This summer we can take advantage of some of our time to expend our horizons, as far as economics and entrepreneurship are concerned. For this purpose, we list a sample of the best books on economics and entrepreneurship.
Dive into the fascinating business world, acquire new skills and expand your knowledge with this selection of recommended readings.
In this list you will find from investment strategies to business success stories. A few texts that will give you a unique and wider perspective on the world of the economy.
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
In this classic bestseller, Kiyosaki shares fundamental financial lessons through the history of his biological father (poor father) and his friend’s father (rich father). Learn how ideas and attitudes towards money can determine your financial success and discover strategies to build assets and generate passive income.
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Considered the bible of investing, this book provides a practical guide to identify and evaluate investment opportunities. Graham, one of the most respected investors of all time, presents fundamental principles and strategies to help you make smart financial decisions and minimize risks.
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
If you dream of breaking free from routine and living a life full of adventures, this book is for you. Ferriss shares his innovative approach to maximizing efficiency and working less hours without sacrificing productivity. Learn how to delegate tasks, automate processes and make the most of your time while you create your own path to success.
The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
Do you have a business idea, but don’t know where to start? Kawasaki, a well-known entrepreneur expert, provides you with a detailed map to launch your project and make it a success. Discover practical advice on marketing, financing, product presentation and much more, by the hand of an experienced entrepreneur.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner in Economy, explores decision-making from a psychological perspective. Find out how your mind works and how your instincts and biases can influence your financial choices. This book will challenge your beliefs and help you make more informed and rational decisions.
A selection of alternative books
And in case you have already read them, we provide you with a list of alternative books on economy and enterprise that will surely also awaken your interest in these days of heat and free time:
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
This book explores how habits influence our lives and business. Learn how to develop and modify effective habits to achieve success in your personal and professional life.
The Sharing Economy by Arun Sundararajan
Find out how the collaborative economy is transforming the way we work and consume. From platforms like Uber and Airbnb to business models based on resource sharing, this book will provide you with a complete view of this new trend.
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Although it is not a book directly related to the economy or entrepreneurship, “The Art of War” offers valuable strategic lessons that can be applied to the business world. Learn about planning, competition and strategic decision-making.
The Checklist Effect by Atul Gawande
In this book, Gawande explores the importance of checklists in different fields, including the business. Find out how checklists can improve efficiency, reduce errors and optimize results in any project or business.
The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf
If you are interested in launching your own startup, this book provides you with a practical and complete guide to successfully undertake. From validating ideas to obtaining funding, this manual will help you navigate the exciting startups world.