Readers believe that having insight in books would give one a handle on the power to effectively utilize the ideas contained.
Likewise, reading a book endorsed by the wealthiest people living, could make you think like them, because you now share the same level of thinking, thought process, and access to information.
Considering the books read by the wealthiest men, ever known, such as Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg, there are:
(1)Twelve Classic Tales from the Wall of Wall Street by John Brooks:
This book was recommended by the greatest investor and businessman of our time Warren Buffet who passed the book to the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates who was the richest man for many years.
After many decades, Bill Gates finally acknowledged that the book was the best of all the business books he read in his lifetime.
(2)Good to Great by Jim Collins:
Presently, Amazon is the largest online retail company in the world which was not so in the early stage of its establishment. Amazon was running at loss for many years but could not figure out a way to set things right until he had a deep conversation with Jim Collins on a phone call.
Jim the author of Good to Great, visited the headquarter of Amazon and spoke with the management team about their economic structure. After the meeting, Bezos decided to follow his advice and now their economy is skyrocketing.
In a podcast with Kara Swisher, Collins advised that they should stop focusing on short-term gains and make long-term decisions. This was what he termed the “inexorable logic” of success.
(3)The End of Power by Moisés Naím:
The CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has an amazing habit of reading books round the year, like his other billionaire colleagues. As soon as Mark recommended the book to his team members at Facebook Inc,
It was recorded that the book was totally sold out and there was no more copy to buy.
Ever since then up to date, it is still rated as best selling books of all times.
This book talks about Power shift from one person, organization etc. to the other. It emphasizes the fact that power is like energy which cannot be destroyed but are transfer from one sect or elite group to the other.