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Top 10 Business Books

By Peter Mirus (bio - articles - email) | Jun 26, 2010

Here are ten brain-teasing, thought-provoking, self-helping books that I feel would be helpful to any Catholic in the workforce. If you don't have one of them, consider picking it up through using one of the links below. A portion of the sale (as much as 10%) will go to support I have not included Catholic titles because so many Catholic business books are either junk or not very helpful. If you have found a good one, let me know!

I threw Soccernomics in just for fun -- hey the World Cup is going on right now! And yes, I have read all or a good portion of each of these books.


These items are listed in no particular order. I have selected only books available through (most books are). Your browser settings must allow third-party website content to be loaded in order to see the list (powered by information from Disagree with the contents of this list? Have a comment or suggestion? Want to help build the next top 10? Leave a comment below this blog post using Sound Off!

Peter Mirus is a business, marketing and technology consultant who serves as a guiding member of the Trinity Communications Board of Directors. He has served as director of design and/or application development for many key Catholic projects since 1993, assisting such organizations as EWTN, the Knights of Columbus, and the March for Life. A specialist in non-profit organizations, he continues to work regularly on the design mission of
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  • Posted by: polish.pinecone4371 - Jun. 30, 2010 9:28 AM ET USA

    I really like David Allen, too. His approach to productivity is extreme common sense and I like that he doesn't have products to jam down your throat or that he doesn't get into all the "California nah-nah, noo-noo" stuff, as he calls it. It's straight-up practical insights.

  • Posted by: Pseudodionysius - Jun. 26, 2010 7:17 PM ET USA

    I'm surprised that you didn't mention Austrian Catholic, Peter Drucker. His Effective Executive is required reading in my office once a year.