With endless books, podcasts, blogs and movies on offer from those who have successfully created their own businesses and gone on to conquer the business world, we’ve curated a list of 5 must read books for all the tips, tricks and insights you need for successfully becoming your own boss.
- How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie.
A different perspective into being an entrepreneur, this book delves into the dos and don’ts of social life in respect to becoming your best business self. In an age of social media, this book gives you all the advice to making friends and being a successful entrepreneur offline and in everything you do.
- The Psychology of Selling – Brian Tracey.
This one is for those that are looking to learn more about becoming not only a good business owner but a good salesperson, the key to running your own business. Browse the need-to-know information of how to sell not only your product but selling yourself.
- Who Moved My Cheese? – Spencer Johnson.
If you really want to read about business how-to but you don’t have the concentration for a lengthy book, this one’s for you! With only 96 pages, it still gives all the valuable insight you need to be flexible with decision making and get started on your business. An added bonus, this book is written from the perspective of four mice, so it’s a fun read and informative!
- The Lean Startup – Eric Ries.
This one is all about the other aspects of business, not just your business plan! Immerse yourself in advice from one of the best with techniques to go up against all odds and still come out on top, if you’re intuitive and enjoy the more scientific side of business, this book has been written just for you.
- Crush It! – Gary Vaynerchuk.
A motivating take on pursuing your passions, this book is perfect to make you actually want to get up out of bed and kick those goals, read up on all the reasons that you should be getting on your feet, stepping out of your comfort zone and start that business!