Archive for category Recommended Reading
In this blog, I consider a staple business read like Good to Great to be advance reading. But this book was so inspirational to me. I happened to read it at the time when I was struggling with an employee, one who had been with the business for years, and some of this book really spoke to me about what I was going through. \
Have your direct reports read it to. There’s an important sections for them:
Something for Dummies
Seriously. For me it was Quickbooks for Dummies. Then I read The Idiot’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization. Then Small Business Financial Management Kit for Dummies.
You get the picture. Those books are a great place to start.
This was the first real book I read as CEO. This book was purchased for me by a fellow Vistage member. It serves as an excellent introduction to corporate finances, which, unless you are coming from a finance or business background, any New CEO needs to learn about. The book is an excellent introduction to financial terminology and concepts, even though it is pretty basic.