We must think out of the box when the traditional approach doesn’t bring the desired results.  Here are three books with anunconventional approach to business and success problems.

Thinking outside the box gives us a broader perspective in achieving  success.
Business needs outside of the box approach
Thinking outside the box gives us a broader perspective in achieving success.
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1. Think Like a Freak – Solving Business Problems Like a Freak

Think like a freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner 
Think Like a Freak gives unconventional, outside the box solutions to business problems and question.
Think Like a Freak gives unconventional, outside the box solutions to business problems and question.
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Think Like a Freak is written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. The book touches on politics, sports, economy, and business. We expect that the traditional way of doing business will work for us too. But, with the rise of technology the business world has changed. We need unconventional approaches to business resolutions.

This book offers an unconventional approach to success. It is full of interesting stories from the business world. It will make you ask the right questions and think differently. You will learn how to retrain your brain. Even if you don’t agree with nconventional ways of doing business, this book is still a captivating read.

2. The Compound Effect – Small Steps to Big Success

The compound effect by Darren Hardy 
Business and success are not built overnight. Outside the box understanding of how to reach succeed
Business and success are not built overnight.
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We often look for bold moves and profitable business investments. But, Darren Hardy doesn’t offer advice on how to reach success fast. He offers the unconventional idea that small habits make huge changes. There is no secret formula to success in this book. The author’s experience has taught him that success will come as a result of the compound effect. This means, through accumulations of lessons and experiences.

Besides this theory, Hardy offers tangible exercises, tools, and experiments. You can try these to achieve personal or business success. Hardy insists that great achievements are possible over time. Test the effectiveness of Hardy’s theory, and evaluate your habits.

3. Out of The Box Thinking for Successful Managers

Out of the box thinking for successful managers by William F. Roth A business professor examines the traditional corporate success model and finds many weaknesses. His unconventional approach is funny yet logical.
A business professor examines the traditional corporate success model and finds many weaknesses. His unconventional approach is funny yet logical.
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William F. Roth is a corporate consultant and management professor. In his book, Out of The Box Thinking for Successful Managers, he examines business practices that have been used for decades. He states that we need unconventional approaches. Far too often, aditional management to success doesn’t bring the desired results.

Roth explains the holes and weaknesses in many widely accepted practices in the workplace. He suggests how to fix these falsely successful strategies. He also tells success stories of unconventional approaches to business.