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J.D.’s Recommended Reading list:

Each of these books has impacted me in a powerful enough way that I recommend them to friends & colleagues on a regular basis.

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Ask. by Ryan Levesque

#1 LA Times Bestseller, Inc. Magazine #1 “Must Read” Marketing Book, #1 USA Today Bestseller

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Have you ever observed dysfunctional behavior in the workplace or classroom? How about group projects - any challenging behavior there? This book unlocks the secrets for you to navigate the next dysfunctional team situation with confidence and set the stage for success!

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Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You

Are you working too hard IN the business and not enough working ON the business? “Built to Sell” is a refreshing, easy read of fiction that helps you re-think whether you own your business, or if your business owns “you”. This Inc. Magazine Award winning book will show you how to unlock the secrets - and the hidden value - in your business starting now!

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Advanced Berkonomics

Berkus does it again with this Advanced Berkonomics which builds on lessons that one of the world’s best Angel Investors and Corporate Board Members shared with his readers in his Harvard Business School cited original Berkonomics.

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The Startup of You

Team of Teams - General Stanley McCrystal

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The Advantage - Patrick Lencioni

Healthy organizations outperform their counterparts, are free of confusion & politics and provide an environment where star performers never want to leave. The Advantage is a groundbreaking, foundational construct for building business teams in a new way - one that maximizes human potential and aligns the organization around a common set of principles.

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Reading List - Short Version

Clifton Strengths Finder - from Gallup’s ____John Doe
The Startup of You - Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha
Crossing the Chasm - Clayton Christiansen
The Third Wave - Steve Case
Ask - Ryan Levesque
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Business Model Canvas - Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur
Value Proposition Canvas
Blue Ocean Strategy
Only the Paranoid Survive - Andy Grove, Chairman of Intel
The New Rules of Marketing & PR - David Meerman Scott
Platform Revolution - Geoffrey Parker
Team of Teams - General Stanley McChrystal