India is living the startup life these days. And while the competition gets tight, we bring to you some books that have tips to give you an edge over the others. That’s right, here are some recommended books for entrepreneurs who need just a little help in honing their skills to get a broader understanding of the “winner-takes-it-all”.

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert Ringer

For those who need a little more “real” understanding of sales and how the market works. Being ready to face situations where you know what to say and how to say to make it go in your favour is absolutely essential for a sales pitch, and this book has got all the tips for those who are starting out. Face the real world!

 

Winning Through Intimidation
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Start Run & Grow a Successful Small Business – Toolkit Media Group

Starting your business and have a million questions that need attention? This toolkit has it all — from case studies, to solutions, to business models, examples, everything that will help you move forward with your plan. If you’re stuck at some phase, this book will help you wiggle out of it. 

How to Get Rich by Felix Dennis

The title itself is its selling point, of course. This is actually an autobiography of Felix Dennis, founder of Maxim magazine, where he shares his tricks and tips in business. There is an entire chapter dedicated on how to make money, and that sure will entice the entrepreneurs.

Felix Dennis
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The Startup Playbook: Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups From Their Founding Entrepreneurs by David Kidder

Now now, don’t get too intimidated by the name of this book. The author has very tactfully made this a compilation of advice and tips from various startups around the world. Many questions are answered here which will help you overcome your inhibition about similar problems faced.

The Star Principle by Richard Koch

Richard Koch is a British investor, entrepreneur, and author. He’s a multi-millionaire and has succeeded in his entrepreneurial instincts. He writes this book to honour the generation with the same knowledge to help businesses today flourish and prosper.

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

The author is a renowned psychologist who delves into an analysis of the two cognitive systems of our brains. Decisions and judgements are driven by these cognitive systems, and what better way of learning than diving right into the science of it?

Thinking Fast and Slow
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Hustle by Neil Patel, Patrick Vlaskovits and Jonas Koffler

A New York best-seller, this book will make you jump on your toes with excitement. In a world where there are uncountable number of people looking for an opportunity, these authors tell the reader how to knock on the door of opportunity with your idea. Know which thoughts can turn into an idea!

The Startup Playbook: Secrets of the Fastest-Growing Startups From Their Founding Entrepreneurs by David Kidder

The Startup Playbook
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Again, a long long title, but a very very useful book. With around 42 real life examples of start-up heroes, this book is a toolkit to unleash the entrepreneur in you. Detailed life lessons that impart business wisdom, this book is what every young entrepreneur needs to read.