The following list is my top 5 recommended books for entrepreneurs in 2022. Included are selections from my library and some amazing recommendations from friends. These are books I go to again and again for both research, reference, and motivation. Topics range from learning more about the branding process and how to enchant your audience, to leadership and marketing. Easily click the buttons to purchase yourself a copy of the ones that are calling to you!
Hype Yourself is an invaluable toolkit for getting you and your business featured in the media: newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV. Crammed full of insider advice, from the building blocks of your PR strategy to the execution of creative campaigns, it includes expert tips from journalists and industry specialists and is supported by a stack of online resources.
Lucy Werner has over fifteen years of publicity experience, including running her own specialist consultancy focused on startups and entrepreneurs. In this book, she shares the secrets, strategies, trouble-shooting, and techniques that she uses with her clients and for her own self-promotion.
How to Style Your Brand
Whether you’re a start-up or a seasoned entrepreneur planning on working with a professional, an understanding of the branding process is essential. From finding your focus, creating an inspirational vision, and unlocking the power of color psychology; Fiona Humberstone will help you understand the design details that will make your business irresistible.
As a modern entrepreneur you need an incisive vision; for both what your brand stands for and where it’s headed. You need to communicate in a way that always enchants your audience and you need to retain that focus in an increasingly noisy world. In Brand Brilliance, bestselling author and branding expert Fiona Humberstone will take you on a comprehensive journey. She will help you to define your dream clients, refine your message, and up your marketing game. This book will bring substance and clarity to your brand, bring into focus the things that really matter, and enable you to communicate with flair and intention.
You Are A Badass at Making Money
You Are a Badass at Making Money will launch you past the fears and stumbling blocks that have kept financial success beyond your reach. Drawing on her own transformation—over just a few years—from a woman living in a converted garage with tumbleweeds blowing through her bank account to a woman who travels the world in style, Jen Sincero channels the inimitable sass and practicality that made You Are a Badass an indomitable bestseller. She combines hilarious personal essays with bite-size, aha concepts that unlock earning potential and get real results.
The Midnight Library
This isn’t a self-help book, but a piece of fiction that I found incredibly inspiring. I recommend it to everyone I meet. A dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well-lived.
Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe, there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these other lives truly be better?