Recommended Reading: Entrepreneurship

As consultants we are challenged to find new ways of doing business for ourselves and the nonprofits we work with. Keeping that entrepreneurial spirit alive opens us up to new ideas so we are continually learning, adapting and growing. Consider adding some of these entrepreneurial thinkers to your reading list. You may find some fresh ideas for your work.


Seth’s Blog.
Quick and easy read with lots of fresh ideas from Seth Godin.

Occam’s Razor.
Avinash Kaushik might inspire you to use your blog as a revenue source.

Late Blooming Entrepreneurs. Refreshing stories of women and men who followed their dreams.



The Achievement Habit, Dr. Bernard Roth
Based on the theory that it’s better to try and fail than to do nothing, the co-founder of Design Thinking (see our October newsletter)

The Obstacle is the Way, Ryan Holiday
The subtitle says it all, “The timeless art of turning trials into triumph.”

The Lean Startup, Eric Ries
How to bootstrap a business and maximize success by staying lean.

Purple Cow, Seth Godin
Seth’s books are quick easy reads and they are full of fresh ideas, this one will show you how to stand out from the crowd by being ‘remarkable.”

Never Eat Alone, Keith Ferrazzi
Even the title is inspiring; take advantage of opportunities and create relationships. Connecting is key.

Mastery, Robert Greene
As a consultant you already have developed an expertise, learn how to use it to its full advantage.

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