Warren Buffet is a well-known personality. He is a business magnate and investor. Buffett is popular because he is considered one of the most successful investors and business personalities in the world. He is presently the CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. In this article, we are going to read about the 10 books recommended by Warren Buffett. If you look up to Warren Buffet, reading some of his recommendations might help you gain new knowledge and a new perspective to grow your business.

Business Adventures – John Brooks

10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett - Business Adventures – John Brooks
10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett – Business Adventures – John Brooks

This book by Brooks is a business classic and it offers an engaging and insightful look into commercial and monetary life in America. Have you ever wondered what the incredible rise of Xerox, Edsel, scandals at General Elective, and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each of these names is an example of an iconic company that was elucidated by a period of fame. But, these astonishing accounts are as applicable today for business comprehension as it was then when the events happened.

The Outsiders – William N Thorndike

The Outsiders – William N Thorndike
The Outsiders – William N Thorndike

Thorndike offers analytical wisdom that helps with investment and creating a successful career by sharing stories of performances by companies and their owners. Because, in the end, no matter what is the definition of CEO, according to you – someone with good communication skills, confident personality, charisma, or someone with a profound sense of expertise; it is the return for the shareholders that matter.

The Ten Commandments for Business Failure – Donald R. Keough

10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett - The Ten Commandments for Business Failure – Donald R. Keough
10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett – The Ten Commandments for Business Failure – Donald R. Keough

Yes, you read the title right. Unlike, several thousand books on how to build a successful business or how to be a successful person, this book by Keough tells you how to fail. It is full of lessons if you see it as a guidebook – you would read and comprehend exactly which steps you should be cautious about and which ones you should ignore.

A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers – Peter Bevelin

A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers – Peter Bevelin
A Few Lessons for Investors and Managers – Peter Bevelin

This book provides you guidance on how investors and managers can expand their success and reduce the harm if investors think more as managers and managers think more like investors. It tells you briefly and easily about the lessons on business valuation, tricks and traps, governance, the importance of trust, good business, and bad business that investors and managers can take away from Warren Buffet.

How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie

10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett - How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie
10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett – How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie

Since the time it has released, this book has published over 15 million copies. It is cramped up with life lessons and advice that has helped several known personalities climb the ladder of success in personal lives and business. It is relevant to date and will guide you to achieve success in this modern age.

Shoe Dog – Phil Knight

Shoe Dog – Phil Knight
Shoe Dog – Phil Knight

In this memoir, for the first time, the co-founder of the famous Nike Company Phil Knight shares the story of the beginning days of this large industry, when this brand was just a start-up and how it evolved and became such an iconic and profitable brand. Knight formerly worked as a CEO and chairman.

Limping on Water – Philip Beuth

10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett - Limping on Water – Philip Beuth
10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett – Limping on Water – Philip Beuth

Phil went from a bankrupt TV company present in Albany to a massive broadcasting empire which was eventually acquired by Disney in the year 1995 for the cost of $19 billion. He does not only offer the story of his life through this book, he also talks about the management philosophy of Tom Murphy and Dan Burke.

Dream Big – Cristiane Correa

Dream Big – Cristiane Correa
Dream Big – Cristiane Correa

According to Warren Buffet, this book should be an inspiration to all. It is the behind-the-scenes picture of the rise of Jorge Lemann, Marcel Telles, and Beto Sicupira as businessmen. The book also presents their management method based on constant cost-cutting, simplicity, and meritocracy which led to this huge success.

The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham

10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett - The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham
10 Books Recommended by Warren Buffett – The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham is the greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century and through this book, he offers his philosophy of ‘value investing. Value investing is a process that guards investors against significant blunders and teaches them to expand long-term plans. This book remains the bible of the stock market since its original publication in the year 1943.

The Farmer From Merna – Karl Schriftgiesser

The Farmer From Merna – Karl Schriftgiesser
The Farmer From Merna – Karl Schriftgiesser

This book by Karl Schriftgiesser is a must-read for anyone who is an employee of State Farm. It is mainly an autobiography of the founder and it talks about the beginning years of State Farm. It will let you know about the migration of GJ Mecherle’s father from the village, GJ’s childhood, how this young and new company brought several innovations to the insurance industry, and more.

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