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List of Must-Read (Entrepreneur Business) Books
The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way you make a living, do what you love, and create a new future.
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business
Hoover’s Vision: Original Thinking for Business Success (My Personal Favorite)
The Innovator’s Dilemma 2011 2013
The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship
Business Adventures: Twenty Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street (Bill Gate’s Favorite)
Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the obstacles between vision and reality
Manage your Day-to-Day: Build your routine, find your focus, and sharpen your creative mine
Maximize your potential: Grow your expertise, take bold risks & build an incredible career
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People become more Successful
First, Break all the Rules: What the World’s greatest managers do differently
Now, Discover your Strengths
How to Build a Successful Consulting Practice
Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Why We Make Mistakes
Influence: Science and Practice (A Must READ)
Rise of the Naked Economy: How to Benefit from the changing Workplace
The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding
The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
Made to Stick: Why some ideas survive and others die
Switch: How to change things when change is hard
Decisive: How to make better choices in life and work
Who Moved My Cheese?
The 2020 Workplace
The Lean Startup
The E-myth Revisited
The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Big Bang Disruption
Hackers and Painters
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days
The Wisdom of Failure
What the Most Successful People do before Breakfast
What the Most Successful People do on the weekends
The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World
Street Smarts: An All-Purpose Tool Kit for Entrepreneurs
Creating Positions of Power
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Master Of The Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
48 Laws of Power
The 33 Strategies of War
Power: Why Some People have it and Others Don’t
Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles, Insanely Difficult Puzzles, and Other Devious Interviewing Techniques You … Know to Get a Job Anywhere in the New Economy
The Google Resume: How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or any Top Tech Company
How Would You Move Mount Fuji?: Microsoft’s Cult of the Puzzle — How the World’s Smartest Companies Select the Most Creative Thinkers
The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else
How to Win Friends and Influence People
The Fine Art of Small Talk
The Art of Mingling: Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room
How to Work a Room
Pop! Stand out in any Crowd
How to make People Like you in 90 seconds or less
People Tools: 54 Strategies for Building relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity
Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success
My Reality Check Bounced
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The Startup of You
Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business
What I Know Now: Letters to my younger self
168 Hours: You have more time than you think
Far From the Tree
The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How.
Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power
This will make you Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve your Thinking
Thinking: The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem Solving, and Prediction
Thinking, Fast and Slow
This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future
This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works
On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today’s Leading Minds Rethink Everything
Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything
Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking
Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to do before you Join the Real World
Revised Edition Here
Getting Rich Secrets
How to Get Rich: One of the World’s Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets
The Narrow Road: A Brief Guide to the Getting of Money
How to Be Rich: It’s Not What You Have. It’s What You Do With What You Have.
Think and Grow Rich
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
How to be Rich
The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful
The Millionaire Mind
The Millionaire Next Door
Books about Geniuses
Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Ghandi
The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
The Social Organization of Work
Working in America: Continuity, Conflict, and Change
The Psychology of Work: Insights into Successful Working Practices
Psychology of Work Behavior
Work in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Hacking Your Education 2013
Taking Control of your education is very important. As Mark Twain once said, “Never let school get in the way of your education.” Going to high school and college is only for those who need structure and discipline, but for those who already have that, they are only places that will bog with you down with things you don’t need to worry about. Taking control of your life and education is more important and this book will teach you how to do that. For natural-born leaders this book is a must to read. For any parent with a child who shows an aptitude for learning and self-discipline, this is a book you need to buy for them, or better yet, read it yourself and make sure they are getting the right education.
Creating Innovators 2012
If you ever wanted to know what it takes to raise innovators, or how innovators got to be who they are today, then this is a book to read with great care. Do not rush it, enjoy it and learn from it because you will need the same understanding with when it comes to your children or anyone that is naturally gifted.
The Smartest Kids in the World: and How they Got that Way 2013
Where did the kids who enroll into college at the age of 10 come from? Where did their natural drive to learn something complex begin? If you are looking for a formula to apply to your child so you can get them into the best university in the world right away, then you are missing out on what it means to raising children who are smart. Children today are born with tablets in their hands and computer screens in their pre-school classrooms. Children learn to solve problems that college students dealt with in the 60s and 70s. This book shows where natural aptitude for learning comes from and how to cultivate in your children. It is not a pressure-cooker method but one of naturally gifted talents.
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character 2013
It’s no surprise that parents try to teach everything to their kids at a young age, a time when their brains are able to take in everything right away with no problems. This is why many parents, who can afford it, are hiring babysitters who speak foreign languages. This book is filled with studies that show how character is developed in a child and why that matters later on.
Been There, Done That
This book covers advice from those who, if they could go back and do it again, what they would do differently in college. Very valuable information. Sells for about a penny.
Been There, Should’ve Done That
More solid advice from students who would have done things differently if they had a chance to go back and do it all over again. The thing to remember about college is that by the time you figure out how to survive it’s already time to graduate. Sells for about a penny.
Once Upon a Campus
This book is different from the first two because the advice from this book is from people who failed out of college. Their advice is about what they learned about what college really expects from you and what they would do different if they were able to go back. Sells for about a penny.
Once Upon a Campus (updated)
More advice from those who screwed up in college, and if given the chance, what they would do to fix it if they went back. Sells for about a penny.
College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be
College is a time when a person expands their understanding of who they are and what they want to become based on what they learn. Students today do very little of that. This book takes a close look at the true purpose behind going to college and what you are supposed to get out of the experience, besides an education.