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Recommended Books And Articles

We draw inspiration from the following thought leaders, pivotal books, and foundational concepts. We believe they provide valuable insights, tools, and strategies to enhance your skills, knowledge, and performance. 

Foundational Concepts


Building Culture

Finance & Accounting

Building Teamwork

Hiring Talent

  • “Who: The A Method for Hiring” by Geoff Smart and Randy Street

    Offers a systematic approach to recruiting, emphasizing the importance of identifying and hiring the right talent as the most critical decision for organizational success.

  • “A Players” or “A Positions”?: The Strategic Logic of Workforce Management by Mark A. Huselid, Richard W. Beatty, and Brian E. Becker

    Debates the optimal allocation of talent management resources, weighing the benefits of investing in top talent ("A Players") against the strategic positioning of roles ("A Positions") to maximize organizational performance.

  • “The Alliance: Managing Talent in a Networked Age” by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

    Reimagines the employer-employee relationship as a mutually beneficial alliance, proposing a framework for managing talent in the networked age that fosters loyalty, innovation, and growth.

Strategy & Vision

Business Operating Systems

Next-Level Leaders

  • “Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?” by William Oncken, Jr. and Donald L. Wass

    Explores the concept of task management and delegation, offering strategies for leaders to ensure responsibilities are clearly defined and effectively managed, preventing work from becoming bottlenecked at the managerial level.

  • “How To Be A Great Boss” by Gino Wickman and René Boer

    Provides actionable advice and strategies for leadership development, focusing on the essential qualities and practices needed to inspire, motivate, and manage teams effectively for enhanced workplace performance and satisfaction.

  • “Who Moved My Cheese” by Spencer Johnson (Author), Kenneth Blanchard

    Offers a simple parable that reveals profound truths about change, illustrating how individuals can adapt to change positively and quickly to thrive in work and life.

  • “Oops! 13 Management Practices That Waste Time & Money (and what to do instead)” by Aubrey Daniels

    Delves into common management mistakes in handling employee behavior and performance, providing insights and strategies for using positive reinforcement to enhance productivity and create a more engaging work environment.

  • "Turning Goals into Results: The Power of Catalytic Mechanisms" by Jim Collins

    Discusses innovative, self-enforcing policies that companies can implement to bridge the gap between goals and performance, driving transformative changes and ensuring alignment with core values.

Marketing & Sales

Personal Development

  • “How Timeboxing Works and Why It Will Make You More Productive” by Marco Zao-Sanders

    Explains the timeboxing technique as a method to improve productivity by assigning specific time slots to tasks, thus helping to manage time more effectively and reduce the stress of endless to-do lists.

  • “The Art of Thinking Clearly” by Rolf Dobelli

    A compilation of cognitive biases, fallacies, and illusions, offering insights into better decision-making by understanding and avoiding common errors in judgment.

  • “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” by Cal Newport

    Champions the practice of deep work, arguing that cultivating a deep, concentrated work ethic is key to achieving high levels of cognitive performance and producing valuable output in today's distraction-saturated environment

  • “Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise” by Anders Ericsson , Robert Pool

    Demystifies the process of attaining world-class levels of performance, revealing that deliberate, targeted practice is the essence of expertise and mastery in any field.

  • “Ego is the Enemy” by Ryan Holiday

    Presents the idea that our own egos are often a major obstacle to success, advocating for humility, self-awareness, and discipline as tools to overcome personal barriers and achieve long-term goals.

  • “The Leader Within Us: Mindset, Principles, and Tools for a Life By Design” by Warren Rustand

    "The Leader Within Us" explores the concept of intrinsic leadership, encouraging readers to tap into their internal resources and capacities to lead effectively in various aspects of life and work.

Philosophy & Economics

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