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Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Business Biography books.

1. Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business (2008)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedA landmark, bestselling business book and a fascinating behind-the-scenes history of the creation of Danny’s most famous eating establishments, Setting the Table is a treasure trove of valuable, innovative insights applicable to any business or organization. #5,385 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #4 in Hospitality, Travel & Tourism (Books) #24 in Culinary Biographies & Memoirs #2 in Service Industry (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Danny Meyer

2. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life (2009)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedHere is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. Although the media track him constantly, Buffett himself has never told his full life story. His reality is private, especially by celebrity standards. Indeed, while the homespun persona that the public…
Author(s): Alice Schroeder

3. Business Biographies and Memoirs: 6 Manuscripts: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Richard Branson (2018)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedIn this bundle we take a deep dive into the lives, successes, and failures of some of the most successful (and wealthy) men on the planet.What makes them different? What is it about them that makes them super-achievers?You will discover all of that and more.What is it about Jeff Bezos that allows him to change the way the entire world shops (and become the richest man on the planet in doing so)?How does Elon Musk go from working in the fires of a toxic furnace to leading the charge in space travel?How Steve Jobs created and led what would later become the world’s first trillion…
Author(s): JR MacGregor

4. Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time (1997)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedWhat do Bill Gates, Henry Ford, J. P. Morgan, Mary Kay Ash, and Walt Disney all have in common? Uncompromising vision, a willingness to take risks, and exceptional business acumen. Not only did these individuals amass great fortunes, they revolutionized the business world and helped shape society as we know it. Theirs are just a few of the stories collected in this anthology of commercial ingenuity. Drawing on a wealth of sources, this priceless collection brings to life extraordinary achievements, many of them forgotten or little known: how Robert Morris, the preeminent merchant of the eighteenth century, financed…
Author(s): Daniel Gross

5. J.P. Morgan – The Life and Deals of America’s Banker: Insight and Analysis into the Founder of Modern Finance and the American Banking System (Business Biographies and Memoirs – Titans of Industry) (2019)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked**Buy the Paperback version of this book and get the Kindle eBook version for FREE!**J.P. Morgan is more than just the name on one of the largest banks in America. He was a man who altered the course of American finance and the chief financier for the strategic interests of the titans of the day, such as Carnegie and Rockefeller. He also financed new and ingenious technologies developed by Thomas Edison and was a visionary who saw the potential in Nikola Tesla.His ability was not limited to Wall Street, though, and his reputation was not bound by the shores of America. He touched core industries in his lifetime, from shipping…
Author(s): JR MacGregor

6. Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business (2011)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedAfter failing at twenty-two jobs, Barbara Corcoran borrowed $1,000 from a boyfriend, quit her job as a diner waitress, and started a tiny real estate office in New York City. Using the unconventional lessons she learned from her homemaker mom, she gradually built it into a $6 billion dollar business. Now Barbara’s even more famous for the no-nonsense wisdom she offers to entrepreneurs on Shark Tank, ABC’s hit reality TV show. Shark Tales is down-to-earth, frank, and as heartwarming as it is smart. After reading it don’t be surprised if you find yourself thinking, “If she can…
Author(s): Barbara Corcoran, Bruce Littlefield

7. A ‘FAMILY’ BUSINESS: The Life And Times Of Joey ‘The Fixer’ Silvestri (2019)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedJoe Silvestri was a tough kid from the mean streets of New York. He went from street brawler to wearing a tux at the glamorous Copacabana. He eventually provided “muscle” for the Mob, a highly respected and feared fixer—the guy you went to if you had a problem that needed to be resolved. He followed Mob protocol when having a sit down with an adversary: You never break bread with the enemy.Award-winning Mob author Dennis Griffin joins forces with Joey “the Fixer” Silvestri to tell a tale of a bygone era when organized crime dominated New York City. It was a time when neighborhood bosses controlled their turf and…
Author(s): Dennis N. Griffin, Joey Silvestri

8. Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant – Rich Dad Poor Dad Part II (2000)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedBook Description This work will reveal why some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and feel more financially secure than others. #968,458 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1828 in Journalist Biographies #1643 in Journalism Writing Reference (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Robert T. Kiyosaki

9. My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business: A Memoir (2012)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedDick Van Dyke, indisputably one of the greats of the golden age of television, is admired and beloved by audiences the world over for his beaming smile, his physical dexterity, his impeccable comic timing, his ridiculous stunts, and his unforgettable screen roles.             His trailblazing television program, The Dick Van Dyke Show (produced by Carl Reiner, who has written the foreword to this memoir), was one of the most popular sitcoms of the 1960s and introduced another major television star, Mary Tyler Moore. But Dick Van…
Author(s): Van Dyke, Dick

10. Graphic Design History (2001)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedIn this groundbreaking anthology, nearly 30 legendary writers explore and characterize the unique developments, notable people, and memorable events that shaped the world of graphic design. Taken in many cases from hard-to-find sources, these essays provide a unique scope and array of provocative viewpoints that are not found anywhere else. Readers will be taken on a fascinating journey through the trends that shaped the industry for the past 100-plus years, written by the people who helped define it. #1,074,127 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #213 in Branding & Logo…
Author(s): Georgette Ballance, Steven Heller

11. Business Biographies and Memoirs – Titans of Industry: Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford, Cornelius Vanderbilt (2019)

 Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & RankedThe five ‘Titans of Industry’ discussed in this series are, without a doubt, the most influential and impactful men in American history. Without any one of them, the entire landscape of the US would be different. They are the founders of the American economy.  We live in a world today that is based on the actions of John D. Rockefeller. Everything we do and how we live are the result of oil and its power.J.P. Morgan is more than just the name on one of the largest banks in America; He built the financial world we live in today.Henry Ford not only revolutionized the automobile industry, but the assembly line…
Author(s): J.R. MacGregor

Best Business Biography Books Reviewed & Ranked

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Warren Buffett: A Biography of the most Intelligent Businessman Ever

Author(s): Albert Redfield
ID: 2517296, Publisher: , Year: 2014, Size: 77 Kb, Format: epub

The Life of Senna: The Biography of Ayrton Senna

Author(s): Tom Rubython, Keith Sutton
ID: 1115553, Publisher: BusinessF1 Books, Year: 2004, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub

Speculators and Patriots: Essays in Business Biography

Author(s): Davenport-Hines
ID: 501618, Publisher: , Year: 1986, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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