Any suggestion for good books on entrepreneurship? Trying to gather insights and motivate myself to finally working for myself.

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Gosh there are so many! Here are some of my favourites:

- lean startup is a must
- the hard thing about hard things (Horrowitz)
- 100$ Startup
- Running Lean/ lean product playbook on product management tips
- all of Alex Osterwalder’s books (Business model generation, value prop design, testing business ideas)
- competing against luck + When coffee and kale competes (awesome books on the jobs to be done framework)

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Zero to One by Peter Thiel

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I came here to say Zero to One and found that it’s already here :). I’d say this is mandatory reading. Another great one is Pour Your Heart Into It by Starbucks founder Howard Schultz

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Following!

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Also excuse the typo :) lol

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