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Top 12 Business Books

The Ten Day MBA The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and the Middle Class The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make

A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught In America's Top Business Schools

If you’re ready to take the journey to wealth and personal fulfillment, here’s your ticket. In this life-changing little book, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker Keith Cameron Smith shows you how to think like a millionaire and reap the benefits of a millionaire mindset.

Although leadership is the hot topic on conference agendas and book tours, most people who find themselves in positions of leadership have little or no training for the role. They simply continue to make the same old mistakes.

     
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Good To Great by Jim Collins

The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

If you’ve never read The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.

For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great?

     
The Snowball - Warren Buffett and the Business of Life The Energy Bus It's Not All About Me

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.”.

The Energy Bus, an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment - at work and at home.

Despite the age-old saying, individuals everywhere still have a hard time realizing that it’s not all about them. Robin Dreeke uses his research and years of work in the field of interpersonal relations and behavior to help readers focus on building relationships with others in “It’s Not All About Me: The Top Ten Techniques for Building Quick Rapport with Anyone

     
HBR's 10 MUST READS The $100 Startup Achieve Anything In Just One Year

You want the most important ideas on management all in one place. Now you can have them—in a boxed set of HBR’s Must Reads.This six-title collection includes only the most critical articles from the world’s top management experts, curated from Harvard Business Review’s rich archives.

In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose – and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations – and yet he’s never held a “real job” or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he earns both to support his life of adventure and to give back.

Achieve Anything in Just One Year: Be Inspired Daily to Live Your Dreams and Accomplish Your Goals.


- Learn to make small daily choices that will transform your life.
- Find your personal inspiration.
- Rediscover your motivation.
- Propel yourself out of an unfulfilling existence.

     


Textbook Recommendations - Low Beginning
Business Startup 1 Survival English  

Business Start-up is a two-level (CEF level A1/A2) Business English course for adults who need English for their work. This new Business English course takes beginners and false beginners from basic English up to the point where they can start preparing for the BEC Preliminary examination.

Part of a course for people who need English for work and travel. Based around real-life situations, the course introduces functional language through written dialogues, and an icon system gives the teacher the flexibility to choose topics most relevant to the learners' needs.

     



Textbook Recommendations - High Beginning
Market Leader 1 Business Vocabulary in Use Elementary to Pre-intermediate with Answers Day by Day: English for Employment Communication

Market Leader is the major business English course for tomorrow's business leaders. Incorporating material from the Financial Times(c), it bring business right into the classroom. All the Course Books have self-study CD-ROMS which include video material and interactive case studies.

The essential book for professionals and students looking to expand their business vocabulary. Bringing learners up to date with the language they need for business today, this book explains words and expressions, provides practice in using the new language, and also reflects recent developments in technology and business practice.

This comprehensive introduction to general workplace communication helps students learn the language they need to obtain employment and communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers.
Also includes a Word-by-Word/ Side-by-Side correlation key.

     
Business Basics Business Venture 1 New Survival English

Business Basics is a complete first course in English for business, with thorough coverage of basic grammar and skills. While the language level is low, the material is relevant to the business world, and real companies and business personalities are featured.

Business Venture offers a wide range of authentic business settings, with dialogue practice, pair work, and information-gap activities.

Intended for professional adults who need English for work and travel. This student's book covers seven key topic areas: business, socialising, communications, travel, hotels, money, and food and drink.

     



Textbook Recommendations - Low Intermediate
Market Leader - Level 2 English for Global Business Business Vocabulary in Use - Intermediate

This five-level course uses authoritative, authentic sources to explore topical business issues and builds the professional standard of language needed to communicate in the modern world of business.

English for Global Business is a business English textbook for non-native speakers who are learning English in order to conduct business, communicate with international professionals, advance in a career, prepare for the TOEIC exam, or pursue an MBA or other university professional degree in English.

Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate Second edition is for students and professionals looking to expand their business vocabulary. Bringing learners up to date with the language they need for business today, this book explains words and expressions and also provides practice of using the new language.

     
Company to Company Market Leader Intermediate Business Options

Company to Company is for anyone studying or working in business, commerce or administration who needs to correspond in English. It is particularly suitable for learners at the lower-intermediate and intermediate levels, but more advanced learners who are unfamiliar with business correspondence will also find it invaluable.

Market Leader is the major business English course for tomorrow's business leaders. Incorporating material from the Financial Times(c), it bring business right into the classroom. All the Course Books have self-study CD-ROMS which include video material and interactive case studies.

Business Options offers fourteen theme-based units which focus on real-life business situations. The course offers strong coverage of social and cultural awareness, a particularly difficult area for many students.

     
Business Venture 2 Handshake - A Course in Communication  

Business Venture offers a wide range of authentic business settings, with dialogue practice, pair work, and information-gap activities. The Workbook includes an answer key and practice activities.

An innovative course in language and communication skills.

 
     



Textbook Recommendations - High Intermediate
Business Communication Strategies In Focus: Strategies for Business Writers Communicating In Business English

A textbook teaching students of English the vital everyday language typically used in all aspects of running a business, from being comfortable with small talk to effective teamwork on business plans and marketing strategies.

