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Cydcor Reviews: Great Business Books Reading List

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis

Bold is an exciting how-to guide on creating wealth while still having a positive effect on lives around the world. The book is divided into three parts: part one is about technology that is allowing entrepreneurs to run their companies faster than ever. Part two focuses on psychology and insights from billionaire entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson and Elon Musk. Finally, the book closes with opportunities to make the most of the connectivity between people today.

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams

An autobiography by Mr. Adams, this book covers how he went from constant failure to creating one of the most famous comic strips in the world—“Dilbert.” Adams shares his strategy for dealing with failure and how you can use it to your benefit. Advice regarding success and looking to others for inspiration allows any reader to see that failure doesn’t mean anything if you can bounce back.

Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! by Nicholas Carlson

This is a book that covers the inside story of how Marissa Mayer became Yahoo!’s CEO in 2010, as well as her desperate fight to save one of the internet’s biggest icons. Mayer’s story is an inspirational one, showing that reinvigorating a tech company for modern times is possible if the right person is selected for the job.

No One Understands You and What to Do About It by Heidi Grant Halvorson

Have you ever felt you’re not getting through to the person you’re talking to or not coming across the way you intend? There are a few things to help with that. Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist and bestselling author who explains why we’re often misunderstood and how we can fix it.

I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time by Laura Vanderkam

Instead of relying on scattered stories, time management expert Laura Vanderkam set out to add hard data from women willing to share their work habits. Overall, the women worked less and slept more than they assumed they did. They made time for things that made them happy, fitting the pieces together like a puzzle. They focused on having a balance with their schedules that wouldn’t eliminate flexibility and spontaneity. With examples from hundreds of real women, Vanderkam proves that you don’t have to give up on the things you really want to live a fulfilling life.