The Top 10 Books You Need to Read in 2017

I gave you 5 books you need to read for 2016.

We’re all evolving (right?) – getting better every week, month and year.

To keep growing, here are the 10 books you need to read in 2017.

This list is in no particular order. Start anywhere. But when you’re done – you’ll be wiser and better than you were the day you read this post.

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1 – The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary is a firebrand. He pulls no punches with his “jab, jab, jab, right hook” methodology.

His insights from 2011 are still quite relevant today.


2 – Linchpin by Seth Godin

A book about making yourself indispensable.


3 – Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Why drives action. Why creates culture. Why gets followers. Why is the most important question to answer.


4 – The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone

Wishing never got anyone anything. This is all about action from a master of sales.


5 – How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban

Mark has fun. He’s also insanely successful. This book is a little view of how he does both at the same time.


6 – Be the Genius You Were Born to Be by Harshajyoti Das

Don’t limit yourself.


7 – Choose Yourself by James Altucher

Important to focus on improving yourself.


8 – The End of Jobs by Taylor Pearson

A look at our future and some very important things to contemplate. We need solutions to the coming problems. Are you prepared?


9 – Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Starting a company? Don’t until you read this. Have a company? Read this to improve your chance of success.


10 – Eat that Frog! by Brian Tracy

Struggle with procrastination? Tackle that big, ugly task first. Momentum will be on your side and you won’t fear the day.


There you have them: the top 10 books you need to read in 2017.



Because there’s 12 months in a year and I’m a shameless self-promoter.

11 – How to Lose Friends and Irritate People by Johnny Whitfield

12 – A More Perfect Nation by Johnny Whitfield


Let me know what you think of the books you need to read in 2017 in the comments! I look forward to getting the next list ready for you!