To grow, leaders must continue to learn and be open to new ideas. Following is a list of books that provide innovative thinking on business, leadership, networking, branding and more.

GV&A Current Business Favorites:

  • Quiet Leadership, Six Steps to transforming Performance at Work, David Rock
  • Managing Transitions, Making the Most of Change, William Bridges
  • Rules for the Renegades, how to make more money, rock your career and revel in your individuality, Christine Comaford-Lynch
  • Head, Heart & Guts, How the World's Best Companies Develop Complete Leaders, David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo & Stephen H. Rhinesmith

Classic Books for Every Business Library:

Success Mindset:

  • Think Like a Billionaire, Proven Strategies from the Titans of Wealth, Martin S. Fridson
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth, T. Harv Eker (great book if you can get past the self promotion)

Business Development:

  • The Art of Start, Guy Kawasaki
  • Blink, The Power of Thinking with out Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell
  • Mastery, The Keys to Success and Long Term Fulfillment, George Leonard


  • 360 Degree Leader, Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization, John C. Maxwell


  • The Power of Cult Branding, How 9 Magnetic Brands Turned Customers Into Loyal Followers, Matthew W. Ragas, Bolivar J. Bueno
  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding, Al Ries, Laura Ries; Paperback


  • How to Win Customers and Keep Them for Life, Michael LeBoeuf, Ph.D
  • Selling the Invisible, A Field Guide to Modern Marketing, Harry Beckwith


  • Never Eat Alone, And Other Secrets to Success One Relationship at a Time, Keith Ferrazzi with Tahl Raz

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