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Reading One Book a Week Won't Make You Successful

How and what you read matters more than finishing 100 books in a year

The term “bookworm” used to be an insult. It was a schoolyard taunt, albeit a tame one, used in the same context as geek, nerd or dork. But reading has undergone a makeover. It’s the new green smoothie; something we should work into ...

by Aytekin Tank  | March 03, 2019 06:00:00
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Richard Branson's Top Book Recommendations From 2016

Here are the billionaire founder's top five books from the past year

It’s the holidays, which means it’s time to relax and unwind. To Richard Branson, that means sitting down with a favorite book or magazine, a cup of tea and a notebook.Related: Richard Branson: To Be Successful, Take the StairsAside from a dose of ...

by Rose Leadem  | December 30, 2016 12:00:00

7 books for the entrepreneurial dads

Choose a title for your dad to celebrate the entrepreneur in him.

Reading an actual book seems like an unheard thing to do in this fast-paced digital age.Related: 6 books to help you grow your businessYet, nothing beats the feeling of holding a book, highlighting those parts that struck you, and glance away and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 18, 2016 09:00:00
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13 tricks that will help you read more books

”?"I don’t have time,” is never an excuse.

I am the guy at the barbershop, the dentist’s office and the club with my nose in a book. I read all of the time, and I love it. Reading invigorates me, sharpens my mind and makes my soul dance. I love when a book ...

by Andrew Medal  | May 19, 2016 07:00:00
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Learn to write, for God's sake

Now more than ever, your reputation is based mostly on what and how you write.

In our politically correct culture, words speak louder than actions. I can’t tell you just how screwed up I think that is, but, like it or not, it is the new normal. And for purposes of this post and this post only, ...

by Steve Tobak  | March 14, 2016 10:00:00
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7 must-read books for the budding entrepreneur

Sharpen your entrepreneurial IQ with these insightful books.

Reading is a great tool to change the way you think and open your mind up to new solutions. When you read you realize that people in this world have already faced the majority of the same problems that you face now. You can ...

by Matthew Toren  | August 16, 2015 07:00:00
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14 literary classics you didn't know could help you become a better entrepreneur

Learn entrepreneurship lessons from these timeless classics.

The right reading can inspire and educate you, keep you up to date on your field and help you adapt to the inevitable changes of the business world.Sometimes, though, you need inspiration from a different type of book. In fact, the lessons you need ...

by Sujan Patel  | July 30, 2015 11:00:00
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10 entrepreneurial must-read books to kick off your rainy season reading list

Here is another list of recommended books that entrepreneurs should read this season.

An entrepreneur’s work never ends, so many of you might not be taking summer vacations this year. But if you do have a chance to escape to the beach, pool or campground this summer, you’re in luck. With input from Erik Gordon ...

by Jim Price and Len Middleton  | July 15, 2015 02:00:00
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How to transform your life in 6 minutes a day

Spend the first 6 minutes of your day doing any or some of these productivity-boosting activities.

No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with us, but as human ...

by Hal Elrod  | June 11, 2015 10:00:00