Top Books: Every Entrepreneur should Read
1. The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris
- Ferris design a simple plan for taking your new “big idea” to market in a brilliant way:
- Choose a particular topic you know and have experienced more as compared to your audience;
- test various types of positioning and find out what your audience requires help with;
- then develop a product that fulfill their requirements.
2. Purple Cow by Seth Godin
Godin is one of the excellent entrepreneurial minds in the world. In Purple Cow, he promotes building something so wonderful that people can’t avoid you. There are many great lessons in this book—it’s definitely one you’ll be preparing notes on throughout.
3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen Covey
Seven Habits is a classic book about success and leadership. There’s a reason it has sold millions of copies: The lessons are eternal and they work. According to this book, one of your first priorities should be to develop a service or product that is beneficial to your customer, and then think about the rest.
4. Creative Confidence By Tom and David Kelly
This book will support you to show your inner creativity, even if it’s an area where you’re lacking. Entrepreneurs must read this book.
5. Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind By Al Ries and Jack Trout
In this book, Al and Jack create the basic truths of how brands and companies rise from zero to influence and success.
6. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
The Slight Edge philosophy is based on doing little things, which, done consistently over time, compute to the big accomplishments. An entrepreneur must read this book because it tells you how doing the “little stuff” and constantly enhancing are the keys to success.
7. Rework By Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
It’s not your average business book. It presents you a faster, smarter way to succeed in business. It challenges “traditional” rules and provides simple, no-nonsense advice for establishing your own company.
8. How to get Rich by Felix Dennis.
“This is a lively read by a gifted writer and a brutally honest autobiography by a guy worth hundreds of millions that consists some dark confessions. ‘At one time I had 14 mistresses on the payroll—big mistake.’ Make sure to read the chapter about raising money—it’s gold.”