Startup Entrepreneurs are Crazy People and that’s a Good Thing!

On the other hand reading a good book is always a nice experience, especially if you are in the endeavor of something crazy and big.

Reading habit not only helps to develop stronger analytical thinking but also help your mental stimulation. We collected the list of books for ourselves to be read in this year.

We decided to publish, as when not reading the book it’s always good to read about the list of good book, which people are recommending. This is a must have read list for any entrepreneur or wanna-be ones.

This list of books are not in any priority, but they are ranging from the topics of business, productivity, sales, finance, inspirational and mindset. Do tell us your suggestion of your favorite book(s), in the comments section bellow.

Let’s dive into the list of best startup entrepreneur books.

One. 40 Semi-Obvious Lessons: From Building, Selling A Business & Working with 100’s of Entrepreneurs

Two. Finding Success in Failure: True Confessions From 10 Years of Startup Mistakes (The Craftsman Founder’s Guide Book 2)

In every field, from chess to gymnastics, we can make bigger gains by reducing mistakes than by making winning moves. This is especially true in business. We study the greats, trying to extract valuable lessons, when avoiding a few key blunders would be more valuable.

Fortunately, advice on what not to do is universally applicable. The ways to fall down the mountain are shared by all climbers, no matter which path they’ve chosen.

This book is here to teach you how NOT to fall down the mountain.

Three. Will It Fly?: How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money

Four. The 1-Page Marketing Plan: Get New Customers, Make More Money, And Stand Out From The Crowd

Whether you’re just starting out or are an experienced entrepreneur, The 1-Page Marketing Plan is the easiest and fastest way to create a marketing plan that will propel your business growth.

Five. Think Wrong: How to Conquer the Status Quo and Do Work That Matters

Inside Think Wrong, designers and innovators John Bielenberg, Mike Burn, and Greg Galle show how pioneering teams of people have cultivated ways to challenge both their brains and the culture at large. These people learned to think wrong, and so can you.

Six. You can sell, stupid !: Get started with Sales and Marketing in 1 day. Master the 3 simple steps in a fun-filled guide !

Get started with Sales & Marketing in 1 day. Master the 3 simple steps :
- Step 1 : Learn the LINGO of Sales &Marketing
- Step 2 : Master the LESSONS of Sales &Marketing
- Step 3 : Use the LISTS of Sales &Marketing

Seven. Shirt Tales: The Stories Behind a Successful Start-up

Eight. No Dead Monkeys: The Communications Survival Guide for Startups

Nine. The Art of Startup Fundraising: Pitching Investors, Negotiating the Deal, and Everything Else Entrepreneurs Need to Know

The finance world is in a massive state of flux. Changes are occurring at an increasing pace in all sectors, but few more intensely than the startup sphere. When the paradigm changes, your processes must change with it. This book shows you how startup funding works, with expert coaching toward the new rules on the field.

  • Learn how the JOBS Act impacts the fundraising model
  • Gain insight on startups from early stage to growth stage
  • Find the money you need to get your venture going
  • Craft your pitch and optimize the strategy
  • Build momentum
  • Identify the right investors
  • Avoid the common mistakes

Don’t rely on the “how we did it” tales from superstar startups, as these stories are unique and applied to exceptional scenarios. The game has changed, and playing by the old rules only gets you left behind. Whether you’re founding a startup or looking to invest, The Art of Startup Fundraising provides the up-to-the-minute guidance you need.

Ten. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “F**k positivity,” Mark Manson says. “Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it.” In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is — a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited — “not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault.” Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek.

There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives. A must read.

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