5 Must-Read Books for Small Business Owners with No Time

5 Must-Read Books for Small Business Owners with No Time

While there is a boatload of business marketing book out there, there are only a handful that require immediate reading. There are even fewer books that provide great value with very little time spent. This is a list of the 5 must-read books for small business owners with little to no time.

  1. Rework

  Author: Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson


What This Book Provides?

Rework is a revelation for anyone who has worked in a corporate environment in the past, or is currently working in one. It helps people in the working world assess and adjust their work ethic to be happier, healthier and more productive. Rework is a super easy read and has neat illustrations every few pages. It blows by so fast, we’ve read it three times! We also wrote a Book Report on it here.

  2. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

  Author: Simon Sinek


What This Book Provides?

A business is only as good as its people, and if your people aren’t happy then there’s something wrong. This book is a must read for your leadership and management teams. Learn what makes a good leader and a healthy team tick.

  3. Crush It! Why Now Is The Time To Cash In On Your Passion

  Author: Gary Vaynerchuk

  What This Book Provides?

In true Gary Vee form, this book is short and sweet. It is a no bullshit approach to helping you understand some basic pillars of starting a business based on passion. We wrote a Book Report on it here.

  4. Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content

  Author: Ann Handley


What This Book Provides?

As the title says, this book helps you learn how to create ridiculously good content. While that’s a very simple synopsis, this book is an easy read and helps give you insight into the mind of professional authors and marketers.

  5. People Over Profit: Break the System, Live with Purpose, Be More Successful

  Author: Dale Partridge


What This Book Provides?

People Over Profit provides insight into the vicious cycle that is modern business. Most successful businesses begin in a state of appreciating and valuing the people that their business touches. But eventually, in order to reach maximum profitability, many businesses lean towards efficiency and cost. This often ends in poor quality goods and services.

Do you have a great business book that would make a lasting impact on someone’s working life? Share it with us in the comments below.

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