Six Steps to Small Business Success
By Five PASBA Members
Written and inspired by members of the “Professional Association of Small Business Accountants (PASBA), this book will help any small business owner remember to dream big, think realistically, and plan carefully, ultimately achieving more than ever imagined.
The Carrot Principle: How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance
By Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton
The book shows definitively that the central characteristic of the most successful managers is that they provide their employees with frequent and effective recognition.
The Referral of a Lifetime: The Networking System That Produces Bottom-Line Results Every Day
By Tim Templeton
Another book from the Ken Blanchard Series its author uses a fable to explain how understanding one’s personality type can enable you to showcase strengths and improve weaknesses to achieve success in business and in life.
Book of the Month
The 80/20 Principal, The Secret to Achieving More with Less
How anyone can be more effective with less effort by learning how to identify and leverage the 80/20 principle--the well-known, unpublicized secret that 80 percent of all our results in business and in life stem from a mere 20 percent of our efforts.
The 80/20 principle is one of the great secrets of highly effective people and organizations.
Did you know, for example, that 20 percent of customers account for 80 percent of revenues? That 20 percent of our time accounts for 80 percent of the work we accomplish? The 80/20 Principle shows how we can achieve much more with much less effort, time, and resources, simply by identifying and focusing our efforts on the 20 percent that really counts. Although the 80/20 principle has long influenced today's business world, author Richard Koch reveals how the principle works and shows how we can use it in a systematic and practical way to vastly increase our effectiveness, and improve our careers and our companies.
The unspoken corollary to the 80/20 principle is that little of what we spend our time on actually counts. But by concentrating on those things that do, we can unlock the enormous potential of the magic 20 percent, and transform our effectiveness in our jobs, our careers, our businesses, and our lives. More...