5 Business Books To Read To Get Motivated

Whether you have just started your brand new business or have an existing one, you should still read books to help keep you motivated and inspired to keep going with it.

There are many books available to help you stay motivated and inspired and taking an hour out of your day to keep up-to-date on the newest business ventures as well as reading older books will help you in the long run. Here are 5 business books to read to get motivated in your business.

1. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley

This book is a great one to help you get motivated because it shows you that you don’t have to be a high class celebrity to be wealthy. Many of the wealthy in the United States live right next door to you. If this won’t motivate you to get started on your business or kick your existing business into high gear, nothing will.

2. Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

Although we need good egos to get through life, we need to keep our egos in check to really be successful in our businesses. Although many people throughout history had big egos, these same people learned how to keep their egos at the door to ensure they ran a successful business.

They didn’t seek recognition like they truly wanted to but instead kept their egos in check and ran more successful businesses as well because of this reason. This book explores those throughout history who ran successful businesses without using their egos to get them through life and be a success without it.

3. Hustle: The Power to Charge your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum by Neil Patel

Maybe you think you are an underdog in your business or in the business world period. Although you might be one, this doesn’t mean you can’t be successful at it too.

Hustle shows you how to be a successful underdog within the business world and fight the system that tries to keep us in place. After reading this book, you will be highly motivated to fight back those who try to stack the odds against you and win out in the end in your business, making it a successful one.

4. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

This book asks the questions of why some people are more successful than others and why some business people command a greater level of loyalty from their customers than other business people do.

These are the questions you should ask yourself before starting your new business or before jacking your existing business up a level. Once you read this book, you will have a better understanding of what you need to do to also become a success and demand greater loyalty from your customers.

5. Rising Strong by Brene Brown

This awesome motivational book talks about how it takes failure and disappointment to keep us going within our business. If we don’t first fail and become disappointed, we won’t learn and grow from those mistakes. It takes mistakes to learn from them so we can’t always be perfect in business or in life.


When looking for the motivation you need to start your business, these five books will definitely help you. However, they are just the beginning of the best books on motivation available on the market today.

These are some of the best though and every business person should read all of them without hesitation if they want to be a success from the start. After all, being motivated by something is what helps keep us going in business and in life.

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