Useful Books for Entrepreneurs & Growing Companies


Learn from others, who have failed and succeeded. Here’s a list of 35 great books that inspired me in my business, entrepreneurship and development. Check them out!

Alexander, Graham, Tales from the Top

Bennis, Warren, On Becoming a Leader

Buffett, Mary and Clark, David, Warren Buffett’s Management Secrets

Campbell, Susan, Getting Real

Carlzon, Jan, Moments of Truth

Chernow, Ron, Tital: The Life of John D. Rockefeller

Cialdini, Robert, Influence

Collins, Jim, Good to Great

Drucker, Peter, The Effective Executive

Franklin, Benjamin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

George, Bill, True North

Giuliani, Rudolph, Leadership

Goffee, Rob and Jones, Gareth, Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?

Goleman, Daniel, Emotional Intelligence

Greenleaf, Robert K., Servant Leadership

Hill, Napoleon, Think and Grow Rich

Horowitz, Ben, The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ibrahimovic, Zlatan and Lagercrantz, David, I am Zlatan

Isacson, Walter, The Innovators

Kahneman, Daniel, Thinking, Fast and Slow

Lencioni, Patrick, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Lewis, Michael, Moneyball

Machiavelli, Niccolò, The Prince

Morrell, Margot and Capparell, Stephanie, Shackleton’s Way

Ogilvy, David, Confessions of an Advertising Man

Osbourne, Ozzy, I am Ozzy

Pink, Daniel, Drive

Ries, Eric, The Lean Startup

Schroeder, Alice, The Snowball: Warren Buffet and the Business of Life

Semler, Ricardo, The Seven-Day Weekend

Sharma, Robin, The Leader Who Had No Title

Sinek, Simon, Start with Why

Stoltz, Paul and Weihenmayer, Erik, The Adversity Advantage

Strunk Jr, William and White, E.B., Elements of Style

Thiel, Peter, Zero to One