List of 20 books that today’s change makers think you should read.
Warren Buffett, the man commonly referred to as the greatest investor of the 20th century, was standing in front of 165 wide-eyed students from Columbia University.
One of the students raised his hand and asked Buffett for his thoughts on the best way to prepare for an investing career. After thinking for a moment, Buffett pulled out a stack of papers and trade reports he had brought with him and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.” [Source]
Buffett estimates that 80 percent of his working hours are spent reading or thinking. It’s enough to make you ask, “Am I reading enough books?”
What do Bill Gates, Haruki Murakami, and Woody Allen have in common?
They all recommend reading JD Salinger’s classic Catcher in the Rye.
The following SlideShare from Communicaption features 20 books recommended by world renowned business people, artists, and influencers ranging from Steve Jobs to Oprah Winfrey. The list jumps from business books to science and economics titles to classic literature.
The great thing about books is that anyone can read them, including you!