Business Books

Built Not Born: Reading it is Like Picking a Billionaire’s Brain

Usefulness Content Freshness “Built Not Born” is like getting hours of business mentoring time with a billionaire. Five stars! Can a billionaire’s advice book be relevant to an entrepreneur or small business owner? That is a question I usually start with when I pick up a book written by an uber-successful person. Sometimes such books …

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37 Life-Changing Leadership Books You Need to Read ASAP

At Single Grain, we’re readers. After all, when we hire employees, we’re not just hiring them for what they’ve done in the past. We handpick our team members because we hope and believe they can contribute now and truly flourish in the future. If that sounds weird, think of your business as a baseball team …

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Engagement Fundraising Attracts Donors Using Digital Marketing Tactics

Marketers have written extensively about how businesses should improve their marketing. It’s a problem for small businesses, too. But how much consideration is spent on nonprofits, particularly small organizations as they, like small businesses, adopt the same digital marketing tactics as those meant for retailers? To speak to this consideration, nonprofits and financing managers should …

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The Messy Middle Tackles the Hard Work on the Way to a Big Idea

Experts have a lot to say about starting a business, and even about finding success. But what about advice for how to manage the critical intermediate challenges that certainly appear when an organization is growing? One author that tackles those challenges is Scott Belsky through his latest book The Messy Middle: Finding Your Way Through The Hardest and …

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The Punk Rock of Business is the Ultimate Way to Differentiate

  God save the queenThe fascist regimeThey made you a moronA potential H bomb God save the queenShe’s not a human beingand There’s no futureAnd England’s dreaming —God Save The Queen, The Sex Pistols     The Sex Pistols received a host of criticism regarding the opening lines of their famous song titled the same …

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