Running a business can be very rewarding. However, the truth is that most businesses are bound to fail for different reasons. A lack of preparation on the part of the business owner is one major reason some businesses fail.

For a young person who is trying to start a business, reading is one of the most important ways to get prepared for the challenges ahead. Here, we will discuss six powerful books that can help people in their twenties who are trying to start a business to become prepared.

So Good That They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport

From the title, you should have an idea of what this book is talking about. When you become irresistible, a lot of doors will be opened to you. But you need to learn to so good that no one can ignore you ever again. 

Give And Take – Adam Grant

In this book, a Wharton organizational psychologist teaches us that we don’t need the barbaric and backstabbing tendencies our cultures tell us we need in order to grow professionally. He clearly illustrates that creating and giving value fetches rewards.

The Black Swan – Nassim Taleb

Succeeding in business may mean changing the way you think. This is one of the books that can help you do that in the most positive ways. Written by an investor-philosopher, the book challenges our beliefs in structured systems and the potencies of predictions.

The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg

Most of the things you will be able to achieve in life will be determined by your habits. Learning to hack your habits is the right thing to do when you are in your 20s, and this book helps you do that.

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg

It is important to state quite early that this book is ideal for women entrepreneurs and those who want to learn and contribute to the conversations around women and leadership. It is an inspiring read for female go-getters.

Girlboss – Sophia Amoruso

Another wonderful business book for the womenfolk, this is a book that can help every girl drop every limiting burden and reach for higher heights. Written by the founder and CEO of Nasty Gals, it is a powerful book that really gets personal.

There you have it! Above are some informative books for potential entrepreneurs in their twenties. Reading prepares you for the challenges of starting and running a business. The books featured here can be very helpful.