Did you know that some of the most successful entrepreneurs spend hours weekly, some even daily, reading? And what exactly are they reading…Books that can help them expand their knowledge or that can give them insights into areas in which they feel they need to improve. Let's face it, everyone could use a little guidance, and particularly when it comes to finances and money, more than a few of us could certainly use some help. Below are four books that we think every business owner should definitely check out.
- The Millionaire Next Door – Thomas J. Stanley
Stanley's book looks not only at what those who have become wealthy did to attain their money but also examines what the average everyday person can start doing now and habits they can begin practicing in order to become millionaires as well. A very practical look at managing your money…
- The Money Manual: A practical Money Guide to Help You Succeed On Your Financial Journey - Tonya B. Rapley
This is yet another practical perspective on how to best handle your money. Everything from creating budgets to managing credit card debt gets covered in Rapley's book. It's a worthwhile and easy read for those who want to do better when it comes to money management.
- Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! - Robert T. Kiyosaki
Kiyosaki's book has become a classic. A must read for those interested in how mindset affects the way you view and utilize money. Growing up with ‘two dads,' one rich the other poor, Kiyosaki examines myths about one's ability to make money and also what we define as liabilities and assets.
- Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
An older book but still relevant, Think and Grow Rich focuses on mindsets and habits of those who were prominent back in Hill's day. He discovered that such businessmen all shared common traits and puts forth his ideas in this classic text.