Library

We love business and are constantly inspired by the books we read.
We have put together a free Business Book Library for the use of our clients. Next time you pop in to see us don't forget to check it out. It is steadily expanding and we are in the process of writing our own book reviews. There is bound to be something for you!

Glen's Top Ten

1

The Goal

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Easy to read story about improving efficiency and removing bottlenecks. Every business owner should read this book.
2

The E-Myth Revisited

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Its subtitle, 'Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What To Do About It' explains it all.
3

Purple Cow

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Great marketing book about standing out in a crowd.
4

Good To Great

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A hugely influential book about what makes great companies great.
5

The Toyota Way

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Explains how Toyota improved efficiency and quality to become one of the best companies in the world.
6

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

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An entertaining story about growing wealth.
7

Fish

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Powerful but fun tools for making your team really hum.
8

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

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Great tools and ideas if you want to grow your business.
9

The Richest Man in Babylon

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A simple story about wealth creation. Everyone should read this book.
10

Building The Happiness Centred Business

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Paddy transformed his business by thinking about it from his customers perspective.

Glen's Recommendations

Here are the other books that didn't quite make Glen's top ten, but are definitely worth the mention
11

The One Minute Entrepreneur

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A quick easy way to help you understand your role as a business owner.
12

It's Not the Big that Eat the Small... It's the FAST that Eat the Slow!

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The title says it all. Quick, nimble businesses do better.
13

The Millionaire Next Door

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A story of 100 millionaires and how they became wealthy. A bit text booky to read but worth the effort.
14

Who Moved My Cheese?

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A great read for businesses undergoing change.
15

Keeping Farming in the Family

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A NZ outlook for succession for farmers.
16

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Living on A Budget

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Tools to help you live within your means. The first step in wealth creation.
17

Maverick

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An alternative view on how to run a successful business. Great reading and some very interesting insights, especially around managing a team.
18

Nuts!

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The story of Southwest Airlines, valuable insights into growing a business and a fun book to read.
19

The Tipping Point

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Extremely useful. This story is about why things happen when they do. Malcolm Gladwell is a fantastic author, all of his books are worth reading.
20

Freakonomics

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Another incredibly interesting book about why things happen in the world.
21

Getting a Grip on Time

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Simple tips and tricks to manage your time better, Robyn is Auckland based so this book is relevant to you.
22

The One Minute Manager

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Take the first step in managing staff effectively. All of the One Minute books are simple, educating and very well written.
23

Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships

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Another powerful story about praising staff and getting the best out of your team.