Small Business Books

The Effective Executive

Effectiveness isn’t a trait we’re born with, but there’s hope according to the late Peter F. Drucker, a man some designate as the father of management theory. Fortunately for business owners, employees and managers alike, Drucker makes a case that executive effectiveness is learned through a set of principles which he outlines in his timeless […]

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The Recession Proof Business

My latest book The Recession-Proof Business is now available on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. The book reveals the lessons from 1 and 2 person business that were started in the major recessions and depressions over the past 136 years that survived and grew to become Fortune 500 giants. Discover how companies like FedEx, Hewlett […]

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Made to Stick

Communicating an idea is difficult, but communicating an idea to a modern sensory-overloaded audience is…nearly impossible. Citing inspiration from Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point, Chip and Dan Heath offer a recipe for constructing memorable ideas in their book Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. The Heath Brothers organize their book based around […]

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Rockefeller Habits book review

Verne Harnish is a well respected and extremely successful “business guru” who seeks to help emerging companies increase growth and realize their potential. His highly acclaimed book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Fast-Growth Firm, is arguably one of the clearest and most practical guides on growing […]

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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t – Book Review

Jim Collins takes a quantitative approach to analyzing what factors turn a good company into a great one in his highly acclaimed book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t (2001). Collins and his 26 person research team analyzed reams of corporate data from public companies and defined a good-to-great transition […]

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