The four business books you should read this summer
Monday, December 15, 2014/
The summer break is the perfect opportunity to think about how you would like to improve your business in 2015. And what better way to get inspired than reading a good book?
In the second of SmartCompany’s video book reviews, I look at four recent releases that are sure to give you a dose of new year inspiration.
Control Your Own Super Fund by Paul Clitheroe is the book for anyone who wants to learn more about DIY super. From what it costs to set up your own super fund to tips for staying on the right side of the law, this book will answer all those niggling questions.
Walter Isaacson’s The Innovators is chock-full of inspiring stories about some of the most innovative minds of recent generations, from computer programming pioneer Ada Lovelace to modern-day innovators such as Bill Gates.
And for those of you looking for a Christmas gift for the entrepreneur in your family or circle of friends, I recommend UnProfessional by Jack Delosa or Being Warren Buffett by Nic Liberman.
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