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Best Sales Book (That's Not a Sales Book)

I honestly don't like sales or business books. Most of them are boring.


What's your best sales book that's not a sales book? Maybe one that gives good advice that can be applied to sales.

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CoorsKing
WR Officer
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King of the Coors Knights
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
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Sales Training & Enablement
thanks @BigMeech. will check out that thread as well. but looking for things that can specifically be applied to sales.Β 
CoorsKing
WR Officer
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King of the Coors Knights
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cw95
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Pricing Executive
Inside the Tornado - Geoffrey MooreΒ 

Crossing the Chasm - Geoffrey Moore

Great books to read especially if you are in the start up world!Β 
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
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Sales Training & Enablement
Thanks @cw95Β ! I've read Crossing the Chasm. Will check his other one out.
Jamiroquai
Opinionated
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Chief Check-in Officer
Yeah this is a great shout. Recently came across Crossing the Chasm from Dave Kellogs blog. Ordered it but gift to my CEO (14 person company) as it's his first startup.

Got another copy on the way as well as Inside the Tornado
paddy
WR Officer
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Account Executive
48 Laws of Power is applicable to anything
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
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Sales Training & Enablement
thanks @paddyΒ ! Haven't read this one, but it's been on my list for awhile.
CaneWolf
Politicker
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Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
There are plenty of books that have compiled the full Sherlock Holmes. Excellent and with application.
softwaresails
Politicker
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Sales Manager
Shoe Dog!
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
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Sales Training & Enablement
I really liked that book! I thought it was well written and interesting to see how Knight actually sold BR/Nike in the beginning in Japan and recruited his first outside reps to sell for him.Β 
softwaresails
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Sales Manager
Yeah I thought it had some great sales / leadership concepts.Β 
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Jamiroquai
Opinionated
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Chief Check-in Officer
I really enjoy and connect most sports biography books. I feel that that the characteristics of successful people in each field are linked.Β 



That said, Shoe Dog by Phil Knight (Nike Founder) was absolutely phenomenal. Great tale about backing yourself and having conviction.Β 
HoldemCaulfield
Politicker
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Sales Training & Enablement
How Good Do You Want to Be - Nick Saban

*no not a BAMA fan
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