Nelson Sebati from Murason Business Services writes: As a child I grew up in a household where education was greatly appreciated, thoroughly encouraged and when it was necessary even forced. For most of my childhood my mother worked in the academic circles and as a result I developed an affinity for reading at an early age. She noticed my interest in books and before I knew it, it was a condition for my pocket money to keep her informed about which book I was reading, why I was reading it and what I thought about it. Being the enterprising youngling that I was I soon realized the more I read the more pocket money I had, so I read a lot and it is a habit I have carried into my adult life. Now I read not for the pocket money anymore, but because I truly believe that the more I read, the more I will know and the more I know the higher and further the places I will go.
I shared this story with a group of young aspiring entrepreneurs during one of my talks and I was asked what books I considered the most enlightening for entrepreneurs. And from the myriad of books that have helped shape who I am today, listed below and in no particular order, was my answer and explanation:
- How To Live On 24 Hours A Day by Arnold Bennett: This was my first book down the entrepreneurial