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50 global entrepreneurs recommend 50 books that forever impacted their lives

Check out any or all of these 50 books recommended by entrepreneurs from around the world.
By Andrew Medal |

 

In a Facebook group created for a bunch of entrepreneurs to connect, share their wisdom, stories and ask questions, almost 4,000 entrepreneurs from about 20 countries share the books that changed the way they look at life and success. This list contains 50 different books from 50 different entrepreneurs in the group from around the world:

 

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1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill—recommended by Sandile B. Magwaza

 

2. Start by Jon Acuff—recommended by Kimberly Edwards LaComba

 

3. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries—recommended by Matt Barber

 

4. Zero to One by Peter Thiel—recommended by Franklin McCullough

 

5. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki—recommended by Mannan Gupta

 

6. The 100 Dollar Start Up by Chris Guillebeau—recommended by Nawaz Dangra

 

7. Produced by Faith by Devon Franklin—recommended by Say Smith

 

8. The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave LeBon—recommended by Ingo Behle

 

9. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey—recommended by Puna Snamandla Gumede

 

10. The Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner—recommended by Vrush SG

 

11. The Day That Turns Your Life Around by Jim Rohn—recommended by Paul Kudzaishe Kuona

 

12. Miss Jessie’s: Creating a Business From Scratch Naturally by Miko Branch

 

13. Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest In, That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not Do! by Robert Kiyosaki—recommended by Bek Alcantara

 

14. The Richest Man in Babylon by George Samuel Clason—recommended by Mphezeni Thwala

 

15. The Four Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss—recommended by Roxana-Mark Stahl

 

 

16. Rework by David Heinemeier and Jason Fried—recommended by Shan Ru Shaman

 

17. Losing My Virginity by Richard Branson—recommended by Marci Pascua

 

18. Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk—recommended by Alex Velev

 

19. Stay Hungry by Rashmi Bansal—recommended by Shaukat Kotwal

 

20. The Startup of You by Reid Hoffman—recommended by Bright Bruce

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21. Good to Great by Jim Collins—recommended by Adetona Abiodun Abdulquadri

 

22. Entrepreneur Revolution by Daniel Priestley—recommended by Oliver Woodward

 

23. Millionaire Fastlane by MJ Demarco—recommended by Andrew Kingsley

 

24. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie—recommended by Niall Kenny

 

25. The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz—recommended by Marisol Acevedo

 

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26. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley—recommended by Mark Whelan

 

27. The Amazing Race to Entrepreneurial Freedom by Georgina Terry—recommended by Dana Malkenhorst

 

28. The Education of Millionaires by Michael Ellsberg—recommended by Oscar Niebla Fuentes

 

29. The E Myth by Michael E. Gerber—recommended by Matthew Deem

 

30. Do You by Russell Simmons—recommended by Shy Set Apart

 

31. The Alchemist by Paolo Cohelo—recommended by Nick Taylor

 

32. The Law of Success by Napoleon Hill—recommended by Yoshua Werts-Galloway

 

33. You Were Born Rich by Bob Proctor—recommended by Golden Gepp

 

34. The Art of War by Sun Tzu—recommended by Terri Hayes Leary

 

35. What the Rich Know and Desperately Want to Keep Secret by Brian Sher—recommended by Okoro Henry

 

 

36. Business at the Speed of Thought by Bill Gates—recommended by Simphiwe Siflso Hlabisa

 

37. How to License Your Million Dollar Idea by Harvey Reese—recommended by Shelly Kochevar

 

38. Start With Why by Simon Sinek—recommended by Terry Tsang

 

39. Creativity, Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand In the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull—recommended by Jessica Adams

 

40. Choose Yourself by James Altucher—recommended by Tony Williams

 

41. The Opportunity Analysis Canvas by Dr. James V. Green—recommended by Jamilah Merrick

 

42. Do Cool Shit by Miki Agrawal—recommended by Richard Kevin Nesbitt

 

43. Three Feet From Gold by Sharon Lechter and Craig Reid—recommended by Ash Schmidt

 

44. The Obstacle is the Way - the Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday—recommended by Prabhjot Maan Puar

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45. The Everything Store by Brad Stone—recommended by Arne Giske

 

46. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham—recommended by Nilo Frias

 

47. The One Thing by Gary Keller—recommended by Caio Amaral

 

48. The Bible—recommended S’phiwe Ngubane

 

49. The Success Principles by Jack Canfield—recommended by Kelly Jacobson

 

50. Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill—recommended by Kyle Scouten

 

 

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This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com. Minor edits have been done by the Entrepreneur.com.ph editor.

 

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