Recommended Reading


I’m always asked what books I recommend reading.  As an avid reader, I’ve compiled my recommended reading list for you.  I’ve linked everything to Amazon so you can purchase the books easily and I can continue to read and recommend more books.

Here you go:



Inspiration. Challenge. Courage. Change.

On Becoming a Leader by Warren BennisThe Leadership Moment by Michael UseemThe Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner

Leadership is an Art by Max De Pree

The Radical Leap by Steve Farber

Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will by Tichy and Sherman

Leading Change by John P. Kotter

Questions of Character by Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr.

The Story Factor by Annette Simmons

Never Give In! Speeches by Winston Churchill



Model your own success after one of the greats.

 In Search of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr.Good to Great by Jim Collins




Approaches and pitfalls in the ongoing process of creating customers

Influence by Robert B. Cialdini, PhDPositioning by Al Ries and Jack TroutA New Brand World by Scott Bedbury with Stephen FenichellZag by Marty Neumeier

Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar

Why We Buy by Paco Underhill

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell




Guiding and directing the people around you

Toyota Production System by Taiichi OhnoThe Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff CoxFirst, Break all the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt CoffmanNow, Discover Your Strengths by Buckingham and Clifton

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni



Find the passion and practicality necessary for any new venture

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. GerberGuerrilla Marketing by Jay Conrad Levinson