5 Inspirational Business Books You Need to Read Blog Feature
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By: Steve Bookbinder on June 27th, 2013

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5 Inspirational Business Books You Need to Read

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What inspires you?

When it comes to getting inspired in our personal or business lives, it can be difficult to decide what the next step to take should be without some type of guidance. Most of us seem to be waiting for that inspiration to strike, but there are others that seem to create their own inspiration through constant learning and curiosity.

The books compiled here have a great mixture of stories that provide humor, insight, and encouragement that most people can relate to. You can absolutely apply the lessons in these books to your everyday life.


networking5. Networking to Win

by Steve Bookbinder & John K. Waters

Networking and promoting yourself or your company can be a daunting task. Look at the competition, its fierce out there!  Networking to Win talks about how social media networks are the fastest, most cost-efficient, and effective way for businesses to expand their business and promote their products.

Steve Bookbinder, social media business guru, and John K. Waters, veteran hi-tech report, show businesses how to balance networking and take advantage of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, along with dozens of other social media sites to access millions of potential clients and customer.

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how_to_be_your_own_coach4. How To Be Your Own Coach - Six Simple Questions for Achieving Your Goals

by Steve Bookbinder & Jeff Goldberg

A step-by-step, informative, fun, and intelligent "how-to" book, written in a visually arresting full-color comic book format, designed to help anyone achieve their goals. While many books and seminars help people to define their goals, this book poses and explains six simple questions designed to help the reader reach their own goals successfully. See some of our other resources about "How to be your own Coach" as well. 

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The-Power-of-Full-Engagement-Managing-Energy-Not-Time-is-the-Key-to-High-Performance-and-Personal-Renewal3.  The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

by Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz

The epic groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, explains a simple, yet great concept towards managing energy, not time, is the key to enduring high performance as well as to health, happiness, and balancing life. Some topics covered include increasing your energy levels through tapping four primary sources of energy: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. This book is highly practical and engaging for all readers.

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 2. Leverage Your Laziness: How to do what you love, ALL THE TIME!

by Steve Bookbinder & Jeff Goldberg

Sixteen principles, dozens of motivational quotes from dozens of recognized leaders, and the opportunity for individual readers to get specific in applying these principles personally make up the format of this humorous, practical, and powerful guidebook.

Drawing on their personal insight, diversified experiences, and passion for life coaching in the writing and production of "Leverage Your Laziness!" In this collaboration both author’s Steve Bookbinder and Jeff Goldberg introduce an approach designed to use leverage and laziness as a strategy for attaining effective performance with the least work and maximum enjoyment!

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dont_sweat_the_small_stuff1. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

by Richard Carlson

Don’t. Sweating the small stuff can get you sick physically, mentally, and emotionally. Awarded “#1 Best-Selling book of the Year” by USA Today this best seller speaks for itself. This series is not only extremely inspirational, but evokes ideas for living a calmer, richer life.

This marvelous book is packed with ideas that will uplift the spirit, open your mind and heart and free you in a delightfully easy manner as it guides you into a clearer focus of your life. Author Richard Carlson, takes our lives and breaks our activities into bit-size pieces to savor and study easily without choking on our whole life all at once.

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We hope you have enjoyed our list of the top five inspirational business books you must read. Don’t forget to share with your friends, and comment below about your opinions of each book and feel free to add to our list!

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About Steve Bookbinder

Steve Bookbinder is the CEO and sales expert at DMTraining. He has delivered more than 5,000 workshops and speeches to clients all over the world and has trained, coached, and managed more than 50,000 salespeople and managers. Steve continuously refreshes his training content to reflect his latest first-hand observations of salespeople across industries and regions. Through him, participants in his workshops and coaching sessions learn the best practices of today’s most successful sellers and managers across industries. Steve understands that sales is a competitive game. To outperform competitors and our own personal best results, we need to out-prospect, out-qualify, out-present and out-negotiate everyone else, not merely know how to sell. Through his specialty programs in Pipeline Management, Personal Marketing, Great First Meetings, 2nd-level Questioning, Sales Negotiating, and Sales Coaching, Steve trains sales teams to master the skills they need to overcome the challenges they face in today’s world… and keep improving results year over year.

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