You are what you read. If you dream of building a highly successful business where you run the show, you should start by reading these books. The best way to learn how to be great is first hand from a professional. If you don’t have the opportunity to pick a highly successful persons brain first hand, the second best option is to do deep research on the individual. Read biographies, read their books and fully examine how they got to where they are today. Analyze their whole story, learn from their successes and failures, and try to apply what you learn to your life. The following books are highly recommend reads for aspiring entrepreneurs or business professionals that want to take their life and business to the next level.