We asked sales influencers around the world which book made a true impact on how they sell. Enjoy the top 10!

The Top 10 Best Sales Books Of All Time

Our list features the likes of Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson, Og Mandino, Dale Carnegie, Grant Cardone, Zig Ziglar, Steven Silbiger, Brian Tracy, Napoleon Hill, Jeffrey Gitomer, and Oren Klaff. Big thanks to our community contributors: David Resnick, Kenneth Michael Starlin, Miguel Henriquez, Denny Corby, Joseph Gyuricsko, Rick Hoover, Terry Dybo, Joe Chop, Steven Boudreau, Jack Kosakowski, Tibor Shanto and David Young.

Throw Them In Your Cart

How many of these are on your bookshelf? Missing a few? This list links each book straight to Amazon so you can toss them in your cart today:

  1. The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation
  2. The Greatest Salesman in the World
  3. How to Win Friends & Influence People
  4. The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
  5. Zig Ziglar’s Secrets of Closing the Sale
  6. The Ten-Day MBA 4th Ed.: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught In America’s Top Business Schools
  7. The Psychology of Selling: Increase Your Sales Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible
  8. Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
  9. Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
  10. Little Red Book of Selling: 12.5 Principles of Sales Greatness

There you have it! Study up to improve your confidence, knowledge, charisma andĀ ultimately, close more deals.

What book has made you a better salesperson? Let me know in the comments!

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Kayla Kozan

Kayla Kozan

Director of Marketing at Ideal
Kayla spent the last few years studying Marketing and Entrepreneurship on 3 different continents. Now covering the latest in predictive analytics, workplace diversity and big data. She has a keen interest in tech and discovering underrated brunch spots.
Kayla Kozan