Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read Top 8 (UPDATED 2023)

National Book Lovers Day is a time to celebrate the joy of reading and the wealth of knowledge that books offer. For entrepreneurs, the right book can be a game-changer as a result, providing insights, inspiration, and guidance on the path to success. In the spirit of this literary celebration, we turned to Ariana Carmona, Vice President of ScoreCEO, a prominent figure in the entrepreneurial world, and asked her to recommend essential books every entrepreneur should read. Most importantly with her vast experience in the business world, Ariana Carmona has curated a list of must-read books that can help entrepreneurs gain a competitive edge. Therefore, make informed decisions, and navigate the complexities of running a successful business. Therefore, join us as we delve into her recommended reading list, featuring classics and contemporary gems that are as relevant today as ever.

  • Must Read Books

1. Traction: Get A Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman

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“Very helpful system to keep your company on track if you have big dreams for it.”


2. Beyond Entrepreneurship: Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company by James Collins and William Lazier

“Don’t be fooled by the age: this book is a classic, just as applicable now as ever.”
Andrew Montalenti


3. The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly

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“A must-read for every manager, executive, or other leader faced with solving the challenge of high turnover and low morale.”
Shaun Tabatt


4. First, Break All the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman

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“A must-read for any leader.”
Mehmet Gok


5. The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

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“Updated & still a classic must-read for people who value relationships.”


6. Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter by Liz Wiseman

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“Leaders either multiply or diminish talent.”
Robert C. Ligget


7. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

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“This is standard reading for identifying dysfunction among team members.”
Fred Stockberger


8. Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t by Verne Harnish and the team at Gazelles

“A must-read for your new space business owners who want to take their companies to the next level.”
Living in Budapest

  • Conclusion:

As National Book Lovers Day comes to a close, we hope you’ve been inspired by our exploration of books that can empower entrepreneurs on their journey to success. That is to say, these carefully selected titles, endorsed by Ariana Carmona, Vice President of ScoreCEO, provide valuable insights, strategies, and wisdom for every business owner and aspiring entrepreneur. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to scale up your existing venture, the knowledge found in these books can be a guiding light. From mastering leadership and team dynamics to achieving personal growth and business development, these books cover it all. So, on this special day dedicated to the love of books, pick up one or more of these titles and embark on a journey of learning and growth. Your entrepreneurial future awaits, and these books are your trusted companions on the path to success. Happy National Book Lovers Day!

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