Best Books Every Business Owner Should Read

There are thousands of great business books out there that can help you start a business, set and achieve goals, promote your business, manage your finances, and so much more. In fact, there are so many business books on the shelves that it can be overwhelming to determine which are worth reading.

Here you can find a list of the best books you should start reading. 

1.The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 

By Stephen R. Covey

If you are exploring personal change and are interested in a holistic approach to solving personal and professional problems, this book should make it on your list. In the book, Stephen Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity.

2. How to Win Friends & Influence People 

By Dale Carnegie

Good relationships are the foundation of a successful business, and that’s what makes this book a great read for small business owners. You’ll learn techniques for enhancing both professional and personal relationships while increasing your self-esteem.

3. Steve Jobs 

By Walter Isaacson

This book is based on more than forty interviews conducted with legendary entrepreneur Steve Jobs over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. There are lessons to be learned on every page.

4. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity 

By David Allen

Small business owners know better than anyone how hard it can be to find and maintain high levels of productivity. In this book, David Allen shares the secret to increasing productivity: being able to relax. And he outlines a system that will help you achieve it.

5. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap, & Others Don’t 

By Jim Collins

Can good companies, mediocre companies, or even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? That is the question Jim Collins answers in this book. He shares his extensive research that reveals what it is that makes top companies tick.

6. Think And Grow Rich 

By Napoleon Hill

As one of the best-selling self-help books of all time, first written in 1937, Napoleon Hill continues to challenge readers to improve their lives—and their businesses—through positive thinking. It’s a “success” classic and a must-read for all entrepreneurs.