― A friend of mine, Joshua Patterson, has been kindly helping me on what great books to read for executing ideas for starting-up a business and, of course, for entrepreneurship. Joshua is also on the verge of starting up his first business. So here is a books list of some of the best books for entrepreneurs out there. ∙ 1. Think and Grow Rich by Naoplean Hill ∙ 2. Shoestring Venture: The Startup Bible by Steve Monas ∙ 3. The Four Steps to an Epiphany by Steven Blank ∙ [...].