Those who are in business should read as much as they can. If they're busy reading, they can't compete with me. - Sol Draeder
Those who are in business should read as much as they can. If they're busy reading, they can't compete with me. - Sol Draeder

5 must-read books that will define owning a business in 2015

BUSINESS owners have a profound drive, focus, and scent that employees lack - and it comes from how they think.

These five new books come from upcoming and experienced masters of the business world and will define how commerce runs in 2015.

1. The five shoes of business development - Gregory Smatt

Are you the hands-on leather shoe business owner? Are you the hip new sneakers-and-scuffs boss? Are you the deep and sensuous velvet entrepreneur? Greg Smatt has plenty of useful tips, but beware, are you the clown-shoe corporate masquerading as cheese shop owner?

2. The Zen of Customer - Sol Draeder

Business is as much about inner peace as it is about invoices. Sol goes into his forty years of experience running tourism ventures in South-East-Asia to bring a unique look on the spiritual side of litigation-as-business-model.

3. A New Version of You - Jack Price

Your business's failure to grow might be entirely your fault, writes Price. This insightful and confronting read will have you building a you 2.0.

4. It's the Stupid Economy - Jill Depa

Your business's failure to grow might be entirely the economy's fault, writes Depa. This refreshing and bright read will have you railing at the government.

5. Writing Business Books For Profit - Avery Juan

Need to kick-start your flailing business empire? Why not release a book or two proclaiming your glorious acumen? Anything's better than a salary.

Notice: 

Could whoever forgot to take out the bin last night please sell their house and wander the Nullarbor? Thanks. 

Frisky Business is a satire column. It is not real. It's not even that funny. 

 



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