Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.(By Warren Buffett)
In this blog, we will talk about the best business books you should
1.The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness.
The Psychology of Money is written by Morgan Housel who is a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal.
By far this book is considered one of the best business books to read on finances. This was considered one of the best financial books in
the year 2020.
The author says many of us do not learn how to manage money? how to invest? Where to invest? And for how much time we need to invest?
Most of the time when you lose the money you blame the Stock market, Economy, or someone else but what you forgot is that you never learned about investing you always believed in someone and invested your money.
Corporate Chanakya is written by Corporate Chanakya
Radhakrishnan Pillai is considered a modern-day Chanakya.
He wrote more than 12 books only on Chanakya.
This book helps you to understand business, politics, and
management from Chanakya’s point of view
This book was a bestseller when it was launched in the year 2010. Corporate Chanakya is considered the best business book to read all over the globe.
FACT- Do you even PM Modi to read this book?
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3.Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
Shoe Dog is written by Phil Knight. It is one of the best
business book to understand the pain and struggle of the
How Phil knight made Nike one of the biggest footwear companies in
How Nike subcategory Nike Jordan started and how they decided the
name Nike for the company.
When he married Penny Knight and how she became part of the Nike
company and helped Phil to grow the business.
FACT- Do you know Nike spends 3.7 billion U.S. dollars every year on
4.Rich Dad, Poor Dad
This book is written by Robert Kiyosaki in the year 1997 and still, it is
considered one of the best business books to read in the world.
Rich Dad Poor Dad has sold over 32 million copies in more than 51
languages across more than 109 countries.
We all know about this book but you might be thinking why I am
recommending this book to you?
If you are a beginner in the business and Entrepreneurship industry then you should read this book.
This book will help you to understand why business is more important than a job.
How rich people save taxes. What are the tricks they use to save
FACT- Do you know Robert Kiyosaki and Donald Trump are best
5.The business of the 21st century
This book is returned in the year 2010 by Robert and Kim Kiyosaki.
This book will help you to understand the business from a different point of view.
Also, you will get learnings from the life of Robert and Kim Kiyosaki.
how he became one of the successful business couples in America.
The author of the book talks about the four quadrants
E Quadrant– People who are in the E Quadrant always working for
someone or understand someone most of them are struggling
financially to become independent.
Some of the reports say most people don’t like a job but they are
S Quadrant- People who are in the S quadron take one step forward
and they are courageous and responsible to start their own business.
They are also known as a solopreneur. They are the only ones to
handle their business.
Most of the time is being spent on growing and handling their
Note next 2 quadrants are not easy to enter.
B Quadrant- People who are in B Quadrant do not work for the
money.Money work for them.
This is the Quadrant that you need to target. In this Quadrant, you
have a well-established business and you started earning a major
a good amount of money.
I Quadrant- This is one of the hardest quadrants to enter. In this
quadrant, you become the investor and the person who runs the
You started investing in other businesses to earn money.
We all know people like Warren Buffett, Mukesh Ambani, and Naval
Ravikant, etc these are the people who run their business, and they
are great investors.
Their major income comes from the investments that they made.
This is the 2nd best business book return by Robert Kiyosaki on
6.Tools of Titans
This book is written by Tim Ferris in the year 2016.
Tim Ferris sold his business BrainQUICKEN to a London-based
private equity firm in an undisclosed amount.
Now he runs a podcast and writes books to help others.
This book will help you to gain lots of experiences from different fields.
It is a summary of 500 podcasts that he did with different people from
all over the world.
This book is written by Gary Vaynerchuk in the year 2018. This book will help you to understand how the world of the internet works.
What you can do in this world of the internet.
This book also helps you to understand different social media
platforms like Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, etc.
What is the purpose of these platforms? What platforms are used for
Crushing It is the best business book if you want to understand how
you can create a business with the help of Social Media.
This book is written by Philip Kotler in the year 1967. Philip Kotler is known as one of the best marketing authors of all time.
If you are planning to start a business then this a must-read book for
Marketing is one the most important area of the business and nowadays digital marketing is one of the popular fields and it is becoming a new trend in India.
This book will help you to understand how marketing works. What are the tactics used for marketing? What things you need to do to market your products.
How much money you will use for marketing.
One of the best business books to read if you want to understand how
9.Zero to One
This book is written by Peter Thiel in the year 2014 who started
Paypal with Elon Musk.
This book will help you to understand how you can create a
phenomenal product. What kind of mindset you need to carry to make
a revolutionary product in the market.
How Amazon started selling books and became the market leader
Why Google become the most dominating search engine in the world? What was the reason behind creating Paypal with Elon musk in the year 1998?
One of the best business books to read if you want to understand how
to build a mindset that will create a revolution in the market.
10.7days to start up
This book is written by Don Norris in the year 2014. Don Norris is an
American entrepreneur who started wpcurve.com which help to fix
Don Norris made wpcurve.com profitable within 7 days and sold to
Godaddy after 2 years over $1m.
In this book, the author talks about how he makes his business
profitable within 7 days. What was the reason behind starting it? How
he was profitable within 7 days?
He even gives you the blueprint of how you can start your business
within 7 days?
People struggle to start their businesses for decades, and some of them can not make a profit even after grabbing market share.
This is the best business book to read if you want to start your
FACT- Do you know Amazon is still not profitable in India?
11.Let’s Talk Money
This book is written by Monika Halan in the year 2018. She is Consulting Editor with Mint, India’s second-largest business daily, and a well-known media personality.
The author of the book talks about how you need to change your
mindset from other Indian people.
