5 Must-Read Books for Remote Teams and Leaders

| October 13, 2016

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What's one thing many top business leaders have in common? They read. A lot. From Warren Buffett (who devotes about 80% of his day to reading) to Bill Gates (who reads about 50 books per year, or one per week), reading—or more specifically, learning through reading—is a priority for professional development and success. When asked about the key to his success, Buffet pointed to a stack of books and gave this advice: “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will do it.”

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