Built from Scratch is the story of the founding and growth of The Home Depot. I really enjoyed this book and it is written in a similar style to Sam Walton Made in America. It covers topics of customer service, developing people, leadership, management, growth and more.
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Warren Buffett has said The Intelligent Investor is one of the best books available on investing. I've wanted to read it for some time and I'm glad I finally did. It covers a lot of ground and is a great resource for any investor.
This book has valuable thoughts for anyone in college, just out of college, wanting to quit their job and follow their passion, or just uncertain about their career in general.
I was fortunate to attend the Dave Ramsey Smart Conference in November 2019 and hear Ken Coleman speak in person. Ken's session was encouraging and inspired me to post this combination of notes from his talk and the book.
A good friend gave me a copy of this book. The insights on developing and maintaining a proper balance between work and family are excellent.
This is one of the first marketing books I've read and I learned a lot from it. It covers marketing strategies, systems, and specific tactics to utilize in your marketing plan. My favorite quote from 1PMP is "Struggling business owners will spend time to save money. Successful business owners will spend money to save time."
Howard Marks is one of my favorite writers on investing. This book is a compilation of many of his memos organized into 19 "most important" concepts. These insights are especially relevant today because of what is happening in the economy and the stock market.
Paul Chappell is one of my favorite authors, and Living Beyond Your Capacity was motivating, convicting, and inspirational for me. I encourage you to purchase and read the entire book, it is full of sound wisdom.
James Clear did a nice job of compiling and summarizing knowledge on habits from various sources and then adding specific actionable steps. He has also created good tools and media as companions to the book which are available for free, see links in the summary.
This handbook is designed to be the tool board members need to understand the roles and responsibilities of being on a board of directors. Especially the board of directors of a small nonprofit.