Home Pros

linear tag@4x 1 e1686669303289

Home Pros Marketing Made Simple


Episode 32: Read These 6 Books In This Order If You Want To Exponentially Grow Your Business

Growing your business doesn’t mean you have to go it alone, even if you are a solopreneur. There is a wealth of resources to help you create a framework for growing your business the way you want it to grow. 

In this episode, Shanna shares the six books she recommends most frequently. You can read them in this order to lay the groundwork for a strong business foundation, even if you’ve never taken a single business class. 

Read these books, in this order:

  1. The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber
  2. Start With Why by Simon Sinek
  3. Positioning by Al Ries & Jack Trout
  4. Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller
  5. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini
  6. Creating Customer Evangelists by Jackie Huba & Ben McConnell 

Some additional books recommended, if you love to read and are looking to be inspired: 

  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt
  • Before Happiness by Shawn Achor
  • The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
  • Find Your Why by Simon Sinek
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • The Element by Ken Robinson
  • Stop Checking Your Likes by Susie Moore
  • First, Break All The Rules by Marcus Buckingham
  • Go Put Your Strengths to Work by Marcus Buckingham
  • The Science of Why by David Forbes
  • 60 Minute Brand Strategy
  • Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • Business Model Generation 
  • Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris
  • Let It Be Easy by Susie Moore 

Resources discussed in this episode:

Up Next...

Small business growth expert and pro organizer fan girl Shanna Goodman will share practical and applicable steps to attracting a steady stream of clients.

Topics include: how to do a digital audit and make sure your online presence is working *for* you, how to make an annual promo calendar so you’re not always scrambling for social media content, top social media tips to get noticed locally, and the best free marketing tools to attract new clients.

Shanna Goodman has been helping small businesses grow in meaningful ways for more than 16 years. Raised by entrepreneurs, she is a voracious reader and writer, regularly contributing to Business Insider, Forbes, Fit Small Business, Create & Cultivate, and Working Mother.