Book Reviews

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Reading this book crystalized that leadership is a valuable quality in any arena. Heads of State, CEO’s, business owners, both large and small, department heads, coaches of teams, team captains, the list is limitless, all must have leadership qualities. Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, took their leadership skills... continue

Hiring Talent by Tom Foster

Hiring Talent by Tom Foster

All that are involved in hiring, training, and leading a team sometimes wonder why a particular person may not fit in role or be able perform beyond a certain capability. Instead of being frustrated by this, read Hiring Talent by Tom Foster. Success depends on hiring candidates and promoting existing... continue

Question Behind the Question

Question Behind the Question

QBQ- When you're frustrated with someone or something and you think why is this happening to me? Step back and ask The Question Before the Question. What can I do about it? Or How can I affect a positive outcome. QBQ helps us understand the dynamics of Personal Accountability and... continue

The Entrepreneurial Myth (E-Myth)

The Entrepreneurial Myth (E-Myth)

E-Myth- Business is about systems. People run the systems the systems runs the business. There are so many great concepts in the E_Myth: "Work on your business not in it," "Quantify, Orchestrate, Innovate," "Once a week have a meeting about the rules of the game," that it is impossible to... continue

7 Habits

7 Habits

I have to believe that the 7 Habits is one of the most influential business books every written. Covey uncovers concepts deeply integral to life fulfillment and lasting joy. LIfe without them is a life less lived. - Andrew Amrhein, Business Coach, Nolan Consulting Group, Inc

Do You Want to Sell your Business Someday?

Do You Want to Sell your Business Someday?

Built To Sell by John Warrillow is a must read for any small business owner who wants to have an exit strategy. Whether you want to sell your business or not, if you follow the authors strategy, you'll have the freedom to sell it or receive a salary well into... continue

Hug Your Customers

Hug Your Customers

I would highly recommend reading the book, "Hug Your Customers." It has great ideas on how we can create an environment of individuals who are team players and help YOU run a successful business by loving customers. Most of the things mentioned in the book are things we are probably... continue

The 4-Hour Workweek Book Review

The 4-Hour Workweek Book Review

I reviewed the first edition of The Four Hour Workweek and was surprised by the content, it was a fresh look at a new idea (Lifestyle Design) and it offered some really practical, useful advice that virtually anyone could implement. I recommended the book to many people - most liked... continue

Ownership Thinking by Brad Hams

Ownership Thinking by Brad Hams

There are a handful of business books I’ve read over the years that have made a tremendous impact on how I lead and coach. These have included The E-Myth Revisited, First Break All the Rules, Built to Sell and How Full is Your Bucket, among others. A new one has... continue