Top 10 Entrepreneurship Books

 

Entrepreneurship is a term that has been used by many of us in the recent past for anything and everything related to the launch of a new business. People who are in charge of creating these businesses from scratch are called entrepreneurs. These are willing and passionate individuals, ready to take on any risk pertaining to their business. Innovative ideas are the fundamental tools of entrepreneurs, who build their business around that. Entrepreneurship includes both risks and rewards, and it is all up to the entrepreneur to make sure that their business is a true winner both in terms of revenue and company value. Entrepreneurship books are indeed informative and highly useful, and if you are a budding entrepreneur looking for comprehensive business advice, then check out these top 10 entrepreneurship books, written by successful and prominent entrepreneurs.

 

Disrupted: My Misadventures in the Start-Up Bubble

Honest narrations of what happened in one’s life and especially in their profession is a rare thing to find, but has been made possible with the publication of this book. This book has a raw innocence to it, mixed with appropriate questions and queries about the startup world, which will indeed make you think, “What am I doing”?

Read it For:
Personal experiences are always heartwarming to read, but this particular experience of Dan Lyons at HubSpot, would make you think more about the world we are living in.
Don't Read it For:
The book is brutally honest and might not sit well with a few of you, who are looking for some motivational content.
What makes this book stand out?:
The fact that the author has taken the brutal honest way is indeed refreshing and presents a completely new side of the corporate world.

Work the system: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less

Be an integral part of what you do and at the same time maintain a safe distance from it is what Sam Carpenter has tried to emphasize in this book. It is indeed the best book to read and is highly informative, especially for those who want a glimpse of the functioning of the glimpse world.

Read it For:
Sam Carpenter is an inspiration himself, who struggled his way to the top with sheer determination and passion. This book provides concise and practical advice, which will help you not only be successful in your business but also in your life.
Don't Read it For:
Not too detailed and comprehensive.
What makes this book stand out?:
The main reason why this book is a part of the top 10 books list is that it’s brilliantly and smartly written with effective quotes from the author that will help its readers take financial and business decisions effectively.

Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook

Managing your finances is sure a huge task and can be achieved by following the simple steps provided by Tony Robbins in this book titled, “Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins”. This book was released in the year 2017, thereby making its way into the top 10 entrepreneurship books of 2017.

Read it For:
Tony Robbins has teamed with Peter Mallouk, who is a renowned financial guru, for this novel, where they both have come up with comprehensive ideas and solutions pertaining to your financial queries which are highly researched and impeccably practical.
Don't Read it For:
The content seems a little too repetitive.
What makes this book stand out?:
Every aspect of finance from monetary benefits to capital investment has been spoken in detail in this particular book by Tony Robbins, which is why it is on the list of top 10 books of 2017.

Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind

Al Ries and Jack Trout, with their witty styles of writing, have once again impressed all of us. From product positioning to the art of persuasive communication, you can learn it all from this classic by Al Ries and Jack Trout.

Read it For:
With significant case histories and in-depth analyses, Al Ries and Jack Trout have managed to write a book that’s informative and at the same time highly engaging and beneficial.
Don't Read it For:
Since it was published in 1975, the content might seem a little outdated.
What makes this book stand out?:
With the usage of relevant principles and ideologies, this book sure seems to transcend time along with being one of the top book recommendations for budding entrepreneurs.
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The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business: Turn Your Ideas into Money

The book is filled with useful and practical examples that will take you on tour to the business land through the eyes of young and budding entrepreneurs who have successfully converted their hobbies into profit-making companies.

Read it For:
This book is an ideal combination of theory and practical knowledge and will equip you effectively for the corporate battle out there. It has been recommended by several in the business sector and is sure on the list of top books by several magazines and publications.
Don't Read it For:
Not ideal as an academic material.
What makes this book stand out?:
The authors have laid out the points pretty effectively which is easy to follow and comprehend.

Idea to Execution

Starting a new company requires a lot of planning and time, and that notion has been unbelievably broken by the authors of this book, who launched a business of their own in just one day. They believe in the process of optimization, automation, and outsourcing and have explained that and their various other tactics in their book titled, “Idea to Execution”.

Read it For:
The story of two people who opened their business in just a day is highly motivational and at the same time practical and believable, through the writing in this particular book. Because of its personal elements, it became one of the best books of that particular year.
Don't Read it For:
Seems a bit disorganized at a few places.
What makes this book stand out?:
One can get a clear idea of the thought process of the two authors who made the impossible seem possible by following the golden rule of optimization, automation, and outsourcing.

The Star principle

The 80/20 principle is one of the most successful principles in the area of business and has been beautifully described in this book. Along with practical and useful examples of business, situations are also provided which will help any budding entrepreneur to understand and act well in such situations.

Read it For:
Work smart is what works, rather than working hard and has been explained beautifully in this book.
Don't Read it For:
Not too easy to understand and might require more than a few reads.
What makes this book stand out?:
Extremely well-organized with additional examples and instances, that will make you understand the concept better.

The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs

Johnson has identified and presented key lessons of entrepreneurship in his book, which will serve to be extremely useful and beneficial to upcoming entrepreneurs.

Read it For:
To understand how to think big, you got to read this book.
Don't Read it For:
The content might seem a bit overwhelming.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is highly accessible and motivational.

Tools of Titans

Timothy Ferris has managed to incorporate real-life scenarios with apt philosophies and tactics in this groundbreaking title, “Tools of titans by Timothy ”

Read it For:
From practical tools to tactics to honest interviews, this book sure has it all.
Don't Read it For:
The content seems a little decentralized.
What makes this book stand out?:
The content is highly practical and sorted.

All In

Bill Green is a hugely straightforward and honest and that’s clearly evident in this particular book. His ideas and solutions are highly practical, which he believes in.

Read it For:
Readers can be assured of the things spoken in the book as it comes directly from a successful entrepreneur himself, who has been in the business for more than 40 years.
Don't Read it For:
A bit too straightforward
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is a perfect mixture of knowledge and humor which makes it completely irresistible.

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