Business Bootcamp & Numbers
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It, Michael E. Gerber
A must for every new business owner.
The Road Less Stupid, Keith J. Cunningham
This needs to be your business bible! Read it, reread it and refer to it.
The Ultimate Blueprint for an Insanely Successful Business, Keith J. Cunningham
A great book on how to read and understand your numbers.
E-Myth Mastery: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World-Class Company, Michael E. Gerber
How to implement what is discussed in the E-myth; a how-to guide to implementing systems in your business’ key areas.
How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
An all-time classic and must for anyone serious about sales, leadership, communication and influence.
Go-Givers Sell More, Bob Burg and John David Mann
An approach to selling that we can all get behind. Adds value and makes a difference in those we connect with and do business with.
The Ultimate Sales Machine, Chet Holmes
A great book for tips on how to run your business more profitably and successfully with excellent sales tips and an introduction to marketing.
The Three Value Conversations: How to Create, Elevate, and Capture Customer Value at Every Stage of the Long-Lead Sale, Erik Peterson, Tim Riesterer, Conrad Smith, and Cheryl Geoffrion
This book provides you with the tools and methods you need to differentiate yourself and your solutions from the competition, elevate value to the right decision maker, and maximize all sales opportunities across the entire long lead buying cycle.
Dialing Strangers: Overcoming Your Hang-ups and Producing Cold Calls That Sell, David Tester
For those selling services on the phone or doing lead generation, this book is a must!
Team, People and Culture
Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, Patrick Lencioni
A must to understanding how to build high performing teams.
The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential, John C. Maxwell
A must read for understanding the qualities of high performing leaders.
Energizing People: Unleashing the Power of DISC, Judy Suiter
Explore and understand DISC.
Exploring Values: Releasing the Power of Attitudes, Judy Suiter
A great book to explore and understand Motivators.
It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy, Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
A great book to improve your leadership skills, so you can set the tone for the rest of your team.
The Ideal Team Player, Patrick M. Lencioni
Exploring values and defining your culture.
The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, Patrick M. Lencioni
Creating organizational health and setting up your organization and culture to win!
Helping People Win at Work, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge
Understanding leadership and how to foster your team’s growth and development as a leader.
Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization, Sheldon Bowles and Ken Blanchard
An invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace.
The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy, Jon Gordon
For managers and team leaders or anyone looking to turn negative energy into positive achievement The Energy Bus provides a powerful roadmap to overcome common life and work obstacles and bring out the best in yourself and your team.
Building Customer Loyalty From the Inside Out, Debra J Schmidt
Customer loyalty is earned by developing positive relationships, one customer and co-worker at a time.
Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, Tony Hsieh
Zappos development and how they built a company culture that delivers happiness to their customers!
Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service, Sheldon Bowles and Ken Blanchard
Startling new tips and innovative techniques that can help anyone create a revolution in any workplace — and turn their customers into raving, spending fans.
Personal Growth and Development
The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People, Stephen R. Covey
A step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity—principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…and Maybe the World, William H. McRaven
This book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more.
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!, Robert T. Kiyosaki
A great personal finance book, and good gift to give to children at a young age.
Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
One of the best selling budgeting and money management books of all time.
The Richest Man in Babylon, George S. Clason
How to amass personal wealth by sharing the secrets of the ancient Babylonians, who were the first to discover the universal laws of prosperity.
Notes from a Friend: A Quick and Simple Guide to Taking Charge of Your Life, Anthony Robins
A great starter book for personal development and goal setting!
The Integrity Advantage: How Taking the High Road Creates a Competitive Advantage in Business, Adrian Gostick and Dana Telford
Learn the importance of trust and integrity in business relationships.
The EQ Edge: Emotional Intelligence and Your Success, Howard Book and Steven J. Stein
New research into EQ and personal and career success.