3 Books for entrepreneursAugust 10, 2020 2021-09-15 8:48
3 Books for entrepreneurs
3 Books for entrepreneurs
In this text 3 books about startups and entrepreneurship are introduced and reviewed. If you want to run your business, reading related books will improve your mindset. Reading about the history of entrepreneurs, their challenges and their ideas to face challenges can inspire you.
Running a business in the first step requires an appropriate initial idea. The appropriate idea is an idea which your target audience needs.
To find out the needs, you have to review the surroundings. Reading related books could be helpful for you to find the opportunities around yourself. Creativity is the thing that determines the result of your encounter with challenges. If you are innovative enough you will derive opportunities from obstacles.
What I wish I knew when I was 20
The book “What I wish I knew when I was 20” by Tine Seeling is introduced and reviewed in this section.
This book is about innovation, startups and how to be creative. This book can change your mindset. Author writes about her experiences and other entrepreneurs. Moreover, the author writes about the exercises she had with her students. By reading these exercises you can challenge your mind and learn how to use constraints to run a business and face challenges.
This book is one of the most influential books on personal success. It offers practical and helpful solutions to face the challenges and provides inspiring topics for entrepreneurs.
About the author
Tine seeling (born 1957) is professor at the Stanford university, entrepreneur and author of several books on creativity and innovation.
She said that the stories in this book are her experiences in the Stanford university classroom. This book is also inspired by her experiences as an entrepreneur, researcher, management consultant, professor and author.
Content of “What I wish I knew when I was 20”
This book helps you to review your own perspectives. Tine seeling has written that refreshing the way of thinking of people in a dynamic environment is inevitable. Because there are a lot of rapid changes and people have to be aware of how to identify opportunities and priorities. This would give a chance to experiment new ideas.
This book teaches how to turn a challenge into an opportunity and create value in different situations. It shows the characteristics of a creative mind and does not limit these characteristics to the age of 20.
The Zero to one
The book “Zero to One” is written by Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal, and deals with the path of running a startup. The author shares the experiences and helpful tips on entrepreneurship with the audience. This book, along with developing creativity, suggests paying attention to competition in the market. An entrepreneur has to place a high value on the market and competitors. The focus of a business should be on the product and its quality. The company has to improve the quality and try to meet the needs of the target market.
The Lean startup
The Lean startup by Eric Ries introduced the related topics to startups in simple language to the readers. Reading this book could be helpful in different steps of running a business. Innovative and creative methods of running a business are introduced in the book.
Reviewing the needs of the target market is emphasized in this book. Understanding these needs and trying to improve the product and service to meet the needs is known as a way to success.