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10 Best Books you Should Read before Your Startup.

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 5, 2015 0 comments

When you plan on reading some books before getting into startup scene options can be overwhelming, amazon itself has more than 1.7 million books in its Business& money section.
So, I made a list that contains top 10 books (all best sellers) you must read before your startup.
Saved you a lot of time and effort didn’t I?

Here are those 10 startup books to read.

Getting started:

1. The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

The story of a young man who built 250 schools for underprivileged kids around the world.This story is so inspiring I promise you won’t be the same person after reading it.

The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change Book by Adam Braun with reviews attached

 

2.The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster: Why Now Is the Time to #JoinTheRide

A book for all the people who always wanted to be an entrepreneur but never got started. Darren Hardy is guy to go for inspiration

The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster: Why Now Is the Time to #Join the Ride

 

 

 3.The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime

This book makes you never want to work 9 to 5 job again. You ever dreamed of being a millionaire start here.

The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime

Startup Idea Generation

4.The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

Learn Innovation skills from the master himself. This book will fuel your Innovation journey.

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators Kindle Edition

 

5. Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant

Book that teaches you why completion is irrelevant. Opens a whole new set of opportunities.No more me-too products

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant

 

Product Development

6) Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

“You’ll read this book. Then you’ll hope your competition isn’t reading this. It’s that good
– Stephen. P. Anderson.”

Complete guide to how to build persuasive products

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products Kindle Edition

 

Business Model

7. Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers:

No more writing the 100-page business plan.
This book teaches you how to design, discuss, and develop your business plan on one page.

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and ChallengersMarketing:

8.Contagious: Why Things Catch On:

Demystifying! Why some things go viral?

Contagious: Why Things Catch On

9: Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

Must read for everyone who wants to grow and gain initial traction for their Business.This book contains 19 chapters dedicated to each one of the traction channels and it compares all marketing channels.

Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers

10. Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It.and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)

A complete toolkit for scaling up your company. This book received every possible award that’s given for marketing books

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't

 

What are the other books you suggest that one should read before getting into startup scene?

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