Best books for Entrepreneurs.

"All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA."
( Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha, The Start-up of You)

All of us at some point in our lives bear that one idea that we believe can take a shape of a successful business if worked upon diligently. But only a few of us show the courage of converting that idea into a beautiful reality. These courageous people are known as entrepreneurs. But starting and handling an enterprise is completely different from planning and perceiving an idea. Thus we are suggesting you some best entrepreneur books that can help you greatly and effectively in your work. And you will be able to run all your business operations smoothly. These books will help you acquire some sets of skills and knowledge that could help your entrepreneurial mind in getting the edge. Maybe these will help you make the difference, you are looking for.

1. Rich Dad and Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Sheron Lechter: 

“I’d rather welcome change than cling to the past.” 

  ― Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad


 A New York bestseller for 6 years, Rich Dad Poor Dad is a classic written by Robert T. Kiyosaki where he shares the amazing idea of making money work for you, instead of working for it. He emphasizes in developing a mindset that can attract money. The story revolves around a rich dad who is Robert’s friend's father who shares his ideas and advice to Kiyosaki on financial matters and tends to live a happy and fulfilled life. On the other hand, the poor dad is Kiyosaki’s father who worked hard throughout his life, and then too was always finding it hard to acquire the necessities to live a normal life.

Rich dad poor dad is all about earning money and the ways you can invest that sum of money to earn more on the sum. You will find the bitter truths about wealth that you won’t hear anywhere else. It can also be used as a self-help book as it will help you have a positive mindset and believe in the power of thoughts. Which can help you think in a way that can make you own valuable assets.


2. How to win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie:         

" Don't be afraid of the enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you."

― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People 

“Communication is the key to run a successful business”. And How to win and influence people is a book that can help you be the great communicator you always desired to become. In the book, Dale Carnegie shares all the information you need from the basic fundamental techniques of handling people to the tips and tricks that can make you earn some extra brownie points.

 Apart from this, How to win friends and influence people shares some amazing tips that can help you in every aspect of the business, whether it’s, getting clients, making sales, or getting investment. This book is the key that can help your business unlock big profits and great customer satisfaction. It will teach you to talk in a manner that will make the other person think of you, and the talk you had. This book is surely the best entrepreneur book of all time.


3. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kehneman:


"Nothing in life is as important as you think it is, while you are thinking about it" 

                              -Daniel Kahneman,Thinking fast and slow

Thinking fast and slow allows us to learn about the system that drives the way we think and how our thought process can make or break us. Being one of the best books in the field of psychology and the best work of Nobel-prize winner psychologist Daniel Kahneman, thinking fast and slow talks about two systems and how all of our life choices are based upon any of these two systems.

 Further, the book elaborates on both of these systems. In which, System one is the fast, instinctive, and emotional one and System two is the slow, deliberate, and logical one. To explain both of the systems briefly, Kahneman has described various experiments that will eventually help you in finding the difference between the systems. The other part of the book states the reason for the incapability of humans to think statistically in different situations. And in the end, he talks about the “anchoring effect".

4. The Startup of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in yourself, and Transform your career by Reid Hoffman:


"Whatever the situation, actions, not plans, generate lessons that help you test your hypotheses against reality."

- Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha, The Start-up of You

The start-up of you shares the idea of how we all are works in progress and we need to continuously evolve and make changes in our lifestyle to become better at what we do. In this book, Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha talk about taking the approach of building a startup in building our own life and how the key to surviving in this always-changing world is thinking like an entrepreneur. And how can you have an entrepreneurial mindset that can help you in every aspect of business and in being an employer.

 Further, this book about entrepreneurship discusses what qualities an employer should look for in his employees and how to take smart risks and become an adaptable business man. A start-up of you will enhance your thinking process and will help you acquire an entrepreneurial mindset, providing you an edge in the business world.

5. The 100$ Startup by Chris Guillebeau: 

“Value is created when a person makes something useful and shares it with the world.” 

― Chris Guillebeau, The $100 Startup

The $100 start-up shares the story of Chris Guillebeau. The story starts from the point where Chris was doing a fine job at a decent office and was living well. But the only thing that was missing from his life was a thing that should excite him. Although Chris’s job was paying him well yet the exciting part was missing from it and he decided to fill that part of his life. And the journey of the $100 start-up eventually started.

What makes this book stand out among other entrepreneurial books is the actionable information that is provided in it. Holding every information a budding entrepreneur should know the $100 start-up tends to provide you and your business the required edge. Everything that Chris Guillebeau has said in this book is supported with strong examples that make it more reliable for entrepreneurs and easy to comprehend. 

Make book reading a part of your everyday life. A book can play different roles in your life. It can teach you wisdom like a teacher, share interesting stories with you like a friend, and introduce you to different worlds like a guide. Books aren't just a source of knowledge but a medium to your overall development.

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  1. I will definitely read few of the recommended books..!!


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