Liftoff Lit

Three new books share the hard-won secrets of launching a startup

Carolyn Griffin for TIME

Are there any books that can guide you in starting up a business?

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There is no shortage of advice that can help one manage zillions of dollars. But for the freshly minted entrepreneur with limited funds, it might be more useful to know what not to do when you start a business. A trio of new books by successful self-starters are brutally honest about the goofs and gaffes they made on the way up. Dodging such errors is the first order of business for startups, since more than 90% of them fail in their first...

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