25 Fantastic Books That Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

If you’ve just started a business, you know all about information overload. We often delay launching new businesses until we’ve read everything or feel like we are fully prepared, but the truth of the matter is that sometimes you just need to take the leap. Don’t wait for all the lights to turn green, because it won’t happen. If you’ve already moved from “wantrepreneur” to entrepreneur, nice work. Now that you’re in the thick of it, take some time to educate yourself. These 25 books are sure to make you think about (and possibly reconsider) your daily routine, decisions, and overall growth strategies. Choose the book that you think you know the least about, and set aside some time in the evening to learn.


25. The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

Paradox of Choice


24 The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

the hard thing


  1. The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

the one thing


  1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

think and grow rich


  1. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy World by Gary Vaynerchuk

jab right hook


  1. YouthNation: Building Remarkable Brands in a Youth-Driven Culture by Matt Britton



  1. Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson



  1. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss

4 hour work week


  1. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

getting things done


  1. Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

creativity inc


  1. Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way by Richard Branson



  1. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

the magic of thinking big


  1. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson

the innovators


  1. Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of Salesfoce.com by Aaron Ross and Marylou Tyler

predictible revenue


  1. The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun

the year without pants


  1. Remote: Office Not Required by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson



  1. Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger



  1. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon

show your work


  1. Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation by Josh Bernoff and James McQuivey

digital disruption


  1. Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Things Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy

eat that frog


  1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey

7 habits


  1. How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie and Associates

how to win friends


  1. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

lean in


  1. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

the power of habit


1. The Lean Startup by Eric Reis



If you liked this article, be sure to check out our other list – The CAVE Team’s 5 Favorite Books on Business.


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