Owning a business is no small undertaking. With so many decisions to make, it’s important that you do your research and don’t make simple mistakes. Reading is an enjoyable way to gain knowledge and tips from successful entrepreneurs.
In addition, reading provides you with an expanded vocabulary, mental stimulation, better writing skills, improved focus and concentration, and other skills that can be used to grow and improve your business.
Here are our top five books to read if you are an entrepreneur looking for business tips:
The “shark” himself shares his experiences in growing his businesses as a consultant, trendsetter, and tastemaker. He also examines how celebrity influences can change customer purchasing decisions, and maybe not in a good way.
In a direct and matter-of-fact way Seth Godin challenges us to rethink how we market our brands to customers. He shares stories from companies like Starbucks, JetBlue, Krispy Kreme, and Apple as true business lessons.
Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Reis
This book provides countless business lessons, with particular focus on the financial side. Lean Startup teaches you ways to manage your budget and cash flow in a simple format.
Written from a psychologist’s point of view, Duckworth writes about how success is the result of passion and persistence, not talent and luck.
Over 15 million copies of this book have been sold, and it has rave reviews. Covey is able to create a step-by-step “guide” for you to take advantage of the opportunities that are right in front of you.