11 Books Recommended By The Most Succesful Entrepreneurs In The World
- Reading Is The Key To Your Future Growth As A Person And In Business
- Show Me A Succesful Entrepreneur And I Will Show You Someone Who Reads Constantly. Here Are Some Of The Books That They Love To Read Again And Again
Reading Is A Forgotten Superpower That Will Change Your Life
ALL, yes ALL of the top entrepreneurs and succesful individuals in the world read books.
They have done it constantly and consistently throughout their life.
Ditch the new Netflix series and change your life today by reading some of their favourite books.
1Warren Buffet Strongly Recommends "How To Win Friends And Influence People"
Widely regarded as the most succesful investor of all time, Warren Buffet is not the typical billionaire.
He lives a humble lifestyle in his hometown of Omaha, where he still resides in the house he bought back in the 1970s.
Buffet attributes his success in business and life to the development of his habits early on in his life.
One of the main habits being READING.
2Mark Cuban Reads 3 Hours Everyday Without Fail
Another Billionaire investor, Mark Cuban, believes that the time he dedicates to reading is what gives him a huge advantage over others.
The 62-year-old freely admits that his wife hates the fact that he dedicates a minimum of 3 hours per day to reading, but the disciplined businessman attributes reading as much as possible about new industries for the reason behind his success...even in sectors that he had no prior experience.
3Elon Musk Used To Read Two Books A Day
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO revealed that he had read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica at the age of 9!!
He would regularly read up to 10 hours a day and his brother, Errol, even said that he would read at least two books a day.
4Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Reads A Book Every Other Week
After knowing that entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, who on average read two books a day, seeing that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg reads a book every two weeks seems a bit underwhelming in comparison.
However, reading a book every two weeks is still a prolific pace to keep up with.
5Jeff Bezos Loved Reading So Much He Started His Own Online Bookstore!
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was an avid reader from an early age and still is today.
In an interview about his life the billionaire revealed that despite his huge success he still buys 10 books a month (although he admits to only reading about 3 of them).
His thirst for knowledge and learning is remarkable.
6Spanx Founder Sara Blakely's Mindset Changed After She Started Reading
In the mid 90s Sara Blakely was selling fax machines door to door before she realised that this isn't what she wanted for the long term.
In a bid to change her life she started to read but due to her hectic work schedule she found it hard to find time to sit down and read without getting disturbed.
The solution was audiobooks.
7Bill Gates - The Biggest Reader Of Them All
Bill Gates is known in the mainstream as being the billionaire founder of Microsoft and for being one of the most important figures in software development in the last 30 years.
Perhaps what isn't known about the former CEO is his incredible work ethic and that he was a prolific reader.
During the 90s when Microsoft was becoming THE dominant player in the software industry, Gate's admits that he was a workaholic and would be the first one in the office and was always the last one home.
8Gary Vaynerchuk Regards His Lack Of Reading As A Weakness
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and is obsessed with building businesses.
His day to day life consists of running the multiple businesses that he owns himself, whilst also helping other young, aspiring entrepreneurs achieve their goals by sharing what he has learned by building million dollar businesses from scratch.
With so much going on in his life, Vaynerchuk, acknowledges that he doesn't read as much as he wants to and even regards it as a weakness.
9Google's Founder Sergey Brin Is A Big Richard Feynman Fan
Google Founder Sergey Brin moved to the US very early on in his life and the Russian born youngster struggled to adapt to the new way of life.
In order to deal with change, he started to focus on his studies and soon developed a passion for computers.
He enjoyed it so much that the future tech CEO was able to enroll in one of the most prestigious University's in the country, Stanford, studying computer science.
10Snapchat's Evan Spiegel Bought Everyone This Book After Meeting With Mark Zuckerberg
Back in 2012 when the popularity of the photo sharing app Snapchat was taking off, the company's founder, Evan Spiegel, knew he had a billion dollar idea when Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wanted to meet.
The Zuck doesn't meet up with just anyone.
Facebook's strategy over the years is to not repeat all the mistakes that led to the downfall of MySpace.com.
In the last decade Facebook has acquired Instagram, Whatsapp and Giphy and turned them into social media giants.
This aggressive acquisition strategy has also cemented Facebook's position as THE dominant player in the social media space.
11Richard Branson Loves All Types Of Books
Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson's life story is one of achieving success through hard work and determination.
After dropping out of school at the age of 15 he has gone through life consistently proving people wrong about what he is capable of and what can be achieved...and he continues to do so to this day.
The fact that Virgin Group has operations in airlines, records, mobile, media, animation and health just shows that he will not shy away from any challenge.
Get Reading Today
Some of these entrepreneurs have taken reading to an extreme level (something I never thought was possible).
You don't have be Elon Musk and read two books a day in order to be inspired. Just a couple of chapters everyday can be very powerful.
Check out some of the books above and get started today.
If you have read any of the ones suggested let us know what you thought of them in the comment section below.