A Couple Entrepreneurial Books to Read – 28 of Them

If you don’t read buddy, I have to say that you are missing out big time. Reading allows you to get into the mind of brilliant people from all walks of life. Want to be a creator? Read Benjamin Franklin: An American Life. Want to start a business? Read the $100 Start Up.

Books are the world’s great invention. And with the Kindle or other ebook readers you can have 100s of them in your pocket.

Here is my prized collection of books. I will not say I have finished them all. That would be a lie. But I have have gone through majority of them and they have changed my life. I make time to read everyday.

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  1. Authority – Nathan Barry | Interview on Anti Wantrepreneur
  2. Great Leads – by Michael Masterson and John Forde
  3. Podcast Launch – John Lee Dumas
  4. Lean Startup – Eric Ries
  5. Running Lean – Ash Maurya
  6. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
  7. Abundance, The Future is Better Than You Think – Peter Diamandis
  8. Benjamin Franklin: An American Life – Walter Isaacson
  9. Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuk
  10. Jab Jab Right Hook – Gary Vaynerchuk
  11. Double Double – Cameron Herold
  12. How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
  13. Letters from A Stoic – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  14. Poke The Box – Seth Godin
  15. Rework – Jason Fried
  16. Start Something That Matters – Blake Mycoskie
  17. The $100 Start Up – Chris Guillebeau
  18. 4 Hour Chef – Tim Ferriss
  19. The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding
  20. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
  21. The 50th Law – 50 Cent & Robert Greene | 48 Laws of Power Notes
  22. The Alchemist – Paul Coelho
  23. The Art of Non Conformity – Chris Guillebeau
  24. Millionaire Fastlane – MJ DeMarco
  25. Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs – Carmine Gallo
  26. Trust Me I’m Lying – Confessions of a Media Manipulator – Ryan Holiday
  27. The Import Crash Course – Eugene Hennie & Edmund Lowman
  28.  The 4 Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss

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Don’t see a great book here? Write it in the comments below.

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  1. Great list! Many of my favorites are here. I’d also recommend “Accidental Creative” by Todd Henry and my current read, “The Life and Times of a Remarkable Misfit” by AJ Leon.

  2. Thank you for sharing this list, Eugene.

    I have read many of them but there are still some that I will be getting my hands on such as Running Lean by Ash Maurya and Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie.

    And yes, whether you prefer to flip the pages of a physical book or to listen to an audiobook during your commute, you need to read.

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