Dave Rhoads’ Top 3 Business Books

Blue Street Capital's Founder/CEO, Dave Rhoads breaks down his top 3 favorite books relating to business growth, leadership, and making the most of each opportunity.

Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

Author Gino Wickman discusses The Entrepreneurial Operating System® – a practical method for achieving business success and removing complexity from the common frustrations that all entrepreneurs and business leaders face. Learn to implement simple, yet powerful ways to run your company, while strengthening the six key components of your business. Your team will discover more focus, growth, and enjoyment after reading this book.

The Road Less Stupid

By Keith J. Cunningham, this book dives into the principles and strategies of making great decisions and minimizing risk. To put it simply, operators react and sweat, owners think and plan. Keith discusses Thinking Time – a structure that will enable you to minimize emotional reactions and defaulting to the most obvious “best idea” available in the moment.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen R. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Here’s a glimpse into the 7 habits:

Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win/Win
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

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