Over the past four weeks we have challenged you with the tedious task of giving your company a “cleanse.” For those of you who have made it this far perhaps you now have a clearer picture of your strengths and weaknesses as a business owner. Some of you may have found that you are extremely organized but maybe lacking the passion or fire you once had for your company. While others of you may have realized that even though your business is successful and you are motivated, you lack decent time management and organization skills. Well whatever the case may be, this week we want to you to take this time to focus on you as a business owner by relaxing with a good book. Break out your kindle or favorite book and make time to read this week. Not sure what to read? Well here are five of our top picks for business owners like you!
Boost creativity and innovation by following these 30 different tips and exercised designed to ignite your inner creative. Its one of our favorite books around here and a great read when you need a little pick me up. For more info visit the following link: Spark Your Creativity
Learn how to change the way you think and react. This book is a great read for those interested in improving your attitude, business, or life. There are some great tips in here that will help you build mental toughness and prepare you for some of the toughest adversities you will face. For more info or to purchase the book click here: http://www.amazon.com/Mental-Toughness-Secrets-World-Class/dp/0975500309
Still struggling with getting things organized? Well this book makes it super easy by offering different solutions based on the way you think. Create a time management and organizational system that feels natural for you. More info or if you want to purchase visit: http://www.changinghands.com/book/9780312339777
Being a great leader doesn’t mean you have to be loud, learn how to use what some may considered a weakness to your advantage. For more info: http://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World Talking/dp/0307352153/ref=wl_mb_wl_huc_mrai_25_dp
The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Use Visuals, Videos, and Social Media to Market Your Brand (Paperback) By Ekaterina Walter, Jessica Giglio
Having trouble navigating the waters of today’s online world? Here is a great book that explains how, why, and what you need to do to successfully market your brand online and visually. They use some great examples of how other companies and some big brand names were able make them selves stand out. For more info on this book check out: http://www.changinghands.com/book/9780071823937
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