It’s a known fact that Entrepreneurs have to cultivate the habit of reading, here are 5 books every entrepreneur should read. You will agree with me that reading is important to everyone. Well except, those who are content with remaining in the same spot forever.
Joseph Addison says :“Reading does to the mind what exercise does to the body”
If you’re an Entrepreneur or with an entrepreneurial mindset, you must have read a couple of books that have proved invaluable to you and your business.
Haven’t started reading any books and don’t know where to start? Or you need to add more to your stash?
I would be glad to suggest a couple of books that come recommended (and written) by renowned Business strategists and successful Entrepreneurs.
PS: This List is not Exhaustive. Feel Free to add to the list.
Let’s get to it…
1. Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin
This book will help you see why keeping your existing customers satisfied is a very important obligation to fulfill, before you consider expanding. It also shows the “not so rosy” side of starting up, and venture Capitalism. If you’re afraid of the truth, don’t read this book.
2. Rework by Jason Fried and Heinemeier Hansson
This book emphasizes the importance of Time management, Spending less time on competition, and being flexible with set plans.
3. The 7 habits of Highly Effective People
This book just had to be on the List. It’s a self improvement book that helps you develop qualities that can help you build better relationships, and grow your business exponentially.
4. The Culture Blue Print by Robert Richman
This book is a systematic guide to how a workplace can help people grow, inspire amazing service, and ultimately drive revenue through amazing culture.
5. Leadership and Self- Deception by the Arbinger Institute.
This book captures you by using an entertaining story about an executive facing challenges at work and at home to expose the precise psychological processes that conceal true motivations, intentions and trap you in a “box” of endless self-justification.
Did you find these books useful? Have you read any of these books? What other impactful book would you recommend for Entrepreneurs or Startups? Please share in the comment section below.
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