Doing what you love has many perks. One of them is that you get to do research every day and get better at what you do. And if what you love is business, you are in luck. Business magazines are just the right thing for those who want to explore business actively.
There are plenty of them out there but we are only going to talk about the best business magazines that we believe every businessman must-read.
1. Harvard Business Review
The Harvard Business Review is a business magazine for professionals. This magazine is considered to be in-depth business material that is now essential reading for business students.
These magazines are read in classrooms, not only in the USA but all over the world. To read this magazine outside of the classroom, you will have to subscribe and pay. But don’t say we didn’t warn you. The price is not something everyone finds affordable.
It is published every two months and here you can read the latest news in many fields of business. Professors, as well as professionals at every level, tend to find this magazine to be very helpful.
Even though this magazine is read in classrooms by students, it is written towards managers much more so than for the early career specialists. But this doesn’t mean that there isn’t something for everyone inside.
This magazine writes about many things:
- the long-term strategy
- negotiation skills.
If you are into finance, chances are you have probably heard of this magazine before. It is a general guide for those who are budgeting, saving, and investing.
But what Money magazine is most famous for is their “America’s Best Places to Live” list, highlighting various cities in America but all according to their affordability.
So when you need your business moved, Money is the magazine you should consult first. They have other “Best Of” lists as well, and many people seem to enjoy them as they have been very accurate up to know.
This magazine also features real stories of real families who have paid off debt while also raising young children and many other similar stories. You can also find tips on how to choose an investment strategy and save money fast. So if you need any financial advice like how to avoid debt, this is the magazine for you.
Forbes is probably one of the most popular business magazines. But for a reason. Forbes has an annual “Forbes Billionaires” List. This list is always a topic people love discussing.
It is about the world’s richest people and a lot of investigation has to go into it. They also have a list called “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” that celebrates feminism.
Forbes isn’t the only magazine where you can read about successful women, but they do it the best way possible. So if you want to know more about women entrepreneurs in India or anything similar to this topic, Forbes is the magazine for you.
This is just another reason why this magazine is loved by so many people. The fact that they have a bi-weekly offering of articles allows you to always have something interesting to read.
These articles are about many things from lifestyle to business. What they are known for is interesting articles that keep you focused while reading.
Another very well-known business magazine is Wired. It is a monthly magazine. It mostly focuses on the ways technology is changing our world. They write about the business world too and how technology influences it.
Here you can also read about the latest tech developments from all over the world. Those who like to stay connected will find this magazine to be very helpful as it discusses many topics.
It is a magazine that has existed for a long time and is loved by many people from all over the world.
The very best magazine for those who are just walking into the business world is Inc. Here, small business owners can read about all the awesome traits of the world of entrepreneurial business. Inc. has “The fastest-growing private companies in the United States” list and it is annual.
If you make it to this list, it can’t go downwards from there. This magazine is read by many people not just in the United States of America but around the world.
Here you can read about daily news on money, tech, and management as well as in-depth special reports on various topics. Reading Inc. is recommended for those who are looking to learn from the best startups as it covers topics like startup hiring, saving money, smart investing, etc.
Fortune is another very famous magazine. This magazine has some very useful and perhaps the most in-depth investment information. It is written in such a way that it is possible for people who aren’t really professionals in the world of finances to understand everything.
Here you can read thoughtful articles dealing with business news. What Fortune is known for is its one annual investment list. Profiles of industry leaders are the most famous topic and even people who aren’t into business love reading them.
They also write about tough questions like why credit scores are like grades and if older workers are really tech-averse; and many more. It’s a very interesting magazine to read but it’s best for investors as there are many topics regarding that field.
7. The Economist
Last but not least on our list is The Economist. It is a weekly magazine that writes about business news of the week.
This is the best magazine for those who want to be informed all the time about what is going on in the business world.
Their headquarter is located outside of the United States and they cover business news from all over the world. They also write about science and technology but they do the best job when it comes to economic reporting.
What sets it apart from other business magazines on our list is the British editors’ sassy tone.