Sunday, January 09, 2011

Best Business Books | 2010

Seven books stand above the rest as the Best Business Books of 2010.
What follows is Beantown Web's annual quasi-scientific analysis of the Best Business Books published in the previous year. The search began with an online review of 10 "Best of" lists from the following sources:
All told, 103 books were mentioned on at least one "Best of" list. Among these offerings twenty books were mentioned on two lists (The Honorable Mention).

Best Business Books | Runners Up

Here are the four books identified on three lists (The Runners Up):

Best Business Books | Winners

~ Third place, mentioned on five of the 10 lists: Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
~ Second place, mentioned on six of the 10 lists: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
~ First place, mentioned on seven of the 10 lists: Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard?

Personal Recommendations

I can personally vouch for four of the seven books identified, having read and posted reviews for the following:
I look forward to chilly winter nights getting acquainted with the other three recommended books. [ Note: Check out additional bookshelf recommendations in the right-hand column. ]

Suggested Success Strategy

Identify one book from the seven listed above and commit to learning more about the business world. Making a study of best business practices can only help improve job prospects and career success as we continue to establish a foothold in "the new normal."
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