What growth hacks should you use and where you need to invest your
money in the market.
She explains how you need to divide your money into 3 accounts.
Income A/c- How much you are earning from your current job.
SpendingA/c- How much you need to spend? It means you need to
make a monthly budget for yourself. Yes, it is boring but you can not
achieve financial freedom without making the monthly budget.
Investing A/c- How much you will invest and where?
We live in a modern India we have a variety of options stocks, Real
estate, government and gold bonds, and the most hype word
The author also talks about how much you need to save for an
emergency in case you will run out of money.
By far one of the best business books to read on investing.
12.No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
This book is written by the CEO of Netflix and Erin Meyer who is an
The author of the book talks about how to build organizational culture.
How Netflix become one of the best OTT company in the world?
How everyone in the Netflix company is allowed to make the decisions
without asking for each and everything for their senior.
How Netflix employees are allowed to take unlimited holidays. They
always focus on hiring the best talent for the organization.
The author of the book also gives the solution to how to retain
employees in the company.
If you want to understand how you can create a positive culture for
your company then this the best business book to read.
13.Sam Walton: Made In America
This book was written by Sam Walton.
Sam Walton was one of the richest person in America before bill
Sam Walton started the world’s largest retail store chain Walmart.
Which provide all types of products under one roof like a big bazaar
The author of the book talks about how he made Walmart so
How they become one of the largest retail stores in the world?
FACT- Do you know Walmart started using wooden shelves to display
their products when no one was doing it?
They use to order products in bulk from the manufacturer and use to
sell them in the market directly.
If you planning to start a retail business then this is one of the best
business books to read.
14.Hit Refresh: A Memoir by Microsoft’s CEO
This book is written by the current CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella.
He is the third CEO of Microsoft.
In this book, Satya Nadella talks about his journey of becoming CEO
What vision, mission, and Mindset he is carrying to grow Microsoft.
How he is using technology to help children with special needs.
How he is using technology to help children with special needs.
How he became aware he needs to develop technology for children
with special needs.
This is one of the best business books to read if you want to start a
business in the tech and IT sectors.
How Artificial intelligence and Machine learning will be the future of
15.Steve Jobs Book by Walter Isaacson
This book was published just after the death of Steve Jobs.
This book will help you to understand the life of Steve Jobs and his
spiritual journey in India.
How Steve named the company Apple. Why he sold Pixar to Walt
Why he always kept a minimalist approach towards apple products.
How he was able to distinguish apple products from other competitors
in the market and the rise and fall of Apple iPods in the market.
His journey with cancer and how he died because of cancer.
16.The Wolf of Wall Street
This book is written by Jordan Belfort in the year 2007. From this book, you will learn many lessons from the life of Jordan Belfort.
How he started Stratton Oakmont, Inc. which deals in the share market. In the year 1989 and become one of the richest people in America and defeated many of its competitors.
The author of the book talks about his mistakes and his downfall in the
book and eventually, all this leads to bankruptcy.
This is one of the best business books to read if you want to start your
business in the Share market and give a lot of learning from the life of
17.The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
This book is based on the life of Naval Ravikant. It is written by Eric
Jorgenson. It is a summary of various podcasts and interviews given
by Naval Ravikant.
Naval Ravikant is an Angel Investor from Silicon Valley and CEO of
AngelList. He was an early investor in Twitter and Uber.
Naval Ravikant talks about you need to become a lifelong learner.
You need to start your own business to live a financially free life.
Naval also talks about his early days of life in this book.
How he was born in a Middle-class family in India and how he came to
America and started his own life.
He also talks about how he makes choices and you need to make
hard choices in life to live an easy life.
How every successful entrepreneur always gives and then gets. This one of the best business and life books to read if you want to live a happy and balanced life.
18.Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.
This book is based on the life of Elon musk and it is written by Ashlee
It gives you various lessons from the life of Elon Musk.
How he overcame the traumatic childhood after his parents took
How he manages his time and mange so many different companies
and all of them are in different cities.
What will his plan with the companies and how he looks at the future
which is full of technology?
If you want to start your business in the technology sector then it is the best business book to read.
19.McDonald’s: Behind the Arches
This book is written by john f love.
This book will help you to understand how McDonald’s became so big
and how they are the market leaders.
Their management skills are considered one of the best in the world.
How they opted for the franchise model? How they customize their
business for different countries?
This is a best business book if you are thinking to start a food retail
FACT- They serve burgers to 1% of the world’s population every day.
20.Think Like a Monk
This book is written by Jay Shetty in the year 2020.
He is a Youtuber, Podcaster, and modern-day monk.
You might be thinking about why I am recommending this book to
If you want to start a business or already doing business then this
the book will help you a lot?
It will help you to understand why you need to meditate and why it is
important for you as an entrepreneur.
What benefits you will get with the help of meditation in your business.
One of the best books on Spirituality and the best book to read for
entrepreneurs as well.
In this blog, we have talked about the 20 best business books you
should read to become a better entrepreneur or before starting your
business and to polish your investing skills.
1.Best business books for beginners?
I will suggest you read these 2 books The Almanack of Naval Ravikant
and Corporate Chanakya if you are a beginner.
2.Best business books 2021
No Rules Rules and Crushing It! are the most needed books to read in
3.Best business book to read on Marketing?
Marketing Management Philip Kotler is the best business book to read
4.Best business books to read for college students?
If you are in college then read these 3 books Shoe Dog: A Memoir by
the Creator of Nike, Let’s Talk Money, and Think Like a Monk.
5.Best business books to read of all time?
Rich Dad, Poor Dad is an all-time best business book to read.