Audiobooks are a great alternative to traditional reading and provide a safe way to engage with books when it’s not practical or possible to do so. Given that the world’s largest producer of downloadable audiobooks is Amazon’s Audible, we are going to take a look at the best selling Audible business books in a series of posts in order to highlight the books that are bound to help you achieve your goals, excel in your career and expand your horizons.
In this post we are going to be looking at the best selling Audible business books, so read on to find out which books you should be picking up next.
1. The Chimp Paradox by Prof Steve Peters
Topping the charts of the best selling audible business books is The Chimp Paradox by Prof Steve Peters. Procrastination and emotional thinking are common problems among individuals so Prof Steve Peters decided to outline a mind management model to solve these issues. The model has since helped people around the world to control their mind, work productively and think rationally, allowing them to become the person they want to be.
2. The Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley
As well being able to be in control of your mind, another key business skill is the ability to innovate and think outside the box. As such, it’s almost a given that The Ten Faces of Innovation by Tom Kelley is the second best selling book on Audible. With detailed explanations and numerous relatable examples, this book is the ultimate guide on learning how to innovate.
3. Never Split The Difference by Chris Voss
Life isn’t fair and neither is negotiating. Splitting the difference isn’t the win/win people once thought it was and instead it’s a guaranteed loss for one party if not both. In Never Split The Difference former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss outlines the techniques and methods the FBI utilises in order to achieve a winning outcome.
4. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The famous seven step plan to bringing positive change to your life is still going strong 25 years later. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has sold over 20 million copies to date and it comes as no surprise that it is one of the best selling Audible business books. The principle-centric approach described by Stephen Covey has helped millions transform their lives both personally and professionally. Great for leaders and managers, this book is an essential read if you work with others.
5. How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Another essential read for any would be leaders or managers is How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. It’s another classic book that has stood the test and time and is still around helping others achieve their goals, increase their popularity and improve their public speaking.
6. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Rich Dad Poor Dad is one of the most popular and well known books around on financial education and money management. Robert Kiyosaki recounts his childhood and explains the differences in thinking between his ‘rich dad’ and ‘poor dad’ and what they taught him about money. An entertaining and eye-opening read about how changing your perspective on money can lead to wealth and financial freedom.
7. First Man In by Ant Middleton
As we have already seen from some of the other books in this best selling Audible business books list, leadership is an essential skill for anyone looking to succeed in business. Ant Middleton takes leadership literature to the extreme in First Man In by sharing his experience as a member of the British Special Forces and what it’s like being the first man to step into the unknown. In his first book he shares the skills he’s learnt commanding soldiers in some of the world’s most extreme scenarios.
8. Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
After spending 25 years researching how the rich became rich, Napoleon Hill condensed his findings into the famous Think And Grow Rich. His research combined with interviews with over 500 wealthy men and women, led to the findings that it’s not what you do that makes you rich but how you think. Napoleon Hill outlines the 13 steps he feels are required in order to join the successful few.
9. Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Too many people just dive into an idea thinking about the what and the how rather than the why. Simon Sinek aims to change that in his best selling book Start With Why based off his incredibly popular TED talk. By using numerous examples that demonstrate how history’s greatest all start with the why, Sinek highlights it’s not the what that is important in business, it’s the why.
10. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
The final book in this best selling Audible business books post is The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. Idealised as one of the greatest investment advisors of the twentieth century, Graham shares his investing principles and strategies in order to help other reach their financial goals. A must read for anyone looking to get into investing or to expand upon their existing knowledge.
So there you have it, a detailed list of the best selling Audible business books. From career skills to investment advice, the knowledge in these books will make you an unstoppable money-making machine.
If you want to check out the other posts in this series, you can do so here.
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*Books correct as of time of writing.