Top Books Recommended on the Podcast “The Top Entrepreneurs”

225 books ranked by number of times mentioned on the podcast The Top Entrepreneurs in Money, Marketing, Business and Life By Nathan Latka

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

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

3. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition

4. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

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

6. How to Win Friends & Influence People

7. Steve Jobs

8. Rework

9. Think and Grow Rich

10. High Output Management

11. Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers

12. The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business

13. Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

14. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

15. Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal (Business Skills and Development)

16. Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of

17. Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

18. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t

19. Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-and Revolutionized an Industry

20. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

21. The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure

22. The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry

23. The 48 Laws of Power

24. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

25. The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

26. Losing My Virginity: How I Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way

27. The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

28. Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

29. The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

30. The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Program to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence, and Happine ss

31. Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)

32. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

33. Thinking, Fast and Slow

34. Less Doing, More Living: Make Everything in Life Easier

35. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

36. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

37. The Sales Acceleration Formula: Using Data, Technology, and Inbound Selling to go from $0 to $100 Million

38. Think and Grow Rich

39. The Hockey Stick Principles: The 4 Key Stages to Entrepreneurial Success

40. Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm

41. Steve Jobs

42. Anything You Want

43. Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat (Agora Series)

44. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

45. Virtual Freedom: How to Work with Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business

46. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

47. Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

48. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

49. Ego Is the Enemy

50. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition

51. Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

52. Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)

53. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials)

54. Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers (Collins Business Essentials)

55. The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)

56. The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future

57. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

58. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

59. How Google Works

60. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

61. Guerilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business

62. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

63. Breakthrough Advertising

64. The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

65. Ask: The Counterintuitive Online Method to Discover Exactly What Your Customers Want to Buy…Create a Mass of Raving Fans…and Take Any Business to the Next Level

66. How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

67. The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street: 11 Key Principles from Battlefield to Boardroom

68. Conversion Optimization: The Art and Science of Converting Prospects to Customers

69. What Is Your WHAT?: Discover The One Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do

70. The Predictable Profits Playbook: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Dominating Any Market And Staying On Top

71. The Art of Fielding: A Novel

72. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

73. Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet)

74. The Compound Effect

75. The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance

76. Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

77. Storming The Magic Kingdom

78. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant

79. Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

80. Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

81. Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends

82. Rockefeller, Sr.

83. The Millionaire Fastlane: Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime.

84. The Path (Business Books)

85. The Ultimate Question 2.0 (Revised and Expanded Edition): How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer-Driven World

86. How to Win Friends & Influence People

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

88. One Simple Idea, Revised and Expanded Edition: Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work (Business Books)

89. The Power of the Other: The startling effect other people have on you, from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond-and what to do about it

90. The Executive in Action : Managing for Results, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Effective Executive

91. Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition (paperback)

92. The Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and Thinking

93. The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Fourth Edition

94. Extreme Revenue Growth: Startup Secrets to Growing Your Sales from $1 Million to $25 Million in Any Industry

95. Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat

96. Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting, Outmanaging, and Outmarketing Your Competit ion

97. The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea

98. Viral Loop: From Facebook to Twitter, How Today’s Smartest Businesses Grow Themselves

99. The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies

100. Different: Escaping the Competitive Herd

101. As a Man Thinketh (Life-Changing Classics Ser) (Life-Changing Pamphlet)

102. King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist

103. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

104. Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success

105. The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living

106. Yeager: An Autobiography

107. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

108. In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies

109. The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day And Control Your Life

110. Brave New World

111. The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

112. Pitching and Closing: Everything You Need to Know About Business Development, Partnerships, and Making Deals that Matter (Business Books)

113. Do the KIND Thing: Think Boundlessly, Work Purposefully, Live Passionately

114. Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

115. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

116. The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership

117. From Impossible To Inevitable: How Hyper-Growth Companies Create Predictable Revenue

118. The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days

119. The Purpose Principles: How to Draw More Meaning into Your Life

120. and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers

121. Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge

122. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

123. Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing

124. Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?: Leading a Great Enterprise through Dramatic Change

