With the Common Admission Test (CAT) around the corner, students are ready and gearing up their socks to get into the best B-schools. Before your interviews, you’ll receive an ample amount of time to prepare and get some reading done. Here are some interesting books you must read before entering your dream B-school.
1 THE KITE RUNNER- KHALED HUSSENI
This is a fiction book based on Amir's redemption for all the wrongs he committed as a kid in Kabul. This book was on the Bestsellers list of the New York Times for two consecutive years. It has also been awarded the Borders Original Voice Award and the San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year Award.
2 7 HABTS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE- STEPHEN COVEY
This book was the most influential book of the 20th century with more than 15 million books sold. This book is all about self-assessment and it helps in the continuous process of growth and development.
3 WHY WE BUY: THE SCIENCE OF SHOPPING -PACO UNDERHILL
This book helps us understand whether there is a process of shopping.
4 THE POWER OF HABIT-CHARLES DUHIGG
In this book, Duhigg explains how the power of habit changed the lives of various people and the fates of companies. It helps us understand how habits emerge and how they can be changed.
5 THE TEN DAY MBA- STEVEN SILBIGER
This book summarises all aspects of what an MBA is all about!
6 THE POWER OF NOW- ECKHART TOLLE
This book is about self-awareness and finding one's inner peace. Hope you find your peace before joining a b-school.
7 ZERO TO ONE- PETER THIEL WITH BLAKE MASTERS
This is a book about creating and developing your start-up using the lessons learned by the author when he established and sold his company PayPal.