‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ named to Fast Company list

August 19, 2010

When Fast Company puts together a list of “13 Business Books That Will Blow Your Mind,” you definitely take notice. And while we’re thrilled “How to Win Friends and Influence People” made the list, we also wanted to shine the spotlight on the other books, which are also great reads.

They are, in no particular order, as follows:

  1. “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” by Daniel Pink
  2. “Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard” by Chip & Dan Heath
  3. “Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust” by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith
  4. “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie (The author states: “There’s not a business person in the world who wouldn’t be more successful by picking up ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People.’”)
  5. “Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends and Friends Into Customers” by Seth Godin
  6. “Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presenting Design and Delivery” by Garr Reynolds
  7. “Freakonomics” and “SuperFreakonomics” by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  8. “The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century” by Thomas L. Friedman
  9. “Crush It! Why NOW is the Time to Cash In On Your Passion” by Gary Vaynerchuk
  10. “The 4-Hour Work Week” by Tim Ferriss
  11. “Shogun” by James Claville
  12. “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand
  13. “The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up” by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham

So do you agree with the picks on this list? What would you add?

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