Five Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read
“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ’This could change your life.”
- Helen Exley
Although any season is perfect for indulging an inner bookworm, as temperatures fall outside of our corporate offices here in Plano, we couldn’t think of a better time to curl up and read a good book. And while it’s always nice to lose yourself in a heart-pounding “who-dun-it,” or swoon over dreamy romantic prose, why not dig a bit deeper and empower yourself with some words that can enrich your life?
Need a few ideas? While there’s no official “WorldVentures Book Club,” if one existed, these picks would definitely be on our “must-read” list:
“As a Man Thinketh”
by James Allen
A favorite of many WorldVentures’ high-achievers, “As a Man Thinketh” was first published in 1902 by Allen, British philosophic writer. This little book has influenced millions the world over, inspiring deep thought on how what you think shapes character. Based on the Biblical verse “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he,” Allen’s work has been called a “masterpiece” and a “guide to life.”
Talk about a mouth full! This New York Times best-seller is the first in a series of books written by Kiyosaki, a motivational speaker, investor and financial entrepreneur. Advocating establishing financial independence with wealth-building investments, this book turned the definition of “asset” on its ear when first published. Though its contents caused plenty of controversy, we’ll let you read it for yourself and be the judge!
“The Dream Giver: Following Your God-Given Destiny”
by Bruce Wilkinson
Starting with the story of “Ordinary” who resided in the “Land of Familiar,” Wilkinson’s work is all about the pursuit of dreams and overcoming the obstacles that stand in the way of achieving them. Written in an easy-to-read format, the journeys of “Ordinary,” “Anybody,” “Somebody” and more reignites the desire to make your “Big Dream” your new reality.
is now on Twitter!— Bruce Wilkinson (@Bruce_Wilkinson) June 19, 2009