Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Should Read
Developing a growth mindset is an important part of becoming an entrepreneur. As you scale your business, you’ll want to keep learning from the prominent leaders who are in your field. No matter what industry you’re in, you can learn a lot about leadership, navigating adversity, and working with others by reading lots of books. They also make great conversation starters when you’re networking. If you’re looking to up-level your mindset or shopping for a gift for a business owner you know, here’s a list of books that every entrepreneur should read.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey
A classic book on leadership development, this book consistently makes the top books for business owners’ lists for a reason. No matter which industry you’re in, you’ll find something useful in this book — and it has great reread value.
Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell
Known for his best-selling book, The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell takes an in-depth look at some of the most successful and influential leaders in business. This series of case studies delves into what makes some people stand out even among outstanding people.
The Four-Hour Work Week, by Timothy Ferriss
Based on his personal experience, as well as over fifty tips and case studies from other entrepreneurs, The Four-Hour Work Week is a favorite among entrepreneurs. It teaches strategies for maximizing your earnings as well as how to break out of a traditional nine-to-five mindset and lifestyle.
Written by the founder of Zappo’s, Delivering Happiness is an insider’s look at the unique culture of an unusual company. The book delves into the importance of company culture and how prioritizing the happiness of staff and customers increases the bottom line.