Many people want to be entrepreneurs. 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.
If you are an entrepreneur or want to be one, the best entrepreneurial books reviewed on this post are designed to help those budding entrepreneurs reach their goals.
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Creating a new life for yourself through entrepreneurship is a real possibility. Chris Guillebeau maps out the path of an entrepreneur so you can transform from a person with a passion into a person with a sustainable income based on that passion. Chris goes over 50 very interesting case studies of entrepreneurs who have created sustainable businesses with extremely low start-up costs often of $100 or less.
So many books have been written for entrepreneurs. This one really stands out because of the specific actionable information. It does not require any special training and it is a low financial risk. You will learn the inner workings of different businesses, which are very eye-opening. Guillebeau also provides convenient checklists to go through alongside concrete examples. You will be inspired to stop procrastinating and start now.
This book is not about making millions. It is about learning how to take the helpful and useful information you currently know and transform it into an income stream. Chris Guillebeau proves you do not need any special skills or business background. He says all you need is a product or service, a group of people willing to buy it and a means to get paid.
While most startups fail, a lot of those failures can be prevented. This book offers a new approach that changes the way companies are created and products are launched. Every startup has one thing in common, they want to get through uncertainty to find a path that leads to a sustainable business, but few accomplish this feat.
The approach offered in this book helps companies that are smart with their money and use human creativity wisely grow. The lessons presented enable companies to change their direction with their agility and make changes in their plans according to increase their chances of success.
The Lean Startup doesn’t create elaborate business plans. Instead it offers entrepreneurs a way to continuously test their vision and adapt to their own needs before it’s too late. Reis lays out a scientific approach to creating prosperous startups in an age where companies have to be exceptionally innovative to survive.
Readers have found that this book is honest in addressing situations that are commonly faced by startups. The author’s intellectual curiosity and his pursuit of excellence are clear in his writing. Anyone who is thinking about innovation or product development can benefit from reading this book.
Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
Building a brand is crucial for entrepreneurs. Gary Vaynerchuk is a master of social media and brand building. It does not matter what industry you work in, building business and influence is a game changer.
Learn how to navigate all the best social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest and more. Plus, learn how to have a breakout podcast on iTunes, Spotify and iHeartRadio.
Using social media is the fastest way to make your business explode with sales. Learning so many different platforms can be exhausting. Learning how to use them effectively and knowing which ones to utilize in your business will get you ahead of the game. It is time to embrace social media and Gary is the author who explains it all.
Vaynerchuk is the CEO of VaynerX, a huge media holding agency. He is considered to be one of the world’s leading marketing experts. And here he gives his most innovative tips and strategies proven to help entrepreneurs excel at creating a vibrant personal brand.
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Most business books provide readers with endless instructions on writing a business plan, looking closely at their competition, finding investors, etc. However, this book is different.
It describes why these topics are not helpful when it comes to creating a sustainable business. Instead, the author argues that what you need is a productive work ethic and exposure. Written in an inspiring way, this book debunks common business myths.
Jason Fried offers a straightforward book. The content that is easy to understand. You will find yourself nodding your head and going “that’s true” quite a bit while reading.
Rework is a worthwhile book for anyone who has dreams of making it on their own. Whether you are a die-hard entrepreneur to or an artist who doesn’t want to be starving and struggling anymore.
In order to earn a lot of money, you need to impact a lot of people. MJ DeMarco walks you through the road he took to becoming a millionaire and it all started with seeing a Lamborghini for the first time. His storytelling is excellent and really explains the shift in mindset you need in order to become a millionaire.
The idea here is not to come up with a 100 percent new and unique idea. It is to take what is already out there and improve upon it. Make it better. MJ lays out different ways for an entrepreneur to impact the masses. Help a million people and get into the Millionaire Fastlane. This book will help shift the way you think, creating the mindset of a true entrepreneur.
Reading MJ’s story will leave you feeling excited about the future. He also has an online forum for entrepreneurs to get even more inspiration and encouragement to build an amazing business.
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Are people are not born with an innate ability to do something great? According to Talent is Overrated, the answer to that question is a resounding, “NO!”
Rather, greatness comes from practice and perseverance that is perfected over decades. Additionally, the key is how you practice, analyze your progress, and learn from your mistakes that make you the most successful. In this way, the book reminds me of many of my ideas from my book on best learning practices.
Talent is Overrated includes many scientific and real-world examples. Colvin shows that when people use the right kind of effort, they can improve at anything. Colvin’s mindset and practical advice are meant to change the reader’s way of thinking about their job and career and inspire people to achieve more.
Does being around lots of people drain your energy? Do you enjoy solitude? Do people often describe you as quiet and hard to get to know? Most likely you are an introvert.
Can an introvert build a thriving business or is that just for extroverts? Beth Bulow understands how introverts feel and believes introverts make fabulous entrepreneurs.
Learn how to tap into your best personality traits with the help of a mentor who speaks your language. With Beth Bulow’s guidance, introverts can build thriving businesses without pretending they are someone they are not. Get step-by-step actionable advice to help you reach your dream.
The Daily Entrepreneur: 33 Success Habits for Small Business Owners, Freelancers and Aspiring 9-to-5 Escape Artists by S.J. Scott and Rebecca Livermore
This is a great book for people who want to become a freelancer or are looking for a way to make some extra money. Most entrepreneurs hope to make enough money to make it on their own, but often that expectation is not met.
However, the problems that entrepreneurs face are common, meaning that a lot of people experience them. This also means that people have found ways to overcome them. Their secret is that they build specific daily habits.
In the book, the author talks about the power that developing habits can have and shows the reader how to use these habits to overcome common challenges. This book is unique from others because it is organized according to the challenges that everyone faces each day. There are 33 life-changing habits described in this book that will increase your ability to overcome obstacles and meet your goals.
Readers recommend this book to entrepreneurs who want to include effective methods in their schedules to get more out of each day that streamlines productivity. The ideas are supported by evidence and examples, allowing readers to relate to the material.
Transforming a small business into a powerhouse business does not happen overnight. Julia Pimsleur is a scaling coach for women.
It is a known fact female entrepreneurs rarely make it to the big time. Only three per cent earn one million in revenue or more. Julie provides a path for women to follow in order to scale their business to the masses.
If you want to learn how to raise capital from investors, develop strong networks, as well as how to build a multi-million dollar company from scratch, Million Dollar Women is a great place to start.
Read through interviews of women who have tons of experience. Get detailed expert advice on how to pursue your dreams.
Do you have a fabulous idea for starting a business? Pat Flynn sets you up with exactly what you need in order to test your idea before spending countless hours and money trying to make it work.
Learn how to pre-launch a product, so you do not create a product until you know for sure it will sell. Doing a little work upfront can save you big time!
Every entrepreneur just getting started with a new idea should run it through Pat’s Will It Fly test. Pat has been helping entrepreneurs for over a decade.
He is well known for being transparent about his income and teaching others how to create multiple streams of revenue through his website Smart Passive Income.