Top 20 Entrepreneurship Books of 2011

Published each year, The YFS Magazine Top 20 Entrepreneurship Book List is the preeminent list of startup, small business and entrepreneurship books that every entrepreneur must read.

6. E-Myth Revisited, by Michael E. Gerber (Vote)

Michael E. Gerber demystifies the process of starting your own business and guides the reader through each step of the development. The book clarifies the distinction between “working on your business and working in your business.”

7. Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success …by Keith Ferrazzi (Vote)

Believing firmly in reaching out to other people, Keith Ferrazzi describes his system for connection and networking with set out principles for others to respect. Never Eat Alone proposes an alternative to the negative connotation of networking by instead advocating a genuine interest in relationship building.

8. Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson (Vote)

An exclusive biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years. Walter Isaacson, noted biographer, gives a definitive look at the iconic man with authorization from Jobs himself as well as background interviews from family, colleagues and competitors.

9. EntreLeadership, by Dave Ramsey (Vote)

The book has step-by-step guidance to growing a business. Dave Ramsey reveals how to inspire and unify your team, handle money and reach goals with his practical wisdom learned from 20 years of experience.

10. Financial Intelligence: A Manager’s Guide to … by K. Berman, J. Knight & J. Case (Vote)

Financial Intelligence provides a deeper understanding to the essentials of finance to show where the numbers come from and what they mean. It gives insight to business in a basic, easy to understand way that is accessible for non-financial and financial managers alike.


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