Everybody loves to read a run-away best-seller or watch an Oscar-winning blockbuster, but there’s a business side to books and movies.  These are a few of our favorites.  Some offer solid advice, others present success stories, while all business books and movies provide the inspiration you need to start a business, stick with it and take it to the next level.

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BOOKS AND MOVIES WE RECOMMEND: Read our blogs on these favorites:

◊ Good to Great by the Heath brothers
◊ Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Jim Collins

Indispensable must-reads about turning your passions into success.

On Running Your Business And Turning Passion Into Success:

The Answer by John Assaraf & Murray Smith
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
◊ The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber
◊ E-Myth Mastery by Michael E. Gerber
◊ Made to Stick by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
◊ The Breakthrough Company by Keith r. McFarland


In Busting Loose From the Money Game by Bob Scheinfeld

For Women Only:

◊ In A Different Voice by Carol Gilligan
◊ Millionaire Women by Jeanne Torrence Hauer
◊ The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs by Jeanne Halladay Coughlin
◊ Ladies Who Launch by Victoria Colligan & Beth Schoenfeldt with Amy Swift

Best Marketing Books:

◊ Blink by Malcolm Gadwell
◊ Tipping Point by Malcolm Gadwell
◊ Groundswell by Charlene LI and Josh Bernoff
Wikinomics by Don Tapscott
◊ Made to Stick by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
◊ BuzzMarketing by Mark Hughes

Best Books For Sales:

◊ Attracting Perfect Customers by Stacey Hall & Jan Brogniez


◊ A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
◊ Learned Optimism by Martin E. P. Speligman, Ph.D.
Now, Discover Your Strengths, by Marcus Buckingham
◊ Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker
◊ The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite Movies:

◊ The Glow Project