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Ten Business Lessons from Famous Novels

Sometimes the most powerful business lessons are embedded in novels.

Who says business lessons always have to come in solemn packages? Sometimes business can be entertaining. Here are 10 famous novels both literary and popular that offer advisors great diversion and, without any extra expense, actionable business lessons they can apply to their own practices. For each book, we present a short synopsis, a few business takeaways ripped from its pages and a representative quotation. The novels are organized by date of publication in reverse chronological order. Leaders are readers. Take your pick from one of these great reads. 

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