Learning is a huge part of running a business. You have to overcome challenges and find ways to grow or else you get left behind. We’re very interested in how small business owners in South Africa fill their knowledge gaps. In a recent survey to our merchant base we found out that 51% of business owners rely on books to help them learn. That made us wonder which business books they found the most valuable. So we asked them.
People took to Twitter with tons of suggestions and recommendations. These are the top twitter book recommendations that small business owners suggest you read to help you grow your business:
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
An inspiring story of a young architect who refuses to compromise with those unwilling to accept innovation.
The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand— Tyronne Nel (@TyronneNel) 22 January 2020
So You Want to Build a Startup? by Matthew Buckland
Wild tales. Life lessons. Sensible advice. From an entrepreneur who founded and sold a multimillion-rand business.
‘So You Want to Build a Startup?' - Matt Buckland— Aidan Classe (@aidanclasse) 22 January 2020
Read them all? Here's a few more books to choose from:
Business owners also sent through book recommendations on Instagram. These are the books that changed their small businesses for the better: