Essential Reading

June 5, 2015 Random 0 Comments

I’ve got a thirst for figuring out how things work.

That which I haven’t yet experienced and figured out for myself I read up about instead. Below is a list of those books, blogs and resources I find most insightful.

BUSINESS BOOKS

Business Model Generation – various

The New Business Road Test – John Mullins

Purpose: Why brands with a purpose do better and matter more – David Hieatt

The Marketing Agency Blueprint – Paul Roetzer

Rework – Fried & Heinemeier Hansson

Awake at Work – Michael Carroll

Delivering Happiness – Tony Hsieh 

Cracking the Sales Management Code – Jordan Vazzana

 

USEFUL BLOGS / VIDEOS

Stories That Sell (blog) – Jim O’Connor
www.storiesthatsell.co.uk

Win Without Pitching (blog) – Blair Enns
www.winwithoutpitching.com

Valuable Content (blog) – Sonja Jefferson & Sharon Tanton
www.valuablecontent.co.uk 

How great leaders inspire action / Start With Why (video) – Simon Sinek
http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT BOOKS

How will you measure your life? – Clayton Christensen

Slow Burn – Stu Mittleman

The Dhammapada – Sangharakshita

Shut up, stop whining and get a life – Larry Winget

It starts with food – Dallas & Melissa Hartwig

The life changing magic of tidying – Marie Kondo

The Highly Sensitive Person – Elaine N. Aron