We loved this article by Geoffrey James at Inc.Com and below is an excerpt.
Every business library should include at least one of these influential business books.
1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
While he gets a bit preachy sometimes, Steven Covey’s road map for living doesn’t just help you develop better habits, it convinces you that acquiring them will make you a better person.
Best quote: “Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.”
2. How to Win Friends & Influence People
Prior to Dale Carnegie’s classic, mixing business relationships with personal relationships was considered a bit underhanded, like nepotism. After Carnegie, the business relationships and personal relationships were seen as not just as compatible, but absolutely inseparable.
Best quote: “The unvarnished truth is that almost all the people you meet feel themselves superior to you in some way, and a sure way to their hearts is to let them realize in some subtle way that you recognize their importance, and recognize it.
For the full text click here: http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/top-10-motivational-books-of-all-time.html and then come back to us to tell us what you think.