Entrepreneurs: You have to read these

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When one starts a business it is important to have the right tools and know where to get the right support. Below is a list of books that are full of wise advice to help you on your new journey.

Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder
This book will help you PLAN right.

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
People Skills are essential. This is all-important to the entrepreneur.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
By understanding the patterns of human behaviour – predictions can be made that an entrepreneur can take advantage of.

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
Technology has made it possible for companies to be started quickly and cheaply, with an internet market of billions. A lean model does away with wasteful operations and anything a customer is not willing to pay extra for.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Warren Buffet regards this book as Brilliant. If you are wanting to upskill yourself in trading. This is necessary read.

Cold Calling Techniques (That Really Work) by Stephen Schiffman                                        As an entrepreneur, you are going to have to pick up the phone and convince someone you do not know well to do something that benefits you greatly. Imagine the power of developing a skill like that—that is what this book is for.

The Founder’s Dilemma by Noam Wasserman
Wasserman’s work focuses on circumnavigating disaster through preparation.

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
You are forced to ponder the question of what success actually means and whether the prices we pay to realize our visions are too high. A must read.

In closing:
Books are important resources. One can never know too much. Knowledge is Power. You do not have to read every book out there, but choose the ones that are really going to affect your life and business.

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