Adversity is a constant in business. What is truly important is your response to changes and how you recover from setbacks. To minimize failure and to overcome challenges, we can learn from others' mistakes. Listed below are five of books that provide advice on managing business adversity.
This best-seller analyzes a multitude of American companies that have succeeded in grabbing market share from their competitors. Through concise and clear examples, the author discusses how leaders can distinguish themselves from their competitors by focusing on day-to-day operations along with strategic decision-making.
In this book, Fernando Trias De Bes notes that 90% of businesses fail within the first four years of starting yet only 3% of business books explain the reasons. He offers an approach a leader can take to face the uncertainty and challenges facing a new business.
This book argues that business success isn't solely determined by the market or the industry, but mostly by its leaders. The only way to strengthen strategies and advance professionally is by investing in oneself and taking risks. This book is one of the best guides to navigating the waters of entrepreneurship and achieving success.
One of the ways to make a business grow and to get quality benefits from suppliers and consumers is to negotiate effectively. This manual is based on research done at Harvard University and lays out strategies for achieving better results in nogotiations.
This book describes how, despite a turbulent past, a scarcity of natural resources, and formidable enemies, Israel became one of the world's most successful economies. The resilience of this nation illustrates many of the qualities needed to manage a business successfully and overcome adversity.