7 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read At least Once

As Winter closes in and the temperatures drop, it’s the perfect time of year to catch up on your reading.  Every Entrepreneur and business owner should have an inspiring list of go-to books to offer advice and insight. We have created a list of 7 of our favourite books that cover some of most essential areas of your entrepreneurial journey: 

Meetings Suck by Cameron Herold

If you have sat through a business meeting and found yourself wondering what a waste of time it was, then this is the book for you.  Written by renowned business growth expert Cameron Herold, this book focuses on why meetings aren’t the problem but more how we view them. This is a guide on how to be a better leader with actionable step by step systems that encourage productivity and efficiency.

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

This book is a favourite of such successful entrepreneurs as Mark Cuban and Charlie O’Donnell. A 1943 classic by author Ayn Rand follows the novel’s protagonist, Howard Roark, an individualistic young architect who designs modernist buildings and refuses to compromise with an architectural establishment unwilling to accept innovation.

The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur by John Jantsch

This is a business book with a difference, it encourages philosophical thought and self-reflection from its readers. Aimed at business owners and entrepreneurs who are feeling stressed and worn out by their entrepreneurial journey. Most of the book is a daily journal of reading and contemplation, with one page for each day of the year. It is also filled with inspirational meditations that contain the thoughts and writings of notable American authors.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

This is a book that you will want and need to reread yearly and it is easily known why it has been deemed one of the best leadership books of all time. This is a book that is aimed at people that want to improve themselves from the inside out. Stephen R. Covey created this book to give actionable and self-aware guidance to aspiring leaders.

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

This bestselling business classic covers the power of relationships and with in-depth advice for making connections in this digital age. Keith Ferrazzi, a master at networking claims the way to get ahead in life and achieve personal success is through reaching out to other people. Keith lays out specific steps and his inner mindset that he uses to reach out and connect with others.

Losing My Virginity by Richard Branson

This autobiography from the British business magnate, investor and philanthropist Richard Branson, is the ultimate tale of personal and business survival. Branson has written his own rules for how to be successful while maintaining a balanced work / family life.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution by Sean Covey

This is about a simple, proven formula for reaching the goals you want to reach in business or your personal life. The Four Disciplines outlines how to effectively manage your goals, separating out the whirlwind urgent goals from the rest.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution is the book that will be discussed at the Office Suite Club’s Monthly Book Club this Thursday 7th November. For more details on this event, click HERE.