The Top 20 Books on Business Success from 2012

The Top 20 Books on Business Success from 2012

The Top 20 Books on Business Success from 2012

One of the challenges in any business is in finding the right books and resources, as a business owner, to help you be successful. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to figure out which books to read, like looking at recommendations, referring to the New York Times bestseller list, and searching Amazon.

Searching Amazon? That's right! If you word your search correctly, you'll uncover a list of results, books, that have been successful in their own right. In this case, we searched "best books on business success of 2012" and found a treasure-trove of resources.

But, I'm also interested in your thoughts. Have you read any of these books? Were they helpful? I've compiled all 20 books into a list so that you can vote up or down any of these books that you've read. Check out the list:

If you'd like to share your opinion on any of these books, please feel free to do so in the comments below. And if you think there's another book that deserves recognition, please feel free to add it to the list!

For those of you looking for ways to improve yourself as an owner, salesman or business, this list of books is a great, and affordable, place to start, whether you're B2B or B2C, just starting or in your third generation.

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