5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Being an entrepreneur not for everyone, It takes up a hell lot of courage to create a company from scratch. You will make a variety of mistakes in the way but you can minimize them If you can learn from others’ mistakes.

As Chankya said

Learn from the mistakes of others, you can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.


Reading books will surely put you ahead in your entrepreneurial career. But It raises another question which book to pick. Don’t worry take it one step at a time. First, read these five books as an overall guide to entrepreneurship then decide whether you want to go with biographies or self-help or anything else you like.

1) Zero To One by Peter Thiel

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Entrepreneur Book Zero To One

Zero To One is one of the best books written on modern-day startups, It is a must-have for any aspiring and new entrepreneurs. Peter Thiel the author of zero to one was a member of Payal Mafia with Elon Musk and he is also an early investor of Facebook.

Some thoughts on Zero To One

Peter Thiel has built multiple breakthrough companies, and Zero to One shows how.

Elon Musk

This book delivers completely new and refreshing ideas on how to create value in the world.


Also Check 7 Must-Read Book Recommendations by Elon Musk

2) The Lean Start Up by Eric Ries

Entrepreneur The Lean Start Up
Entrepreneur Book The Lean Start Up

The Lean Start-Up is about a modern-day approach to business happening in this changing world. This book will teach you about innovation and how to test your product, and change it according to customers need. It’s about testing your vision continuously, adapting, and adjusting before it’s too late. Must have book for the new entrepreneur and early-stage entrepreneur

Some thoughts on The Lean Start Up

The Lean Startup changes everything

Harard Business Review

3) Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill

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Entrepreneur Book think and grow rich

Think and Grow is the result of 25 years of an interview with many successful people in different industries by Napolean Hill. During this research, Napolean Hill observes that these highly successful roles use some laws which are common in every successful person. This book is about those 13 laws.

Some Motivational Quotes From The Book

The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct, and control your own environment. Only You can make your life what you want it to be.

Napoleon Hill

Some Motivational Quotes From The Book

4) The Hard Things about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

Entrepreneur the hard things about hard things
Entrepreneur Book the hard things about hard things

Ben Horowitz, is one of the most respected and experienced entrepreneur of Silicon Valley. Aart from that He is the co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, offers essential advice on building and running a startup—practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn’t cover, based on his popular ben’s blog.

More than any other business book released this year, “Hard Things” gives an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to lead and scale a startup.”

(–Business Insider’s Best Business Books of 2014)

5) The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris

The 4 hrs Work Week
Entrepreneurs Book the hard things about hard things-min

The 4 Hour Workweek is your one-way ticket to learn all the productivity hacks in one go. Being productive is very important especially for entrepreneurs when you got to do so many tasks in a short period of time. If you cant manage your day yo day tasks in business, you company won’t survive in the future.

Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint.

Tim Ferris

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