Wondering what books must be on a shelf of every entrepreneur? Read our list of the top 5 books for entrepreneurs and get them on your bookshelf. We have carefully selected the best of the best books out there. They are all written by experienced and successful entrepreneurs who have built multiple successful businesses.
Whether you are a restaurant owner or a manager of a dedicated Ruby on Rails team, you are always looking for more information as all entrepreneurs do. There are millions of books on the subject of the business and entrepreneurship. They cover numerous aspects of business such as marketing, sales, accounting, and even dedicated technical support in some cases.
It would take a lifetime to read them. You, as an entrepreneur or just someone who is interested in the subject, do not have that much time and are busy with many other important things. Therefore, you must carefully filter what you read and pick only the most valuable books. That’s exactly what we’ve done here for you in this article. Enjoy!
Many authors who write books on building businesses have never built a single business themselves. They make all their money selling those books. These are not the kind of books we wanted on our list. We wanted to feature only those books which are written by real businessmen who have numerous profitable enterprises of a significant size. So, here they are:
● Your First Hundred Million by Dan Pena
● How to Get Rich by Dennis Felix
● The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone
● The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
● Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
We are going to analyze each of these in detail. Let’s get started.
Your First Hundred Million by Dan Pena
This is a unique book, the only one of its kind. There is no other business book like this. Written by a multimillionaire Daniel S. Pena who lives in his own castle in Scotland, it presents an innovative business methodology called QLA which stands for Quantum Leap Advantage.
This methodology allows anyone to build a multimillion-dollar business from scratch with little or no money. The author designed this methodology himself and built his first big business with it. In the book, he describes his journey and QLA methodology in deep detail.
How to Get Rich by Dennis Felix
Dennis Felix was a British multimillionaire who made his fortune in the publishing industry. He was the owner of Maxim Magazine among many other issues he owned. This book was written for aspiring entrepreneurs and presents his tips for building a business empire and making a fortune. It also describes many of his mistakes which all readers can learn from.
The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone
Although Grant Cardone can be considered one of those “entrepreneurs” who make money selling books on how to become one, his book nevertheless provides a ton of valuable information. In it, he introduces his 10x rule which states that getting results always requires setting goals which are 10 times higher and taking 10 times more action. He also provides many other valuable tips and strategies for entrepreneurs.
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
The book is built upon an asummption that there always exists one thing, doing which will allow making everything much easier or even totally unnecessary. The author encourages us to identify this one thing in the most important areas of our lives and give it our full attention. This, as the author suggests, will make us successful and happy. This idea can be effectively applied in your current or future business.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
This is a book which will fundamentally change your thinking and perspective on personal finance, wealth management and getting rich. The author explains in his book what makes poor people poor and what makes rich people rich.
He explains that rich and poor people think differently and do things differently, especially when it comes to personal finance and business. He explains how to change your thinking and what strategies to embrace to move from the poor class to the rich.
Entrepreneurship can be hard, especially if you are doing it alone and without assistance. The books we have mentioned can become your mentors on your entrepreneurial journey and make it smoother and easier. Good luck:)