12 New Business Books by Hogwarts House

Business books fit for any Harry Potter fan.

September 1st means back-to-school for Hogwarts students and this year marks 22 years since the world was introduced to The Boy Who Lived. Since most of us who were fans when the books first came out are now in the working force, we’ve compiled a list of hot new business books for members of any Hogwarts house.

Crush your goals like a Gryffindor

Gryffindors are known to be brave and glory-driven, but they can also be thrill-seeking daredevils. These business books are perfect for the adrenaline-junkies, the serial entrepreneurs, the never-surrender business leaders.

1. Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose by Jean Case

2. Don’t Take Yes for an Answer: Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results by Steve Herz

3. The Soul of an Entrepreneur: Work and Life Beyond the Startup Myth by David Sax

Play to win like a Slytherin

Slytherins are known for their ambition, cunning, and take-you-by-surprise power moves. Here are three top business books that are perfect for the profit-seekers, empire-builders, and capitalist-lovers who identify with Slytherin house.

1. Powershift: Transform Any Situation, Close Any Deal, and Achieve Any Outcome by Daymond John & Daniel Paisner

2. Lead Any Team to Win: Master the Essential Mindset to Motivate, Set Priorities, and Build Your Own Dynasty by Jason Selk, Tom Bartow, & Matthew Rudy

3. Bezonomics: How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives and What the World’s Best Companies Are Learning from It by Brian Dumaine

Reach for the stars like a Ravenclaw

With Luna Lovegood as a spotlight Ravenclaw, this house is known for drawing in aloof nerds and eccentric creatives. But more than that, Ravenclaws are impeccably smart, are fascinated by words and puzzles, and love to learn. If you want to take a Ravenclaw approach to your career, these books are made for you.

1. Perfectly Confident: How to Calibrate Your Decisions Wisely by Don A. Moore

2. Not to Scale: How the Small Becomes Large, the Large Becomes Unthinkable, and the Unthinkable Becomes Possible by Jamer Hunt

3. How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom by Matt Ridley

Build a legacy like a Hufflepuff

Known for their kindness and loyalty, Hufflepuff may be the most underrated house. But Hufflepuffs can lead powerful organizations and inspire tremendous change if given the chance. Here are three books to help Hufflepuffs use their inner strength to make waves in the world of business.

1. This Is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters by Drew Dudley

2. Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation by Dan Schawbel

3. Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution by Robert Chesnut

 

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This post was written by Megan Habel, the Brand Strategist at BookPal. She is currently reading The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff.

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