Bounce, Matthew Syed

BounceAnother favourite of property investor and businessman Martin Skinner, Bounce is inspired by the sporting world. This book examines the subject of success and also delves deeper into neuroscience and psychology to discover the underlying (neuro)biological factors at play. Continue reading

Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell

OutliersOutliers is probably one of my favourite books. Although it is not really a business book as such, after some thought I included it in the Business category because the arguments will definitely have an effect when you apply them to your business life. Continue reading

Nudge, Thaler & Sunstein

NudgeNudge is about the decisions that we make, and the knock-on effect that those decisions have on our lives. Chosen by Martin Skinner as one of his top five books for the Property Tribes Essential Property Book List, it has been on my own reading list for some time. Continue reading

The Millionaire Next Door, Stanley & Danko

The Millionaire Next DoorThis is perhaps the ultimate book about getting rich slow. The Millionaire Next Door is an American title, so largely focussing on observations of US citizens, but the principles are likely to hold true in the UK too. Continue reading

The 80/20 Principle, Richard Koch

The 80/20 PrincipleMost people are likely to have heard of The 80/20 Principle, even if they have not read the book. Such is the overwhelming degree to which the powerful principle has been proven and taken to heart by so many in business – and also in property investing. Continue reading

Maximum Achievement, Brian Tracy

Maximum AchievementBrian Tracy is one of the world’s leaders when it comes to success and personal development. He has written several books and Maximum Achievement is one of top property investor Angela Bryant’s favourites. Continue reading

How to Get Rich – Not Quick, Norb Janis

How to Get Rich, Not QuickAnother book recommended by Richard Brown, founder of The Property Voice, as one of his top five books in the Property Tribes Essential Book List, How to Get Rich – Not Quick is a very short, low cost title available (I think) only on the Kindle. Continue reading

Man’s Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl

Man's Search for MeaningThis is probably a book that we should all read at least once during our lifetimes. Mentioned by Richard Brown, founder of The Property Voice, as one of his top five books in the Property Tribes Essential Book List, Man’s Search for Meaning is a classic in terms of understanding the bare essence of human nature. Continue reading

The E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber

The E-Myth RevisitedIf I had to choose a favourite business book, The E-Myth Revisited would probably be right up there at the top of the list. The sense and sheer simplicity of the message so inspired me when I first read it that it has been a contributing factor not just to the way I have worked ever since, but also to what I have chosen to do. Continue reading

The One Minute Millionaire, Allen & Hansen

The One Minute MillionaireAnother new book for my list, and don’t you just love the title? I have been rather a fan of Mark Victor Hansen’s books and titles that he has contributed to since reading The Power of Focus years ago. The One Minute Millionaire promises to be no exception. Continue reading