Five must-read business and finance books that you can read in 12 minutes

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Take advantage of the time you have and add these five must-read books to your wheelhouse and with the 12min Micro Book Library, the information is easier to grasp. Originally $39 USD — marked down from $346 — this library is the easiest and fastest way to gain crucial knowledge you might not otherwise have time for and it includes these five must-read books.

Principles by Ray Dalio

Billionaire hedge fund founder Ray Dalio wrote Principles as a guide to how to cultivate a workspace of “brutal honesty” and how to bring the best ideas forward. Mark Cuban says that it gives instruction on how to become a “perpetual learner,” which is the one of the best skills an entrepreneur can have as they are always thinking on their feet. This book promotes accuracy and honesty and is a guiding light for breaking into business and finance.

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Some of the most important advice for business people who deal more with public speaking and working relationships can be found in Carnegie’s book. Techniques like smiling more and honest appreciation can be found in these pages while other techniques like slight manipulation or how best to criticize someone are also available. This book basically boils down to how to deal with people, and a two-year subscription of 12min Micro Book for $29 USD will get the information faster.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

Known as the “father of value investing,” Benjamin Graham’s book focuses on minimizing risk when investing. Graham was Warren Buffett’s mentor and while their strategies might differ, his goal to take advantage of market fears made him quite successful. His books go into greater depth about how to be a successful investor without taking huge risks.