The life of an entrepreneur can be a lonely one at times. Luckily, there are others out there and a lot of them are writing. Here's a list of books that every entrepreneur should keep by their nightstand to know they're not alone.
Author Evelyn Ivy discusses the ups and downs of starting and operating a successful "lifestyle" business. If you think you've got a great idea for a business, it's best to read this book first.
If you've considered going into business or running your small business alongside your spouse, give "Let's Make Money, Honey" a read first.
Author Paul Downs offers a one-year account of his time as a small business owner, complete with all the trials, tribulations, questions, and hard times.
"2020 Vision" is a collection of interviews with 20 big international companies and asks them: "How will you address the most complex challenges in your business's future?
Acquiring as much funding as possible is probably key to sustaining your small business's future. But running yourself into the ground and out of your business entirely isn't worth it.
Derek Lidow's "Startup Leadership" should serve as an invaluable research for small business owners keen on being a successful entrepreneur and entrepreneurial leader.
If you want to make changes to your business, "Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness" may be the answer. Beware, however. This is not your average how-to business guide.
There are many steps when you launch a business. You must know when to seek investment and when to build a company and a team. You must also know when to approach a buyer, if selling is your ultimate aim. In his book, author Timothy Freriks looks at these issues and more.