RESOURCES

Staying ahead of the curve means staying on top of the industry. 

A collection of business books that will help business owners become more successful in the operations of their business

 

Entrepreneurship

  1. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It, by Michael Gerber (1995)
  2. Too Big to Fail, by Andrew Ross Sulkin, (2009)
  3. First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently, by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman (1999)
  4. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t, by Jim Collins (2001)
  5. The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up, by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham (2008)
  6. Supply Chain Engineering, by A. Ravi Ravindran (2012)
  7. A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery by Jim Champney and Harry Greenspan, MD

People

  1. Influence, by Robert Cialdini (2006)
  2. How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie (1936)
  3. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum (1988)
  4. The 24 Hour Customer by Andrian C. Ott (2010)
  5. Hundred Percenters: Challenge your Employees to Give it Their All and They Will Give You Even More by Mark Murphy (2009)
  6. Team of Teams by Gen (ret) Stanley McChrystal (2015)
  7. The Effective Executive by Peter F. Drucker (2006)
  8. Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinck (2017)

Marketing

  1. Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch, (2006)

Leadership

  1. Leadership by the Book by Ken Blanchard, Bill Hybels, and Phil Hodges (1990)
  2. The Heart of a Leader by Ken Blanchard (1999)
  3. Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips (1992)
  4. Robert E. Lee on Leadership by H.W. Crocker III (1999
  5. Reagan on Leadership—Executive Lessons from the Great Communicator by James Strock (2008)
  6. Executive EQ by Robert K. Cooper and Ayman Sawaf (1997)
  7. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy and Ram Chjaram (2002)
  8. The One Thing by Gary Keller (2013)
  9. GRIT– The Power of Passion and Perservance by Angela Duckworth (2016)

Business Operations

  1. The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt (2004)
  2. Skunk Works by Ben R. Rich and Leo Janus (1996)
  3. The Fail Proof Enterprise by Bob Thomas (2003)
  4. Manager’s Guide to Operations Management by John Kamauff (2009)
  5. Rework, by Jason Fried (2010)
  6. 5 Steps in Breakthrough Performance in your Organization, by Marcia W. Blenko, Michael C. Mankins and Paul Rogers (2010)
  7. Running Lean, by Ash Muarya (2012)
  8. Lean Start-up, by Eric Reis (2011)
  9. Thank You for Being Late by Thomas Friedman (2016)
  10. Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schlonberger and Kenneth Cukies (2014)