Eight Books That We Feel Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Must Reading Books | 0 comments

There is going to be a huge difference between today and twenty years from now. Today what you are, and what you might be in future whether you will have visited many places or met many people. How does that influence you?

No matter whether you meet your Authors in person or just know them, through their books but some people (or authors) leave their marks for others to foster personal growth by learning new things in life.

We are providing you with the reviews of eight books that we feel every entrepreneur must read:

  1. The Startup Playbook: Secrets Of The Fastest-Growing Startups From Their Founding Entrepreneurs By David Kidder

The title of the book explains it perfectly. In case you are interested in entrepreneurial experiences and an array of learned lessons, then this is the book for you. Forty-one Founders of different companies have shared the insights of the business world. The Startup Playbook offers you everything from leadership lessons to discovering one’s niche. It has a collection of strategies and philosophies that can help you to win in a complex marketplace.

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  1. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming The Unseen Forces That Stand In The Way Of True Inspiration, By Ed Catmull

This book is not for just an entrepreneur; every business leader must read it. It offers you some valuable insights about what creates a company and compels it to attempt what has not been done before by any company. Only a CEO can relate to the Extraordinary secrets that this book provides.

  1. True North: Discover The Genuine Leadership In You, By Bill George And Peter Sims

This book is fabulous to discover your genuine leadership insight and motivations. There were 125 people (men and women), who participated in Author’s survey on what are their beliefs in themselves as an authentic leader. And the kind of answers he got will surprise you.

There is also a handbook of personal leadership development portfolio, along with the book, which is given as a personal guide that offers you ideas to develop your authentic leadership qualities.

  1. Zero To One: Notes Startups, Or How To Build The Future, By Peter Thiel

The concept of this book can be summed up as follows:

Doing something that somebody already knows will take the world from ‘one’ to number ‘n’, by some addition to something familiar. However, when you start from scratch, you go from a zero to one.

This bestseller is unique to start up a community. It offers valuable advice regarding your considerations and things to avoid while moving forward. The Author also provides his business philosophy that offers new ideas to readers that usually skip our mind.

  1. Thinker Toys, By Michael Michalko

We can learn and improve our ability to create, just like any other competency. The author has mentioned all that in his creativity guide. Opportunity and creativity serve as a base for a start up for an entrepreneur after all. Thinkpad: A Brainstorming Card Deck and Thinker Toy offer 56 cards and 33 different exercises to spark the creativity and inspire the innovations in you.

  1. Unbroken: A World War II Story Of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption, By Laura Hillen Brand

This book is number one seller in Hollywood Motion Picture and Amazon and here is the reason. There are lessons of survival and personal sacrifices while entrepreneurship is not the central theme of this book. This book will change your perception towards entrepreneurship or start-up foundation. It says that if Louie Zamperini, the main character of the book can overcome catastrophes and challenges, then anybody can do it.

  1. Team Of Teams: New Rules Of Engagement For A Complex World, By General (Retd.) Stan McChrystal, Chris Fussel, Tantum Collins, And David Silverman

General (Ret.) Stan McChrystal as the Head of Joint Special Operation Command faced a constantly changing enemy, in front of him. How to stay ahead in this complex and complicated world is what this book has to offer.

  1. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, By Peter Diamandis And Steven Kotler

This book is entirely based on Visions. This book raises concerns about the current social and industrial trends and their results in future. From the perspective of a start-up, Author’s envisions can also serve as business opportunities.

Every book has something to offer, which we can apply in any endeavour.

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