With the arrival of summer, we usually have a little more time to disconnect and enjoy, but also to form and improve our skills and knowledge in the business world. Something we can achieve through reading, since there is a wide variety of books for entrepreneurs really useful and effective,and that we can add to the suitcase of our holidays, taking them with us to the beach or to the pool, taking advantage to obtain that knowledge or that extra motivation that will help us achieve success in our businesses.
From AYCE Laborytax we wanted to help you make the most of your holidays, recommending 7 books for entrepreneurs that will help you broaden your eyes and be better prepared for the challenges you will have to face in the future.
Here’s our list of recommendations:
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7 books for entrepreneurs:
1 – “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey
After reading“The 7 habits of highly effective people”,we can say that it is one of the books for entrepreneurs par excellence. Written by Stephen R. Covey,this book proposes 32 actions that you should turn into habits, in order to achieve maximum effectiveness in your day to day.
The key to this book is the pragmatism of its content, which is adapted to each reader,with the responsibility of implementing the recommended actions to increase effectiveness and achieve success.
2 – “The black book of the entrepreneur: Do not say that you were never warned”, by Fernando Trías de Bes
In second place we place“The black book of the entrepreneur: Do not say that you were never warned”, by Fernando Trias de Bes.
It’s certainly about one of the most basic and indispensable books for entrepreneurs. To the point of being regarded as the Bible of every entrepreneur, since in it, Fernando Trias de Bes carefully analyzes the main factors that lead companies to failure; helping you not to comment on those mistakes and you can succeed in the business world.
3 – “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu
“TheArt of War”, written by Sun Tzu,a philosopher and military strategist from ancient China. This book is one of the most motivating for any entrepreneur, as it reviews the keys to face conflicts that can appear when launching your own business.
Although it is a book that focuses on military strategies, the truth is that it is 100% marketiniano,giving the keys to win the battle of entrepreneurship. That is why we wanted to include it in this list.
4 – “The Art of Starting” by Guy Kawasaki
Guy Kawasaki is one of the most well-known and important entrepreneurs around the world,being one of the most recognized motivators, with a way of writing that will catch you from the first page.
We could say that“The art of starting” is the star work of Kawasaki,which far from being an extremely technical or practical book, shares tips to act in specific situations, which will undoubtedly make you think and change your perspective when it comes to entrepreneurship.
It is a light book, quick to read and that will catch you from the first moment, being one of the most recommended readings for this summer.
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5 – “The Hero’s Plan”, by Daniel Vecino
One of the most recommended books for Spanish entrepreneurs is “El plan del héroe”, by Daniel Vecino, which offers a series of tips to establish a strategy that will help you achieve success with your business.
It is a very original and practical book,in which the exact guidelines are given to maintain a winning mentality with your future business. Based on gamification and the startup world, it will guide you to shape your company from top to bottom.
6 – “The Lean Startup Method”, by Eric Ries
Eric Ries and his book “The Lean Startup Method” have modified the entrepreneurial world,positioning itself as one of the most complete readings of the Lean Startupmodel, a really useful and effective methodology when it comes to entrepreneurship.
With this book, author Eric Ries tells us about his experience in creating multiple agile, close and perfectly functioning startups; sharing his ideas and helping to learn from scratch.
7 – “The Wolf of Wall Street” by Jordan Belfort
If you liked the movie, you’ll still like the book more. In fact, since the film starring Leonardo Di Caprio was released, the book “The Wolf of Wall Street” by Jordan Belfort, has become a world bestseller.
In this book Jordan Belfort tells his story from beginning to end. Beyond the excesses and follies committed, it also reviews the secrets to sell in the right way and to know how to persuade the consumer. If you want to learn really effective selling techniques, this summer do not hesitate to read this book.
Take advantage of the holidays to read some of these books for entrepreneurs, with which you will undoubtedly obtain knowledge that will be of great help when it comes to setting up your own business and, that will give you some key tips to achieve success.