The Personal MBA Recommended Reading List: The 99 Best Business Books
“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library.”
Will Hunting (played by Matt Damon), Good Will Hunting
MBA programs don’t have a monopoly on advanced business knowledge: you can teach yourself everything you need to know to succeed in life and at work. The Personal MBA features the very best business books available, based on over ten years and thousands of hours of research. So skip business school and the $150,000 loan: you can get a world-class business education own your own at very low cost by reading the best business books.
This page lists all Personal MBA recommended books and resources for easy printing, bookmarking, and reference. For more information about the Personal MBA and book selection criteria, read the manifesto.
Here are the 99 business books The Personal MBA officially recommends… click on the title of each book to read a detailed description of each book and why it’s important, or the buttons to the right for additional reviews.
Books purchased through this website support The Personal MBA’s ongoing research.