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Daymond John is a businessman, investor, television personality, author, and motivational speaker. He is the founder and CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group. He also appears in ABC's reality television series Shark Tank.
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Brand Intervention
33 Steps to Transform the Brand You Have into the Brand You Need
by David Brier (Nov 29, 2017)
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Brand Intervention, 33 Steps to Transform The Brand You Have into the Brand You Need, is the first book written for CEOs, entrepreneurs, brands, and startups that don't have time to read a book on branding.You and your brand are a revolution waiting to happen. This book was written to provide the tools to get your brand seen, heard, and ready to ...
Daymond John
Jan 13, 2018
What a busy week. I’m just about finished reading #BrandIntervention from my buddy David for the 2nd time. As a dyslexic, Its always better the 2nd time around. Thank you Dee for writing such a great book.     source
The Mask of Masculinity
How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives
by Lewis Howes (Oct 31, 2017)
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At 30 years old, Lewis Howes was outwardly thriving but unfulfilled inside. He was a successful athlete and businessman, achieving goals beyond his wildest dreams, but he felt empty, angry, frustrated, and always chasing something that was never enough. His whole identity had been built on misguided beliefs about what "masculinity" was.Howes began ...
Daymond John
Nov 01, 2017
Newest addition to my book shelf! I was able to get a copy of #MaskOfMasculinity by my man @lewishowes early, and let me tell you, it’s one incredible read. In it, Lewis explores and teaches you how to take off the nine different "masks" that men build for themselves. But the best part is this book isn’t just for men, it's an excellent insight for everyone and really explores why some men act the way they do and how to take off the masks they have built for themselves. Available at all the major book retailers, get your copy asap!     source
Own It
The Power of Women at Work
by Sallie Krawcheck (Jan 17, 2017)
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Categories: NonfictionBusiness
A Wall Street Journal and Washington Post Bestseller, Own It is a new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have. Weren't women supposed to have "arrived"? Perhaps with the nation's first female President, ...
Daymond John
May 25, 2017
Women ARE the future of business. Learn how to better empower yourselves with this great read from @sallie.krawcheck     source
Be Obsessed or Be Average
by Grant Cardone (Oct 11, 2016)
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Obsession saved my life and made me a business superstar. What can it do for you?.......
Daymond John
Oct 13, 2016
Great book on learning how to nurture your obsessions and turn them into success.      source
The Lean Startup
How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
by Eric Ries (Sep 13, 2011)
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Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for on...
Daymond John
Dec 10, 2015
This is a great companion piece to my #PowerofBroke and are principles I preach to all my entrepreneurs.     source
Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill (Dec 13, 2016)
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Think and Grow Rich - Over 80 Million Copies Sold This edition of Napoleon Hill's Classic Think and Grow Rich is a reproduction of Napoleon Hill's personal copy of the first edition, the ONLY original version recommended by The Napoleon Hill Foundation, originally printed in March of 1937. The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune...
Daymond John
Sep 09, 2015
People always talk about summer book lists, but what's on your fall list? I wanted to share one of my all-time favorite books, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. The main takeaway from this book that I learned is goal-setting. This book made me realize the importance that when you don't set very specific goals for yourself, you can find yourself making excuses for why you're not working as hard as you can be.     source
Creative Calling
Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life
by Chase Jarvis (Sep 24, 2019)
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Life isn’t about “finding” fulfillment and success — it’s about creating it. Why then has creativity been given a back seat in our culture?  No longer. ** A Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly  Bestseller  ** Creativity is a force inside every person that, when unleashed, transfo...
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Everyone has a dream. In Creative Calling, Chase gives us the closest thing there is to a roadmap for pursuing that dream―and succeeding in the process. It’s a must read for any creator or entrepreneur.     source
Flip the Script
Getting People to Think Your Idea Is Their Idea
by Oren Klaff (Aug 13, 2019)
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THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF PITCH ANYTHING IS BACK TO FLIP YOUR ENTIRE APPROACH TO PERSUASION. Is there anything worse than a high-pressure salesperson pushing you to say "yes" (then sign on the dotted line) before you're ready?If there's one lesson Oren Klaff has learned over decades of pitching, presenting, and closing long-shot, high-stakes de...
Daymond John
In Flip the Script, Oren Klaff gives readers powerful tools that will help them get what they want. Instead of trying to convince people to buy what you’re selling, his techniques will show you how to create an entirely different dynamic. A game changing read.     source
The War on Normal People
The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future
by Andrew Yang (Apr 02, 2019)
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From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy. The shift toward automation is about to create a tsunami of unemployment. N...
Daymond John
This book is a must read. Andrew Yang is tackling one of the biggest challenges facing our country the way only an entrepreneur can, but unlike most, he sees the big picture. Making money is good for you-but building a strong society and strong people is good for all of us. The topics Andrew addresses in this book aren't about some dystopian future way down the road. These things are happening today, and every entrepreneur should read this book to understand the challenges of the next decade     source
This book is also recommended by
James Altucher
Don't Bullsh*t Yourself!
