Top 10 Entrepreneurship Books of 2017

 

Every year, we have new companies, start-ups, innovative products and also the downfall of companies. For the year 2017, here’s a list of the top books on entrepreneurship and skills to develop your start-up or your skills by learning from real-life stories of the people who have been through it themselves while they brought up their own company and stand strong even today. Books alone here won’t help if you do not learn and apply what you read here into your career. Some of the authors might even be writing these books to cash in on the sales. Doesn’t mean you don’t read them though. Make the most of what you get from the knowledge each of them shares.

 

Stealing Fire

The two authors have done research into Special forces, the Navy and scientists to know how they manage to be extremely efficient within their time limit all by controlling their minds.

Read it For:
Maximising your output by restructuring your mind. This is something that the greatest minds of all time have managed to learn and the reason for their success and skill
Don't Read it For:
Learning skills to run a company. You should read this to improve your efficiency in work
What makes this book stand out?:
Being a sort of tell-all book that gives you the secrets of some successful and highly efficient people.

Rich20 Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want

Writer by the creator of twentysomething.com, the author tells you that you don't have to work for extreme hours in a day to succeed and how you can succeed starting your business or making that extra income without having to put in that vast amount of energy and time.

Read it For:
Trashing traditional work ethics and finding your efficient way through this book
Don't Read it For:
Do read it. People need to know and believe this to have a better work life.
What makes this book stand out?:
Guiding people seeking a way out from fruitless years of toil.

The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career Job, and Waking Up Excited for Work Every Day

In an unstable work environment of today, these two authors tell you how you can thrive in the job situation of today if you know your way.

Read it For:
Adapting to the changing and growing job situation of today
Don't Read it For:
Everyone needs a job today. It's a fact apart from the exception of heirs to rich empires. This book is a must-read.
What makes this book stand out?:
Nobody could have had more ground to write about this than the authors, who run a job search website called the Muse. Read this one for those seeking the right job.

All in: 101 Real Life Business Lessons for Emerging Entrepreneurs

A standard book on success by the author who made it from the most unlikely places. He shares 1010 lessons of his forty-year-long career in this book.

Read it For:
The tips and knowledge from the author's own experiences.
Don't Read it For:
A predictable success story that you might have felt you’ve read before.
What makes this book stand out?:
How the author himself went from nearly nowhere to getting successful through it all.
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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

Tim Ferriss has put together some of the best interviews and questions he had asked a wide range of people ranging from celebrities to scientists on his podcast and made a book out of it. Some of the questions are interesting, and you end up craving for the answers of these people

Read it For:
Work ethics and tips followed by efficiently successful people
Don't Read it For:
Something exceptional or out of the ordinary. It's suitable for reading about your favourite celebrity.
What makes this book stand out?:
The interviews and questions asked.

Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble

Here's a book that tells you the other side of start-up capital and how a start-up is not always going to be the hit everyone believes even if it has all the funding it needs. Told by the author's personal experience himself, he tells the untold truth on the overrated reality of start-ups that are just a recipe for disaster.

Read it For:
Being precautious regarding setting up your start-up or investing your career into one.
Don't Read it For:
You get the realistic image instead of the deluded sense of optimism that every other book is selling.
What makes this book stand out?:
The bad experience of being with a start-up.

Idea to Execution: How to Optimize, Automate, and Outsource Everything in Your Business

From the experience of the authors, you can start your business sooner and quicker with minimum expense or no expense at all, if you know how to do it

Read it For:
breaking myths and assumptions on starting a business and finances regarding the start-up
Don't Read it For:
the fact that it sounds too good to be true.
What makes this book stand out?:
Showing and proving something we thought was fantasy and make it possible

Unshakeable

The author here tells us how corrections in the market but no one tells you how to get through said change. This is a book that can help your organization survive and thrive even in the harshest conditions of the market when others collapse.

Read it For:
The concept alone. Every company and entrepreneur alike need this knowledge for the long run.
Don't Read it For:
I can't find a reason not to read this. Who doesn’t want to learn about financial freedom in today's world?
What makes this book stand out?:
Being smart, authentic and providing information that we want.

Grit

It took a psychologist to prove what we have been told all our lives through school. Talent isn't enough to succeed. It, along with other factors, make up for succeeding in whichever aspect of your life you desire.

Read it For:
The principle that your probable lack of skill can be compensated by “grit”.
Don't Read it For:
The same principle repeated across the chapters of the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
Research done on this concept proves that you don't need to be talented to succeed.

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