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Shark Tank’s Daymond John Reveals His Business Reading List

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CEO of FUBU and Shark Tank shark Daymond John is no stranger to growing a business from the ground up and finding success. So what helped him along the way on his journey to becoming a business tycoon? John revealed in a Reddit AMA in February his top nine books that not only guided him but that he recommends to all business entrepreneurs.

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (The Ballantine Publishing Group, 1987)


How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books, 1998)


Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998)


Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki (Plata Publishing, 2011)


Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015)


The One-Minute Entrepreneur by Kenneth Blanchard, Don Huston, and Ethan Willis (Crown Business, 2008)


Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Harper, 2009)


Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk (HarperBusiness, 2013)


Invisible Selling Machine by Ryan Deiss (Amazon Digital Services, 2015)


For the full article on John and his reading list, visit www.businessinsider.com.

Beth Wasko is a lover of all things books, TV, movies and music. She’s obsessed with traveling, photography and scrapbooking. When she’s not at her day job, she’s catching up on the latest “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” news (read: drama!). Known as “The Real G.G. [Gossip Girl]” by her nearest and dearest, this former New York City gal is always looking for the next new adventure, even if it means it’s within the pages of a novel.

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