7 Business Books That Should be Required Reading

Whether you graduated this year or you’re a few years into your career, it’s now up to you to find ways to work smarter so you move ahead—and don’t get stuck in a career rut. And no, we don’t mean you’ve got to start earning an MBA or hire a career coach. But you do have to crack the books! You can pursue professional development wherever you are—as long as you’ve got the right teachers.

We reviewed some top business books and found seven that help solve some of the most common career conundrums. If you’re looking to find a better job, get that coveted raise or promotion or want to improve your relationships with co-workers, add these books to your career curriculum and you may be one step closer to the corner office.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less // How to Win Friends & Influence People // What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: And Two Other Short Guides to Achieving More at Work and at Home // Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action // Mindset: The New Psychology of Success // Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders // Getting from College to Career Rev Ed: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World

7 Business Books That Should Be Required Reading

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