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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


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


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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