10 Best Entrepreneurship Books to Read in 2019

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If you are like most people, you are probably sick and tired of working for someone else. This is why a lot of people are now trying entrepreneurship. However, it is very important to know that more than 50% of new companies close their doors within their first five years. 18% of them closes their doors because of high cost, while another 18% does it because of strong competition. And despite these facts, more and more people are turning toward entrepreneurship every year. We know that opening your own company can be challenging but it is not impossible. This is why we have come up with a list of 10 Best Entrepreneurship Books to Read in 2019. This article will help you in the process of creating your own successful company. So, without any more delay, let us get started.

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1. Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World by Rand Fishkin

Lost and Founder by Rand Fishkin

This amazing book was written by Rand Fishkin who is the founder and former CEO of Moz. In this book, he features the difficulties of creating your own company in a very competitive market, as it is the market in Silicon Valley. What is particularly of his story is that it is not like most of them. He will not be telling you how awesome it is to have your own brand and create a successful company. Instead, he present his story as a more realistic experience that took him 15 years to build a successful company. Learn how he was able to endure the hard lessons of this industry and use his experience to help you in any field you want to focus on.

2. The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Coaching Habit, a book written by Michael Bungay Stanier

In this book, Michael Bungay, Stanier bases on the experience that he gained from training over ten thousand managers around the world. He teaches managers to learn how to exploit the potential of their staff. This book will give you the tools you need to become a great entrepreneur.

3. The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time by Allen Gannett

The Creative Curve by Allen Gannett

Gannet uses this book to teach people the secrets of creativity. He bases on the fact that we have been taught that most people lack creativity and that it is something you are born with. Well, with this book, he reveals all the misconceptions that we have regarding this matter. And he also provides you with the creative tools in order to have a successful business in any field you specialize.

4. The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing: A Guide to Growing More Profitably by Thomas T. Nagle and Georg Muller

The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing

This book provides you with the best way of pricing your products or services. This way, pricing will not be focused only on covering expenses or reaching sales goals. Moreover, pricing should be done for other purposes like encouraging customers to keep on purchasing, help these customers to complete the purchase process by perceiving the real value of the products, and many others. The tools that this book offers you are limitless.

5. Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

Principles of Life and Work by Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio is known as one of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors. In this book, he will give you his over forty years of success and the formula that has helped him fulfill an amazing life and that is still giving great results after 40 years. Principles will help you achieve greatness not only in your professional life but also in your personal life.

6. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Bad Blood, a book written by John Carreyrou

If you want to know the real story of the founder and CEO of Theranos and what really happened to the company, this is the book you need. The journalist John Carreyrou shows an incredible story that was very difficult to unveil. Read the book and find out how he was able to get to the bottom of the secrets and lies. This book will certainly give you a perception of what startups can look like.

7. Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord

Building a culture of freedom and responsibility.

I cannot think of a better way of learning the secrets of managing than taking a look into one of the most successful companies in our times, Netflix. This book teaches us how this company manages and encourages its staff and how it helped them to build this amazing business.

8. This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See by Seth Godin

This is Marketing by Seth Godin

Learn how to leave behind all the paradigms that are still present in the market in order to embrace the new age of startups. This book is extremely useful for those who want to build successful businesses.

9. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The title says it all. This book will certainly provide you with tools and knowledge that are invaluable. Learn how to avoid failing your first own company and make it in the competitive market of startups.

10. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

The 4-Hour Workweek book by Timothy Ferriss

This book is convincing more and more people to follow its principles. These people are beginning to see the results. This amazing book is one of the most treasured sources of advice regarding entrepreneurship and how to escape the rat race. Make sure to give it an opportunity and it will definitely change your life.

So, there is nothing more to say than you need to follow these titles closely. These 10 Best Entrepreneurship Books to Read in 2019 are must-reads. Especially if you are one of those who is looking for the right tools in order to join the greatest and most successful entrepreneurs. And if you know of any other amazing book like these, share with us in the comments section below.

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