33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read
Entrepreneurship can be a minefield of new and hard-to-navigate experiences, from managing employees to defining a vision for the company.
And it doesn't come with a manual.
Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.
Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.
Aimee Groth and Max Nisen contributed to an earlier version of this article.
"Business Adventures" by John Brooks
"Business Model Generation" by Alexander Osterwalder
"The Start-Up Of You" by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
"Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell
"The Four Steps To The Epiphany" by Steve Blank
"#GIRLBOSS" by Sophia Amoruso
"From Resource Allocation To Strategy" by Joseph Bower
"Rework" by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
"My Years With General Motors" by Alfred Sloan
"The Practice Of Management" by Peter Drucker
"Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, And Made A Fortune Doing Business My Way" by Richard Branson
"Founders at Work" by Jessica Livingston
"How To Win Friends And Influence People" by Dale Carnegie
"The Zigzag Principle" by Rich Christiansen
"Predictably Irrational" by Dan Ariely
"Good to Great" by Jim Collins
"How To Win At The Sport Of Business" by Mark Cuban
"Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises" by Timothy F. Geithner
"The Smartest Guys In The Room: The Amazing Rise And Scandalous Fall Of Enron" by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind
"The Startup Game" by William H. Draper
"Playing to Win" by Roger Martin and A.G. Lafley
"Innovation and Entrepreneurship" by Peter Drucker
"The Ascent Of Money: A Financial History Of The World" by Niall Ferguson
"The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries
"The Signal And The Noise" by Nate Silver
"So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love" by Cal Newport
"All Marketers Are Liars" by Seth Godin
"The 48 Laws of Power" by Robert Greene
"The Innovator's Dilemma" by Clayton Christensen
"Delivering Happiness" by Tony Hsieh
"Steal Like an Artist" by Austin Kleon
"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" by Robert Pirsig
"Start With Why" by Simon Sinek
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