Ma liste de lecture s’inspire très largement du Personal MBA.

Combien de temps me faudra t-il pour arriver au terme de cette liste ?

A raison de 2 livres par mois, environ 2 ans…c’est l’objectif que nous nous sommes fixés avec le groupe parisien de My Business Education.

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Généralement, J’achète mes livres sur pour acheter au meilleur prix, environ 10 à 15% moins chers… 😉

Corporate Skills

The Unwritten Laws of Business
The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done (Harperbusiness Essentials)
The Simplicity Survival Handbook: 32 Ways To Do Less And Accomplish More


Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People 2nd Edition
3-d Negotiation: Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals

The Partnership Charter: How To Start Out Right With Your New Business Partnership (or Fix The One You’re In)


How to Win Friends & Influence People
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Collins Business Essentials)
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

The 48 Laws of Power
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten


Getting Started in Consulting, Second Edition
Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully


On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
The Copywriter’s Handbook, Third Edition: A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Copy That Sells
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten

The Human Mind

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School
Making Sense of Behavior: The Meaning of Control
Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices (J-B Warren Bennis Series)
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

Productivity & Effectiveness

10 Days to Faster Reading

StrengthsFinder 2.0
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
The Power of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential…in Business and in Life
The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Success by Achieving More with Less
Bit Literacy: Productivity in the Age of Information and E-mail Overload
The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

Finance & Accounting

Accounting Made Simple: Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less
Essentials of Accounting (9th Edition)
The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course In Finance for Non-Financial Managers
How to Read a Financial Report: Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers

Project Management

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers

Personal Finance

Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
The Millionaire Next Door

Fail-Safe Investing: Lifelong Financial Security in 30 Minutes
It’s Not About the Money: A Financial Game Plan for Staying Safe, Sane, and Calm in Any Economy
Work Less, Live More: The Way to Semi-Retirement

Corporate Strategy

Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Companies
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage
Seeing What’s Next: Using Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change


First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently
12: The Elements of Great Managing

Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary Performers
Hiring Smart!: How to Predict Winners and Losers in the Incredibly Expensive People-Reading Game
The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker’s Essential Writings on Management (Collins Business Essentials)


Indispensable: How To Become The Company That Your Customers Can’t Live Without
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated


The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies
Value-Based Fees: How to Charge – and Get – What You’re Worth (Ultimate Consultant (Pfeiffer))
SPIN Selling
The Sales Bible: The Ultimate Sales Resource, New Edition


Thinking in Systems: A Primer
Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less
Learning from the Future: Competitive Foresight Scenarios


All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World

Permission Marketing : Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers
The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!
Getting Everything You Can Out of All You’ve Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition


Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions

Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life
Ethics for the Real World: Creating a Personal Code to Guide Decisions in Work and Life

Personal Development

Self-Directed Behavior
Personal Development for Smart People: The Conscious Pursuit of Personal Growth
Re-create Your Life: Transforming Yourself and Your World

Lead the Field
The Art of Exceptional Living


How to Lie with Statistics
Principles of Statistics


Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful
The New Leader’s 100-Day Action Plan: How to Take Charge, Build Your Team, and Get Immediate Results
The Halo Effect: … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers

Creativity & Innovation

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
The Myths of Innovation
Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving
Marketing Metrics: 50+ Metrics Every Executive Should Master

Web Analytics: An Hour a Day
Numbers Guide: The Essentials of Business Numeracy, Fifth Edition (The Economist Series)

Value-Creation & Design

The Four Steps to the Epiphany
The Design of Everyday Things

Universal Principles of Design

Opportunity Identification

The new business road test: What entrepreneurs and executives should do before writing a business plan (2nd Edition)
How to Make Millions with Your Ideas: An Entrepreneur’s Guide


Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat (Agora Series)

The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up
The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content.
Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
Bankable Business Plans: Second Edition

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