October 2016 Business Book Bestsellers

November 01, 2016


Our business book bestsellers for the month of October, 2016

Each month we compile a list of our top selling books. These books are featured on our site, within our Keen Thinker Newsletter, and syndicated through various publications. We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book. We report our business book bestsellers to The New York Times and Nielsen BookScan. Congratulations to these bestselling authors for October!


1. O Great One!: A Little Story about the Awesome Power of Recognition

By David Novak, Christa Bourg
Published by Portfolio


2. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Angela Duckworth
Published by Scribner Book Company


3. Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

By Howard G Buffett
Published by Simon & Schuster


4. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

By Jon Gordon
Published by John Wiley & Sons


5. Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us

By Daniel H Pink
Published by Riverhead Books


6. Grit to Great: How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary

By Linda Kaplan Thaler, Robin Koval
Published by Crown Business


7. An Accident of Geography: Compassion, Innovation and the Fight Against Poverty

By Richard C Blum
Published by Greenleaf Book Group Press


8. BALLS: It Takes Some to Get Some

By Chris Edwards
Published by Greenleaf Book Group Press


9. The Confidence Effect: Every Woman's Guide to the Attitude That Attracts Success

By Grace Killelea
Published by Amacom


10. Rock Bottom to Rock Star: Lessons from the Business School of Hard Knocks

By Ryan Blair
Published by Portfolio


11. The Leadership Contract: The Fine Print to Becoming an Accountable Leader

By Vince Molinaro
Published by Wiley


12. The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith

By Gabrielle Bernstein
Published by Hay House


13. How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

By Julian Guthrie
Published by Penguin Press


14. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

By Mark Manson, Mark Manson
Published by HarperOne


15. Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World

By Joann S Lublin
Published by HarperBusiness


16. It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy (Revised, Updated)

By D Michael Abrashoff
Published by Business Plus


17. Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

By Bob Chapman, Raj Sisodia
Published by Portfolio


18. Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

By Clayton M Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, David S Duncan
Published by HarperBusiness


19. The Relationship Engine: Connecting with the People Who Power Your Business

By Ed Wallace
Published by Amacom


20. Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society

By John Browne
Published by PublicAffairs


21. Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure Into Success

By Anthony Scaramucci
Published by Wiley


22. The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America's Prosperity, Security, and Sustainability in the 21st Century

By Mark Mykleby, Patrick Doherty, Joel Makower
Published by St. Martin's Press


23. Unmarketing: Everything Has Changed and Nothing Is Different

By Scott Stratten, Alison Stratten
Published by Wiley


24. The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That Matters

By Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Adam Smiley Poswolsky
Published by Tarcherperigee


25. Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind and Bring Your Ideas to Life

By Peter Himmelman
Published by Tarcherperigee


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