Best Entrepreneurship Books

Entrepreneurship includes startup, bold skills and innovation

Best Startups Books

The Lean startup: how today’s entrepreneurs use continuous innovation to create radically successful business – Eric Ries
The startup way: how modern companies use entrepreneurial management to transform culture and drive long-term growth – Eric Ries
The checklist manifesto: how to get things right – Atul Gawande


Zero to one: notes on startups, or how to build the future – Peter Thiel, Blake Masters


The six secrets of raising capital: an insider’s guide for entrepreneurs – Bill Fisher

Mastering the VC game: a venture capital insider reveals how to get from start-up to IPO – Jeffrey Bussgang
The founder’s mentality: how to overcome the predictable crises of growth – James Allen, Chris Zook

The $100 startup: reinvent the way you make a living – Chris Guillebeau


The E-myth revisited: why most small business don’t work and what to do about it – Michael E. Gerber
The entrepreneur’s toolkit – Michael Goldsby, The Great Courses
Critical business skills for success — The great courses, Clinton O. Longenecker
The hard thing about hard things: building a business when there are no easy answers– Ben Horowitz

The Ten commandments for business failures – Donald Keough


The McKinsey mind: understanding and implementing the problem-solving tools – Ethan Rasiel


Bold: how to go big, make bank, and better the world – Peter H. Diamandis


Make Elephants Fly: the process of radical innovation – Steven S. Hoffman


How to Fly a Horse: the secret history of creation, invention and discovery – Kevin Ashton

Play Bigger: how pirates, dreamers, and innovators create and dominate markets – Al Ramadan
Nail It, then scale It: the entrepreneur’s guide to creating and managing breakthrough innovation – Nathan Furr, Paul Ahlstrom
Crushing it! How great entrepreneurs build their business and influence – Gary Vaynerchuk

Crossing the chasm: marketing and selling technology projects to mainstream customers – Geoffrey A. Moore
The 10x Rule: the only difference between success and failure – Grant Cardone


David and Goliath: underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants – Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers: the story of success – Malcolm Gladwell


Blink: the power of thinking without thinking – Malcolm Gladwell


The Tipping point: how little things can make a big difference – Malcolm Gladwell


Cognitive surplus: creativity and generosity in a connected age – Clay Shirky


Connectography: mapping the future of global civilization – Parag Khanna


Business adventures: twelve classic tales from the world of Wall Street – John Brooks

Best Innovation Books

Scrum: The art of doing twice the work with half the time – Jeff Sutherland, J.J. Sutherland

Wired to create: unraveling the mysteries of the creative mind – Scott Barry Kaufman, Carolyn Gregoire

Inside the box: a proven system of creativity for breakthrough results — Drew Boyd, Jacob Goldenberg

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley Innovates – Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal


Great by Choice – Jim Collins, Morten T. Hansen


The Innovator’s Dilemma – Clay Christensen


The Innovator’s DNA: mastering the five skills – Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clay Christensen

The Innovator’s Method: bringing the lean startup into your organization – Nathan Furr, Jeff Dyer

Inspired: How to Create Tech Product customers love – Marty Cagan

Drive: The Surprising Truth about what motivates us – Daniel H. Pink

Messy: The Power of Disorder to transform our lives – Tim Harford


Adapt: Why success always starts failures – Tim Harford


The Alliance: managing talent in the networked age – Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, Chris Yeh

Give and Take: a revolutionary approach to success – Adam M. Grant


Originals: how non-conformists move the world – Adam Grant


The Phoenix Project: a novel about IT, DevOps and helping your business win – Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
Powerful: building a culture of freedom and responsibility – Patty McCord


Enchanted objects: design, human desire, and IoT – David Rose

The content code: six essential strategies to ignite your content, your marketing – Mark W. Schaefer