10 books every small business entrepreneur should read (free PDF)

Building a successful SMB requires planning, sacrifice, and a lot of hard work—along with a continual effort to learn about best practices and pitfalls to avoid. This ebook lists 10 popular titles that are must-reads for those who aspire to build a thriving small business.

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Lots of people dream of starting their own business, but very few make the leap. Even fewer turn their entrepreneurial attempts into true success–what separates the winners from the rest of the pack?

If your dream is to helm your own business–whether in the tech industry or elsewhere–there are some rules you need to live by. Here’s a collection of 10 books that are some of the most popular guides to SMB success.

1. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

First up is Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Sure, “grit” is one of those buzzwords that quickly get

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Books every entrepreneur should read to become a successful leader

  • Though there is no single way to approach entrepreneurship, reading remains one of the best ways to learn what it takes to launch a business. 
  • Billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett have long vouched for routinely reading — and for good reason.
  • Business Insider compiled a book list recommended by wildly successful leaders. 
  • “The Outsiders” by William N. Thorndike was listed as the #1 recommended reading in Warren Buffett’s 2012 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Letter. Throughout the book, Thorndike analyzes what qualities make for an exceptional CEO and what character traits successful people have in come.
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There is no single way to approach entrepreneurship — that’s the beauty of it. 

But one of the best ways to learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship is to read about businesses, specifically why some companies or leaders succeed and others don’t. 

Billionaire moguls

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