It’s a good idea to keep educating yourself as a business owner. The world of entrepreneurship is very competitive and you should try to get an edge however you can. Take a look at the following seven must-read books for business owners and entrepreneurs.
- Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
This book is an interesting read that focuses on inspirational leadership. It specifically talks about how many of the most successful businesses got to where they are today. If you’re looking to become inspired to achieve greater success, then this is a great book to read.
- The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker
Learning how to be an effective business leader is crucial. This book will help you to learn various tricks that will make you a more effective executive. It’s a wonderful read for anyone who is running a business or is in a type of managerial role.
- The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
It is said that the large majority of small businesses eventually fail. This book is about learning why small businesses fail and understanding what can be done to prevent this failure. Those who want to have the best shot at small business success will find this book to be very valuable.
- The Art of War by Sun Tzu
You might be thinking that this book is not a business book at all. That’s technically true but it’s also true that being in business for yourself is not unlike fighting a war. The strategies presented in this book are still relevant today and they can easily be applied to the business world.
- Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Dr. Robert Cialdini
Are you hoping to level up your business negotiation skills? This book by Dr. Robert Cialdini can help you learn what it takes to get people to say yes. Learning about persuasion and how it can be applied to business strategies will make a difference for you.
- Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck
You’ll like this book if you’re looking to make positive changes personally and professionally. It can help you to learn how you can change in helpful ways. It’s a thought-provoking read that every business owner should value.
- Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
The most successful people in the world have various tips and tricks that they use. This book by Tim Ferriss shines a light on their methods. You can make use of the information in this book to find new strategies that will help you with your entrepreneurial ambitions.