Great book collections for Founders and Makers (98 Books)


Books every entrepreneur should read.

1. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries


2. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel


3. The Art of Startup Fundraising by Alejandro Cremades


4. The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss


5. Rework by Jason Fried


6. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie


7. Secret to Startup Failure: Fail Fast. Fail Cheap. Fail Happy. by Sonia Lin


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


9. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingston


10. Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography by J.T. Owens


11. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman


12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey


13. Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works by Ash Maurya


14. The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company by Steven Gary Blank


15. Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder


16. Zero to One: Note on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel


17. The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club by Chris Murray


18. Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld


19. The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau


20. Nail It Then Scale It by Nathan Furr


21. The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators by Jeffrey H. Dyer


22. The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki


23. The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Customer Development: A Cheat Sheet to the Four Steps to the Epiphany by Brant Cooper


24. The Art of War by Sun Tzu


25. Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup by David G. Cohen


26. A Leader’s Gift: How to Earn the Right to Be Followed by Barry Banther


27. Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business by Enodare


28. The Funding Is Out There! Access the Cash You Need to Impact Your Business by Tiffany C. Wright


29. Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur by Ryan Blair


30. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz


31. Free: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson


32. Selling with EASE: The Four Step Sales Cycle Found in Every Successful Business Transaction by Chris Murray


33. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber


34. Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Web Application by 37 Signals


35. Hot or Not: : How to Know If Your Business Idea Will Fly or Fail by Sean Evan Wise


36. Potemkin, Inc. by Philippe Joly


37. Intellectual Property by Alexandre Montagu


38. Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses by Gary Shapiro


39. Business Fitness by Dawn G. Lennon


40. Closure of the Helpdesk — A Geek Tragedy by Ali Sheikh


41. The Fifth Wave: A Strategic Vision for Mobile Internet Innovation, Investment and Return by Robert Marcus


42. Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation by Nina Vasan


43. No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book (3 Off the Tee, #3) by Lorii Myers


44. Ancient Secrets Of Lead Generation: Your Primitive Business Guide To Better Leads With Less Effort (PrimitiveBusiness.com #1) by Daryl Urbanski


45. Brain Matters in Business by Jonathan Jordan


46. The Jetstream of Success (Intellectual Maverick, #1) by Julian Pencilliah


47. School for Startups: The Breakthrough Course for Guaranteeing Small Business Success in 90 Days or Less by Jim Beach


48. Blind Trust With Open Eyes by Dinor Adam V. Levi


49. Accounting for the Numberphobic: A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners by Dawn Fotopulos


50. Are You Creating Wealth with Your Business or Just Making Money?: Wealth Building Exit Strategies and Succession Planning by Theodore P. Burbank


51. Disciplined Entrepreneurship by Bill Aulet


52. Creative Content 101 For Passive Income Information Products: A Step By Step Guide For Developing Your Own Online Content Ideas by Tom Crowl


53. Buffett’s Biggest Blunders: The Greatest Investor’s Greatest Mistakes by Grigory Lukin


54. Online Business Startup: The entrepreneur’s guide to launching a fast, lean and profitable online venture by Robin Waite


55. The Talent Code: Unlocking the Secret of Skill in Sports, Art, Music, Math, and Just About Everything Else by Daniel Coyle


56. The Middleman Economy: How Brokers, Agents, Dealers, and Everyday Matchmakers Create Value and Profit by Marina Krakovsky


57. The Magic of Mojo: The Creative Power Behind Success by Ariana Ayu


58. The Joy of Sox: Why Sarbanes-Oxley and Service-Oriented Architecture May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You by Hugh Taylor


59. Reinventing Dell by Heather Simmons


60. The Innovation Workout: The 10 tried-and-tested steps that will build your creativity and innovation skills by Lucy Gower


61. Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40 by Lynne Beverly Strang


62. Life Re-Scripted: Find Your Purpose and Design Your Dream Life Before The Curtains Close by Zephan Moses Blaxberg


63. The Aha! Moment: The Guide to Creating a Game Changer by Cory The Author


64. Valley Speak: Deciphering the Jargon of Silicon Valley by Rochelle Kopp


65. No Money Down Formula in Real Estate by Ronald Cagape


66. Alibaba’s World: How a Remarkable Chinese Company is Changing the Face of Global Business by Porter Erisman


67. Spark: Take Your Business From Struggle to Significance by David A. Hilton


68. Don’t Hire a Software Developer Until You Read this Book: The handbook for tech startups & entrepreneurs by K.N. Kukoyi


69. My First Thousand Dollars: A practical workbook for acquiring early startup customers by Yogi Raj


70. Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by Tom Kelley


71. Habit Stacking: 127 Small Actions That Take Five Minutes or Less by S.J. Scott


72. Early Exits: Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors (But Maybe Not Venture Capitalists) by Basil Peters


73. Make It Happen, A Healthy, Competitive Approach to Achieving Personal Success (3 Off the Tee, #2) by Lorii Myers


74. The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business Ecosystems Mean for Strategy, Innovation, and Sustainability by Marco Iansiti


75. Business Success Secrets, Principles, Formulas & Ethos: Your Primitive Business Guide To Giving Your Business The Greatest Chance Of Success (PrimitiveBusiness.com #2) by Daryl Urbanski


76. Cape Cod Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic by Theodore Parker Burbank


77. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith


78. Long Tail by Chris Anderson


79. Telling StartUp Stories: Keep the End in Mind by William Keyser


80. Develop Your Idea! Get off to a flying start with guided exercises, templates & resources for exploring new business ventures by K.N. Kukoyi


81. Targeting Success, Develop the Right Business Attitude to be Successful in the Workplace (3 Off the Tee, #1) by Lorii Myers


82. The Escher Cycle: Creating Self-Reinforcing Business Advantage by Finn Jackson


83. Primitive Business Tools For Success: Checklists, Cheatsheets & How To Use Them (PrimitiveBusiness.com #3) by Daryl Urbanski


84. In & Out of Business. . .Happily by Theodore P. Burbank


85. Put Your Dream to the Test: 10 Questions that Will Help You See It and Seize It by John C. Maxwell


86. Entrepreneur Revolution: How to Develop Your Entrepreneurial Mindset and Start a Business That Works by Daniel Priestley


87. Free: The Future of a Radical Price by Chris Anderson


88. A Guide to Plymouth’s Historic Old Burial Hill by Theodore Parker Burbank


89. Firestarter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte


90. Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You by John Warrillow


91. The Golden Age of Piracy on Cape Cod and in New England: The Golden Age of Piracy Actually Had Its Roots in New England and the Largest Pirate Treasures Ever Found Were Found on Cape Cod! by Theodore Parker Burbank


92. From Employee to Entrepreneur: How to Overcome the Fear of Starting a Business by Kassandra Bibas


93. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink


94. Hello, Startup: A Programmer’s Guide to Building Products, Technologies, and Teams by Yevgeniy Brikman


95. Pitching Hacks: How to pitch startups to investors by Venture Hacks


96. The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller


97. Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination by Hugh MacLeod


98. Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job by Sean Wise


Source: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/17321.Before_Starting_a_Startup_read_these

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