10 Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs
Written by Lauren Hamilton on Jan. 3rd 2018
To run a profitable home business, it helps to learn from the best of the best! The team at Rise2Pro has compiled a list of our top recommended books for entrepreneurs.
10 Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs
So whether you’re just getting started, or you’re already a successful business owner, the books on this list can help you live a happier, more organized life, achieve your goals, and make a lasting impact.
1. Go Pro by Eric Worre
While this book covers the 7 skills necessary for network marketing success, these skills can be applied for success in any business. Learn how to prospect, present your business, follow up with clients and prospects, promote your business (and more) like a pro!

Whether you’re looking to start a new business or you’re already running your own, this book teaches you the skills you need to know to achieve your business goals. 
2. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Successful leaders all have one thing in common: they know people. Carnegie teaches that if there is any one secret to success, it is the ability to get the other person’s point of view see things from that person’s perspective as well as from your own. In his book he explains ways to make people like you, how to get people to understand your way of thinking, and how to be a leader without offending people or arousing resentment.
3. Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Learn how to build a successful business by inspiring others, exciting employees, and talking about your business without being pushy or salesy, all by figuring out and communicating your “why”.

You may recognize the title and the author from his 2009 TedTalk that quickly became the 3rd most watched Ted talk video of all time. Simon’s viral idea, in a nutshell, is that “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” (Click to Tweet this)

You can see for yourself why so many people are both excited and motivated by this concept by watching the video here:
4. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
7 habits to achieve both outward and inner success; both in business and in our personal lives. Covey writes that the way we see and experience the world is based on our own perceptions. So, in order to change any given situation, we must change ourselves. He says, “the way we see the problem is the problem.” In this book, he covers 7 habits that create a paradigm shift, allowing us to get out of our own way and to find overall success.
5. The Perfect Day Formula by Craig Ballantyne
Do you ever feel stuck? Like you’re too often at the mercy of other people, your environment, and that you’re not living your life to your full potential? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this book is for you. Applying the principles in this book will help you control your day, become more organized and more productive, set better priorities and more effective goals, and to live your “perfect day” everyday.
6. The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracey
Everyone is selling something. A product, a service, even an idea. By understanding the psychology behind selling and putting it into practice, you can create better job security, help you build a successful business, and become financially independent. Tracey teaches that your self-concept affects your sales ability and offers advice on how to boost your self-image, and with it, your sales performance.
7. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris
Working 14 hour days at his sports nutrition supplement company, Tim Ferris felt overwhelmed and overworked. So he developed a streamlined system to automate his work and escape his “workaholic” lifestyle. Pick up a copy today and learn how to do just that- free up more time, eliminate distractions, automate your cash flow to increase income, and liberate yourself from traditional expectations that have been holding you back.
8. Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
This book teaches 13 principles for personal success and achievement. How to master your state of mind so that you can choose to exercise your will instead of giving in to fear, worry, negativity, and stories that we use to excuse failure or lack of action such as lack of time, money, education, etc. Stop being a passenger and take the driver's seat on your way to an abundant life.
9. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
It is through influence that we bring about and manage change. People wanting to create change need to understand the basic principles of influence. In this book, Cialdini covers key influencers of persuasion, weapons of influence, reciprocation, social proof, commitment and consistency, liking, authority and scarcity. He teaches why people buy and what makes people say yes.
10. Expert Secrets by Russell Brunson
If you want to run a business that is not only profitable, but that will make a profound impact on people’s lives, this book is for you. Russell Brunson is the internet marketing genius behind ClickFunnels and his first book, DotCom Secrets. In Expert Secrets, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to effectively reach the right people in such a way that will keep them coming back for more.
Who Wants A Free Book?
But don’t just take our word for it! Author of best selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki said, “Expert Secrets is the map that will allow you to turn your specialized knowledge, talents and abilities into a business that will work for you! This is one of the shortcuts of the new rich.”
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Lauren is a writer, coach, social media marketer, and business owner. She lives in LA with her dog, Maeby, and has a passion for helping women reclaim their power and live their best life. When she isn't working, you can find Lauren at the gym, buried in a book, or scouting out new coffee shops.
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10 Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs
Written by Lauren Hamilton on Jan. 3rd 2018
To run a profitable home business, it helps to learn from the best of the best! The team at Rise2Pro has compiled a list of our top recommended books for entrepreneurs.
10 Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs
So whether you’re just getting started, or you’re already a successful business owner, the books on this list can help you live a happier, more organized life, achieve your goals, and make a lasting impact.
1. Go Pro by Eric Worre
While this book covers the 7 skills for network marketing success, these skills can be applied for success in any business. Learn how to prospect, present your business, follow up with clients and prospects, promote your business (and more) like a pro!