125. The Alchemist

126. Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built

127. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

128. The Startup Playbook: Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups from Their Founding Entrepreneurs

129. Rembrandts in the Attic: Unlocking the Hidden Value of Patents

130. Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters

131. Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle

132. Do Cool Sh*t: Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, and Live Happily Ever After

133. Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work

134. The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

135. Writing Riches: Learn How to Boost Profits, Drive Sales and Master Your Financial Destiny With Results-Based Web Copy

136. Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business

137. Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling

138. The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness

139. The Science of Growth: How Facebook Beat Friendster — and How Nine Other Startups Left the Rest in the Dust

140. Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

141. Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company

142. Slash

143. and Learn from the Worst

144. Elon Musk: Biography of a Self-Made Visionary, Entrepreneur and Billionaire

145. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) (Collins Business Essentials)

146. The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success

147. Peopleware : Productive Projects and Teams

148. Elevator to the Top: Your Go-To Resource for All Things Sales

149. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World

150. The Art Of Less Doing: One Entrepreneur’s Formula for a Beautiful Life

151. Mini MBA

152. Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box (Agency/Distributed)

153. It’s Not My Department!

154. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

155. Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition

156. Double Double: How to Double Your Revenue and Profit in 3 Years or Less

157. Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business

158. Traction: A Startup Guide to Getting Customers

159. Make Big Happen: How To Live, Work, and Give Big

160. Profit from Happiness: The Unity of Wealth, Work, and Personal Fulfillment

161. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

162. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

163. The School of Heart Knocks

164. Approach: The Rejection-Free Way for Marketers to Reach Your Ideal Clients, Have Them Clamoring to Work with You, and Grow Your Business with Multiple Streams of Revenue.

165. There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate

166. The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

167. Profit First: A Simple System to Transform Any Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine.

168. The Art of SEO (Theory in Practice)

169. The PayPal Wars: Battles with eBay, the Media, the Mafia, and the Rest of Planet Earth

170. The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness

171. The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age

172. The Complete Guide to Buying and Selling Apartment Buildings

173. Inside Steve’s Brain

174. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

175. A Modern Approach to Graham and Dodd Investing

176. Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal

177. Into the Wind: My Six-Month Journey Wandering the World for Life’s Purpose

178. The Magic of Thinking Big

179. The Art of War: Slip-case Edition

180. Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live

181. Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two

182. Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator

183. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

184. John Adams

185. Anyone Can Do It: Building Coffee Republic from Our Kitchen Table — 57 Real Life Laws on Entrepreneurship

186. The All-Day Fat-Burning Diet: The 5-Day Food-Cycling Formula That Resets Your Metabolism To Lose Up to 5 Pounds a Week

187. Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love

188. Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life’s Work

189. Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

190. Commercial Real Estate Investing For Dummies

191. Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You

192. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

193. The Art Of War

194. Changes That Heal

195. Hacking Marketing: Agile Practices to Make Marketing Smarter, Faster, and More Innovative

196. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal

197. Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

198. The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

199. Boss Life: Surviving My Own Small Business

200. Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster (Lean Series)

201. Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track — and Keeping It There

202. Digital Influencer: A Guide to Achieving Influencer Status Online

203. The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster: Why Now Is the Time to #JoinTheRide

204. Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

205. The Power of Your Identity

206. The Great Game of Business, Expanded and Updated: The Only Sensible Way to Run a Company

207. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days

208. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses

209. Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less (Revised 4th edition, 2017)

210. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966–2013

211. Trump: The Art of the Deal

212. Straight-Line Leadership: Tools for Living with Velocity and Power in Turbulent Times

213. Warfighting

214. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk!

215. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)

216. DotCom Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Growing Your Company Online

217. Turning the Mind Into an Ally

218. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

219. Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain: How I Went from Gang Member to Multimillionaire Entrepreneur

220. The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

221. Great CEOs Are Lazy

222. Der Weg zum erfolgreichen Unternehmer

223. The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King

224. Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul

225. Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue


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