The Entrepreneurs Essential Startup Reading List

As an entrepreneur and keen reader I am often asked for book recommendations so here are my top picks:

  1. Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
  2. Crossing the Chasm
  3. Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days
  4. Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook
  5. Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth
  6. Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days
  7. Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
  8. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
  9. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
  10. The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
  11. Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
  12. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future