As Bill Gates says , there is no better way to learn about a new topic than reading. The billionaire recently published his favorite books, and some of them are listed. If you are starting a venture now, try reading these 10 books to be a better entrepreneur :
- THE BRAND OF VICTORY - PHIL KNIGHT
A favorite of Bill Gates, "The Mark of Victory" offers an inside look at the journey of entrepreneur Phil Knight and how he has transformed Nike into the world brand it is today.
- THE TITAN TOOLS - TIM FERRISS
In his latest book, entrepreneur and strategist Tim Ferris shares the productivity secrets of more than 200 of the "most effective performers in the world" he interviewed.
- THE POWER OF BROKE - DAYMOND JOHN
Shark Tank star and Fubu founder John Daymond explains that starting a business with limited resources is a competitive advantage, not a disadvantage.
- THE SECRETS OF THE MILLIONAIRE MIND - VISHEN LAKHIANI
What if everything you think about love, work, and life is wrong? Vishen Lakhiani , founder of MindValley, challenges his deepest beliefs in an effort to redefine his definition of success.
- DISRUPTED - DAN LYONS
This is a messy account of what happens when an established journalist from one of the biggest news magazines takes a job at a startup that does software marketing. He tells of his time at Hubspot, where he found "devilish angel investors, capitalists in decline, entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs."
- ORIGINALS - ADAM GRANT
Author and teacher Adam Grant examines how people can reject compliance and improve the status quo through creative and original ideas.
- HUSTLE - NEIL PATEL, PATRICK VLASKOVITS AND JONAS KOFFLER
This New York Times bestseller guides readers through the process of "escaping slavery" in their lives and turning their potential into opportunity.
- GARRA - ANGELA DUCKWORTH
Psychologist Angela Duckworth argues that success and result of passion and persistence, not talent and luck.
- BUILDING THE INTERNET OF THINGS - MACIEJ KRANZ
This is a practical guide for entrepreneurs who are focused on the business implications of the Internet of Things.
- FAST AND DEVOUR - TWO WAYS TO THINK - DANIEL KAHNEMAN
Even though it was originally published in 2011, this book remains a bestseller in 2016. Renowned psychologist Daniel Kahneman delves deeply into the two cognitive systems that shape the judgment and decisions we make in our day-to-day lives. .