10 best and all-rounder books for Entrepreneurs to read in 2021
Reading a good novel can influence the way you think. Not every book has to be a fairy tale or a work of fiction. There are books that give an insight on practical understanding of the world and often have experienced people sharing their outlook on the world. One of the most common habit among successful people is reading. Reading works like non-fiction and business books to expand their understanding on market and study market better.
These books allow you to have a different perspective and often helps in understanding the practical market in a simpler term with experienced words as examples to look at. The critical analysis of the mind of an entrepreneur matters for the whole start-up or business they are working for. The pandemic may have taken us a year back, but to gear up for the next, here are the top 10 books for entrepreneurs to read in 2021.
Zero to One:
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the future by Peter Thiel, is a book that tells you about the way Peter Thiel think and how he approaches his business and how one can shape their start-up and play a role in shaping the industry. One of the key things the book conveys is that, the founders need a strong vision for their business and that will take them from ‘zero to one’.
The Greatest Salesman in the World:
A perfect best-seller to pic when you wish to have a philosophical dive into the idea of what salesmanship and success is, with the narration of the story of Hafid. The book by OG Mandino acts as a guide on how you can change your life by applying these simple rules to your life, they the reader is about to discover in the ancient scrolls. This is surely a worth read.
The Entrepreneur Mind:
The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, characteristics, and the Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs by Kevin Johnson brings a brief idea to the focus of the mind of an entrepreneur. The way you must carve your mind and learn lessons from the stories of the best entrepreneurs.
The Innovator’s Dilemma:
The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen is a business classic. A pure must read that explains the power of disruption. Why leaders in the market fail? How technology can fail and how often does the industry change and what you as a businessman do to secure the position should do. The book acts as a guide and also in simple words bring light to the importance of failure in the business world.
The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture:
The Search by John Bettelle is an ambitious book. The book features the conclusion drawn from more than 350 interviews with business players from Silicon Valley, Seattle and Wall Street. If you are curious about how google succeeded and made it to being ‘the search engine’ around the world, this book is the one you should pick. It motivates you to the core and surely influences your understanding of the market.
How to Win Friends and Influence People:
The book by Dale Carnegie is one the best self-help book out there and surely works in favour for every entrepreneur. Communication is one the most important skill in todays time. And with the isolation that the global pandemic has brought, it would be recommended to brush up your communication skills. The book was originally published in 1936. It has sold over 30 million copies and is surely a must read for everyone.
Rework by Jason Fried, is the perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of doing their own business. The book gives you advice on your plan, make you plan with the book and execute it. If you are a starter and are looking for something to guide you towards your goals, this book is the one you should pick. It Is a straightforward book and the content is easy to understand.
Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity:
As the title suggests, the author Hugh MacLeod unveils his 40 keys to creativity in this book. He has shared the keys of creativity that he learned early in his professional career. The book is a must read if you want to learn about establishing creativity. It offers tips and ideas or success that are easy to understand.
Talent is overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else.
The book by Geoff Colvin, focus on the idea that nothing is more important than hard work. It breaks the myth that you require only talent for success. The book involves many scientific and real-world examples. He shows that people who use the right kind of effort, they can improve at anything.
The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster: Why Now is the Time to #JoinTheRide:
In the book, Darren Hardy explores why most small businesses fail. He mentions how failure is usually internal. With the book, you will know the best strategies that the author has collected from successful people. The book is great for people who want to own their own business.