Recommended Reading

A curated list of books from Next Level Growth and our friends such as Cameron Herold, Dave Ramsey, and others.


The Boys in the Boat

by Daniel James Brown

Shoe Dog

by Phil Knight

Team of Rivals

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Business Skills

Alive at Work

by Daniel M. Cable

Deep Work

by Cal Newport


Crucial Conversations

by Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan and Al Swizler

How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work

by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey

Verbal Judo

by George J. Thompson

Company Culture

The Advantage

by Patrick Lencioni

The Culture Code

by Daniel Coyle

The Power of Moments

by Chip and Dan Heath


by Patty McCord


Orbiting the Giant Hairball

by Gordon MacKenzie

Steal Like an Artist

by Austin Kleon

The War of Art

by Steven Pressfield

Yes, And

by Kelly Leonard

Customer Service

Delivering Happiness

by Tony Hsieh

Hug Your Haters

by Jay Baer

The $6,000 Egg

by Todd Duncan

What Customers Crave

by Nicholas J. Webb

Goals & Productivity


by John C. Norcross, PhD

The 5-Second Rule

by Mel Robbins

Rise and Grind

by Daymond John

Smarter Faster Better

by Charles Duhigg

Hiring & Firing

Build an A-Team

by Whitney Johnson

Fire Someone Today

by Bob Pritchett

How to Hire A-Players

by Eric Herrenkohl

The Ideal Team Player

by Patrick Lencioni


by Geoff Smart and Randy Street


Believe It

by Nick Foles

Double Play

by Ben and Julianna Zobrist

Living with a SEAL

by Jesse Itzler

The Power of Positive Thinking

by Norman Vincent Peale


by Laura Hillenbrand


First, Break All the Rules

by Marcus Buckingham, Gallup Organization

It’s Your Ship

by Capt. Michael Abrashoff

Leaders Eat Last

by Simon Sinek


by Andy Stanley

The Dichotomy of Leadership

by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Leadership Development

Personal Development

The One Thing

by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan


by Malcolm Gladwell

Market Disruption & Innovation

Inside the Tornado

by Geoffrey A. Moore

Blue Ocean Shift

by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

Driving Digital

by Isaac Sacolick

Moments of Impact

by Chris Ertel, Lisa Kay Solomon

Political Risk

by Condoleeza Rice, Amy B. Zegart


This Is Marketing

by Seth Godin

Building a Storybrand

by Donald Miller

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook

by Gary Vaynerchuk


by Robert Cialdini


Profit First

by Mike Michalowicz

Everyday Millionaires

by Chris Hogan

Thou Shall Prosper

by Rabbi Daniel Lapin


The Art of People

by Dave Kerpen

Boundaries for Leaders

by Dr. Henry Cloud


by Vanessa Van Edwards

Daring Greatly

by Brené Brown

Give and Take

by Adam Grant



by Ryan Levesque

The Lost Art of Closing

by Anthony Iannarino

To Sell Is Human

by Daniel H. Pink

The Sales Playbook

by Jack Daly and Dan Larson


Competing Against Time

by George Stalk, Jr.

The Everything Store

by Brad Stone

Scaling Up

by Verne Harnish

Who Moved My Cheese?

by Spencer Johnson, M.D.

Unity & Trust

Building Trust

by Hyler Bracey, Ph.d.

Speed of Trust

by Stephen M. r. Covey

Tribal Unity

by Em Campbell-Pretty

The Trust Edge

by David Horsager

Top Business Audiobooks

Crushing It

by Gary Vaynerchuk


Great at Work

by Morten T. Hansen


by Ray Dalio

Think and Grow Rich

by Napoleon Hill