Whether you’re looking to start a new business or you’re already running your own, this book teaches you the skills you need to know to achieve your business goals.
2. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Successful leaders all have one thing in common: they know people. Carnegie teaches that if there is any one secret to success, it is the ability to get the other person’s point of view see things from that person’s perspective as well as from your own. In his book he explains ways to make people like you, how to get people to understand your way of thinking, and how to be a leader without offending people or arousing resentment.
3. Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Learn how to build a successful business by inspiring others, exciting employees, and talking about your business without being pushy or salesy, all by figuring out and communicating your “why”. 

You may recognize the title and the author from his 2009 TedTalk that quickly became the 3rd most watched Ted talk video of all time. Simon’s viral idea, in a nutshell, is that “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” (Click to Tweet this

You can see for yourself why so many people are both excited and motivated by this concept by watching the video here:
4. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
7 habits to achieve both outward and inner success; both in business and in our personal lives. Covey writes that the way we see and experience the world is based on our own perceptions. So, in order to change any given situation, we must change ourselves. He says, “the way we see the problem is the problem.” In this book, he covers 7 habits that create a paradigm shift, allowing us to get out of our own way and to find overall success.
5. The Perfect Day Formula by Craig Ballantyne
Do you ever feel stuck? Like you’re too often at the mercy of other people, your environment, and that you’re not living your life to your full potential? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this book is for you. Applying the principles in this book will help you control your day, become more organized and more productive, set better priorities and more effective goals, and to live your “perfect day” everyday.
6. The Psychology of Selling by Brian Tracey
Everyone is selling something. A product, a service, even an idea. By understanding the psychology behind selling and putting it into practice, you can create better job security, help you build a successful business, and become financially independent. Tracey teaches that your self-concept affects your sales ability and offers advice on how to boost your self-image, and with it, your sales performance.
7. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris
Working 14 hour days at his sports nutrition supplement company, Tim Ferris felt overwhelmed and overworked. So he developed a streamlined system to automate his work and escape his “workaholic” lifestyle. Pick up a copy today and learn how to do just that- free up more time, eliminate distractions, automate your cash flow to increase income, and liberate yourself from traditional expectations that have been holding you back.
8. Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
This book teaches 13 principles for personal success and achievement. How to master your state of mind so that you can choose to exercise your will instead of giving in to fear, worry, negativity, and stories that we use to excuse failure or lack of action such as lack of time, money, education, etc. Stop being a passenger and take the driver's seat on your way to an abundant life.
9. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
It is through influence that we bring about and manage change. People wanting to create change need to understand the basic principles of influence. In this book, Cialdini covers key influencers of persuasion, weapons of influence, reciprocation, social proof, commitment and consistency, liking, authority and scarcity. He teaches why people buy and what makes people say yes.
10. Expert Secrets by Russell Brunson
If you want to run a business that is not only profitable, but that will make a profound impact on people’s lives, this book is for you. Russell Brunson is the internet marketing genius behind ClickFunnels and his first book, DotCom Secrets. In Expert Secrets, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to effectively reach the right people in such a way that will keep them coming back for more.
Who wants a free book?
But don’t just take our word for it! Author of best selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki said, “Expert Secrets is the map that will allow you to turn your specialized knowledge, talents and abilities into a business that will work for you! This is one of the shortcuts of the new rich.”

About Author: Lauren Hamilton

Lauren is a writer, coach, social media marketer, and business owner. She lives in LA with her dog, Maeby, and has a passion for helping women reclaim their power and live their best life. When she isn't working, you can find Lauren at the gym, buried in a book, or scouting out new coffee shops.
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