Reading, especially business books, is a must for entrepreneurs. To achieve success in business, one needs to be in the know how, and this can only be achieve through reading relevant books. And like Brain Tracy rightly says rich people have big libraries and poor people have big television, you’re going to read a number of books to make success of your business.But since most entrepreneurs have not received a reading list since they were in school, and the very fact that entrepreneurs hardly have time for any other thing other than their business, picking the right book to read can sometime be a difficult decision.This piece may help. Here are top 10 business books that you must read as an entrepreneur.
#1. New Ideas from Dead CEOs: Lasting Lessons from the Corner Office by Todd G.Buchholz
Todd Buchholz in this book, explores the lives of 10 of the greatest CEOs of all time, including Tom Watson Sr.,Estée Lauder, Ray Kroc, Walt Disney and Mary Kay Ash. The stories in book will inspire you and give you a lot of business insight.
#2.Influence: The psychology of persuasion by Robert Cialdini, PhD
Dr. Robert Cialdini, a professor of psychology, wrote this book to help consumers avoid being taken “in” by marketers – and this is a great book for marketers to apply each of the psychological tactics to success. As an entrepreneur you will find this value in developing your marketing strategies.
#3. How to Make Millions with Your Ideas: An Entrepreneurs Guide by Dan Kennedy
This one of my favorite Dan’s book. Though some of the ideas in this book are outdated, this will help you with most the business know how you need as an entrepreneur.
#4. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
This famous title by Kiyosaki is top on my reading lists. I just can’t just get enough of it rich contents. Kiyosaki have actually done a great job with this book. It will change your thinking as it relate to money and help you take charge of your finances.
#5. Bill and Dave: How Hewlett Packard Built the World’s Greatest Company by Michael S. Malone
Even admire the success of William Hewlett and Dave Packard? In this book, Michael tell the story of how good business ethic and integrity help the founders of Hewlett and Packard build global empire.#6. How to Get Rich by Felix Dennis
Founder of Maxim Magazine, Felix, in this books tell his story and provides plenty of advice on business and wealth creation.
#7. Anyone Can Do It by Richard Bannatyne
A success story that is sure to inspire the entrepreneur inside you. You like this the inspiring stories in this great book.
#8. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert Ringer
Nice book. Ringer’s book is truly out of the box, packed with hard hitting reality for the street smart entrepreneur.
#9. Unique Ability: Creating the Life You Want by Catherine Nomura, Julia Waller, shannon Waller
This book will help you discover you own unique ability and show you how you can improve your life by focusing on those ability. I just finish reading it, and I will bet, it’s one of the best book you will find on discovering your abilities.
#10. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
If you’ve not read this book, you need to. This classic by one of most influential motivational speaker will help you in every aspect of you life not just business.
There they are, my top 10 must read for every entrepreneur-what you do think? If you’ve read any of this books, I will love to hear from you. Leave a comment.
An Entrepreneur, a Business Motivational Expert, Lucky School is the author of a number of books, including; How Did Jesus Became Successful, MAKE it and the best selling Even An Idiot Can Become A Millionaire.
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