May 26, 2020

5 must read books for every business owner in 2020

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How many books did you read last year? Were they helpful for you and your business? Here’s our compilation of 5 must read books for every business owner in 2020.

Never eat alone by Keith Ferrazi

If you haven’t read this book before, start immediately! It’s a detailed guide to networking for every entrepreneur. Expanding the secrets of reaching out to the most important people, Keith Ferrazi discovered the difference between highly successful people from everyone else through the power of strong relations.

Zero to One: Notes on startups, or how to build the future by Peter Thiel

Zero To One teaches you the way Peter Thiel thinks, how he approaches to drive his business, how you can build your own startup’s future, and how you can give a shape to the industry. Zero to One presents at once an optimistic view of the future of progress in America and a new way of thinking about innovation: it starts by learning to ask the questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places. After reading this book, I understood founders need a vision that helps them to take their business from “zero to one.”

How to win friends & influence people by Dale Carnegie

Another interesting book about relationships. What makes this book to appear in our list? It’s a perfect book not only for business owners, but for people who want to change their circle of friends. You'll learn techniques for enhancing both professional and personal relationships while increasing your self-esteem.

Best about time management by Cal Newport

Newport offers some tried-and-true techniques for dodging the distractions that are inherent in running a small business so you can focus on the things—typically highly challenging tasks—that will ensure that your business succeeds. The advice is nicely structured in four rules and includes a “training program.”

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a business when there are no easy answers by Ben Horowitz

The Hard Thing About Hard Things is the most recommended book for every startup owner. Most business books focus on how to do things correctly, while Ben acknowledges upfront that there is no such thing as a perfect business and however much planning you make, screw-ups will inevitably happen. He addresses all the major screw-ups that have occurred during his time leading billion $ corporations and how his team made decisions to turn things around and to avoid screwing things up further.

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