123 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

When starting a business, it might be a good idea to learn from those who have taken the same path. The following is a list (with Amazon links) of the best business books I recommend you read to help you get started:

  1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  3. Linchpin by Seth Godin
  4. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
  5. Likeable Social Media by Dave Kerpen
  6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  7. The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone
  8. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  9. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  10. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk
  11. Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
  12. What Color is My Parachute? by Richard Bolles
  13. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  14. Influence by Robert Cialdini
  15. The Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes
  16. Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy
  17. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  18. Good to Great by Jim Collins
  19. Multipliers by Liz Wiseman
  20. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  21. The Consulting Bible by Alan Weiss
  22. Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  23. Getting Things Done by David Allen
  24. The E-Myth by Michael Gerber
  25. Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim
  26. Rework by Jason Fried
  27. Leading Change by John Kotter
  28. The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
  29. Purple Cow by Seth Godin
  30. The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
  31. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
  32. The Art Of War by Sun Tzu
  33. Goals! by Brian Tracy
  34. The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman
  35. Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
  36. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell
  37. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
  38. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  39. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  40. The Dip by Seth Godin
  41. Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins
  42. Essentialism by Greg McKeown
  43. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  44. The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha
  45. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  46. Topgrading by Bradford Smart
  47. Whale Hunting by Tom Searcy
  48. The Power of Less by Leo Babauta
  49. The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen
  50. Zero to One by Peter Thiel
  51. Out of Our Minds by Ken Robinson
  52. Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson
  53. Business Model You by Tim Clark
  54. Switch by Chip & Dan Heath
  55. Made to Stick by Chip & Dan Heath
  56. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
  57. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  58. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
  59. The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
  60. Moneyball by Michael Lewis
  61. Spark by Angie Morgan
  62. Onward by Howard Schultz
  63. Buyer Personas by Adele Revella
  64. The Conversion Code by Chris Smith
  65. The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino
  66. The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump
  67. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  68. The Innovators by Walter Isaacson
  69. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  70. Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
  71. Hooked by Nir Eyal
  72. Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore
  73. Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone
  74. Traction by Gabriel Weinberg
  75. Bold by Peter Diamandis
  76. The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
  77. Buyology by Martin Lindstrom
  78. Logo Design Love by David Airey
  79. Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
  80. Positioning by Al Ries
  81. Permission Marketing by Seth Godin
  82. Contagious by Jonah Berger
  83. The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding by Al Ries
  84. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing by Al Ries
  85. Tribes by Seth Godin
  86. The Start-up of You by Reid Hoffman
  87. Everybody Writes by Ann Handley
  88. Drive by Daniel Pink
  89. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
  90. Guerrilla Marketing by Jay Conrad Levinson
  91. Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
  92. Grit by Angela Duckworth
  93. Exponential Organizations by Salim Ismail
  94. Hyper Sales Growth by Jack Daly
  95. The Brand Gap by Marty Neumeier
  96. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
  97. ProBlogger by Darren Rowse
  98. Stand Out by Dorie Clark
  99. Minimalism by Joshua Fields Millburn
  100. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
  101. The Way of the Superior Man by David Deida
  102. Quiet by Susan Cain
  103. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  104. Creativity by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  105. Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  106. The Organized Mind by Daniel Levitin
  107. Unshakeable by Tony Robbins
  108. No Excuses! by Brian Tracy
  109. Scaling Up by Verne Harnish
  110. Mastery by Robert Greene
  111. Smarter Better Faster by Charles Duhigg
  112. Born for This by Chris Guillebeau
  113. To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink
  114. Tools of the Titans by Tim Ferriss
  115. The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau
  116. The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
  117. 7 Strategies for Wealth and Happiness by Jim Rohn
  118. Make Your Bed by William McRaven
  119. See You at the Top by Zig Ziglar
  120. The Sales Bible by Jeffrey Gitomer
  121. The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracy
  122. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling by Frank Bettger
  123. Letters to My Son by Kent Nerburn

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