So You Made a Million Dollars, Now What? 15 Must-Read Books to Take Your Success to the Next Level
Making your first million dollars is an impressive achievement, but it’s only the beginning. If you’re looking to build on your success and take your wealth and experience to the next level, you need to keep learning and growing.
Fortunately, there are many great resources out there that can help you do just that. In this post, we’ve handpicked 15 must-read books that we believe every millionaire (or aspiring millionaire) should have in their library.
Ready Fire Aim is a classic book on entrepreneurship that provides a roadmap for taking your business from zero to $100 million in revenue. It covers everything from marketing and sales to hiring and management, making it an essential read for any entrepreneur looking to scale their business.
Happy Sexy Millionaire is a unique book that combines personal development, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. It’s written by Steven Bartlett, a young entrepreneur who built a successful social media marketing agency and became a millionaire at a young age. The book offers insights into how to find fulfillment and happiness in life, beyond just financial success.
Traction is a practical guide to building a successful business. It provides a framework for identifying and solving common business problems and creating a clear vision and plan for growth.
- 100M Offers: How to Make Offers So Good People Feel Stupid Saying No & 100M Leads Book coming soon by Alex Hormozi
100M Offers is a powerful book on sales and marketing that teaches readers how to create irresistible offers that customers can’t refuse. The author, Alex Hormozi, is a successful entrepreneur who has built multiple 8-figure businesses using the strategies outlined in this book.
The 48 Laws of Power is a classic book on strategy and power dynamics that has been read by millions of people around the world. It provides insights into how to navigate complex social situations and gain influence and power.
Building a StoryBrand is a book on branding and marketing that teaches readers how to create a compelling story that resonates with customers. It provides a simple framework for clarifying your message and making it more engaging and memorable.
Never Finished is a follow-up to the best-selling book, Can’t Hurt Me, by David Goggins. It offers additional insights into how to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals, using the author’s own experiences as a Navy SEAL and ultra-endurance athlete.
The Great CEO Within is a practical guide to building a successful company. It covers everything from hiring and firing to strategy and execution, making it an essential read for any entrepreneur or business leader.
Built to Sell is a book on entrepreneurship that teaches readers how to build a business that can run without them. It provides a roadmap for creating a business that is scalable and can be sold for a significant profit.
Measure What Matters is a book on management that teaches readers how to set and achieve ambitious goals. It provides a simple framework for measuring progress and driving growth, making it an essential read for any entrepreneur or business leader.
Thinking Fast & Slow is a fascinating book that explores the workings of the human mind and how we make decisions. It provides insights into how our biases and heuristics can impact our decision-making and offers strategies for making better decisions.
Good to Great is a classic book on business strategy that provides insights into why some companies succeed while others fail. It identifies key factors that differentiate successful companies and provides a roadmap for achieving long-term success.
High Output Management is a book on management that provides insights into how to manage teams and organizations for high performance. It covers everything from goal setting and performance management to communication and leadership, making it an essential read for any business leader.
Blitzscaling is a book on entrepreneurship that provides insights into how to build a massively successful company in a short period of time. It covers everything from fundraising and hiring to product development and marketing, making it an essential read for any entrepreneur looking to scale their business quickly.
Principles is a book by Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, one of the world’s largest hedge funds. It provides insights into how to navigate the complex and rapidly changing world of finance and business. It covers everything from investment strategies and risk management to leadership and culture, making it an essential read for anyone looking to build wealth and succeed in the world of finance.
In conclusion, these 15 books offer a wealth of knowledge and insights for anyone who has made their first million dollars and is looking to build on their success. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, business leader, or investor, these books will provide you with the tools and strategies you need to take your success to the next level. So, start reading and keep learning!
00:00 – Intro
00:43 – Ready Fire Aim: Zero to 100M in No Time Flat by Michael Masterson —
01:40 – Happy Sexy Millionaire: Unexpected Truths about Fulfillment, Love, and Success by Steven Bartlett —
02:58 – Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business by Gino Wickman —
03:58 – 100M Offers: How to Make Offers So Good People Feel Stupid Saying No & 100M Leads Book coming soon by Alex Hormozi —
05:22 – 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene —
06:07 – Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller —
06:42 – Never finished by David Goggins as a follow up to Can’t Hurt Me
07:30 – The Great CEO Within: The Tactical Guide to Company Building by Matt Mochary —
08:54 – Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You by John Warrillow —
09:46 – Measure What Matters: The Simple Idea that Drives 10x Growth by John Doerr —
10:34 – Thinking Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman —
11:17 – Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins —
11:55 – High Output Management by Andrew S Grove —
12:33 – Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies by Reid Hoffman —
13:14 – Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order by Ray Dalio —
14:17 – Question