The Best Business Books For Entrepreneurs

These are some of the best business books for entrepreneurs contributed to our startup's Explosive Growth. I encourage all founders, startup employees, and entrepreneurs to read these books.

THE CULTURE SECRET: HOW TO EMPOWER PEOPLE AND COMPANIES NO MATTER WHAT YOU SELL

By Dr. David Vik

Why is a great company culture so rare? How can you make sure your organization has one? The good news is that creating an inspiring and sustainable culture is not as hard as you might think. Dr. David ''Doc'' Vik reveals the keys to success in The Culture Secret.

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THE UPSTARTS: HOW UBER, AIRBNB, AND THE KILLER COMPANIES OF THE NEW SILICON VALLEY ARE CHANGING THE WORLD

By Brad Stone

The Upstarts is the definitive story of two new titans of business and a dawning age of tenacity, conflict and wealth. In Brad Stone's riveting account of the most radical companies of the new Silicon Valley, we discover how it all happened and what it took to change the world.

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EXPLOSIVE GROWTH: A FEW THINGS I LEARNED GROWING TO 100 MILLION USERS

By Cliff Lerner

The Ultimate Playbook For Startups To Grow To 1 Million Users & More. Explosive Growth is a business book like no other. This compelling & inspiring narrative combines lively and often hilarious storytelling, proven tactics, and numerous case-studies to help your business achieve explosive growth.

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THE 10X RULE: THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE

By Grant Cardone

While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted 4th degree of action. This 4th degree, also know as the 10 X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams.

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THE ADVANTAGE: WHY ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH TRUMPS EVERYTHING ELSE IN BUSINESS

By Patrick Lencioni

There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are.

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THE AUTOMATIC CUSTOMER: CREATING A SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESS IN ANY INDUSTRY

By JOHN WARRILLOW

The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets shift, and competitors are ruthless. So how do you ensure a steady flow of repeat business? The secret—no matter what industry you’re in—is finding and keeping automatic customers.

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MADE TO STICK: WHY SOME IDEAS SURVIVE AND OTHERS DIE

By Chip Heath

A New York Times bestseller. The instant classic about why some ideas thrive, why others die, and how to improve your idea’s chances—essential reading in the “fake news” era.

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Zero To One

By Peter Thiel

If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets. The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.

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THE LEAN STARTUP: HOW TODAY'S ENTREPRENEURS USE CONTINUOUS INNOVATION

By Eric Ries

Most startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched.

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PYROMARKETING: THE FOUR-STEP STRATEGY TO IGNITE CUSTOMER EVANGELISTS AND KEEP THEM FOR LIFE

By Greg Stielstra

The era of mass marketing is ending—replaced by the power of customer evangelists unleashed through a systematic approach to word-of-mouth called PyroMarketing.

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MASTERING THE ROCKEFELLER HABITS

By Verne Harnish

What are the underlying handful of fundamentals that haven't changed for over a hundred years? From Harnish's famous One-Page Strategic Plan to his concise outline of eight practical actions you can take to strengthen your culture, this book is a compilation of best practices adapted from some of the best-run firms on the planet.

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