5 Must-Read Books For Every Nepali Entrepreneur

5 Must-Read Books For Every Nepali Entrepreneur


You must have known, all the top personalities read books often including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban, and countless other people. Book will teach you a lesson that you might have learned through the hard way in life. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, you might know there is still a lot to learn about growing a business and becoming better at it, books are one of many ways you could do that. So, for the aspiring entrepreneUrs here are some of the books you can’t skip:

1. The Personal MBA

  • Written By: Josh Kaufman
  • Originally Published:  December 30, 2010
  • No. of Chapters: 11 Chapters
  • Number of Pages: 464 pages
  • Price: Rs 945
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business: Kaufman, Josh: 9781591845577:  Amazon.com: Books

Personal MBA is one of the most important books for aspiring Entrepreneurs. By the title, you might have already guessed it is all about the MBA. Josh Kaufman’s motivation to write this book was because MBA programs are too expensive. So he thought he could summarise the learning from MBA programs and started by compiling a reading list of the top 100 business books on his website, PersonalMBA.com. His book takes all the best pieces he learned and presents a high-level overview of business in very readable language.

This book is something we feel everyone should read, and especially the business owners and the aspiring business owners out there.

2. The 4-Hour Work Week

  • Written By: Timothy Ferriss
  • Originally Published: April 24, 2007
  • No. of Chapters: 16 Chapters
  • Number of Pages: 308 pages
  • Price: Rs 1,120
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich:  Ferriss, Timothy: 9780307465351: Amazon.com: Books

The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich is basically a book with tips to be more efficient. The book gives an insight into an email, outsourcing, and business use to take it to a new extreme. It challenges the cultural norms of working life and the assumptions most of us have about it. Time management and productivity are the main takeaways of this book. 

For the aspiring entrepreneur out there, this book gives several solid principles and methods that can apply to those on the path of entrepreneurship. 

3. Zero to One

  • Written By: Peter Thiel, Blake Masters
  • Originally Published: September 16, 2014
  • No. of Chapters: 14 Chapters
  • Number of Pages: 210
  • Price: Rs 840
Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future: Amazon.co.uk:  Masters, Blake, Thiel, Peter: 0787721862567: Books

Zero To One by Peter Thiel is a book basically about building a startup. Billionaire Peter Thiel in this book has shared the insights of technological innovation and building the future. This book talks about building foundations of business. Like the name is, Zero To One, this is about creating something new and innovative that wasn’t there before. This book also will be for large investors who are on the lookout for the next big thing.

This book will give a new perspective into innovation and building businesses from the Billionaire Peter Thiel.

4. How to Win Friends and Influence People

  • Written By: Dale Carnegie
  • Originally Published: 1936
  • No. of Chapters: Divided into 4 parts with a total of 30 chapters
  • Number of Pages: 272 pages
  • Price: Rs 320
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Books

As the name suggests, the book by Dale Carnegie is all about building human relations and growing network. This book covers the part of handling people, handling different situations, and leadership qualities. Does not matter you red or not or what niche you like, this book is a must for everyone. This book is timeless. Knowing the amount of knowledge this book offers, it does not surprise us that over 30 million copies have already been sold worldwide.

For the aspiring entrepreneurs, this book teaches to please people and grow your network, which will be very beneficial for every aspiring entrepreneur out there. 

5. Think and Grow Rich

  • Written By: Napoleon Hill
  • Originally Published: 1937
  • No. of Chapters: 15 Chapters
  • Number of Pages: 296 pages
  • Price: Rs 332
Amazon.com: Think and Grow Rich (Think and Grow Rich Series) eBook: Hill,  Napoleon, Arthur Pell, Arthur R. Pell: Kindle Store

If you are somewhat interested in self-help books, you might have heard about the timeless classic, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Despite the age of this book, there are tons of knowledge you will get through this book that might help you boost your entrepreneurial journey. This book has the stories of influential people like Henry Ford, Andrew Carnegie, and Thomas Edison to illustrate the principles mentioned in the book. 

This book isn’t about getting rich, it’s doing what you want, setting a goal, and accomplishing the goal wholeheartedly. That in itself makes it convincing for entrepreneurs to buy this book.

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