It’s Time Up Level Our Game By Going Deep With The Top Business Books
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Many people want to be entrepreneurs.
The popularity of TV shows like, “Shark Tank” plainly show that!
People want to forge themselves into a better version of themselves and achieve wild success.
After all, entrepreneurs have many good habits that people should want to emulate. Entrepreneurs are creative, successful, hard-working, resilient, passionate, flexible and have a strong sense-of-self.
All great of which are great attitudes that the best entrepreneur books on this page can help you emulate.
What can an Entrepreneur Book Teach Me?
If you are an entrepreneur, or inspire to be one one day, we have sources the internet and spoken to some 30 something entrepreneurs and asked them what books have helped them along their entrepreneurial journey and life.
The couple our my favorites. I would love to know your favorites do share below.
The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New RichPaperback– 6 Jan 2011
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. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint.
This step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches:
* How Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week
* How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want
* How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs
* How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist
* How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent ‘mini-retirements’.
This new updated and expanded edition includes:
More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point
* Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than £5 a meal
* How lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times
* The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.
The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses Paperback– 6 Oct 2011
Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable.
The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that’s being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.
The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It’s about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it’s too late.
Now is the time to think Lean.
Think and Grow Rich: The Secret to Wealth Updated for the 21st CenturyPaperback– 21 Jun 2010
This is Napoleon Hill’s definitive landmark book (revised and updated for the 21st century) on how to unleash your full potential and achieve guaranteed success in life and work, by following the principles outlined in this book. This book will also teach you how-to conquer many common fears, such as Poverty, Ill Health, Criticism, Loss of Love and Death. “Think and Grow Rich”, indispensable reading for personal achievement.
Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the FuturePaperback– 4 Jun 2015
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren’t learning from them. It’s easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there.
‘Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how.’
ELON MUSK, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla
‘This book delivers completely new and refreshing ideas on how to create value in the world.’
MARK ZUCKERBERG, CEO of Facebook
‘When a risk taker writes a book, read it. In the case of Peter Thiel, read it twice. Or, to be safe, three times. This is a classic.’
NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB, author of The Black Swan
E-Myth Mastery: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World-Class Company
The bestselling author of phenomenally successful and continually vital The E-Myth Revisited presents the next big step in entrepreneurial management and leadership with E-Myth Mastery.
A practical, real-world program that is implemented real-time into your business, Gerber begins by engaging the reader in understanding why the entrepreneur is so critical to the success of any enterprise, no matter how small or large it may be, and why the mindset of an entrepreneur is so integral to the operating reality of the organization, of the small business, and the enterprise. He then covers seven essential skills:
Each of these seven skills is presented through a specific training module with corresponding tests and exercises that explain the content and principles to be learned, provide case studies and examples, as well as worksheets for applying those ideas to the business. Gerber ties it all together by helping readers put the pieces together in an E-Myth Business, an E-Myth Practice and an E-Myth Enterprise.
This is the book that will show you the difference between being an entrepreneur versus doing a job, how to get money when the bank won’t give it to you, how to expand your customer base when big business moves in down the street, how to develop the best people when you can’t afford to pay them competitive wages, how to increase the predictability of what your business is able to promise, and then how to keep that promise, every single time, no matter where you are or what you’re doing.
Mastery is a business development program that helps you turn your company into a world-class operation…into a turn-key money machine!
The 100 Startup: Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love and Work Better To Live MorePaperback– 15 Jan 2015
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. Learn how to:
– Earn a good living on your own terms, when and where you want
– Achieve that perfect blend of passion and income to make work something you love
– Take crucial insights from 50 ordinary people who started a business with $100 or less
Side Hustle: Build a Side Business and Make Extra Money – Without Quitting Your Day Job Paperback– 5 Oct 2017
The author of the New York Times bestseller The $100 Startupshows you how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days.
For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to start their own business is exhilarating. For many others, the loss of a stable paycheck is terrifying. But what if we could easily create new income without giving up the security of a full-time job? Enter the side hustle, a mini-business that earns you extra money.
With Chris Guillebeau’s step-by-step guide, you can go from idea to income in just 27 days. You’ll learn how to:
– Brainstorm, borrow, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas
– Apply ‘Tinder for Side Hustle’ logic to pick the best idea at any time
– Master the art of deals, discounts, and special offers
– Learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch and get paid
You don’t need an MBA, marketing experience or big investors. With Chris as a guide, anyone can make more money, pursue a passion, and enjoy greater security – with little to no budget and without quitting your day job.
The Idea in You: How to Find It, Build It, and Change Your LifePaperback– 2 Jun 2016
Do you have an idea in you? A hobby, a project, a product … something that could change your life?
The Idea in You is a bulletproof system for finding the right idea and shaping it in to a success – on your own terms.
With advice from the people behind the likes of Pizza Pilgrims, Parkrun and Decoded, The Idea in You will show you what to expect, how to think and what to do when launching your own venture.
Making your idea happen is possible – and it will be one of the most inspiring and energizing experiences of your life.
What are you waiting for?
‘A wonderfully inspirational book that will help unleash your ideas on the world’ Michael Acton Smith, creator of Moshi Monsters
‘Every great business starts with an idea . . . this book will help you find yours’ Richard Reed, co-founder Innocent Drinks
‘It seems to me that many could-be creators simply lack support in their lives, someone genuine who listens to their ideas and pushes boundaries to make it all seem possible. Alex and Martin must recognize this, too, because their book is a generous offer of encouragement and spirit, a drum beat that stirred my creative confidence’ Zach Klein, co-founder of Vimeo
Explosive Growth: A Few Things I Learned While Growing To 100 Million Users – And Losing $78 MillionPaperback– 7 Nov 2017
Imagine what your life would be like if your business suddenly began signing up an astonishing 100,000 NEW USERS DAILY without spending another penny. What if investors started giving your business the attention it deserves? That’s exactly what happened to Cliff Lerner when he bet his online dating start-up’s fortunes on a then-unknown platform called Facebook.
The app achieved explosive growth, and soon after the stock price skyrocketed 2,000 percent, setting off an extraordinary chain of events filled with sudden success and painful lessons. This compelling and inspiring narrative will show you how to: –
IGNITE EXPLOSIVE GROWTH by creating a remarkable product – Identify the ONLY 3 METRICS THAT MATTER – Execute the VIRAL GROWTH strategies that helped us acquire 100 million users – Implement the GENIUS MEDIA HACKS that helped our stories get 100s of millions of page views consistently – Create a thriving culture of PASSIONATE EMPLOYEES and CONSTANT INNOVATION Explosive Growth is a business book like no other. Cliff provides a real-time window into the decision making as things were exploding. He provides a step-by-step playbook to achieve explosive growth, combining lively and often hilarious storytelling, proven tactics, case-studies, and reliable insights to help your startup business achieve its own explosive growth.
The tactics that helped Snap Interactive grow to 100 million users are all in the book including valuable insights as to how leading companies including Tinder, Bumble, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, & Dropbox achieved explosive growth.
Affiliate Marketing For WomenPaperback– 4 Nov 2017
Thriving businesses hire advertising companies to advertise for them, it’s probably better than getting your employees physically out on the street advertising your products and services for you, as that will be a difficult one to pull off on your job description when hiring staff. Advertising in of itself is a business, and you might think that this kind of business is great for making money and you are right, it does make a lot of money. Businesses pay big money to advertise their product. Affiliate marketing can be such a great business, especially for people who are considering starting an online business from home or individuals who don’t know really where to start on the huge and growing online world.
This book is a well of knowledge if you want to get into the lucrative industry of Affiliate Marketing. Learn Top Strategies of making money, a good income or a great side hustle with Affiliate Marketing.
Learn the in and outs of Affiliate Marketing
Learn how to find the top affiliate marketing programs online
Learn how to find top niches and products to promote fin your Affiliate Marketing Business.
Learn top marketing Strategies to promote and sell your products and attract new customers everyday.
Learn How to make £50,000 a year with Affiliate Marketing
ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever Paperback– 18 Mar 2010
From the founders of the trailblazing software company 37signals, here is a different kind of business book – one that explores a new reality. Today, anyone can be in business. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology that cost thousands is now just a few pounds or even free. Stuff that was impossible just a few years ago is now simple.
That means anyone can start a business. And you can do it without working miserable 80-hour weeks or depleting your life savings. You can start it on the side while your day job provides all the cash flow you need. Forget about business plans, meetings, office space – you don’t need them.
With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone who’s ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs who want to get out, and artists who don’t want to starve anymore will all find valuable inspiration and guidance in these pages.
The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products That WinHardcover– 17 Jul 2013
Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your PassionPaperback– 25 Sep 2013
Do you have a hobby you wish you could indulge in all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night? Now is the perfect time to take that passion and make a living doing what you love. In Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion, Gary Vaynerchuk shows you how to use the power of the Internet to turn your real interests into real businesses. Gary spent years building his family business from a local wine shop into a national industry leader. Then one day he turned on a video camera, and by using the secrets revealed here, transformed his entire life and earning potential by building his personal brand. By the end of this book, readers will have learned how to harness the power of the Internet to make their entrepreneurial dreams come true. Step by step, Crush It! is the ultimate driver’s manual for modern business.