I love reading and am always on the lookout for the next book to add to my library. This is one of the reasons that I love the weekly BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast. For those who have not listened to it, Josh and Brandon end every show with 4 questions, 2 of which are book recommendations.
After listening to all 39 podcasts, here is the list of the top 10 business and real estate books according to the collective suggestions of the interviewees.
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1. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
The granddaddy of them all! This book is mentioned on nearly half of all podcasts and is personally one of my favorites. Robert Kiyosaki describes the his 2 dads, his real father and his friend’s father, and how they look at money. This book completely changed my outlook on money and investing and is the basis for my real estate business.
2. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
Another one of my favorite books. Michael Gerber explains why most small businesses fail. He discussed how most “entrepreneurs” work in their business instead of on their business. He describes how to create systems in your business so that you can remove yourself from the day-to-day activities.