Top Books To Read If You Are Thinking Of Being An Entrepreneur

April 12, 2017
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Knowledge is power.  Many people have gone to College and/or a University and have been prepared to work in the profession of their choice. However, nowadays, you don’t necessarily need an MBA to get things started as an entrepreneur.  Remember, knowledge IS power.  The easiest way to gain knowledge is by reading…reading all sorts of books…a wide-variety of books that will help you become an individual with a wealth of knowledge.

It’s remarkable the amount of information that is available at your fingertips! You have the opportunity to learn so much by some very wise people who may have walked on a similar path as you may be walking. These individuals have had such great successes that they are excited to share what they have learned along the way helping make a clear path to those who want to be an entrepreneur and be the gatekeeper to their own destiny!

Below you will find a short list of highly recommended books written by extremely successful and wise people. Please note that the list of books suggested in this blog are not listed in any specific order.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

​ by Stephen R. Covey

How to Win Friends & Influence People

by Dale Carnegie

The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future

by Chris Guillebeau

Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!

by Anthony Robbins

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

by Kevin Johnson

Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

by Spencer Johnson

The Personal MBA:  Master the Art of Business

by Josh Kaufman

If you are interested in other great suggestions take a moment to read 5 Books Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Read written by Kelly Hanlin McCormick on themuse.com and 30 Books You Must Read Before And As An Entrepreneur written by Robert Lee on startupmindset.com.

As previously mentioned, these books are not listed in any particular order.  It’s important to remember when you are reading any self-help and personal development books to take your time and digest each chapter as you read it.  At the end of each chapter, take a week to put into practice what you have just learned.
Remember, you don’t have to read every single book before pursuing your dream of becoming an entrepreneur.   Don’t let fear and doubt get in the way…take a leap and make it happen!