10 books every small business owner and entrepreneur needs to read

​The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey's classic is celebrated around the world for its practical and sound advice. From being proactive to "sharpening the saw," The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a standard in entrepreneurial success.

If you're considering starting your own business a few titles are universally recommended. Check it out no matter your industry--it hasn't been a bestseller for more than 25 years without reason.

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By Brandon Vigliarolo

Brandon writes about apps and software for TechRepublic. He's an award-winning feature writer who previously worked as an IT professional and served as an MP in the US Army.