The Best Business Minds Award Winners

Congratulations on being named one of the first Top 20: The Best Business Minds Book Awards for 2024. The selection process, which took four months, involved college business majors, both undergraduate and graduate, reading and listening to books. The criteria we decided upon are as follows:

  • Business educational value.
  • Inspiring the reader to positively change the world.
  • Stimulating intellectual curiosity.
  • Improving their skill set, including innovating new products and services, leadership, marketing, sales, and raising capital.
First NameLast NameBook
AllenAdamsonSeeing the How: Transforming what people do, not buy, to gain market advantage
PeterCompoThe Emergent Approach to Strategy: Adaptive Design & Execution
Elizabeth JerryZelman NeumannFounder vs Investor: The Honest Truth About Venture Capital from Startup to IPO
W. Chan ReneeKim MauborgneBeyond Disruption
TimDraperThe Startup Hero
AntonioGarridoMy Daily Leadership: A Powerful Roadmap for Leadership Success
MarilynGistThe Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility
KarimHarbottThe 6 Enablers of Business Agility
JulieHenryWisdom from the Wild: The Nine Unbreakable Laws of Leadership from the Animal Kingdom
Michael BonnieHoulihan HarveyThe Brain Savers: How a Scrappy Startup Transformed Telemedicine and Patient Care
Hortensele GentilTHE UNLOCKED LEADER: Dare to Free Your Own Voice, Lead with Empathy, and Shine Your Light in the World
JoanneMcCallMedia Darling: Shine Through Every Interview
JohnMilesPassion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life
TedMoserWINNING THROUGH PLATFORMS: How to Succeed When Every Competitor Has One
RajaRajamannarQuantum Marketing: Mastering the New Marketing Mindset for Tomorrow's Consumers
DonSchminckeWinners and Losers: Entrepreneurs Lessons from 30,000 CEOs on How to Come Out on Top
Dr. LauraSicolaSpeaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice
StanSilvermanBe Different! The Key to Business and Career Success
RichardSteelElevated Economics
ChipWalkerACTIVATE BRAND PURPOSE: How to Harness the Power of Movements to Transform Your Company