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Entrepreneurship with John Lee Dumas

The 14 business books recommended by today’s top entrepreneurs
14 Bücher | Empfohlen von John Dumas
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The Lean Startup
Eric Ries

The Lean Startup (2011) helps start-ups and tech companies develop sustainable business models. It advocates continuous rapid prototyping and focusing on customer-feedback data.

The method is based on the concepts of lean manufacturing and agile deve...

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How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

The self-help classic from 1936 presents some basic rules for how to make a good first impression on people and win them over. Carnegie’s advice is backed up by anecdotes of famous people, such as former US presidents.

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Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill

In Think and Grow Rich (1937), Napoleon Hill investigates the methods of the 500 most successful people of his time, including the world’s richest men, top politicians, famous inventors, writers and captains of industry. First published amidst the Great Depression, ...

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The E-Myth Revisited
Michael E. Gerber

In a revised and updated version of his famous book The E-Myth, author Michael Gerber cuts through various myths about what’s involved in starting a small business and how to make a business successful. Walking you through every stage of how to build a business...

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The $100 Startup
Chris Guillebeau

The $100 Startup is a guide for people who want to leave their nine-to-five jobs to start their own business. Drawing from case studies of 50 entrepreneurs who have started microbusinesses with $100 or less, Guillebeau gives advice and tools on how to successfully defin...

470
Purple Cow
Seth Godin

These blinks explain why traditional marketing no longer works, and why to be successful you need to build Purple Cows, remarkable products and services that stand out of the crowd. They also explain how you can reach your target market once you’ve found your own Purple...

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Influence
Robert B. Cialdini

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (1984) explains in detail the fundamental principles of persuasion that get us to say yes, including how they are used against us by compliance professionals like salespeople, advertisers and con artists. Knowing these principles ...

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Good to Great
Jim Collins

Good to Great (2001) presents the findings of a five-year study by the author and his research team. The team identified public companies that had achieved enduring success after years of mediocre performance and isolated the factors which differentiated those companies...

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Crush It!
Gary Vaynerchuk

CRUSH IT! is a motivational text, a blueprint and guide for those who want to translate their passion into a business. Using the author’s life as an example, this book details how everyone can “crush it,” i.e., realize the possibility of living their passion, determinin...

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The Millionaire Fastlane
MJ DeMarco

The world is full of people working hard with dreams of getting rich – but only a handful succeed. As The Millionaire Fastlane shows, there’s a simple reason for this; conventional roads to wealth don’t work. But thankfully, there is one way that works, and if you’re ea...

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The 4-Hour Workweek
Tim Ferriss

The 4-Hour Workweek (2007) advocates the idea of the New Rich. These are the people who abandon their jobs as modern desk slaves and instead live a life that is all about enjoying the moment while still achieving big goals.

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Delivering Happiness
Tony Hsieh

The central theme of the book is the business of literally delivering happiness while living a life of passion and purpose. Delivering Happiness (2013) tells the story of Tony Hsieh and his company Zappos, demonstrating how thinking long-term and following your passions...

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ReWork
Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson

Rework (2010) throws out the traditional notions of what it takes to run a business and offers a collection of unorthodox advice, ranging from productivity to communication and product development.

These lessons are based on the authors’ own experiences in buildi...

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Mastery
Robert Greene

In Mastery (2012), author Robert Greene argues and illustrates that everybody can achieve mastery of a skill or field if they follow the established steps of historical and present-day masters. Based on interviews and studies of some of the best in their respective fiel...

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