Popular Business Books Making their Rounds in 2017

Hannah Batty

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So, which entrepreneurial books should you pay attention to?

As many can attest, it’s pretty hard to limit the entrepreneurial spirit to only a specific group of books. The true heart of an entrepreneur doesn’t adhere to labeling easily. In fact, it’s the curiosity, expansive thinking, and unending ingenuity which are all integral parts of a leader’s path. But…it never hurts to observe what other successful business men and women are doing and reading.

“Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One” By Jenny Blake 

Amazon’s intro sums it up quite well, “Jenny Blake–a former training and career development specialist at Google who now runs her own company as a career and business consultant and speaker–has a solution: the pivot. Pivoting is a crucial strategy for Silicon Valley tech companies and startups but it can also be a successful strategy for individuals looking to make changes in their work lives. This book will introduce you to the Pivot Method and show you how to take small, smart steps to move in a new direction–now and throughout your entire career.”

“Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000” By Jason Calacanis

“There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuable—or invest in the people that are creating valuable things.

Over the past twenty-five years, Jason Calacanis has made a fortune investing in creators, spotting and helping build and fund a number of successful technology startups—investments that have earned him tens of millions of dollars. Now, in this enlightening guide that is sure to become the bible for twenty-first century investors, Calacanis takes potential angels step-by-step through his proven method of creating massive wealth: startups.” Thanks, goodreads!

“How to Build a Billion Dollar App” By George Berkowski

iTunes review says: “Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history.

In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success.”

Remember, when it comes to investing either time or money into the right book for you, well…in the end, we suggest going with your heart. After all, who knows that entrepreneurial spirit better than you do!