7 life-changing business books

Not all of these tomes was written about the workplace, though the lessons they offer can permeate and heighten your professional and personal successes.

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A business major recently asked me to recommend business books that had changed my life.

I can name plenty of great books, but books that changed my life? That means those books had to make a lasting impact on how I think and act—and that makes the list much shorter.

Each of the following books meets that standard. In certain situations, I immediately flash back to a particular book and think, “I know exactly what to do,” which sounds like a great definition of “changed my life.”

1. “The Talent Code,” by Daniel Coyle

We’re all trying to learn new skills and improve old skills, and Coyle uses the science of performance to provide a great blueprint for getting really good at, well, anything.

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