These are books that multiple Endeavor Entrepreneurs have emphatically recommended as MUST READS!
“Atomic Habits” by James Clear
Evidence-based self-improvement strategies to break out of bad habits and create new ones.
“High Output Management” by Andy Grove
A practical handbook for navigating real-life management scenarios.
“How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie
A time-tested classic that has helped countless professionals climb the ladder of success personally and professionally.
“Never Split The Difference” by Chris Voss
Negotiation techniques taught by a former international hostage negotiator for the FBI.
“Rework” by Jason Fried and David H. Hansson
A counter-intuitive approach to productivity. Emphasizes getting the most out of doing instead of planning.
“Scaling Up” by Verne Harnish
Details practical tools and techniques for building a scalable company.
“Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight
A memoir by the creator of Nike. Details the start of the business as well as the risks and rewards of his entrepreneurial journey.
“Start With Why” by Simon Sinek
Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? The book shows that the greatest leaders all share similarities in the way they think, act, and communicate – and it’s the opposite of what everyone else does.
“The Hard Things About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz
Horowitz analyzes the problems that leaders confront every day, sharing the insights he’s gained developing, managing, selling, buying, investing in, and supervising technology companies.
“The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton Christensen
Provides several examples on the successes and failures created from leading companies’ abilities to adapt to and capitalize on disruptive innovations.
“The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries
An approach to continuously test a company’s vision and ensure that all adjustments are made before facing disconnects from clients.
“The One Thing” by Gary Keller
Learn to focus energy on one thing at a time. By doing so, distractions and stress lessen while productivity and energy increase.
“The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg
Utilizes narratives to provide an understanding of why habits exist and how they can be used to transform businesses, communities, and lives
“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson
Not everything in life has to be positive and not everything has to matter. A great read for reprioritizing what matters.
“Venture Deals” by Brad Feld
An inside look at VC processes covering term sheets, effective negotiating strategies, and the differences from raising rounds at different stages.
“Zero to One” by Peter Thiel
“What valuable company is nobody building?” The main question asked and expanded upon to create and invest in the next big scale up.