Reading is a great habit that most successful professionals and entrepreneurs share in common.
Reading the right books is the best way to spend your time, learning new things, acquiring new skills, expanding your horizons, avoiding mistakes and getting inspired and encouraged.
Here are 10 business books for your library (or tablet).
Grit by Angela Duckworth
Why do some people succeed while others fail? Psychologist Angela Duckworth will tell you it comes down to grit and self-control. Forget talent, intelligence and skill—it’s the interest, passion, practice and hope that leads “gritty” people to enjoy the kind of triumph that can only come from hard work.
The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman
Winner of the 2014 Entrepreneurship Practice Award (among others), Harvard Business School Professor Noam Wasserman’s work shines a light on the common errors entrepreneurs make at the outset of a small business—and offers practical tips on how to avoid them. With wisdom drawn from 10 years of research and the real-life experiences of businesses like Twitter and Pandora, you’ll get an insider’s view that leads to insights you can use in your business.
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days by Jessica Livingston
Ever wonder how successful entrepreneurs got their ideas—and how they went about following through on their dreams? Founders at Work is a compilation of interviews with the founders of huge technology companies and zeroes in on their earliest days. Find out their secrets and get inspired by their interesting perspectives.
Read the full post at FreshBooks blog