33 business books every professional should read before turning 30
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Your 20s are the time when you lay the foundation for your career and finances, which means there's plenty to learn along the way.
To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.
They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.
Here are the business books we think every professional should read before turning 30.
Drake Baer contributed to this post.
'So Good They Can't Ignore You' by Cal Newport
'The Black Swan' by Nassim Taleb
'Lean In' by Sheryl Sandberg
'The Alliance' by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh
'Give and Take' by Adam Grant
'Zero to One' by Peter Thiel
'#GirlBoss' by Sophia Amoruso
'How to Win Friends & Influence People' by Dale Carnegie
'Drive' by Dan Pink
'Strengths Finder 2.0' by Tom Rath
'Friend and Foe' by Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer
'The Power of Habit' by Charles Duhigg
'Getting Things Done' by David Allen
'Linchpin' by Seth Godin
'Unfinished Business' by Anne-Marie Slaughter
'Never Eat Alone' by Keith Ferrazzi
'Power' by Jeffrey Pfeffer
'The 4-Hour Workweek' by Tim Ferriss
'Mindset' by Carol Dweck
'Quiet' by Susan Cain
'Predictably Irrational' by Dan Ariely
'The Power Broker' by Robert Caro
'7 Habits of Highly Effective People' by Stephen R. Covey
'The Hard Thing About Hard Things' by Ben Horowitz
'How Will You Measure Your Life?' by Clayton Christensen
'Creativity, Inc.' by Ed Catmull
'The Intelligent Investor' by Benjamin Graham
'Crossing the Unknown Sea' by David Whyte
'Steve Jobs' by Walter Isaacson
'Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader' by Herminia Ibarra
'Choose Yourself' by James Altucher
'The Tipping Point' by Malcolm Gladwell
'Flow' by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi