Most of the successful entrepreneurs we know today are self-made like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos, etc. And the most common thing between those successful people is reading, they have a daily reading routine. First, I was also a non-believer about reading too often. I also used to prefer spending time reading/scanning articles and tutorials online and was unaware of how books will pay off big in the future. In my opinion, it’s impossible to absorb all of a book but we should give it a try.
Reading is one of the best ways to evolve the best version of yourself. I would like to share some of the Best Books to read on Entrepreneurship that will help you to reach the next level. Maybe you have heard about some of the books I will share earlier or some will be newer to you. But all the books will definitely help you elevate your courage, your potential to interact confidentially with people, and approach building improvement. So the best books on Entrepreneurship are as follows.
The Benefits of reading books:
There are a lot of benefits of reading a book like it helps you to understand yourself from a different perspective, It Opens ups your mind, and helps you to adapt to the changes going on in your life, and also helps you understand the different positive aspects of life. And its also make your vision more clear about your goals.
1. The Startup of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman
The author of the book ‘ The Startup of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself and Transform Your Career’ is Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha. Reid Hoffman is a great American entrepreneur, author, and venture capitalist. He was the founder of Linked-In Corporation and partner at venture capital firm Greylock. Ben Casnocha is also an American Entrepreneur, author, and investor who belongs to San Fransisco. He is currently the co-founder and partner at the venture capital firm Village Global. In this book, they have shared how you can grow your business whether you are working for others. Through this book, you can learn how you can stay focused on your entrepreneurial life whether you still have to answer to a boss for whom you work. This book will help you to build an entrepreneurial mindset that will motivate you towards your goals.
This book isn’t about building cover letters or resumes. Instead, It will help you to learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how you can apply these entrepreneurial strategies in your career. Whether you working with giant multinational corporation, a small business, or a startup, you need to know how to:
- Adapting the change in circumstances in your career.
- Developing a competitive personality to win the best jobs and opportunities.
- How to strengthen your professional network
- Finding the unique opportunities which can massively accelerate your career growth.
- Taking proactive risks.
2.The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy
The Book ‘The Psychology of Selling‘ was written by Brian Tracy. He is a Motivational speaker and Author based in America. We all know that the most important skill which an Entrepreneur should have is a good selling technique. Because Entrepreneurship is not only about selling a product but it’s about selling yourself or an idea. This book will help you to learn how you can make more sales by focusing on one thing. Sometimes we forget the basics of selling and jump right over to get results, but in order to get results, you need to learn the basics. In this book, Brian Tracy has shared his thoughts on how you can build selling psychology which can be very helpful for those who want to enhance their selling skills.
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3.Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson
In this Book “who moved my cheese?”, Spencer Jhonson has shared a story that consists of four characters who live in a maze: two mice, named Scurry and sniff, and two little people Haw and Hem. As they the maze to find cheese but as they explore outside they realize that their journey isn’t all about finding a cheese. It’s better to quest a better human nature. In our lives, we easily get comfortable when we found our cheese. This means we always trapped into doing the same things we had already done to be successful, even after these practices have stopped working as effectively as they once did. In this, The cheese is a metaphor dedicated to what we want to have in life like a job, power status, relationships, etc. The maze is a metaphor for where you spend your time looking for what you want like within the organization, outside it, in the community, at home, etc.
4. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Book ‘Thinking fast and slow‘ was written by Daniel Kahneman. He is an Israeli psychologist and economist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics. He was also awarded in the year 2002 by Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences. After this multimillion-copy best-selling book ‘Thinking fast and slow‘ his new book Noise.
5.Click Millionaires by Scott Fox
With the help of the internet, everything is getting innovated in every field. A lot of businesses are shifting towards online and generating good revenue than ever before. In this Book, Scott Fox has explained how you can combine outsourcing and automated online marketing to build a successful revenue-generating online business. In his book ‘Click millionaires‘, he has shared the ways to make your business successful by the tools that are available to you with help of an online business model.