5 Best Books for Young Entrepreneurs

Being a young entrepreneur is not an easy task. But hey, there’s good news! We’ve been born in a generation where ideas are shared and lessons are learned. Making your mark in the entrepreneurial world is not easy, but with the right guidance, the path becomes evident. Below are some of the best books for young entrepreneurs to point you just in the right direction. Take your time to make your pick if you cannot possibly read them all. 

1. Strictly Business: How to Crush it as a Young Entrepreneur

Strictly Business is an inspiring journey into the mind of Brendan Cox, a remarkably successful young entrepreneur. Throughout his book, he shares his business strategies and tactical concepts to guide aspiring entrepreneurs as they take their first steps into the business world. Every business will benefit from Strictly Business.

2. A Paperboy’s Fable: The 11 Principles of Success

In this book, Deep Patel narrates the story of a paperboy who gets to explore the world of entrepreneurship from the scratch.16-year old TY chandler provides the readers with a detailed step-by-step guide on the core principles of entrepreneurship. The 11-chaptered book gives detail of Chandler’s journey while looking for money before going to college. In each chapter, the writer focuses on a different principle to bring out a proper story.

3. Do Cool Sh*t: Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, and Live Happily Ever After

Miki Agrawal has brought it home with this book. It describes how you can make money from doing what you love. The writer tells the story of how she struggled with her farm-to-table pizzeria at 25 but ended up finding fame. She later collaborated with the late Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh to expand to Las Vegas. She has recently created a new company, THINX, a brand dissecting feminine hygiene and the need to revive global sanitary needs.

4. Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

In this famous book that has been read by many a great number, Kiyosaki takes time to explain the secrets of financial literacy. He breaks down enormous amounts of financial information into tiny, understandable bits. If you are looking to boost your knowledge of investing, recording profits, cash flow, and debt, this book is definitely for you.

5. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

In his book, Adam Grant describes how a young entrepreneur can make a difference when it comes to business and behaviors. The book describes how leaders think, focusing more on those who refused to follow the status quo and were successful in their endeavors. Adam’s book is a good company if you look to try out some endearing adventures on your way to success in the business world.  


Next time you go to turn on the TV, remind yourself of these books and the inspiring entrepreneurs who wrote them – for that extra bit of motivation. All of these are must reads and remember: “The more you learn, the more you earn”.

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