Suggested Reading List

Our favorite books on business.


Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Angela Ducksworth

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol S. Dweck, P.h.D.

Traction - Wickman

Rocketfuel - Wickman/Winters

Explosive Sales Growth in Real Estate - Ryan Snow



Time Management / Work Ethic:

168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think – Laura Vanderkam

The 12 Week Year - Moran/Linnington

Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable – Tim S Grover

Talent is Overrated – Geoff Colvin

Choosing to Cheat – Andy Stanley (Now sold as “When Work and Family Collide: Keeping Your Job from Cheating Your Family”)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey

The ONE Thing – Gary Keller

The Power of a Positive No – William Ury

Leadership & Management:

Making Vision Stick – Andy Stanley

Ask It: The question that will Revolutionize how you make Decisions – Andy Stanley

The One Minute Manager – Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson

We Need to Talk (How to Have Conversations that Matter) – Celeste Headlee


Blue Ocean Strategy – W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne

The Inner Game of Tennis – Timothy Gallwey

Customer Service:

Be My Guest – Conrad Hilton

Peoplework – Austin Allison & Chris Smith

The Seven Levels of Communication – Michael Maher


Building your Story Brand – Donald Miller

The Road to Recognition – Seth Price and Barry Feldman

Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead – David Meerman Scott & Brian Halligan

Everything I know about Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead – Barry Barnes

Kill Cold Calls – Steve Jolly

Trust me, I’m Lying – Ryan Holiday

Business Specific:

The E Myth – Michael Gerber

Tribes – Seth Godin

Purple Cow – Seth Godin

Predictable Revenue – Aaron Ross & Marylou Tyler

The 4-Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss

The Conversion Code – Chris Smith

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent – Gary Keller

Good to Great – Jim Collins

Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuk

The Thank You Economy – Gary Vaynerchuk

Jab Jab Jab Right Hook – Gary Vaynerchuk

The Start-Up of You – Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha

Shake the World – James Marshall Reilly

Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki

Remote – Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson

Rework – Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson


Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson

In the Plex (the Google story) – Steven Levy

Shoe Dog - Phil Knight


Blink – Malcolm Gladwell

Too Busy Not to Pray – Bill Hybels

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo

Money Master the Game - Tony Robbins

All Andy Stanley books



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