Kickstart's Entrepreneurial Book List

A Listmania! list by G. T. Christensen (Sandy, UT)
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The list author says: "We are constantly looking for books that really help with the entrepreneurial process. Here is our current best of list."
The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
1.  The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki
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  "Easy to read and full or great advice -- this Guy's best book for entrepreneurs"
$16.21   Used & New from: $5.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)

The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products that Win
2.  The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Products that Win by Steve Blank
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  "Steve Blank's book will win no awards for ease of use but this is the most comprehensive view on the ideas that have created the lean startup and MVP movements"
Used & New from: $13.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
3.  Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition by Robert B. Cialdini
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  "I discovered this little book while at b-school.  Very important for an entrepreneur."
$10.16   Used & New from: $4.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (758 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
4.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
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  "A classic work that I believe to be the most inspiring business work out there for aspiring entrepreneurs to help keep the right perspective."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,412 customer reviews)

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The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business (Collins Business Essentials)
5.  The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business (Collins Business Essentials) by Clayton M. Christensen
The list author says:
  "Classic book that created most of the frameworks for the way large business/ business schools see disruptive industry change"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

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Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers
6.  Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey A. Moore
The list author says:
  "I have never loved this book but this is a good practical book on early stage market entry from the "old" paradigm e.g. that startups are just smaller versions of larger companies."
$10.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Nail It then Scale It: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Creating and Managing Breakthrough Innovation
7.  Nail It then Scale It: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Creating and Managing Breakthrough Innovation by Nathan R. Furr
The list author says:
  "The framework that Kickstart uses for investment decisions.  A great work book approach to the entrepreneurial process"
$20.90   Used & New from: $16.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
8.  The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries
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  "A must have for the tech entrepreneur"
$14.64   Used & New from: $9.72
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (639 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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