Entrepreneurs are individuals who have the ability to find and act upon opportunities, to translate inventions or technology into new products. Also, Entrepreneurs are those who posses requisite knowledge and understanding to move their businesses or organizations forward.
African is filled with various opportunities, combine with steady and a ready market.
Here are the top 10 books for African entrepreneurs:
1 AFRICA RISE AND SHINE BY JIM OVIA
Africa, Rise and Shine is part-memoir, part-inspirational business guide, reminding entrepreneurs and investors around the world of this valuable lesson: “You must never allow the perceptions of others impact your own vision of what is possible for the future”. Jim founded Zenith Bank in Nigeria. Under Jim’s leadership, what started with $4 million in shareholder funds, grew into one of Africans largest banks, an internationally recognized institution with more than $16 billion in assets.
2 ALHAJI ALIKO DANGOTE: THE 21 SECRET OF SUCCESS DRAWN FROM THE LEGENDARY JOURNEY OF THE RICHEST BLACK BUSINESS MAN IN THE WORLD. THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN BY ACHILLE WEALTH PHD.
Dangote is the richest man in Africa for the eight time. In this book you will discover the principles, methods and fundamental strategies he used to achieve prosperity and the achievement of his dream. In these pages, you will go to the exciting and wonderful discovery of the 21 Secrets that led to the building of his huge business empire valued at 25 billion dollars by Forbes magazine.
3 THINK AND GROW RICH BY NAPOLEON HILL.
Think and grow rich is a book which mainly focus on developing the mind. As an entrepreneur for you to grow your business you have to grow your minds. Riches begin with a state of mind. If we want to get rich, we must first change our minds.
4 AFRICA RISING BY VIJAH MAHAJAN.
The book Africa Rising by Vijay Mahajan is a book that focused on the thought of Africa being a third world, yet it is growing and developing over time. Mahajan focuses on the fast growing African market and the many business opportunities that the market holds.
Through his journey to Africa he reveals the ways that Africa can evolve to become a continent that is well supplied and developed. While looking at the economic and resource challenges that the continent has, he also shows how Africa can succeed and push through them. This book shows the potential and the strength that Africa holds to be a successful continent.
5 YOU CAN NEGOTIATE ANYTHING BY HERB COHEN.
Negotiation is a big part of entrepreneurship and here in this book Herb Cohen outlines the key factors affecting negotiation success, as well as ways of negotiating for win-win solutions.
6 ESSENTIAL DRUCKER BY PETER DRUCKER.
This book discusses changes that are likely to happen in the business world of tomorrow, and the skills that will be needed to face it, thus providing you with an opportunity to get ahead of things and take the lead.
7 THE WEALTH CHOICE: SUCCESS SECRETS OF BLACK MILLIONAIRES BY DENNIS KIMBRO KIMBRO
Kimbro examines the habits and actions of some of the wealthiest black millionaires who have made it big over the past 10 years, and describes how others can follow in their footsteps. Even when things don’t seem to be going your way, Kimbro’s book provides sound advice on how you can climb the economic ladder.
The book is chalk full of helpful advice including money-driven habits you can cultivate, goal-setting techniques, how and when to take calculated risks and more.
8 UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL AGE BY BRIAN KERNIGHAN
If you are going to make money online, then one of the best entrepreneur books to start getting an idea of how everything works is this recent book which cover well, everything. It actually breaks down how it all works from the difference between decimal and binary number systems to the super advanced world of cryptography.
9 RICH DAD POOR DAD BY ROBERT KIYOSAKI.
Rich Dad Poor Dad is about Robert Kiyosaki and his two dad his real father (poor dad) and the father of his best friend (rich dad) and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book emphasized on how you don’t need to earn a high income to be rich. Rich people make money work for them.
10 WEALTH BUILDING 101 BY DONALD TRUMP.
Trump University books are practical, Perfect for anyone who wants to get ahead in business without the MBA, these streetwise books provide real-world business advice based on the one thing readers can’t get in any business school-experience.
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