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Must-Reads for Business Owners – Books to Help You Run Your Business

  • January 27, 2020
  • By REIL Capital Admin

No matter how great your product or services are, if you don’t have a business mindset, you may not survive in a highly competitive market. You can be an apt business owner by molding your body and mind into clever business machines. But how can one keep their brains sharp as a knife? By grinding it against hard surfaces, and in this case, against the most reliable sources of knowledge – Books.

The American journalist and novelist, Ernest Miller Hemingway once said, “there is no friend as loyal as a book.”

So what books should business owners read to keep their business game up and running? Here we have compiled a list of the most popular, must-read books for business owners to help them run their business efficiently.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Named the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century. New York Times Bestseller.

If not the best, this is one of the most impactful and inspiring books ever written, captivating readers for over 25 years now. This book has influenced the lives of CEOs, educators, parents, and even Presidents. The name explains the book itself since it has been encouraging and advising readers with timeless principles that not only direct companies toward success but also leave a solid imprint on culture itself. A concept that has been quite popular among readers is- starting with the end in mind.

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

One of the most popular books on small businesses, The E-Myth explains why many small businesses fail to turn into big businesses. It thoroughly goes through the need for infrastructures, company policies, procedures, and consistency to which the business can be run by someone other than the owner or not. The book gave an example of McDonald’s franchise. A new manager with a little training can take over and run one of the biggest food chains globally without the owner’s association. Unfortunately, most small businesses lack that kind of arrangement.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

This book discovers the secret to satisfaction and high performance- at home, at school, and at work within the human ability to learn and create incredible things. This book taps the crucial priorities in business as well as life.

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Regarded as the #1 Personal Finance book of all time, the book takes us through a journey of two individuals, one is the author’s father (poor dad) and the other one is his friend’s father (rich dad). The author describes how these two shaped his brain about money and investment. The book brilliantly explains the difference between making the money work for you and working for the money.

Virtual Freedom by Chris Ducker

This book is aimed at entrepreneurs who believe in doing everything themselves. It explains why the CEOs don’t have to fit in the shoes of salespeople, copywriters, HR Manager, operations managers, and every other role at the beginning. Chris explains how you can leverage the resources you can afford. 

In Conclusion

We love reading, and know that these books really bring in the business knowledge! Two things we always find helpful towards growing a business – knowledge and capital. If you’ve got the books, it’s time to get REIL, and apply with us today for funding. We’d love to take your business to the next level.

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