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10 superfine business books released in 2015

Every year sees a plethora of business books; advice on how to run a business or start a business from scratch. Whilst not all books offer the potential to add real value to your business some know exactly which mark to hit and do so extremely well. 2015 is no different and here are ten of the best books published so far this year:

    1. The Self Made Billionaire Effect, by John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen

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The Self Made Billionaire Effect looks at what quality is most important to enable a businessman to become successful. The authors; John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen spent time studying the business tactics of many of the 800 self made billionaires in the world. They also interviewed as many as they could and found the one defining feature was a producer mindset. This mindset is broken down into five habits which anyone can learn.

      1. How to Fly a Horse, by Kevin Ashton

Kevin Ashton is considered to be one of the pioneers in the world of radio frequency identification networks. He is also known as the man who first coined the phrase “the internet of things”.  His book covers the thought processes and behind the scenes activities which are essential to creating world changing ideas.

      1. The Leadership Handbook, by John C. Maxwell

John C Maxwell has been recognized by Inc. as being the most influential leadership expert in the world at this moment in time. The Leadership Handbook covers twenty six strategies he has devised for overcoming failures and knowing when to take a risk and when not to.

      1. Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate

This book takes a look at the current real estate trends and provides an excellent guide into the property market.  In particularly it discusses what to look for when buying, selling or investing.  It is written by the CEO and chief Economist of the well known estate database Zillow.  The authors clearly know their subject matter.

      1. Bold, by Peter H Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Technology and entrepreneurs are usually at the forefront when it comes to redesigning the world around us. Bold takes a look at some of those technologies and how they are affecting the world.  It has been written by two entrepreneurs – Peter H Diamandis and Steven Kotler and even has insights directly from big businessmen like Elon Musk and Richard Branson

      1. Performing Under Pressure, by Hendrie Weisinger

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The common reaction when dealing with a high stakes situation is to panic. Performing Under Pressure teaches readers to avoid this and how to deliver the best performance of your life, when it really matters. It has been written by psychologist Dr Hendrie Weisinger and performance coach J.P. Pawliw-Fry.

      1. Coined, by Kabir Sehgal

Coined takes an in-depth look at the historic origins of money and then analyses its relationship to humans throughout the years. It has been written by the vice president of JPMorgan Chase – Kabir Sehgal and has already received praise from the likes of Bill Clinton and Richard Branson.

      1. The Eureka Factor, John Kounios and Mark Beeman

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Two neuroscientists, John Kounios and Mark Beeman have spent their lives studying how creativity manifests in the brain. The Eureka Factor summarizes their research into the moments when the brain overcomes all the distractions and chatter to have a real Eureka moment.

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      1. The Road to Character, By David Brooks

David Brooks is a New York columnist and believes that modern society has become fixated on self. Social networks encourage online branding of oneself and listing personal achievements. His book explores the idea that success should be more about connecting with others and being less selfish. To demonstrate this he looks at several historical figures such as St. Augustine.

      1. Clay Water Brick, by Jessica Jackley

There are many sources of crowd funding now available as opposed to traditional methods.  Jessica Jackley, the cofounder of Kiva (a micro lending company), and a popular TED speaker, tells why she felt Kiva was such an important idea. In Clay Water Brick, she also explains why helping entrepreneur’s from the world’s poorest countries is not just a feel good act of charity – it is an essential and important part of the world economy.

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