Books for Entrepreneurs
You are what you read, and if your goal is to build a successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with the following books.
Prices for Get Your Sh*t Together by Sarah Knight
Get Your Sh*t Together by Sarah Knight. Get Your Sh*t Together is a giddily profane, immensely useful, and surprisingly powerful guide to achieving your wildest dreams--whether you're stuck in a job or relationship you hate, overwhelmed by a million unread emails, or just need a little help along your way to world domination.
Prices for The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau. Change your job to change your life. You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own - and you don't need an MBA or a huge investment to do it. The $100 Startup is your manual to a new way of living.
Prices for The Founder's Dilemmas by Noam Wasserman
The Founder's Dilemmas by Noam Wasserman. The Founder's Dilemmas draws on the inside stories of founders like Evan Williams of Twitter and Tim Westergren of Pandora, while mining quantitative data on almost ten thousand founders. People problems are the leading cause of failure in startups. This book offers solutions.
Prices for The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson. a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it."
Prices for The Power of Broke by Daymond John
The Power of Broke by Daymond John, Daniel Paisner. John draws from his experience founding FUBU on a $40 budget and building it into a $6 billion brand, to show how being broke can force us to think more creatively, use resources more efficiently, connect with customers more authentically, and come up with those out-of-the-box solutions required to stand out. Drawing on stories from dozens of entrepreneurs who have bootstrapped their way to wealth, he shows how to leverage the power of broke t
Prices for The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss. A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it's not all about work Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times.
Prices for Will It Fly? How to Know If Your New Business Idea Has Wings...Before You Take the Leap by Thomas K. McKnight
Will It Fly? How to Know If Your New Business Idea Has Wings...Before You Take the Leap by Thomas K. McKnight. Introduces a business tool, based on forty-four critical success factors, designed to assist with developing, initiating, and evaluating a new business.
Prices for Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. One of the most popular books widely read by entrepreneurs and managers alike.The book gives an insight into how we think even when we are not thinking, and the ways through which our brain makes decisions. To understand how this works and to train your brain into doing some rapid decision-making, add the book to your reading list today!
Prices for Purple Cow by Seth Godin
Purple Cow by Seth Godin. This is a book about what it takes to create and sell something remarkable. It is a manifesto for marketers who want to make a big difference to their company by helping create products and services that are worth marketing in the first place.
Prices for Elon Musk: Tesla, Spacex, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
Elon Musk: Tesla, Spacex, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance. Hailed as the ‘definitive biography’ of Elon Musk, the book gives a comprehensive account of his life, personality, his passion and what makes him one of the top entrepreneurs in the world today. Even if you are not a fan, you can surely learn a lot from the book and get inspired.
Prices for Chaos Monkeys by Antonio Garcia Martinez
Chaos Monkeys by Antonio Garcia Martinez. autobiography of former Facebooker Antonio García Martínez. The book gives an insider’s view of what all happens in the Silicon Valley, the home to some of the biggest tech companies in the world. But instead of giving the backstory of successful companies, the author gives the behind-the-scenes account of working from his own experience in a tech biggie.
7 books that all entrepreneurs must read without delay - Ventureburn
7 books that all entrepreneurs must read without delay. If you look at some of the leading entrepreneurs, you will find that they didn’t make a fortune out of thin air. They have different success stories, which can be attributed to the fact that they took the road less travelled and followed smart approaches to reach where they are today.
Prices for # Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso
#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso. In the space of ten years, Sophia Amoruso has gone from high-school dropout to founder and Executive Chairman of Nasty Gal, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world. Sophia's never been a typical executive or a typical anything, and she's written #GIRLBOSS for other girls like her: outsiders (and insiders) seeking a unique path to success. Filled with brazen wake-up calls, cunning and frank observations and behind-the-scenes stories from nasty Gal.
Prices for The Accidental Entrepeneur: The Juicy Bits by Janine Allis
The Accidental Entrepeneur: The Juicy Bits by Janine Allis. Learn the other secrets to success from the founder of Boost Juice In The Accidental Entrepreneur, author Janine Allis shares the secrets and skills that took her from housewife to entrepreneur to head of a multi-national corporation. As the founder of Boost Juice, Janine has journeyed from zero formal business training to leading a company with over 400 stores in 12 countries. This book takes you down the long road that she travelled.
Prices for Daring and Disruptive by Lisa Messenger
Daring and Disruptive. It’s an insightful and soulful account of Messenger’s roller-coaster ride for those who want to succeed almost as much as they want to breathe, who want to make the impossible possible and the ordinary extraordinary. Messenger blends her personal stories with the important business lessons she has learned along the way, from why money is not the only currency to how to fail well. This book will help you dig deep, stay on purpose, back yourself, be true to your ideas.
Prices for The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
The Lean Startup. Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom. What they have in common is...
Prices for The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Alchemist, The 25th Anniversary With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts and following our dreams.
Prices for Conscious Capitalism, with a New Preface by the Authors by John Mackey
Conscious Capitalism, ISBN: 9781625271754 Conscious Capitalism is finding the win-win is what’s most profitable, and that no one has to lose. Business schools have discovered and studied it, and found that companies that practice it are more successful. This book is a great primer.
Prices for Startup Playbook by David S. Kidder
Startup Playbook, ISBN: 9781452105048 The title says it all. If you’re looking for a wide array of lessons learned and entrepreneurial experiences, this book is for you. Sharing insights from 41 different founders, The Startup Playbook covers everything from leadership lessons to finding one’s niche.
Prices for The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
The $100 Startup As it turns out, you don’t have to be a trust-fund baby, on the hook for a business loan, or just plain old lucky to start your very own enterprise. Guillebeau gives rousing examples of somewhat-accidental entrepreneurs making success out of strife, opportunity, and circumstances mostly by turning a passion or hobby into something that can be profitable. He doesn’t necessarily encourage every knitter to open a craft store, but he does promote creative thinking.