Book Reviews

Acquire new skills and knowledge to help you start, manage and run your small business from the best business books today. Read book reviews and excerpts of business books ideal for the home-based and small business entrepreneur.

If you are looking for a book to inspire you, show you real-life strategies and tactics that worked, and to inform you of the best ways to earn money, check out the business books in our Book Review section.

Emotional Stories that Sell: Techniques for Deeply Moving Buyers’ Decisions

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Emotional Stories that Sell: Techniques for Deeply Moving Buyers’ Decisions

Emotions play a critical role in buyers’ decisions. Learn some techniques to enhance the emotional impact of the stories you tell buyers.

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Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It

May 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It

Self-promotion is an important attribute for getting ahead. Read an excerpt from the book “Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It” by Peggy Klaus

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Effective Networking For Professional Success

April 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Effective Networking For Professional Success

Networking is one skill you need to practice to get ahead and survive these uncertain times. Learn how to widen and make full use of your network.

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Work From Home Ideas. 463 Ways To Make Money From Home.

January 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Work From Home Ideas. 463 Ways To Make Money From Home.

Do you want to earn money from home but don’t know how? Read about the book Work From Home Ideas 463 Ways To Make Money From Home. By Christine Clayfield

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Dare to Dream, Dream to Dare

March 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dare to Dream, Dream to Dare

Excerpt from Chapter 2 “Dare to Dream, Dream to Dare” of the book Tiger Heart, Tiger Mind: How To Empower Your Dream: A Zentrepreneur’s Guide

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Open Innovation: How to Create and Profit from Technology

February 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Open Innovation: How to Create and Profit from Technology

Companies that don’t innovate die. Learn the things you need to do to create and profit from technology from the book Open Innovation by Henry Chesbrough

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There’s No Such Thing As “Business” Ethics: There’s Only One Rule for Making Decisions

January 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
There’s No Such Thing As “Business” Ethics: There’s Only One Rule for Making Decisions

People want to know: Why is ethics in such a terrible state? Read an excerpt from the book “There’s No Such Thing As “Business” Ethics: There’s Only One Rule for Making Decisions”

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How to Become CEO: The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization

January 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
How to Become CEO: The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization

Book Excerpt Always Take the Job That Offers the Most Money After you have decided what you want to do–whether it is banking, advertising, manufacturing, or something else–go to work for the company that offers you the most money. If you have not decided what kind of career or industry is for you, then take […]

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Book Review: Accounting for the Numberphobic

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Book Review: Accounting for the Numberphobic

Refusing to understand the finances of the business is one of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs can make. Read a review of the book “Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners” by Dawn Fotopulus.

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50 Books on Starting a Food Business

July 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
50 Books on Starting a Food Business

Food has always been a popular business, with an ever-growing demand. If you are thinking of starting a food business, here are books to help you launch and succeed in the food business.

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Must-Read Books When Starting a Business

June 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Must-Read Books When Starting a Business

When you are looking for what books to read when starting a small business, start with these books. You can start by getting a general overview of entrepreneurship and then find detailed information about specific aspects that you need to know in your business.

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The Go Point: When It’s Time to Decide

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Go Point: When It’s Time to Decide

Predictable errors are preventable errors. And a few simple techniques, like those below, can help you steer clear of the most common wrong turns. Read an excerpt from the book “The Go Point” to help you prevent unforced errors

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