The Richest Man in Babylon is a series of the most powerful financial parables ever written.
These stories are set in ancient Babylon and relate the story of a Babylonian slave who uses the secrets of the book to become man of great wealth.
Each story has a concrete point that becomes apparent from reading and digesting the message. These points are basic tenets of how to become successful in business.
This book is perfect if you learn by reading the experiences of others. The entire book is told in a story-like format, so it often goes down much like reading a collection of short stories.
The lessons and principles in The Richest Man In Babylon are pretty simple and to the point. The book consists of different stories back in the Babylonian days.
The Richest Man in Babylon documented everything he had learned and his progress on clay tablets, which were later found in the 1930's by archaeologists and professors at a university. These professors had then learned of these principles and applied them to their own lives, to also become wealthy and financially abundant.