Even though we are well into 2015, we feel that any time of the year is a good time to pick up some books to help you grow your business. This listing of books comes from leaders and entrepreneurs throughout different industries, but the themes of leadership, goal setting, and thinking outside of the box set these titles apart.
(1) Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Chris Fussell, Tantum Collins, David Silverman
Most people remember Stanley McChrystal for his interview with Rolling Stone, where he vented about the Obama Administration’s handling of the war in Afghanistan. After his military career, McChrystal became one of the leading men in America for helping businesses work on their team approach in the face of opposition. Team of Teams provides some thoughtful ideas on how to deal with unpredictable business opponents. McChrystal draws upon his extensive military background, as well as sources with experience in hospital emergency rooms and NASA. This book helps players work together as teams, building camaraderie that helps businesses overcome the strongest opposition from competitive players.