Jill's Favorite Business Reads

By Fiction Addiction

By Fiction Addiction

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Greg McKeown

$27.00 $24.84

If you only read one book on the list, this is the essential one!

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth about Extraordinary Results

Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

$24.95 $22.95

This one works great with Essentialism to help you define your focus.

How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices

Annie Duke

$18.00 $16.56

One of my favorite quotes from this book: "The only thing you have control over that can influence the way your life turns out is the quality of your decisions."

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Brené Brown

$28.00 $25.76

This echoes a lot of what I like from Kris Plachy and Brooke Castillo's work.

Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself

Mike Michalowicz

$28.00 $25.76

If you went into business for freedom but now find yourself enslaved to what you've created or having trouble growing, then you need to read this book.

All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan

Amelia Warren Tyagi and Elizabeth Warren

$18.00 $16.56

Before you work on business finances, you need to get your personal ones in order.

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear

$27.00 $24.84

Great for anything you are trying to change in either your personal life or your business.

Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential

Tiago Forte

$28.00 $25.76

A worthy successor to Getting Things Done. Go beyond productivity into creating your own knowledge vault. Recommended for both productivity geeks and also writers, project managers, and anyone needing to synthesize a lot of information inputs.

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

David Allen

$18.00 $16.56

The productivity bible. This system in conjunction with Trello makes me feel uber-organized.

Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

Mike Michalowicz

$27.00 $24.84

All businesses should operate with this mindset. The system is great, too, and I've been using it for the past few years.

The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More from Any Pitch or Presentation

Brant Pinvidic


This book shows you how to best convey your love and passion for your product/offering to someone else using real facts and info, not gimmicks.

Building a Storybrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

Donald Miller

$24.99 $22.99

Today's marketing primer every business owner needs on how to clarify your message and get it through the noise and overwhelm.