Being an Entrepreneur is a very hard thing to do. You are not even sure if you are going to make it or end up unsuccessful. A lot of times you will feel like giving up. But, worry not. Here are 25 valuable books that will fuel your spirit.
- The Art of The Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
How do you turn your ideas into action? How do you establish a brand without cash? Find out the answers to these questions in this powerful book written by Guy Kawasaki.
- Thrive- Arianna Huffington
Written by the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, this book gives you ideas on how to make changes in your life, manage your time and business without neglecting yourself.
- Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill, was hired to find out the traits that made people successful in life. The findings; It is all in the mindset and psychology. Read on to find out more.
- The Art of Social Media- Guy Kawasaki And Peg Fitzpatrick
This book gives you an idea on the highs and lows of marketing and networking and how to use social media to grow and expand your business. Find out how complete with tactics that have been proven to work.
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Steven R Covey
This book has been highly acclaimed in its 25 years of existence. It gives you lessons on change that can help transform your life.
- The Entrepreneurial Spirit Lives: 25 Tales to Help Entrepreneurs Start, Grow and Succeed in Small Business- Cavanaugh L. Gray
This book mainly focuses on small and medium enterprises that are home based. Cavanaugh Gray shares inspiring stories of his diverse business experience over the years, as the founder of The Entrepreneur Café LLC.
- Money Master the Game- Anthony Robbins
There is so much that you can learn from this book. Anthony details his 7- step blueprint to guarantee your financial success in this hard economic times. Read on expert advice to dispel any myths that might rob you of your financial dreams.
- The 4 Hour Work Week- Timothy Ferris
This book is a bestseller in time management. It advises you on how to live more and work less.
- The Productivity Project- Chris Bailey
How do you maximize productivity in your organization? This book offers you over 25 business practices, that will help you achieve more, in your business. It gives you tips on managing time and energy for an efficient life.
- The Alchemist- Paulo Coelho
If you want to gain the wisdom of listening to your heart, recognizing opportunities, following your dream, learning to read signs strewn along life’s path, then this is the book for you.
- Creativity Workout: 62 Exercises to Unlock Your Most Creative Ideas
Edward de Bono opens our eyes on several methods that you can use to bring out the creativity in you. This book gives you insights that can help you succeed beyond your limits.
- The New Business Road Test: What Entrepreneurs and Executives Should Do Before Writing a Business Plan- John Mullins
Gain effective insight on mistakes that can finish up your business even before it starts. The book gives you guidelines on effective risk management and prevention. Also there you can find reviews of companies and what business plans they used.
- The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur- Mike Michalowicz
Are you a startup owner, with a previous failed business, no business plan and no cash? Here is the book for you.
- How to Win Friends and Influence People- Dale Carnegie
If you are running a social business, this book will give you People Skills 101; How to interact and influence.
- The Entrepreneur Mind- Kevin D. Johnson
At the end of reading this book, you will have developed a mindset for success by simply changing your thoughts.
- The Art of Nonconformity- Chris Guillebeau
Get rid of all your assumptions about life and work. You don’t have to conform to succeed. Use alternative options and live on your own terms.
- Influence the Psychology of Persuasion- Robert Cialdini
How can you be more persuasive and make people say yes to your business? It is all about understanding yourself and others. This book will give insightful ideas on marketing your business.
- The Best of Guerilla Marketing; Guerilla Marketing Remix
This is a great book for all your marketing needs; branding, networking, social media, etc. find out the latest tools, secrets and strategies in marketing.
- Entreleadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from The Trenches- Dave Ramsey
Learn how to be a great leader, while growing yourself and your business at the same time.
- She Takes on The World- Natalie Macneil
This book is highly suited for female entrepreneurs. It serves as a guide to being your own boss and living your life with a purpose of sharing experiences of entrepreneurial women. If you feel lost, then this book will serve as a guide to your destined awesome path.
- Rework- Jason Fried
What if there is a way, that you can do less planning and more actual doing? Can you set your own challenges, to succeed better and faster? Jason argues that sometimes, a plan might be harmful to your business. Find out here.
- Blink- Malcolm Gladwell
Why are the best decisions always the ones that are impossible to explain to others? Can you think without thinking? This book tells you that sometimes your greatest strength is in trusting your instinct, and spending less time second guessing yourself.
- Blog to Win Business- Henneke Duistermaat
This is a great book for those who blog as a business. It provides you with the vital skills that will ensure your readers remain enchanted and customers glued to your blog posts.
- Conscious Capitalism- John Mackey And Raj
Conscious capitalism can be defined as a business that takes care of the interests of all its major stakeholders; internal and external. This book gives you ideas on how to run your business in a holistic manner.
- The $100 Startup- Chris Guillebeau
Chris travels across over 175 nations. He identifies 1,500 individuals, who have built businesses earning $50,00 or more, from an investment of $100 or less. In this book, he shares 50 most inspiring case studies. You can check this out here.
Did I miss your favorite? I know, there are millions of entrepreneurship books out there and I couldn’t capture all of them. Check them out, you will gain lots of insightful ideas along the way. Happy reading.