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The Small Business Handbook: 9 Books That Should Be on Your Reading List

Anu K

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Mar 8

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Not all of us will get the chance to learn business management and entrepreneurship in school. So, it means we have to get creative, play catch-up and learn ourselves. Books by successful entrepreneurs are great resources that you can easily access, you can get your best business ideas from reading about their experiences. Learning from others has always been a great way to develop yourself and avoid costly mistakes as a small business. Here are a few business books you’ll need on your journey and hopefully inspire you to think differently and do things differently.


1. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki: It's not just about money but also about business and leadership. Kiyosaki's insights, like the importance of resilience, still guide my daily decisions.


2. Strategize to Win by Carla Harris: Harris's advice on goal-setting and building relationships is invaluable, especially for new entrepreneurs.


3. Start With Why by Simon Sinek: It's all about effective communication and inspiring leadership—a must-read for anyone leading a team.


4. Dare to Lead by Brene Brown: Creating a positive work culture means embracing vulnerability, as Brown eloquently explains.


5. The Work by Wes Moore: Finding meaning in your work is crucial, which Moore illustrates with his own experiences.


6. Essentialism by Greg McKeown: Protecting your time and focusing on what truly matters are key principles for entrepreneurs.


7. Mindset by Carol Dweck: Adopting a growth mindset unlocks potential, both personally and professionally.


8. Give and Take by Adam Grant: Success is about helping others succeed—it's a philosophy that shapes my leadership style.


9. I Got There by J.T. McCormick: McCormick's journey from adversity to success offers valuable lessons in leadership and empathy.


Remember, knowledge is power in entrepreneurship—keep learning, keep growing.


Anu K

2 min read

Mar 8

11

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