by Melinda F. Emerson
Melinda Emerson is the founder and CEO of Quintessence Multimedia. In her book, she writes about turning your business idea into reality in a year. Some of her monthly steps include meeting with potential venture capitalists, setting a one-year marketing budget, selecting a logo and purchasing customer relationship management software. The book serves as a toned-down business degree.
‘Do You: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success’
by Russell Simmons
In his book, hip-hop mogul, entrepreneur and fashion designer Russell Simmons encourages others to become their own bosses no matter what. He shares lessons from his past and reveals secrets about his companies Def Jam Records, Phat Farm and Def Comedy Jam.