None of these books are in any particular order of importance. They`re all blessings from the skies! 😁

It`s also a personal list, it doesn’t reflect the individual tastes of every salesperson out there.

We all have different opinions and that`s ok.

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The books mentioned here include topics from sales fundamentals, closing, prospecting, mindset, specific tactics, emotional intelligence to storytelling and scientific studies on the art of sales.

Here`s my list (and the list of many) of the 58 best sales books of all time:

 

1 – How To Sell Your Way Through Life, Napolean Hill

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2 – Sales EQ, Jeb Blount

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3 – Agile Selling, Jill Konrath

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4 – S.P.I.N. Selling, Neil Rackham

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5 – To Sell Is Human, Daniel Pink

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6 – Sell Or Be Sold, Grant Cardone

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7 – People Buy You, Jeb Blount

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8 – Inbound Selling, Brian Signorelli

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9 – The Sales Magnet, Kendra Lee

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10 – Sales Differentiation, Lee B. Salz

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11 – The Unfair Advantage, Duane Lakin

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12 – GAP Selling, Keenan

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13 – Selling Against The Goal, Kendra Lee

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14 – How To Sell Anything To Anybody, Joe Girard

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15 – Game Plan Selling, Marc Wayshak

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16 – SMART Prospecting That Works Every Time, Michael Krause

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17 – The Ultimate Guide To B2B Sales Prospecting, Richard Forrest

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18 – The Art Of Persuasion, Bob Burg

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19 – Predictable Prospecting, Marylou Tyler & Jeremy Donovan

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20 – Unlimited Selling Power, Donald Moine & Kenneth Lloyd

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21 – The Ultimate Sales Machine, Chet Holmes

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22 – The Sales Development Playbook, Trish Bertuzzi

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23 – Exactly What To Say, Phil Jones

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24 – Combo Prospecting, Tony Hughes

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25 – The Last Prospecting Guide You`ll Ever Need, Bob Burg

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26 – Predictable Revenue, Aaron Ross & Marylou Tyler

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27 – New Sales. Simplified, Mike Weinberg

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28 – The Real Secrets Of The Top 20%, Mike Brooks

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29 – Sales Bible, Jeffrey Gitomer

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30 – Never Hire A Bad Salesperson Again, Dr. Christopher Croner & Richard Abraham

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31 – How I Raised Myself From Failure To Success In Selling, Frank Bettger

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32 – The Sales Acceleration Formula, Mark Roberge

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33 – The High-Velocity Sales Organization, Marc Wayshak

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34 – The New Solution Selling, Keith Eades

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35 – Hyper-Connected Selling, David Fisher

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36 – The Joshua Principle, Tony Hughes

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37 – How To Be A Great Salesperson By Monday Morning, David Cook

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38 – Way Of The Wolf, Jordan Belfort

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39 – High-Profit Prospecting, Mark Hunter

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40 – Objections, Jeb Blount

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41 – Selling The Invisible, Harry Beckwith

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42 – From Impossible To Inevitable, Aaron Ross & Jason Lemkin

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43 – Difficult Conversations, Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton & Sheila Heen

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44 – Take The Cold Out Of Cold Calling, Sam Richter

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45 – Never Split The Difference, Chris Voss & Tahl Raz

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46 – Discover Questions, Deb Calvert

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48 – Snap Selling, Jill Konrath

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49 – Smart Calling, Art Sobczak

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50 – Crucial Conversations, Kerry Patterson

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51 – Sales Prospecting, Claude Whitacre

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52 – 21.5 Unbreakable Laws Of Selling, Jeffrey Gitomer

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53 – Fanatical Prospecting, Jeb Blount

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54 – Little Red Book Of Selling, Jeffrey Gitomer

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55 – The 25 Sales Habits of Highly Successful Salespeople, Stephan Schiffman

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56 – Speak To Sell, Dan Kennedy

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57 – The Story Factor, Annette Simmons

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58 – If You`re Not First, You`re Last – Grant Cardone

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It`s common to see people saying that certain books don`t apply to them.

This is a mistake.

As a salesperson, as an entrepreneur, the worst thing you can say is “that doesn`t apply to me!”

What happens is your brain shuts down and you limit your ability to collect essential data that may serve you in the long run.

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It is said that the books you don`t read won’t help you. I totally agree.
So, do yourself a favor and find the time to go through each one of these and I`m sure you`ll find at least one great idea in every one of them.

Let me know in the comments what is your favorite or one that has impacted you the most.

If there`s a specific book that`s not on the list but you`d like to see here, feel free to drop a comment.

 

*Sources: Amazon; Book Depository