The days are long and hot. It’s summertime. So why not kick back and relax with a good book? Check out this list of our Top 10 Summer Books for Entrepreneurs in 2011:
1. How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Jack Canfield
Did you love the Chicken Soup books? Then you’ll love this book by the same author, Jack Canfield. You’ll learn the 25 Principles of Success from different successful people.
2. The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
A must-read for anybody going into the startup world. Gain important advice from Guy himself as he teaches you how to move from one startup phase to the other.
3. New Ideas from Dead CEOs by Todd G. Buchholz
Dive into the stories of some of America’s most successful entrepreneurs.
4. The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris
Learn how to make enough money to live the rest of your life in happiness. This book will help you to reevaluate your priorities—and summer is the perfect time to do this!
5. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell
Best-selling author Malcom Gladwell examines the factors that contribute to high levels of success.
6. Beyond the Lemonade Stand by Bill Rancic
Lemonade stands pop up throughout every neighborhood throughout the summer—so why not read Beyond the Lemonade Stand by Bill Rancic? Learn how to succeed in business and in life by being smart, fair and helping those who need it.
7. Blog Schmog: The Truth About What Blogs Can (and Can’t) Do For Your Business by Robert W. Bly
Blogging is all the craze this summer. Why not learn about what it can (and can’t) do for your small business or startup?
8. Crazy Bosses by Stanley Bing
Want a good laugh this summer? Check out Crazy Bosses and learn about some of the worst bosses and the drama that they’ve caused.
9. Your Management Sucks: Why You Have to Declare War on Yourself and Your Business by Mark Stevens
Learn about a different management approach and find out how to make your startup work by going against all of the rules.
10. Rules for Renegades: How to Make More Money, Rock Your Career, and Revel in Your Individuality by Christine Comaford-Lynch
Want to hear some juicy stories about a romantic relationship with Bill Gates? Want to see how being a monk relates to business? Christine Comaford-Lynch puts it all out on the line in Rules for Renegades.
What are you reading this summer?
Written by Allison Way