5 Great Books That Entrepreneurs Must Read

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Reading a book is like meditation that helps you in many ways like thinking straight in whatever situation you are going through, and also stimulates your thinking process to come up with an innovative as well as an impactful idea towards it.

Plus, you get to see the world from a whole new perspective, grasp the knowledge, and reflect it in your life for becoming a better version of yourself.

What do you think the wealthiest people around the world have in common?

So, if you are on a path to become an entrepreneur, reading books is the vital habit that you must-have on your checklist.

The most important part of reading a book is it enhances your thinking process, hones your ability to face tough times, and emerge out of it gloriously.

So, it will not be wrong to say,

“Books are the best companion you can have for a healthy and insightful conversation”

Being said that, We have listed down the following 5 great books that every entrepreneur must-read for enhancing their business journey.

  • “Deep Work” – By Cal Newport

Cal Newport is an acclaimed associate professor in the department of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of 6 self-improvement books including “Deep Work”.

He writes a study hacks blog that concentrates on academic and career success.

In the book “Deep Work” he explains the journey of strengthening your abilities for achieving focus and then directing it towards the task you want to perform.

He also represents how the modern world has lost the ability to maintain the attention span for a longer period of time.

As the name suggests “Deep work”, the book revolves around the importance of concentration on the topic or path one decides to take and achieve whatever they want by managing their focus in that particular direction.

This book is important especially for entrepreneurs where they have a lot of things on their plate and multitasking is a common scenario in the journey.

  • “Building a Story Brand” – By Donald A. Miller

Donald A. Miller is an American author, public speaker, and business owner. He is the CEO of the company name “Story Brand” which has helped more than 3000 business leaders clarify their brand message and present it to their target audience for higher conversions.

The book “Building a Story Brand” teaches you about the process of building a clear and strong message for your brand, step by step along through a cumulative yet interesting journey. 

Most of the entrepreneurs give the least priority to branding. Plus they are not very sure about the approach for going with the branding process.

Thus, “Building a Story Brand” is a phenomenal book that entrepreneurs must read and learn the art of clarifying your brand message in a simple and engaging way, bringing loads of traffic for your business. 

Also, Donald A. Miller has an organized table for businesses to easily go with the process and simplify the brand message with the help of those tables.

  • “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” – By Stephen R. Covey

Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker.

“7 Habits of Highly Effective People” is one of the best books of Stephen and is a widely known creation around the world. 

Especially among the emerging entrepreneurs and anyone who want to have a successful life.

The book puts ahead a prominent approach in the direction of both personal and interpersonal effectiveness.

In simple language, from this book, you will not be learning the plan of action or any strategies towards your goal but the core qualities that are vital in every process and journey.

The qualities that we are talking about are the inner core, character, and motives of an individual. 

Stephen Richards has engraved his thoughts and experience beautifully in this book that can cause a positive impact on the lives of any individual in achieving his/her goals.

So, this book is a must-read for entrepreneurs that will help them to tackle difficulties in the journey.

  • “The 4 – Hour Work Week” – By Timothy Ferris

Timothy Ferriss is an American entrepreneur, investor, author, and podcaster. He is also among the fortune’s “40 under 40”.

The worldwide renowned bestseller “The 4 – Hour Work Week” is one of his best creations that shows the path for becoming an entrepreneur by breaking the shackles of 9 to 5 job.

The book is a lifestyle design book made for everyone who wants to create an impact on the world and live life to the fullest on their own terms.

Timothy not only shows you how to ideate your lifestyle but also shows you the perfect path to get there. The book is a power package consisting of valuable insights, detailed guides, and resources. 

The advice provided in this book is practical life-applicable and thus it is a little difficult to follow it all at once.

Your view on life and approach towards various things will change through a radical shift, which might also cause you to give up many beliefs and habits.

So, plunge on to the “4 Hour Work Week” and get ready to make a long-lasting impact on your life.

  • “The Magic of Thinking Big” – David Schwartz

David Joseph Schwartz was an American motivational writer and coach, predominantly known in the motivational field for “The Magic of Thinking Big”.

David through his book had put forward several points on how to develop and strengthen the most crucial characteristics of the successful people follow in their daily life.

The most notable ideology of this book is the importance of believing in yourself and moving towards your goal with full enthusiasm.

Here is the line from the book “Do what you fear and the fear goes away”.

To summarize in short, the whole concept of the book is to make you fearless and simplify the path towards the summit.


So, here’s the list of a few of the finest books that entrepreneurs must read to get a boost in the journey towards the right direction.

This will also help you get the right mindset throughout the entrepreneurship and progress significantly with a strategic approach in the journey.