Taking the road less traveled is great, but we tend to forget it’s less traveled for a reason. There’s a lot of risk involved in entrepreneurship. To give yourself every possible advantage, it’s important to use every resource available and learn from the people who have gone before you. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you have to be close personal friends with Warren Buffett.
Reading can help you accumulate a wealth of useful knowledge, and many business leaders believe that doing it regularly has contributed to their success. While reading is not guaranteed to make you a successful entrepreneur, it will help you learn how to minimize the kinds of mistakes that can derail your business.
One of the best ways to keep your decision-making on track is by learning from the mistakes and successes of others — and that’s where these books come in.01