Heavily dominated by world-changing economics, these best selling Audible Commerce & Economy books features some of the best modern thinkers in the world apply economics to everything from the world’s biggest problems, to drug dealers and cheating teachers.
Read on to find out which books you should be picking up next if you’re interested in Commerce & Economy, in this entry of our best selling Audible business books series.
1. The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss
As well as being one of the best selling Audible career books, The 4-Hour Work Week is also one of the best selling Commerce & Economy books. By highlighting how the internet can improve and change the face of commerce, Tim Ferriss helps to equip the general public with the knowledge and motivation to take their lives and income into their own hands.
2. The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
After years of study, The Black Swan is Taleb’s “investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand”. Covering a range of subjects including science, probability and business, The Black Swan attempts to answer why we concentrate on things we already know rather than considering what we don’t.
3. Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
With the outlook that modern economics has failed, Raworth outlines seven ways that economics has led the public astray and attempts to tackle them. Doughnut Economics doesn’t present itself as the solution to the worlds economical problems, but instead aims to help the reader see modern economic principles for what they are and potentially spark an economic revolution.
4. Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
Piketty uses economic data from 20 countries dating back to the 18th century in Capital in the Twenty-First Century, to find trends and social patterns relating to wealth and inequality. Identifying the main drivers of economic inequality and how political action can play its part for better or worse, the book hopes to clarify and realign our understanding of history.
5. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
What happens when you apply economic theory to drug dealers, teaching and baby names? Well, Freakonomics seeks to change everyone’s perspective of the world by finding trends in the unlikeliest of places. Entertaining, interesting and surprisingly accurate, the book will have you second guessing life as you know it.
6. Find Your Why by Simon Sinek
In this sequel to the critically acclaimed and worldwide best seller Start With Why, Simon Sinek presents a guide for businesses struggling to find their purpose – their why. Regardless of whether you’re the top dog or the new hire, this book outlines how any business can find their why with easy actionable steps. Find your why and enjoy the long-term success and personal satisfaction that it brings with it.
7. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
Behavioural economist Dan Ariely tackles why we make illogical decisions, why everything is relative when it shouldn’t be and more, in this entertaining and brilliant book on human behaviour. Through original experiments and everyday scenarios, Ariely explains human behaviour and how, by understanding these concepts, we can make better decisions in both our personal and business lives.
8. My Passive Income Blueprint
Are you looking to find a way to generate income from home? Become your own boss, set your own rules and start earning passive income with this handy guide to online business. With success tips, guides and numerous passive income suggestions, My Passive Income Blueprint could help you start generating an online income today!
9. What You Need To Know About: Economics by George Buckley & Sumeet Desa
Economics can be a confusing and jargon-filled topic that can quickly become overwhelming. But thankfully there is a book to help you get to grips with it all – What You Kneed To Know About: Economics. Authors George Buckley & Sumeet Desa answer what you really need to know about economics in order to help you better understand the subject, your job and the world around you.
10. The Everything Store by Brad Stone
Jeff Bezos has always been a peculiar and mysterious fellow, but for the first time ever a writer has been given access to the Bezos family and senior members of the Amazon team. Brad Stone writes an illuminating and interesting recount of the Amazon legacy in The Everything Store from first hand interviews and numerous secondary sources.
So there you have it, a detailed list of the best selling Audible Commerce & Economy books. Have you read or plan to read any of these books? Let us know in the comments or better yet, submit a guest review!
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