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Read these Books to be the next Successful Entrepreneur

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Successful Entrepreneurs are those, who learn from others and adapt what’s good for their business. Right from bootstrapping to your next step in business, you need to know real market conditions and challenges; how to overcome them and make it big?

Business Books are sure to help you. Some of them written by top-notch entrepreneurs, they’ve got everything needed for an entrepreneur to read. Right from providing solutions to challenges; they even get you exposed to certain thought provoking ideas, bound to blow your mind and thus enhance your vision.

In this article, we’ve created a list of few such impactful books, written by people of experience, to be the must-read by entrepreneurs. Read these books, get inspired, learn some hidden secrets, and take your step, to make your business a success.

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Business Strategy: Managing Uncertainty, Opportunity, and Enterprise by J.C. Spender

Startups, small business, big corpora

tions or any entrepreneur always face uncertainties, opportunities too. This book emphasizes on those obstacles and how to overcome them.  It speaks about the strategic thinking and processes which will lead the organizations and its member to new opportunities and solutions.  It also depicts new approaches for managers, consultants, strategy teachers, and students.

Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim

It is one of the International best sellers which speaks about organizations and industries worldwide, challenges everything you need to know about the requirements for the strategic success of your company. It is updated with latest chapters that point on ruthless competition in the market for huge profit. The book represents a very methodical approach that would make this competition irrelevant. It’s one of the best-selling business books. The motto of this book is that for lasting business you don’t have to battle your competitors but to create blue oceans – new market spaces for growth sector.

Fewer, Bigger, Bolder: From Mindless Expansion to Focused by Sanjay Khosla

In this book, authors have developed a comprehensive framework to benefit companies in the attempt to become more focused. They believe specializing in fewer areas can actually be more beneficial to companies since it allows for services to be provided in a bigger and bolder manner. The Author took charge at Kraft Food for developing markets in 2007 and the now annual sales from $5 billion to $16 billion with more profitability. It has case studies from Cisco, Hyatt, Spirit Airlines and what approaches any organization like big corporations, small startups or any given company.

Harvesting Intangible Assets: Uncover Hidden Revenue in Your Company’s Intellectual Property by Andrew J. Sherman

It’s a cleverly written guide by Sherman, where he shares his own experiences and examples from companies like Google on how to convert intellectual property into revenue. In order to stay competitive, any organizations should know about harvesting all intangible assets or the intellectual property management. The author states insights from big leading companies who have used intellectual assets such as Proctor & Gamble, IBM, and Google etc.

Hiring for Attitude: A Revolutionary Approach to Recruiting and Selecting People with Both Tremendous Skills and Superb Attitude by Mark Murphy

Success in business starts with finding great talent that will thrive within your company culture.  Attitude is everything after all, it determines how would you solve a problem for yourself or anybody.Hiring for Attitude gives you tools to recruit the right talent for your organization and reduce your risk of mishiring. This book speaks about how to find great talented people for your company’s benefits.

The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business and Life by Avinash K. Dixit and Barry J. Nalebuff

This book provides a game Theorist’s guide to success. Game theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It’s the art of anticipating the next move of your rivals, well in advance. Mastering game theory makes you more successful in business and in life, and this lively book is the key to that mastery. The book is compiled of various case studies beginning from pop culture, TV, movies, sports, politics, history.

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