Both native and non-native English speakers will find IN FOCUS packed with important tips for more effective business writing, using real-world assignments on resumes, cover letters, memos, short reports and business plans to emphasize proper practice.

Communicating in Business English focuses on functional English needed to communicate within various business environments. It presents vocabulary and language patterns related to common business situations.

     
Business Objectives Making Business Decisions Grammar for Business

This completely updated edition of Business Objectives contains an interactive CD-ROM. The course develops the skills students need to participate in a variety of business contexts. It offers controlled grammar practice, systematic teaching of relevant vocabulary, and challenging activities that encourage students to use their own business experience.

Working with real case studies of successful international and American companies, students gain insight into business practices, develop cultural awareness, and get a feel for the excitement and challenge of working in today's global business world.

Essential grammar reference and practice for anyone using English in a business context. Grammar for Business is a must-have for intermediate business students and anyone using English in the workplace.

     
Build Your Business Vocabulary Improve Your Global Business English English for Presentations

BUILD YOUR BUSINESS VOCABULARY contains graded vocabulary exercises in a huge range of business areas: banking, social, presentations, insurance, law, management, personnel, product, and sales. This is the ideal complement to most business courses.

Improve Your Global Business English: The Essential Toolkit for Writing and Communicating Across Borders. Whether you speak English as a first, second or even third language, intercultural business communications means that getting it right has never been more important for you and your organization

An expanding series of short, specialist English courses for different professions, work skills, and industries.

     
Market Leader: Upper Intermediate Business English Communicating in Business Business Listening & Speaking

Now students of all abilities can feel comfortable and confident in any business situation with the language program designed especially for them! Developed in association with the Financial Times, Market Leader is the definitive business English course, with flexible, up-to-date materials reflecting today's dynamic business environment.

Communicating in Business is a short American English course for intermediate level students in or preparing for work who need to improve their communicative ability when socializing, telephoning, presenting, taking part in meetings and negotiating.

For intermediate-level, internationally-minded students of Business English. A wealth of listening types and tasks. A wealth of speaking opportunities. A classroom text for the internationally-minded business person.

     
Let's Talk Business The English You Need for Business Improving Business Communication Skills

LET'S TALK BUSINESS prepares students for the academic work in various sectors of business. It is a dynamic business ESL text that combines basic through advanced business concepts with general and business-oriented communication skills.

The English You Need for Business is the second book of a two-part series covering essential business executive vocabulary, including verbs. It follows on from The English You Need for the Office) for general office staff.

The fourth edition of Improving Business Communication continues to deliver the foundation on which to build and improve all communication skills.

     



Textbook Recommendations - Advanced
Business Opportunities Market Leader Advanced Coursebook (Market Leader) English for Corporate Communications: Cases in International Business

Business Opportunities provides opportunities for practicing language in a range of professional situations, while offering opportunities to practice all four language skills, especially listening and speaking.

Market Leader Advanced Coursebook (Market Leader) Paperback – Import, 2006
by Irene Dubicka (Author)

English for Corporate Communications: Cases in International Business Hardcover – August 6, 1992
by Jennifer Spring-Wallace (Author)

     
English for Business Studies Student's Book: A Course for Business Studies and Economics Students (Cambridge Professional English) Make an Impact with Your Written English: How to Write Presentations, Reports, Meetings Notes and Minutes (Better Business English) Selected Readings in Business, Millennium Edition (Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes)

This best selling course has been thoroughly revised to meet the needs of today's business and economics students. English for Business Studies Third Edition reflects recent changes in the world's business and economic environment, featuring new units including Corporate Social Responsibility and Venture Capital.

Writing effective business English is about creating clear, concise messages and avoiding verbosity; but the fewer words there are, the more important it is to get them right.

The revised edition of Selected Readings in Business addresses the new developments in the business world since 1991--e-commerce, information technology, women's status as professionals, application of science to business, and the increasing globalization of our world.

     
Business Vocabulary in Use Advanced with Answers and CD-ROM New International Business English Updated Edition Student's Book with Bonus Extra BEC Vantage Preparation CD-ROM: Communication Skills in English for Business Purposes Speak Business English Like an American: Learn the Idioms & Expressions You Need to Succeed On The Job! (Book & Audio CD)

Business Vocabulary in Use Advanced Second edition is for students and professionals looking to expand their business vocabulary. Bringing learners up to date with the language they need for business today.

This bestselling course is the ideal next step for students who have completed Working in English. Fifteen topic-based units cover a wide range of business situations and the course provides frequent opportunity for discussion and thorough vocabulary development.

Speak Business English Like an American is the bestselling book & audio CD set designed to help you succeed on the job -- whatever you're doing, wherever you're working. The set is great for self-study, with dozens of helpful exercises to reinforce the material.

     
How to Write Effective Business English: The Essential Toolkit for Composing Powerful Letters, E-mails and More, for Today's Business Needs (Better Business English)    

How to Write Effective Business English teaches the non-native reader how to create clear, concise messages and avoid verbosity. Assuming an intermediate knowledge of English, this book provides guidelines for further development, deals with real life scenarios and gives readers answers that even their bosses might not know.

   


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