7 Business Books You Should Read this Summer

Most entrepreneurs don’t have the luxury of reading business books because they are consumed in their work.

They do not have the time or patience to sit down and read an entire book. When you do have time to read, you want the book to be great and worth it.

There are so many great books that teach you about entrepreneurship, business, and innovation. There are a few books I have read and occasionally I return to them again and again. This helps me to think about new ideas and inspire myself to work even harder.

Below is a list of 7 great business books I highly recommend you should read this summer.

Choose Yourself!


This book was made for you if your main goal is time and money. It is filled with practical advice and inspiration that every entrepreneur requires in order to build themselves to achieve greatness.

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


If you are looking to improve your life and performance this book is for you. Ryan, emphasizes that if you embrace your challenges and face them head on you will find a way to overcome them.

The Self-Made Billionaire Effect: How Extreme Producers Create Massive Value


Analyzes over 100 self-made billionaires and also provides interviews with them. The book breaks down five habits of entrepreneurs who create value which will allow you to identify, encourage and retain such individuals. This will change the way you think about business and talent forever.

Digital Leader: 5 Simple Keys to Success and Influence 


The author Erik Qualman is the most respected social media marketing expert and has always provided invaluable information to organizations to achieve marketing success. This book will allow you to leverage technology to become a better leader and help your employees to reach their full potential.

The 7 Day Startup: You Don’t Learn Until You Launch


This book is a bible to help you generate business ideas and to gain your first paying customer. It will teach you how to evaluate your business idea, choose a business name, create a website in 1 day and a lot more.

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


It presents an optimistic view of the future of entrepreneurship in the US and allows you to think about innovation in a new way. It teaches you to learn how to ask questions that lead you to find value in unexpected places.

Do It! Marketing: 77 Instant-Action Ideas to Boost Sales, Maximize Profits, and Crush Your Competition 

Do It Marketing provides excellent tips and information on how to stop “marketing by accident” and start outsmarting, out positioning and out-executing the competition. Take your Marketing to another level.

Safwan Khan
Safwan Khan

Founder, Startupily

Safwan Khan is the founder of Startupily, a platform for entrepreneurs seeking useful content and resources to start a business. He runs an app & website development company as well and also writes for Influencive.

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