Crush the Excuses That Are Holding You Back
by Jon Taffer (Mar 13, 2018)
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New York Times Bestseller and Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer presents a new guide to getting what you want in life and business--to stop making excuses so you can get back to winning. During his many years as an entrepreneur, consultant, and star of the Paramount Network's hit show Bar Rescue, Jon Taffer has witnessed the d...
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An in-your-face, no-holds-barred guide to self-improvement. Follow Jon’s advice to take control of your life and business, and you’ll be able to achieve more than you’ve ever thought possible.     source
Richest Man in Babylon - Original Edition
by George S. Clason (Aug 01, 2017)
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Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. The Success Secrets of the Ancients—An Assured Road to Happiness and Prosperity Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest ...
Daymond John
One of the most-gifted or recommeded books.     source
This book is also recommended by
Sophia Amoruso
Everything I Never Learned in School
A Guide to Success
by Darin Colucci (Mar 29, 2017)
There are some lessons that can only come with age and experience; lessons that make us look back and say, “If I only knew then, what I know now.” And while they’re essential to providing answers about ourselves, how we approach life, and even our professional aspirations, there’s no doubt we wish we’d had those answers long before we got to that p...
Daymond John
Success on all levels requires believing in yourself, perseverance, and the information Darin provides in this book. This is how you Move Ever Forward.     source
Blue Ocean Strategy
How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant
by W. Chan Kim (Jan 20, 2015)
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Categories: BusinessNonfiction
A global phenomenon now published in a record 43 languages. Over 3.5 million copies sold. A bestseller across five continents.Since the dawn of the industrial age, companies have engaged in head-to-head competition in search of sustained, profitable growth. They have fought for competitive advantage, battled over market share, and struggled for dif...
Daymond John
One of the most-gifted or recommeded books.     source
This book is also recommended by
Aaron LevieTim FerrissDavid Heinemeier Hansson
Invisible Selling Machine
by Ryan Deiss (Jan 01, 2015)
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Categories: BusinessNonfiction
What if you really could automate and perpetuate your entire sales process, and literally makes sales while you slept at night? Well, thanks to modern marketing automation tools (along with a handful o carefully crafted email messages), making sales while you sleep is not only possible... it's downright simple! In the Invisible Selling Machine, ent...
Daymond John
One of the most-gifted or recommeded books.     source
How to Ruin a Business Without Really Trying
What Every Entrepreneur Should Not Do When Running a Business
by MJ Gottlieb (Oct 07, 2014)
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When life hands you lemons what do you do? Well complaining certainly doesn't help anything, and nobody really listens anyway. Truth is, most successful people have failed their way to the top. For every successful person that you see, what you don't see is the trail of bankruptcies, failed partnerships, and pricey mistakes that made them who they ...
Daymond John
This book takes a new and exciting approach on how to teach entrepreneurs. Learning from the mistakes of someone else’s experiences will save them from making similar mistakes in their entrepreneurial journey.     source
Stout Advice
The Secrets to building yourself, people, and teams!
by Logan Stout (Mar 06, 2013)
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Logan Stouts ability to impact an audience with life-changing messages has resulted in standing-room-only crowds for years. Stout Advice reveals the step-by-step path to success, in a systematic compounding way for every person desiring to be, do, and have more. Stage one starts with the individual: belief motivates, vision directs, courage acts, d...
Daymond John
I know first hand the importance of networking and surrounding yourself with the right people... this book illustrates the keys to doing so. Huge insight for everyone regardless of your profession!     source
Freakonomics
A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)
by Steven D. Levitt (Aug 25, 2009)
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Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner offer the long-awaited paperback edition of Freakonomics, the runaway bestseller, including six Freakonomics columns from the New York Times Magazine and a Q & A with the authors.Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?How much do parents reall...
Daymond John
I love newer books like Freakonomics.     source
This book is also recommended by
Malcolm Gladwell
Who Moved My Cheese?
An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
by Spencer Johnson (Jan 01, 1999)
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It is the amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy. Cheese is a metaphor for what you want to have in life, for example a good job, a loving relationship, money or possessions, health or spiritual peace of mind. The maze is where you look for what you want, perhaps ...
Daymond John
One of the most-gifted or recommeded books.     source
How to Win Friends & Influence People
by Dale Carnegie (Oct 01, 1998)
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You can go after the job you wantand get it! You can take the job you haveand improve it! You can take any situationand make it work for you!Dale Carnegies rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, Ho...
Daymond John
I love all the Dale Carnegie books.     source
Daymond John
One of the most-gifted or recommeded books.     source
This book is also recommended by
Lisa LingAusten Allred