Books are meant to be read but if you are not into reading, how can you enjoy knowing the information of what other incredible people in the business world share to everyone?
That’s where audio books come in and here are 10 audio business books you can listen to whether you are on the road, on the plane, anywhere you are.
1. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed.
Marketers at Procter & Gamble study videos of people making their beds. They are desperately trying to figure out how to sell a new product called Febreze, on track to be one of the biggest flops in company history. Suddenly, one of them detects a nearly imperceptible pattern — and with a slight shift in advertising, Febreze goes on to earn a billion dollars a year.
What do all these people have in common? They achieved success by focusing on the patterns that shape every aspect of our lives.
They succeeded by transforming habits.
2. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom. What they have in common is a mission to penetrate that fog of uncertainty to discover a successful path to a sustainable business.
3. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
In The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, draws on his own story of founding, running, selling, buying, managing, and investing in technology companies to offer essential advice and practical wisdom for navigating the toughest problems business schools don’t cover.
A lot of people talk about how great it is to start a business, but only Ben Horowitz is brutally honest about how hard it is to run one.
4. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
E-Myth ‘e-,’mith n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work.
5. The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business
Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen says outstanding companies can do everything right and still lose their market leadership — or worse, disappear completely. And he not only proves what he says, he tells others how to avoid a similar fate.
6. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business
Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by millions…one of the most popular picture books ever published!
Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will ask to read it again and again. Caps for Sale is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers.
This tale of a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity and also teaches children about problem and resolution
7. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as “The Oracle of Omaha.”
8. Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
The acclaimed Wall Street Journal and Business Week Bestseller.
You’re either a Purple Cow or you’re not. You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make your choice.
What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don’t? How do they continue to confound critics and achieve spectacular growth, leaving behind former tried-and true brands to gasp their last?
9. Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
A new book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today’s world, managing how you think — rather than what you think — can transform your life.
10. The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
The New York Times bestseller that introduced the business world to a future that s already here — now in paperback with a new chapter about Long Tail Marketing and a new epilogue.
Winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book of the Year.