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Summer Reading List for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs


Summer Reading List for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Looking for a book this summer that can bring perspective or insight to your professional life? Then look no further than the summer reading list brought to you by the CHAMPS entrepreneur group! For our July meeting, members brought and recommended books that influenced their personal or professional lives. Here are a few of the titles they recommended:

  • Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
  • The Business of Happiness by Ted Leonsis
  • The Year of Yes by Shonda Rimes
  • The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker
  • When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis
  • This Book Will Not Be On The Test by Paul Smith Rivas (CHAMPS member!)
  • The E Myth by Michael Gerber
  • The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations by Michael Kaiser
  • Getting Things Done by David Allen
  • Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Daniel Hsieh
  • Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice From The Best In The World by Tim Ferriss
  • Traction by Gino Wickman
  • Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a
    Money-Making Machine
    by Mike Michalowicz
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
  • Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
  • The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable (J-B Lencioni Series Book 31) by Patrick M. Lencioni
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable (J-B Lencioni Series Book 43) by Patrick M. Lencioni
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t by Jim Collins

And of course, you should look for these at your favorite local book stores, East City Bookshop or Capitol Hill Books, or your local library!