to enchant your customers, your employees, and even your boss. Book By: Guy Kawasaki 10. My Vision Challenges in the Race for Excellence In this book, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, examines aspects of the UAE's unique development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic center into an international hub.

Book By: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum


Enjoy reading the above list and don’t forget to add my latest book “Employee Advocacy on Social Media” to your must-read list. I will be more than glad to know some of your best books to read and why not add them to this list.