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Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand is a persuasive book about the real and reel world of capitalist and socialist economy. A must-read for entrepreneurs.

Atlas shrugged by Ayn rand


This famous classic penned by Ayn Rand is a black and white story, full of characters that are destroying themselves or the very people they need. It is not a story for the faint-hearted since it makes you think with your brain and feel from the heart.

The story is full of complex characters who are bent towards light or dark shades. It is a reality check for those who need a good perspective about their lives, from a third person point of view. The two sides of the types of people in this world, are so tastefully presented that you cannot help but relate it at the present time. That is the reason it is still relevant today.

In every business, you have to choose sides, bend rules a little, and challenge yourself. This novel will give you a peek into the world of creators, businessmen, scientists, inventors, artists and what strengths they possess in order to survive. It celebrates the potential and integrity of businessmen. It’s true that collective energy is higher than an individual one but, we cannot ignore the fact that it all originates from one – one idea, one voice, and one intention.

Atlas Shrugged will show you the various natures of capitalism- its moral, economic, and philosophical nature. According to the author, Ayn Rand, there are two sides to running a business, or a nation. This book narrates the abstract philosophies of life and their application on businesses.

You can buy the book here if you’re in the UK.

If you are planning to start or already have a business of your own then, this book by Dale Carnegie on ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People‘, will surely help you. Most entrepreneurs swear by it.