For every MBA student, choosing the right book is a matter of great concern. Students get puzzled about what books to read to become top executives or business professionals. Well, there is nothing to worry about as I have based my article on the 3 must read book for every MBA student.
As a MBA student, the best way to choose a book is by looking at others’ advices. Books that are recommended over time by students and teachers are assumed to be good, worthy of reading.
“How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie tops the list of 3 must read books by MBA students. First published in 1937, the book has already sold 15 million copies globally, and is one of the first bestselling self-help books available in the market.
Dale Carnegie’s book is recommended by almost all MBA experts since the book beautifully depicts no matter how smart you are or what you look like, at the end of the day what really matters is how far you can interact and influence people so as to become a successful leader.
Although I have not done MBA, but this book stands to be one of my personal favorite. The author, Dale Carnegie, has taken the pain in putting real-life examples while explaining how to deal with a particular situation and become get success in life.
The book has 6 major sections, and each of the section nicely explains how to tackle people and make them believe your views and thoughts regarding a scenario.
In this book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” the details of everyday problems are clearly addressed and their solutions are brought forth, thus making a simple and easy reading for every MBA student.
Stephen R Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is a great book worthy of keeping in your bookshelf. The book offers a holistic, basic approach for solving day-to-day personal and professional problems. Stephen R Covey’s book is recognized as one of the most influential books ever written, and the book is a definite read for every MBA student. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” really provides a simple way of getting through life.
The third of the 3 must read MBA books is “How to Become CEO” by Jeffrey Fox. As a marketing consultant himself, Jeffrey J. Fox is perhaps the best person to write such a thoughtful book. Although the title of the book states it is meant for the CEOs, the book can be read by anyone and everyone who wants to become a business professional. “How to Become CEO” includes 75 provocative rules that readers must take into account, qualities they must develop and things they must avoid doing to achieve their career goals.
Apart from these 3 must read books, you can also read The Five Great Rules of Marketing, The Ten Commandments of Leadership, Never eat alone by Keith Ferrazzi and Tom Hopkins’s How to Master the Art of Selling.