If you’re an entrepreneur these books need to be on your read list.
Your goal is to probably maintain or build a successful business.
The Essays Of Warren Buffett: Lessons For Corporate America, by Warren E. Buffet (Author) and Lawrence A. Cunningham (Compiler)
Learn basic business practices.
Sure you can stick to learning it the hard way, but in this book will help you learn the fundamentals to help you achieve your full potential. To have the knowledge on how to keep your business going will be critical. It’s important to know basic business information like profit, cash flow, and loss.
The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach To Living A Good Life, by Mark Manson (Author)
You will need some headspace. Your mental health will be important to your success. When you think about it most things in life aren’t worth worrying about and taking up room in your brain. This book will help you focus and keep you moving forward.
The 4-Hour Workweek, by Tim Ferriss (Author)
Everyone is probably already familiar with this one…
Using time more wisely is an all too familiar problem for most. Do you find you are doing work all day long but no movement forward is made? With 24 hours a day, it is important for an entrepreneur to use each hour with the most result.
4-Hour Work Week will show you it’s possible to turn 80 hours of work a week into four hours. This book will show you how to increase your hourly output, so you can spend less time working and have a fuller life.
Man Up: How To Cut The Bull**** and Kick A** In Business (and In Life), by Bedros Keuilian (Author)
When you make excuses for not doing what you need to be doing, you are delaying your businesses growth. The dirty work has to be done by someone and you or someone on your team needs to be that someone.
In this book, you will find the motivation to help you stop making excuses. This book will help you get out of your comfort zone and treat your dreams in your business more seriously.
How To Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie (Author)
Having great relationships in business will be critical to an entrepreneur’s success. Building long-lasting relationships with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders will need to become an art.
Without connections, you will have a much harder time getting people to actually work for you. Get good at this, it will be important.
You’re in complete control in your success path and you will need to do some work to reach your goals. Pick one book, read it and learn, then pick another one and keep learning.
Sonia Rina Landry is a passionate entrepreneur, speaker, author, and personal development coach. She is an outspoken advocate of the free market economy and has helped countless clients identify their core values, envision and realize goals that resonate with those values. She oversees several businesses online and offline.