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Most replied that they would improve one of these three areas of their lives:
With this in mind, we recommend books to help our readers develop in each of these core areas. Your challenge is to read at least one of the books we recommend each month. Think you can keep up?
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Successful People Read
Warren Buffett, one of the wealthiest individuals in the world, is well known for spending up to 80% of his day reading. In fact, when Warren was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”
“Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.” -Warren Buffett
Warren isn't the only one who feels reading regularly is extremely important if you are going to improve your life. Here are some other names you might recognize that have learned the importance of this habit of highly successful people.
- Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, which breaks down to about a book a week.
- Mark Cuban reads more than 3 hours every day.
- Mark Zuckerberg made a resolution to read a book every other week.
- Oprah Winfrey is an avid reader and stated: “Books were my pass to personal freedom.”
The list goes on and on. Successful people read!
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Get Started Today With Our First Book Recommendation
Our first book is The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential by John C. Maxwell. This is a core book that should be considered required reading for everyone. Whether you've just been granted a promotion, think you may want to lead at some point in your life, want to improve your relationships with others, or have been a manager for a long time, you will get a lot out of this one.