Getting Down to Business

In response to a question about how to prepare for an investing career, Warren Buffett once told his students, “Read 500 pages 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."  If you're looking to follow Buffett's advice, here are a few books to start building up your knowledge.

 

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780066620992
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Published: Harper Business - October 16th, 2001

10 of the best articles from HBR’s Must Reads, an excellent series.


Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781455570249
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 4th, 2017

General McRaven explains in this efficient little book how everyday habits can change you for the better.  Based on ten principles taught to Navy Seals.

 


The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981605
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 7th, 2014

"The Power of Habit is chock-full of fascinating anecdotes . . . how an early twentieth century adman turned Pepsodent into the first bestselling toothpaste by creating the habit of brushing daily, how a team of marketing mavens at Procter & Gamble rescued Febreze from the scrapheap of failed products by recognizing that a fresh smell was a fine reward for a cleaning task, how Michael Phelps' coach instilled habits that made him an Olympic champion many times over, and how Tony Dungy turned the Indianapolis Colts into a Super Bowl-winning team." --Los Angeles Times