“Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times since he never gets to see or hear anything else.” – Albert Einstein
reading the right books helps us grow as an entrepreneur, I have done my research, read some of these books written below.
- “THE POWER OF BROKE” by Daymond John.
This book shows you that having no money or being broke as commonly used is not permanent but the poverty of mind is, and so advises you to take full advantage of being broke to work hard and find resources where does don’t look for it or where they don’t want to look for it.
- “THE VIRGIN WAY” by Richard Branson
This is a book for leadership that encourages working with family having fun working with passion and being a good listener are keys to creating a successful team.
3.“THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK” by Timothy Ferris
The 4-hour workweek is “A must-read” for aspiring entrepreneurs. it is a guide to liberate yourself from jobs that frustrates you and help you create business ideas to live life as you’ve always wanted.
- “HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE” by Dale Carnegie.
This is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie. Recommended for those who lack communication skill as an entrepreneur. Helps you to; know the techniques in handling people, to make people like you, to win people to your way of reasoning, to be a leader in whatsoever you do.
5.”CHOOSE YOURSELF” by James Altucher
Choose yourself by James Altucher is a self-improvement book. It helps you see yourself as the best. always commend yourself no matter the situation you are in. This book is a call to put an end to looking down on yourself and take your life into your hands, build a bright future for yourself with your creative thoughts and business ideas.
REMEMBER: “Always choose yourself”
6.“ZERO TO ONE” by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters
This is one of the best business books I’ve read. It gives insights of Peter Thiel’s strategy on turning your small scale business a growing business or a recently started business to success by looking at the experiences he got from founding and selling PayPal and other investments and then becoming wealthy.
This book will teach you to; think ahead, approach business in a rightful manner, plan your business to avoid regrets in the nearest future.
7.“MAKE YOUR BED” by Williams H. McRaven
Do you like the college I want to change the lives of others/the world?
If yes, then this is for you.
make your bed encourages you to be confident and work with others who share the same view as you and they willing to pursue their aim and change the lives of others for the betterment of the world. And to show that to achieve success, the zeal to work and mutual support is necessary.
8.“CRUSH IT” by Gary Vaynerchuk
Crush it is a guide to turning what you love doing or what to do best to a career or profession, it will also give you strategies and guidelines to turning yourself into a product and profits financially from your hobbies.
9.”SMARTER FASTER BETTER” by Charles Duhigg
This is a good book for anyone who recently or is looking forward to starting up a business and to help make the right decision and take necessary actions in the business world and in life.
10.”REWORK” by David Heinemeier and Jason Fried
What is a perfect book for anyone who wants to do it on their own? Be it an entrepreneur, a small scale business owner, etc. Who doesn’t want to remain broke will find blueprints in this book.
11.” THE LEAN STARTUP” by Eric Ries
The lean startup is a book that will help you learn about what the customer wants, how to grow a newly started project, know the basics about your business, when to stop investing, when to turn around, when to move higher, etc, so as not to run out of money.
12.“THINK AND GROW RICH” by Napoleon Hill
Twinking group which is the highly recommended business book for entrepreneurs/business owners seeking advice on their business life. It guides you on how to change your mindset. It helps you to set goals and achieve them.
It has helped millions of business owners and entrepreneur carry out their plans for success