December 8, 2010

News & Opinion: Inc's Best Books for Business Owners 2010

By: Sally Haldorson @ 4:57 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture offers a wealth of information for business people, particularly small business owners. While many media outlets make end of year lists, Inc's list is particularly geared toward this group of readers.  To create their list, they asked small business and business book experts to weigh in. Those experts were: "editor at large Leigh Buchanan, who writes Inc.'s monthly "Skimmer's Guide" book review; editor-at-large Bo Burlingham, the author of Small Giants; contributing writer John Warrillow, the author of Built to Sell; BrandAsset Consulting president John Gerzema, the co-author of Spend Shift; contributing writer Suzi Sosa, the founder and president of the MPOWER Foundation; and Jack Covert, founder of, an influential blog that tracks new releases." Jack's recommendations include:

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

Bury My Heart at Conference Room B by Stan Slap

Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson

The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely

Read more about Jack's picks and the other excellent books that Inc's chosen experts selected for their 2010 list of the Best Books for Business Owners.

About Sally Haldorson

Sally Haldorson's job as 800-CEO-READ’s General Manager is to make 800-CEO-READ a great place to work for our employees, and a consistently high-performing customer service organization for our clients, authors, and our partners in the publishing industry. In addition to her General Manager duties ensuring collaboration, integration, and quality, she reads, writes, reviews, curates, and edits for the company. Helping craft The 100 Best Business Books of All Time used parts of both skill sets. Outside of work, she is most likely to be found hitting a tennis ball around or hanging out with her boys (husband, child, dog) at home.