It is human nature to want to help others in need. Writing a book is a straightforward and logical way to accomplish that. Many people wish they could sit down and have a conversation with a successful individual to learn the secrets and tricks to finding that success themselves. Reading a book written by that person might just be the next best thing.
Below you will find a selection of books written by billionaires that might inspire you to do good, help others, and find your own success.
Written by Shari Arison, this book, written by a billionaire, shares her vision for creating a new reality for the future. Arison is considered one of the most influential women in the world today and is the leader of a successful business while running one of the biggest private philanthropic foundations in Israel.
In her book, she spreads the message that every person in this world is capable of somehow contributing to change. She speaks about her own journey in spirituality and business and discusses how she was able to balance profits with her strong desire to commit to sustainability and philanthropy.
This book is a #1 New York Times bestseller. It is written by John Doerr, a legendary venture capitalist who knows what it takes for a business to experience explosive growth. He shares his own personal stories and is very transparent while encouraging change and transformation in organizations. Doerr is passionate about encouraging leaders and reimagining the future.
N R Narayana Murthy wrote this book. He is the founder-Chairman of Infosys Technologies Limited, a global software company that is headquartered in Bangalore, India. In his book, Murthy shows how a society aimed at working for the greater welfare of people should focus on value and good leadership. He tells stories and lessons he has learned over the years after two decades in post-reform India and lays down rules that future generations should follow to inherit a more progressive nation.
This book was co-authored by Marc Benioff, Karen Southwick, and Alan G. Hassenfield. After being a sales and marketing executive at Oracle Corporation, Benioff now spends his time and efforts building-integrated technological business and philanthropic models. Wealth doesn’t necessarily equate to money and is open to interpretation. Wealth can also mean having a sense of belonging and being able to help those less fortunate.
So, while you may not be able to sit down with these billionaires face to face to discuss their achievements and visions for a better future, you can have the next best thing by reading their thoughts, their stories, and their success and failures that faced these billionaires that write books.
They can help you find more clarity in your own life as you search for ways to find success and fulfillment while encouraging good deeds and the value of good leadership in business, the society, your community, and the world.