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Business leaders need to strive for continual  self improvement. A large part of this is to be a consumer of information. Being an avid reader is something that sets leaders up for success and can spark the imagination like few other things. The list below is by no means an exhaustive list of resources, but contains books we have read and gotten something from. Some of these books have been written by our guests and contributors, others have not. Enjoy.

The Growth Gears: Using A Market-Based Framework To Drive Business Success

The Growth Gears: Using A Market-Based Framework To Drive Business Success

$25.99
WHY DO THE BEST RUN COMPANIESOFTEN HAVE THE HARDEST TIME GROWING?Are you running a highly successful company that just doesn’t seem to be growing?You may be so operationally focused that you’ve ignored one of the most importantaspects of an expanding business―working from a market-based perspe... More info →
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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

$12.95
A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it startin... More info →
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Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way

Do the Work: Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way

$9.99
"There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours." -- Steven Pressfield Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you star... More info →
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Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

$16.00
The national bestseller!At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army.Day after bloody day they withstood the terrib... More info →
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The Warrior Ethos

The Warrior Ethos

$9.99
WARS CHANGE, WARRIORS DON'T We are all warriors. Each of us struggles every day to define and defend our sense of purpose and integrity, to justify our existence on the planet and to understand, if only within our own hearts, who we are and what we believe in. Do we fight by a code? If so, what is i... More info →
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How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends & Influence People

$16.00
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For more than sixty years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this book has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now this previously revised and updated bestseller is available in trade paperback for the first time to help you achiev... More info →
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Building Hope: What Happens When God Changes Our Plans to Accomplish His

Building Hope: What Happens When God Changes Our Plans to Accomplish His

$16.99
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What if God stepped into the noise of your life and invited you into what seems like a completely impossible undertaking, given the limited resources you have? Would you be willing to say yes?  Building Hope is a first person account of Dan Wallrath, a self-described “average Joe” who was prepa... More info →
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Surviving The Business Storm Cycle: How To Weather Your Business’s Ups and Downs

Surviving The Business Storm Cycle: How To Weather Your Business’s Ups and Downs

$24.99
Forecast for the Weather Ahead:MASTER THE BUSINESS STORM CYCLEYour business is doing phenomenal. Growth like never before. Everyone is on their toes, working overtime, hunkering down through this whirlwind of growth.Maybe you even hire a handful of new people, invest in new technology in systems ... More info →
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Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is On

Conversational Capacity: The Secret to Building Successful Teams That Perform When the Pressure Is On

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What keeps a team performing at its peak even under the most difficult conditions? Conversational capacity: the ability to have open, balanced, nondefensive dialogue In a world of mounting complexity and rapid-fire change, it's more important than ever to build teams that work well when the pressure... More info →
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Lead Like Reagan: Strategies to Motivate, Communicate, and Inspire

Lead Like Reagan: Strategies to Motivate, Communicate, and Inspire

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A first-hand account of Ronald Reagan's leadership style, with personal insight and practical application. Lead Like Reagan is a guide to more effective leadership, inspired by the Great Communicator himself. Drawing upon his time serving Ronald Reagan, author Dan Quiggle relates lessons learned fir... More info →
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Leading at 90 Below Zero: Extreme Conditions…Extraordinary Results

Leading at 90 Below Zero: Extreme Conditions…Extraordinary Results

$19.95
Learning to Lead is critical for success into today's world. No matter what our title is, pay level, industry or experience, all of us are called to be a leader every day. Leading at 90 Below Zero looks at leadership in a unique way-through the lens of Antarctic history. More info →
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Business Valuation Principles

Business Valuation Principles

$9.95
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Have you wondered ---- · What is your business worth? · Why it matters to you? · How business valuations are calculated? · How to increase business revenue, profits and value by over 200%? This book is a valuable resource for owners, officers, executives and manager... More info →
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The Advantage, Enhanced Edition: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business (J-B Lencioni Series)

The Advantage, Enhanced Edition: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business (J-B Lencioni Series)

There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to ... More info →
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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

$24.95
In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storyte... More info →
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The Social Business Imperative: Adapting Your Business Model to the Always-Connected Customer

The Social Business Imperative: Adapting Your Business Model to the Always-Connected Customer

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Social media is now the dominant online activity and drives more website traffic than online search. The implications for businesses are as profound as the rise of Google 15 years ago. Amidst the demands of running a business, it can be alluring to fully delegate "digital" to the digital team. But ... More info →
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Mastery

