5 Books I Wish I’d Read at the Start of My Career

by / ⠀Career Advice / March 1, 2019

Becoming a professional is a lot like having kids: You’re never quite ready. No matter how hard you studied or how many part-time jobs you held, you’re going to feel lost. Rest assured, though, that everyone felt that way once. The difference is that some have had years of experience, learning their strengths and building relationships. They’ve established some self-confidence. There are no shortcuts to that stage, unfortunately.…

10 Low-Cost Business Resources for Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 28, 2014

As a business owner, what do you do when you’re seriously stuck but have no boss or partner to go to for advice? Soak up the wisdom online or at the library for free. This may sound like overly basic advice, but I can’t emphasize enough how much I’ve learned about running a business just by spending some time reading. I’ve applied systems, practices and tools to my own…

Career Catalysts: Books For Young Leaders

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 1, 2014

Reading books is a vital life skill. It’s the best way to record history and share beloved stories. There are plenty of books out there packed with valuable facts and there are great volumes with priceless insights on human experiences. It’s heartbreaking but we have to admit that global literacy rates are declining. Young people around the world are less interested in reading. The lack of interest in…

From Freelancer to Enterprise: 5 Books to Help

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / July 30, 2013

One of the quirks of the start-up culture is that it includes everything from Mom and Pop to the Death Star (actually, this one may not be scalable yet, so let’s replace it with another well-known titan. Insert name here ______). What’s always difficult is the transition from small business to scalable enterprise, particularly if you don’t want venture capital. And yes, it is possible to scale without…

Money Tips: 10 Best Personal Finance Books of All-Time

by / ⠀Personal Finance / June 18, 2013

Money management is one of the most important skills a young person can develop. Unfortunately, many people lack even the most basic money management skills for one reason or another. It’s why we see so many problems with credit card debt, loans and lack of retirement planning. In most cases the skills needed to fix things are very simple and can be picked up very quickly. The below…

26 Awesome Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 27, 2013

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, and principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity–principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to…

10 Billionaire Biographies You Must Read

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 14, 2012

Here is our list of top business biographies and best selling autobiographies from billionaire entrepreneurs!  Who wants to be a billionaire? We may not all get there but we sure can dream. More importantly we can learn from some of the great minds who have achieved such great success. Below we have compiled 10 books written about, and a few by, some of the most notable business men…

Top 10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read From 2011

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 18, 2012

It’s that time of year to release our best selling top business book list full of must-reads for entrepreneurs and business owners.  This list is from the top authors this year in small business, personal development, entrepreneurship, and other non-fiction categories. 1. Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family…

10 Best Selling Business Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read From 2010

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 29, 2010

Here is Under30CEO’s list of best selling business books from the top entrepreneurship authors.  These are our must reads of the year!  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?  – Seth Godin There used to be two teams in every workplace: management and labor. Now there’s a third team, the linchpins. These people invent, lead (regardless of title), connect others, make things happen, and create order out of chaos. They figure…

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