Jan 4, 2012

Top 10 Business Bestsellers, December 2011.

Inc. magazine and 800CEOread blog compiled the list of Top 10 Business Bestsellers - December 2011.

The first place on bestsellers' list belongs now to book about leadership. Recently we saw entrepreneurship books at the top spot. 

Strengths Finder 2.0, that was No. 1 bestselling book of 2010., (Top 10 business bestseller list in January.) was No.5. in July, No. 6 in August, and was No.4 in September. In December it was on third place and it is interesting to see we are still looking for our strengths and ways to put them to work.

Here is the list of of Top 10 Business Bestsellersbusiness people were buying for themselves and their teams in December:

1. Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
by Simon Sinek

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

According to Sinek, the most inspiring leaders ask "why" an organization does what it does. This simple question has the power to encourage others to achieve extraordinary things, and Sinek shows readers how to apply this philosophy to their workplace.

2. Zappos Experience 
5 Principles to Inspire, Engage, and Wow
by Joseph Micelli

Given unprecedented access to one of the most successful online retailers in the world, the bestselling author of "The Starbucks Experience" unveils the customer-experience strategies that have made Zappos the model of leadership success

3. Strengths Finder 2.0
A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup's Now, Discover Your Strengths [With Access Code]

by Tom Rath

StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an expansion of the franchise started by the book Now, Discover Your Strengths. Originally published in 2001, Now, Discover Your Strengths has become a mainstay on bestseller lists, spending 50 weeks on the Wall Street Journal list in 2006. If you have not read Now, Discover Your Strengths or used the first version of their online assessment too, the premise is that most people spend their professional lives trying to improve on their weakness instead of working within their strengths. The StrengthsFinder assessment is meant to help guide you toward optimizing your talents. Gallup has written other strengths-based books for salespeople, teachers, and faith-based groups.

4. Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide
How to Connect with Your Customers to Sell More!

by Marsha Collier

Make your online customers happy--and create new ones--with this winning guide

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

5. Business at the Speed of Now
Fire Up Your People, Thrill Your Customers, and Crush Your Competitors

by John Bernard

Business at the Speed of Now delivers a new real-time management philosophy and system to leaders looking for better results in today's constantly changing market. 

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

6. From Values to Action
The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership

by Harry M. Jansen Kraemer

Respected former CEO, professor, and speaker examines what it takes to become a values-based leader.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

7.  Great Workplace
How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters
by Michael Burchell, Jennifer Robin

Based on research conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute, "The Great Workplace" explains the concept of a Great Place to Work and demystifies the Institute's Great Place to Work model. Companies featured include General Mills, Google, and Microsoft.

8. Who Moved My Cheese?

by Spencer Johnson, Ken Blanchard

Spencer Johnson's "Who Moved My Cheese?, now in its amazing fifth year on national bestseller lists, has changed the way the world looks at change. With well over 6 million hardcover copies sold in the United States and more than 12 million copies sold in thirty-seven countries, "Who Moved My Cheese? continues to make a big difference in countless lives. 

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

9.  How to Market to People Not Like You
"Know It or Blow It" Rules for Reaching Diverse Customers

by Kelly McDonald

"Reach new and diverse customer groups and expand your market share The standard approach to marketing is to look for as many people as possible who fit one core customer profile. How to Market to People Not Like You challenges this traditional thinking about core customer bases, giving you a new approach to expand your customer base and your business. 

Category: Business, Entrepreneurship

10. Go-Giver
A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea

by Bob Burg

A journey of surprises, twists, and turns, "The Go-Giver" is a pithy business parable whose theme is that putting the other person first is the key to business success and personal fulfillment.

Category: Business, Economics, Finance

For comprehensive list of 25 books you can check 800CEOread bloghttp://800ceoread.com/attribute/show/1-The_Business_Book_Bestseller_List/.

Have you read, liked or applied anything from this list (books), and what can you recommend?

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