There is often too much information and not enough time. How do the most successful entrepreneurs stay up to date on what’s going on in their industry and beyond? We asked 11 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) what thought leaders they read regularly and why.
Q. What one entrepreneurial thought leader do you read regularly and why?
Their best answers are below:
1. Jeff Haden
Jeff Haden‘s day job is ghostwriting books for the business world’s elite, but he also has a regular column on Inc.com. I never miss Jeff’s column. All of his articles are incredibly insightful, and most include actionable tips to help improve your business (or your own leadership skills) right away.
2. Marie Forleo
Marie Forleo offers practical (and sometime hilarious) tips for entrepreneurs. What I find most helpful is that her advice covers all aspects of an entrepreneur’s life — everything from managing your business to work-life balance.
3. Andrew Chen
If you’re running an online business (web/mobile apps), Andrew is a guy who understands growth, milestones and daily metrics. He’s a critical thinker who provides actionable insights for your business. Whether you’re on your first or tenth business, he’s must-follow thought leader. – Mary Ray, MyHealthTeams
4. Seth Godin
I really enjoy following Seth Godin‘s blog. The content of Godin’s blog ranges from technical and complex issues in marketing to daily bits of wisdom and inspiration. It’s important for entrepreneurs to focus on more than just the technical theories and strategies we incorporate in our businesses and to also continuously develop and improve ourselves as people.