Stay Ahead of the Curve: Top Business Books
Finding the time to keep up with the latest business thinking when you’re focused on day-to-day operations can be a challenge. A good business book is one way to learn new strategies that you can apply to your business. A book can spark new ideas for improving your products and services, cultivating customer loyalty, overcoming obstacles, and positioning your company for sustainable success.
Here are five recent business books packed with actionable advice that will help you and your business thrive.
How Big Things Get Done by Bent Flyvbjerg and Dan Gardner
A fascinating look at what determines whether large-scale projects fail or succeed and what we can learn from them.
The Right Kind of Wrong: The Science of Failing Well by Amy Edmondson
Making mistakes is inevitable, but you learn how to fail productively so it speeds progress rather than halting it.
A Diamond in the Rough by Steven Van Belleghem
Strategies for finding the true needs of customers and creating products perfectly aligned with them.
Creating Superfans by Brittany Hodak
Harnessing the power of superfans to organically promote your small business.
The Unsold Mindset by Colin Coggins and Garrett Brown
Cultivating the mindset and skills master salespeople use to turn around struggling companies.
I suggest carving out time on your calendar to invest in reading one or more of these titles. It will be time well spent that pays dividends for your business. Implementing even one insight from a book can make a difference. I’d love to hear about your favorite business books — share them in the comments!
If you would like to learn more about how this might apply to your business, let’s talk: