Whether you are looking for some books to inspire you to new strategies or to give you classic advice, or just to make you think, here are some of the best business books around. Some have been around together, and some are very new, but all of them could provide some value to you. Here are 10 of the best:

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie: This Depression-era classic is still relevant today, due to Carnegie’s classic advice on how to make your way in the world – and make friends. If you have difficulty dealing with others or getting people to see your way, read this book.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey: You may have already read this classic, but why not sharpen the saw and read it again? It will remind you of those habits that will – wait for it – make you more effective.

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell: Gladwell is one of the nation’s leading intellectuals, and this book is what put him on the back. You’ll learn what makes things become a trend, and this is advice you can put to good use in your business.

The Art of War by Sun Tzu: This book is over 2,000 years old, but it has timeless strategic advice. While it’s technically about war, it’s also about life and human nature.

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss: One of the most influential books of this century. While you probably won’t be able to really work just four hours a week, Ferriss shows how you can outsource tasks you can’t stand to overseas assistants.

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin: It’s not enough to be a good employee anymore. You need to be indispensable. This book will show you how.

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill: This 1930s classic is still selling briskly today. This inspirational classic is not just about money, but about growing rich in life. Hill studied what successful people do and found common characteristics. Career coach experts have recommended this book.

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt: This is an economics books for people who would never pick up an economics textbook. The tome has an irreverent tone and an unusual perspective on everything from gang to swimming pools.

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More by Christopher Anderson: This is one of the most influential books of this century. It’s about how you can potentially have a successful business by going after a niche market.

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins: Collins studied nearly 1,500 companies to see what made them become great, and explains what you can do to make your company great.

These are only some of the great business books out there. What are your favorites?