At some point you may not understand the process to go through for the most important projects, or you cannot determine what you should do to start all of the things that you wish to start. For that reason, I think this book is one that every small business owner should, at some point, read.
Soft Skills Hard Results by Anne Taylor
Anne Taylor’s book comes well recommended, having won its category in the Business Book Awards for business self-development books in 2021.The book outlines 10 principles in four areas: Inside (about you, the leader); Outside (about others); Between (about where they overlap); and Beyond (about your whole life). Through applying the principles within its pages, you will be able to become a reasonable leadership Practitioner.
Deep Work by Cal Newport
I think Deep Work is one of those books which is really talking about a single idea, but breaks it down into what actually proves to be quite complex and interesting elements of neuroscience – why we get distracted, what we can do about distractions and so on.
Poke the Box by Seth Godin
Poke the Box is described as a manifesto about “starting” by making commitments and making things happen. When I work with businesses sometimes they don’t start, they are waiting – for things to be perfect, waiting for the opportunity to be clearer, waiting for demand for product to arrive.
Sometimes we have to develop the product and then create the demand that it deserves.