World-renowned psychologist Carol S. Dweck discovered after decades of research a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. More specifically, Fixed mindset vs Growth mindset. In this book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and every other area of human endeavor is dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities.
Great marketers don't use consumers to solve their company's problem; they use marketing to solve other people's problems. Seth Godin's book is a culmination of decades of experience to help people understand marketing and apply its core ideas to their own businesses. A must read book on marketing.
Great copy comels your customers and forms the heart of advertising. And who better to learn it from than legendary copywriter Joe Sugarman, whose practical guide provides expert advice on what it takes to write copy that will entice, motivate, and drive customers to buy. A must read for anyone who is looking to break into business.
Rob Fitzpatrick has written the most essential book on validating your business ideas correctly and in a way that is practical and will save you time, money, and heartbreak. It's a short book that basically says that you shouldn't ask anyone if your business is a good idea, because it's a bad question and everyone is bound to lie in varying degrees. It's not their responsibility to tell you the truth, but yours to extract it correctly. And this book can teach you how.
Running a business is all about solving problems, but business leaders often don't know what's their biggest problem. Instead of going in endless circles putting out urgent fires or prioritizing the wrong things, Mike Michalowicz provides a framework for identifying the most important problems based on a business' heirarchy of needs, and prioritizing to fix them first.
Bill Price and David Jaffe assert through their book that customer service is only needed when a company does something wrong, and therefore eliminating the need for customer service is the best way to have satisfied customers. Read their book to learn how to use their principles that teach you to use service as a data point for improving customer safisfaction.