Every year, I select the best books published over the past 12 month in several categories, culminating in my Best Business Books of the Year, which in 2016 will post on December 16th.
Today's column provides the best books for entrepreneurs and people who want to start their own businesses. Just to keep you up to date, here are the rankings so far:
Next week, we'll look at the best sales and marketing books, so stay tuned!
Subtitle: One Entrepreneur's Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness
Author: Gary Vaynerchuk
Why You Should Read It: This book is inspiring, fun and full of insight. It will help you commit to your career and your business in new ways and with new enthusiasm. Trust me on this.
Best Quote: "There are too many people who are average at what they do, and then confused by their average results... If there's any advice I can offer that will change the entire trajectory of your career, it's to start pushing on both edges. Raise the bar on your business philosophy, dig deeper into your craft. You want to be an equally good architect as you are a mason. You've got to be able to simultaneously think at a high level and get your hands dirty."
Subtitle: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do
Author: Chris Guillebeau