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.
20 books on this list
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 ...
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
Daymond JohnJan 13, 2018
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 ...
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
Daymond JohnNov 01, 2017
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, ...
Women ARE the future of business. Learn how to better empower yourselves with this great read from @sallie.krawcheck – source
Daymond JohnMay 25, 2017
Obsession saved my life and made me a business superstar. What can it do for you?.......
Great book on learning how to nurture your obsessions and turn them into success. – source
Daymond JohnOct 13, 2016
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...
This is a great companion piece to my #PowerofBroke and are principles I preach to all my entrepreneurs. – source
Daymond JohnDec 10, 2015
This book is also recommended byTim O’ReillyMarc AndreessenAndrew NgBen HorowitzDerek SiversSheryl SandbergSteve BlankKevin SystromDustin Moskovitz
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...
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
Daymond JohnSep 09, 2015
This book is also recommended byShay CarlPaul CastleJeffrey ShawManny FernandezDatone JonesJawad MianNeville Medhora
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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 byJames Altucher
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...
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
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 ...
This book is also recommended bySophia Amoruso
Everything I Never Learned in School
A Guide to Success
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...
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
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...
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...
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 ...
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
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...
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
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...
I love newer books like Freakonomics. – source
This book is also recommended byMalcolm Gladwell
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 ...
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...
I love all the Dale Carnegie books. – source
This book is also recommended byWarren BuffettPaul GrahamShay CarlScott AdamsKen BlockDerek SiversSahil LavingiaAnna KhaitAndreas Klinger Strauss Zelnick