This question and post was originally written by Mike Duchen on Quora.
Landing a job at a startup can be challenging. Unfortunately, starting a company from scratch is much harder than setting meetings, however, being an SDR and going through our free online sales bootcamp can be a great foundation if you want to launch your own company. There are lots of ways to think of ideas for new companies, but I’d suggest that this one the most essential.
I know it sounds basic, but I suggest that everyone reads as many books as possible on topics that are interested in that will help them launch their business. Of course, you need to test your ideas and market with a solid MVP to get traction, but reading you give you great insights into what others have tried where they have failed and succeeded.
If you are looking for books to read before you launch your business check these out:
VC and how to structure your company:
Push to take the leap:
Great book via Techstars alum:
UX book we used to build our site:
If you are looking for books to try and figure what the heck to do with your life and come up with creative ideas then read these:
Start a business you are actually passionate about, it goes a very long way towards your overall happiness.