Starting a business can be one of the most exhilarating yet challenging things a person can do in their lifetime. Being your own boss is one thing, but for some, knowing the steps and where to get the best information for what you are doing. Reading books about being an entrepreneur is one of the easiest and most useful ways to becoming the true business owner you want to be. Here are five books you should be reading or have already read prior or during your trip to become an entrepreneur.

The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau 

This book tells about how it can be possible to become an entrepreneur on very little money. You don’t have to be a trust-fund user or have access to large funds to make it possible. A great read as it talks about how you can take a passion or a hobby and use that to guide you into creating a business of your own.

Finding Your Way In A Wild New World by Martha Beck

 A solid read and while not exactly something most would even think to consider for an entrepreneur, this book actually is full of things that will make you start to question your inner business self. If you want to get serious about making money and want to be serious about being in business for yourself, this is a must read.

Unshakeable by Tony Robbins

You have the business sense, you have the products and the ideas flowing, but what about the money aspect. This book has you covered on that. Tony compiles information and advice from top financial guru’s and will help you figure what you can and cannot do and what you should be doing instead.

All In by Bill Green

If you want a book that is probably one of the best for anyone considering becoming an entrepreneur, look no further. From his start in a flea market to having done over forty businesses and more, this man has the knowledge and is sharing it with us. If you don’t have it, you must get it and read it.

Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone

A well-known entrepreneur, Grant doesn’t really mince words with this book. In fact, he basically is telling the person who is wanting to become an entrepreneur to leave it all on the table and to pursue the dream day and night amongst other things. This is a must have on any list for those looking to become their own boss.

From these books, you can truly get a solid understanding of what it takes to be not only your own boss, but be the best in the business every single day. It won’t be easy, but it will be worthwhile. It never hurts to make yourself smarter at what you are doing and it will only help you become the best entrepreneur you can be.