Mastery

$22.00
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The #1 New York Times-bestseller from the author of The 48 Laws of PowerEach one of us has within us the potential to be a Master. Learn the secrets of the field you have chosen, submit to a rigorous apprenticeship, absorb the hidden knowledge possessed by those with years of experience, surge past ... More info →
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The Art of Seduction

The Art of Seduction

$23.00
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From the creators of the phenomenal bestseller The 48 Laws of Power, a mesmerizing handbook on seduction: the most subtle and effective form of power  When raised to the level of art, seduction, an indirect and subtle form of power, has toppled empires, won elections and enslaved great minds. Dis... More info →
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The Start-Up J Curve: The Six Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

The Start-Up J Curve: The Six Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

$26.95
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A predictable pattern of success Entrepreneurs who have read early drafts of The Start-Up J Curve responded, ''I wish I had this book years ago.'' A start-up unfolds in a predictable pattern; the more aware entrepreneurs are of this pattern, the better able they will be to capitalize on it. Author H... More info →
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The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership, Growth, and Success

The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership, Growth, and Success

$27.95
Birds of a feather flock together. We’re all in the same boat. Great minds think alike. While just figures of speech to some, they reflect a simple truth—it’s the company we keep that often determines the level of personal growth and professional success we achieve in life.Business leaders exch... More info →
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

$28.99
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Genre: Negotiation
A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought h... More info →
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Nixon and Dovey: The Legend Returns

Nixon and Dovey: The Legend Returns

$9.99
A tale of passion, murder, and revenge set in the antebellum south. In 1818 young Nixon Curry became entangled in a love, murder affair that would baffle the authorities and change constitutional law. Based on a true story, ‘Nixon and Dovey’ follows the thrilling exploits of one of the most not... More info →
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Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

$27.95
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The New York Times-bestselling follow-up to Simon Sinek's global hit, Start With Why.Why do only a few people get to say “I love my job”? It seems unfair that finding fulfillment at work is like winning a lottery; that only a few lucky ones get to feel valued by their organizations, to feel... More info →
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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

$26.95
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Why do you do what you do? Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their success over and over? People l... More info →
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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)

$25.99
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If you’ve never read The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.  Internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and a... More info →
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Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

$26.95
"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers." David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed captain of the USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, he was responsible for more than ... More info →
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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

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The Challenge Built to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning. But what about the company that is not born with great DNA? How ... More info →
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Two Wars: One Hero’s Fight on Two Fronts–Abroad and Within

Two Wars: One Hero’s Fight on Two Fronts–Abroad and Within

$14.99
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Genre: Biographical
Former army ranger Nate Self, a hero from the Robert’s Ridge rescue in Afghanistan, tells his whole story―from the pulse-pounding battle in the mountains of Afghanistan to the high-stakes battle he has waged against post traumatic stress disorder. This book will become a go-to book for understan... More info →
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The 33 Strategies of War (Joost Elffers Books)

The 33 Strategies of War (Joost Elffers Books)

$25.00
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Brilliant distillations of the strategies of war—and the subtle social game of everyday life—by the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power and MasteryRobert Greene’s groundbreaking guides, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, and his latest book, Mastery, espouse profound, timeless ... More info →
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The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power

$25.00
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Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand years of the history of power in to forty-eight well explicated laws. As attention—grabbing in its design as it is in its content, this bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthe... More info →
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Return To Your Core: Principles for a Purposeful and Respected Life

Return To Your Core: Principles for a Purposeful and Respected Life

$17.95
What if there was a way to make relationships more meaningful ... a way to make work more satisfying ... a way to make life more fulfilling? There is. It's called knowing and implementing your core values. In Return To Your Core: Principles for a Purposeful and Respected Life, Jay Rifenbary shows th... More info →
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Above the Line: How the Golden Rule Rules the Bottom Line

Above the Line: How the Golden Rule Rules the Bottom Line

$16.97
  "I found Above the Line to be the marriage of Good to Great by Jim Collins and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Depak Chopra. It turns out that what's good for the balance sheet is good for relationships and vice-a-versa."    --Robert Wagnon, CEO, Republic State... More info →
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On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights

On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights

$19.95
Seeing Your Business through a New Lens Innovation has become such a ubiquitous value, it's in danger of becoming cliché. Companies frequently talk about it as the sweeping secret to solve all their business problems; however, they often don't know where to start or how to expand beyond creative b... More info →
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How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life

$10.00
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Gather successful people from all walks of life-what would they have in common? The way they think! Now you can think as they do and revolutionize your work and life! A Wall Street Journal bestseller, HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE THINK is the perfect, compact read for today's fast-paced world. America's le... More info →
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