readingThis list could certainly be longer, but I have tried to limit it to resources that have made a lasting impact on me personally and shaped the way I approach business management and strategy. These are not one-time reads but the ones I find myself referencing over and over.

“Five years from today, you will be the same person that you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet.” -Charlie “Tremendous” Jones


Top 12 Business Books
Amazon | Review      Mastering the Rockefeller Habits by Verne Harnish (practical strategic thinking)
Amazon | Review      7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (personal development)
Amazon | Review      The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni (organizational health)
Amazon | Review      21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership Workbook by John Maxwell (actionable leadership)
Amazon | Review      Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kyosaki (how to think about money)
Amazon | Review      The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen (business innovation)
Amazon | Review      Disrupting Class by Clayton Christensen (educational innovation)
Amazon | Review      The One Thing by Gary Keller (organizational/personal focus)
Amazon | Review      The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard (management)
Amazon | Review      Revolutionary Wealth by Alvin Toffler (economics/future)
Amazon | Review      How An Economy Grows and Why It Crashes by Peter Schiff (economics 101)
Amazon | Review      Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh (company culture/customer service)

Business Blogs
Michael Hyatt (Leadership)
Seth Godin (Marketing)
Verne Harnish (General Business insight)
Peter Schiff (Economics)
Harvard Business Review (Business Management)
CollegePlus (education)
CollegePrep (dual credit strategies)

So, what books and blogs make your favorites list? Please leave your recommendations in the comments below, I’m always looking for the next great resource!

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4 thoughts on “Books&Blogs

  1. - EntraLeadership by Dave Ramsey
    – Good to Great by Jim Collins
    – The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber
    – Lincoln on Leadership by Donald Phillips

    A few other that have been instrumental, and I would like to go back and read again (so hard to choose, go back to something you know is great or read something new)
    – Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
    – Other books by Jim Collins (Built to Last, How the Mighty Fall, etc)
    – Thou Shall Prosper by Rabbi Daniel Lapin
    – The Millionaire Mind, and the Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley

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