Every aspiring entrepreneur needs to maintain steady focus and motivation to best succeed in their respective field. For an aspiring entrepreneur, books are a wonderful tool. They are rich resources of knowledge and information just waiting to be had; all you have to do is open them up!
If you want to get a step ahead and level up your game, these are four books that you shouldn’t miss reading!
EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches
Dave Ramsey is a wildly successful businessman, author of The New York Times bestseller The Total Money Makeover, and a nationally syndicated radio show host. Ramsey’s latest book, EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches, guides you through the steps of growing a successful company.
He shares with you the path he took building a business from his living room to a multimillion-dollar company. Ramsey gives you a clear-cut guide to inspire and unify your team, set your company’s finances for success, reach your goals, and more. No matter what kind of business you have or what stage of growth it is in, this book is for you. Ramsey’s book provides you with all of the business advice you need, all in one place.
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business
This is a perfect book for the entrepreneur who feels like their business is taking over their entire life. Do you find yourself feeling like your business is out of control? Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business introduces the Entrepreneurial Operating System, which is a practical solution for your most common business frustrations and will give you a defined method for reaching success.
In his book, Gino Wickman breaks down your business into six key components and then gives you powerful tools and strategies to tackle each one. End your frustrations and gain control over your business today with this guide that the Wallstreet Journal calls a Financial Advisers’ Must-Read.
The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
The New York Times Best Seller The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses urges startups to begin with heavy consumer research and interviews to avoid waste of time and capital. It is written by Eric Ries, who has personally worked in every aspect of a startup from being a founder to an employee, and even as an advisor.
He also introduces his concept of “Five Whys” which is a problem-solving strategy that works in almost any setting. Having sold more than a million copies and translated into dozens of languages, this is a great book for those looking to make their move in the business world without risking as much capital.
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
From marketing guru and best-selling author Donald Miller comes Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen. This is the only book on branding that you will ever need. Miller helps you discover your brand’s voice, clarify your vision, energize your brand, and grow your company into everything you have dreamed of.
Miller teaches StoryBrand Framework, which helps you to examine, build and transform your brand into a powerhouse. Join the half-a-million business leaders who have found success with this method.
The Best Method
Each of these books presents a great method that has worked for many people. You can learn more about what will work and implement the ideas in your company.
Read these books, try each method out, and see what works best for you!