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2019 Reading List from our CEO

Want to grow as a leader in 2019 and satisfy your inner bookworm? Check out these 9 book recommendations from our CEO:

What the Customer Wants You to Know: How Everybody Needs to Think Differently About Sales by Ram Charan

Ram Charan believes there's a better way to think about sales. This book will help you focus on your customer's problems instead of your product or service, and strive to become your customer's trusted partner.

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin

Winning his first National Chess Championship at age nine, Josh Waitzkin knows what it means to achieve. In this book, Waitzkin shares the principles of learning that have propelled him to the top.

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy & Ram Charan

In this book, Bossidy and Charan emphasize the importance of being deeply engaged and explain how to put an execution culture in place. If you want to learn how to get the job done and deliver results, this is a must-read.

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter F. Drucker

How do you measure an executive? By their ability to "get the right things done." Drucker identifies five practices that must be learned in order to achieve business effectiveness.

Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin

What makes people great at what they do? Not innate talent or hard work. Bestselling author, Geoff Colvin references extensive scientific research to explain how anyone can get better at what they're passionate about.

Mastering the Rockefeller Habits: What You Must Do to Increase the Value of Your Growing Firm by Verne Harnish

Want to increase the value of your firm and strengthen your culture? This book compiles best practices from some of the best-run firms in the world.

Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison by Joe Calloway

Packed with case studies and personal reflections from business leaders, this book will give you the tools to turn your business into a market leader and differentiate yourself from the competition.

Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate, and Outnegotiate Your Competition by Harvey B. Mackay

Bestselling author and self-made millionaire Harvey Mackay lays out the essential roadmap for everyone on the path to success.

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

Filled with humor, straight talk and advice on building and running a startup, this practical book is perfect for both veteran and aspiring entrepreneurs.