Like most entrepreneurs you value learning and personal development. But, with so many books out there today, which ones do you invest your time in?
I've done the heavy lifting for you already, sharing my Top 5 Picks to help you become a better entrepreneur in 2017. I do the reading and summarize each featured book to deliver the key points you can take away to help grow your business.
5 Books That Will Change Your Life
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
"The Lean Startup provides a great inside look at how the tech industry approaches building products and businesses"
- Sheryl Sandberg, COO Facebook and bestselling author "Lean In"
The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
"In this invaluable guide Chris Guillebeau shows that transforming an idea into a successful business can be easier than you think…You are in charge of which ideas deserve your time, and this book can help you wake up every morning eager to progress to the next step."
- Tony Hsieh, New York Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com
Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang
"Rejection Proof is a fun, thoughtful examination of how to overcome our fears and dare to live more boldly. You have no idea what you can achieve until you try"
- Nancy Duarte, author of Slide:ology
The Dip by Seth Godin
"A short read that should be on every entrepreneur's book list."
Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
"This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and ‘inside baseball’ you won’t find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from new ‘guests’ you haven’t met."
- Tim Ferriss, The Four Hour Work Week, Tools of Titans etc
Unlock the Power of Books
EVENT: Starting my first business 20 years ago
BOOK: "Unlimited Power" by Tony Robbins
EVENT: Decision to build the investment portfolio that ultimately gave me financial freedom 10 years later
BOOK: "Rich Dad Poor Dad" by Robert Kiyosaki
EVENT: Selling business and traveling world with family for 3 years
BOOK: "The 4 Hour Work Week" by Tim Ferriss
In this age of the quick digital fix, of information overload and noise, we need quality advice more than ever.
Books give us access to inspiration, advice and mentoring from people who are at the top of their game.
What could be more powerful than a book that has the ability to change your life for the better?
Why Listen to Me?
Some years ago I quit my job in finance and started my own business.
I walked into my boss’s office on Thursday morning with a resignation note. By Friday I was out on my own, with only the weekend to catch my breath and wander what the future would hold.
Why? Because becoming an entrepreneur was something deep rooted in my being. I just had to do it. It felt like my whole life had been working towards this moment.
That moment walking out my boss’ office summed it up. From being stone cold numb to the world for weeks commuting to the office, I suddenly experienced every emotion: exhilaration, fear, excitement, anticipation, happiness, relief and anxiety.
Business is like that.
Over the next 20 years I built several businesses, the most successful generating $1 million in profit with zero investment. I exited my last business and traveled the world for 3 years with my family.
I now advise and invest in startups and real estate.
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