Thinking about starting your own business? Great! Before you do, take a look at these 24 books specifically written to teach you everything you need to know about setting up and successfully running, your own business.

24 Books You Need To Read Before Starting A Business

1.) The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything, by Guy Kawasaki

2.) The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It, by Michael Gerber

3.) Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days, by Jessica Livingston

4.) Start Run & Grow a Successful Small Business, by Toolkit Media Group

5.) The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, by Noam Wasserman

6.) The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, by Eric Ries

7.) Startup from the Ground Up: Practical Insights for Transforming an Idea into a Business, by Cynthia Kocialski

8.) Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, by Peter Thiel

9.) Will It Fly?: How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money, by Thomas K. McKnight

10.) Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You’ll Ever Need, by The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

11.) The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms, by Danielle LaPorte

12.) Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur, by Pamela Slim

13.) Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong, by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

14.) The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, by Timothy Ferriss

15.) Lucky Or Smart?: Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur, by Bo Peabody

16.) Million Dollar Consultingby Alan Weiss

17.) The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company, by Steve Blank

18.) The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future, by Chris Guillebeau

19.) The Barefoot Executive: The Ultimate Guide for Being Your Own Boss and Achieving Financial Freedom, by Carrie Wilkerson

20.) Reworkby Jason Fried

21.) Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-and Revolutionized an Industry, by Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler

22.) Flying Without a NetTurn Fear of Change into Fuel for Successby Thomas J. DeLong

23.) Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company, by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson

24.) The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business, by Clayton M. Christensen

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