Let’s Learn About Business

“In 5 years you will be the same person as you are today, except for 2 things. The people that you meet, and the books that you read.”

Charlie Tremendous Jones

Business Creation

#14 Guide to Crowdfunding – Junko Yamamoto
#15 The $100 Startup – Chris Guillebeau
#26 The Lean Startup – Eric Ries
#43 Startup Studio Playbook – Attila Szigeti
#79 Weekend Start-up for Middle-ages – Koichi Fujii
#94 The Unfair Advantage – Ash Ali and Hasan Kubba.
#99 Zero to One – Peter Thiel

Marketing

#11 The Copywriter’s Handbook – Robert Bly
#24 All Marketers Are Liars – Seth Godin
#32 The 1-Page Marketing Plan – Allan Dib
#74 The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing – Al Ries & Jack Trout

Value-Delivery

#22 Lean Thinking – James Womack & Daniel Jones
#57 Shop Owner Textbook – Hiromichi Morishita
#71 1ndispensable – Joe Calloway

Finance & Accounting

#28 The 1% Windfall – Rafi Mohammed
#44 Seeing the Big Picture – Kevin Cope
#58 Become a Tax Advisor – Seibido Shuppan
#59 See Business through Accounting – Yasuhiro Tanaka
#60 Fundamental Tax Law – Eikosha
#80 A Habit of Reading Financials – Naoki Shibata
#81 The Layman’s Guide to Understanding Financial Statement – Simon Lawrence

The Human Mind

#18 Failing Forward – John C. Maxwell
#65 How to Read a Person Like a Book – Gerard Nierenberg & Henry Calero
#87 Aging Well – George E. Vaillant MD

Productivity & Effectiveness

#5 High-Performance Habits – Brendon Burchard
#8 Deep Work – Cal Newport
#10 10 Days to Faster Reading – Abby Marks-Beale
#20 Measure What Matters – John Doerr
#54 The 4-Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferris
#90 30 Minute Time Management – Lothar Seiwert

Problem Solving

#23 Principles – Ray Dalio

Behavioral Change

#49 Changing Employee Behavior – Nik Kinley and Shlomo Ben-Hur
#63 The Coaching Habit – Michael Bungay Stanier
#83 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
#86 The Power of Less – Leo Babauta
#95 Skill of Deep Focus – FOCI
#97 How to Keep House While Drowning – KC Davis

Decision-Making

#25 The Dip: When to Quit – Seth Godin
#52 The Decision Book – Mikael Krogerus & Roman Tschäppeler

Communication

#7 On Writing Well – William Zinsser
#16 English for Presentations – Adrian Wallwork
#29 The Elements of Style – William Strunk Jr. & E.B. White
#37 The Storyteller’s Secret – Carmine Gallo
#41 The Elements of Business Writing – Gary Blake & Robert W. Bly
#48 Report Writing – Margaret Greenhall
#50 The Storyboard Approach – Kerry Choun and Marcel Dunand
#82 Business Writing Essentials – Clare Whitmell
#96 Book Writing Mistakes – Jim Edwards

Influence

#46 What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School – Mark H. McCormack

Negotiation

#3 Getting to Yes – Roger Fisher
#6 Never Split the Difference – Chris Voss
#31 Rejection Proof – Jia Jiang
#69 Negotiation – Harvard Business Essentials

Management

#36 The Gifted Boss – Dale Dauten
#51 The Daily Drucker – Peter Drucker
#53 Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management – Thomas & Norman
#55 The Hard Thing About Hard Things – Ben Horowitz
#70 The Wisdom of Teams – Jon R. Katzenbach & Douglas K. Smith
#92 Knowledge Works – Mark Fruin

Leadership

#12 Hiring Guideline – Yasuyo Iga
#17 Tribes – Seth Godin
#91 The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership – John C. Maxwell
#93 Kikkoman: Company, Clan, and Community – Mark Fruin

Systems

#40 Business Law – Card & James
#42 Cleaning and Organizing – OJT Solutions
#75 Japanese Law – Hiroshi Oda

Analysis

#2 Thinking Statistically – Uri Bram
#45 The Ultimate Collection of Business Frameworks – Yoshinao Ono & Takumi Miyata

Corporate Skills

#19 The Effective Executive – Peter Drucker
#21 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings – Sarah Cooper

Corporate Strategy

#30 What I Didn’t Learn in Business School – Jay B. Barney & Trish Gorman Clifford
#38 Gaijin Kaisha – Jackson N. Huddleston, Jr.
#62 The Mind of the Strategist – Kenichi Ohmae
#68 LEAP – Howard Yu
#76 Success Business in Thailand – Bea Toews & Robert McGregor
#77 Thinking Strategically – Avinash K. Dixit & Barry J. Nalebuff

Creativity & Innovation

#33 Unlimited Memory – Kevin Horsley

Consulting

#47 Case Interview Secrets – Victor Cheng
#56 Amazon Product Manager Interview – Coursetake

Personal Finance

#13 Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki
#67 What Investors Value More Than Money – Hideto Fujino
#73 Accountants Secret – Motoaki Hirasawa
#89 The Millionaire’s Philosophy – Ken Honda

Personal Growth

#4 The Personal MBA – Josh Kaufman
#9 Ultralearning – Scott Young
#39 The Viking’s Guide to Good Business – King’s Mirror
#61 Learning with Cases – Louise & James & Michiel
#72 The McKinsey Way – Sachiyo Oshima
#78 The Obstacle Is the Way – Ryan Holiday
#84 Thank & Grow Rich – Pam Grout
#85 A Guide to the Good Life – William Braxton Irvine
#88 12 Rules for Life – Jordan Peterson
#98 The Code. the Evaluation. the Protocols – Jocko Willink
#100 The Best Things in Life – Thomas Hurka


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