Get Inspired

As life-long learners, at LexaGen, we are all about improving our operational efficiency and personal effectiveness. That is why we read, a lot, it inspires us! We’d like to share with you some of the books that have helped us succeed both professionally and personally.

Suggested Reading List:

Entrepreneurship
  • The Hot Tub Manifesto – by Louis and Cheryl Biron
  • The Millionaire Next Door – by Thomas J. Stanley and William Danko
  • The E Myth Revisited – by Michael E. Gerber
  • The 4-Hour Workweek – by Timothy Ferriss
  • The Founder’s Mentality – by James Allen and Chris Zook
Running Your Business More Efficiently and Growth
  • Scaling Up – by Verne Harnish and the Team at Gazelles
  • Mastering the Rockefeller Habits – by Verne Harnish
  • The Lean Startup – by Eric Ries
  • The 2 Second Lean – by Paul A. Akers
  • Bold: How to Go Big – by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
  • The 4 Disciplines of Execution – by Chris McChesney and Sean Covey
Personal Effectiveness
  • Deep Work – by Cal Newport
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You – by Cal Newport
  • Are You Ready to Succeed – by Srikumar S. Rao
  • Presence – by Amy Cuddy
  • Clutch – by Paul Sullivan
  • How To Win Friends and Influence People – by Dale Carnegie
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – by Stephen R. Covey
  • Emotional Intelligence – by Daniel Goleman
  • The Four Agreements – by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Small Move, Big Change – by Caroline L. Arnold
  • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success – by Adam M. Grant
  • The Tipping Point – by Malcom Gladwell
  • Change Your Questions Change Your Life – by Marilee Adams
  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter
  • Quiet – by Susan Cain
Organizational Skills
  • Procrastinate on Purpose – by Rory Vaden
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity – by David Allen
  • Eat That Frog – by Brian Tracy
Business Strategy
  • Blue Ocean Strategy – by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
  • Bold: How to go big, Make Bank, and Better the World – by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
  • Good to Great – by Jim Collins
  • Great by Choice – by Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen
  • Purple Cow – by Seth Godin
Leadership and Team-Building Skills
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – by Pat Lencioni
  • Good Business – by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • The Corner Office – by Adam Bryant
Marketing
  • The Inside Advantage – by Bob Blook
  • Contagious – by Jonah Berger
  • Crush It! – by Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Neuromarketing – by Patrick Renvoisé and Christophe Morin
Sales
  • Hyper Sales Growth: Street-Proven Systems & Processes. How to Grow Quickly &Profitably – by Jack Daly
  • Biz Dev Done Right – by Caryn Kopp and Carl Gould
  • Pitch Anything – by Oren Klaff
  • Getting Naked – by Pat Lencioni
  • The New Rules of Sales and Service – by David Meerman Scott
  • The Sales Advantage – by J. Oliver Crom and Michael Crom, Dale Carnegie Associates
  • The Little Red Book of Sales Answers – by Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Start with Why – by Simon Sinek
  • Pitch Anything – by Oren Klaff
  • Key Person of Influence – by Daniel Priestley
  • Pre-Suasion – by Robert Cialdini
Recruiting
  • Who – by Geoff Smart and Randy Street
  • Topgrading, 3rd Edition: The Proven Hiring and Promoting Method That Turbocharges Company Performance – by Bradford D. Smart
Finance
  • Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits! – by Greg Crabtree
Staying Positive
  • The Happiness Advantage – by Shawn Achor
  • Before Happiness – by Shawn Achor
  • Positivity – by Barbara Fredrickson
  • Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being – by Martin E. P. Seligman
  • Authentic Happiness – by Martin E.P. Seligman
  • Learned Optimism – by Martin E.P. Seligman
  • The Power of Positive Thinking – by Norman Vincent Peale
  • Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – by Richard Carlson
  • Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude – by Jeffrey Gitomer
  • Before Happiness – by Shawn Achor
  • Flourish – by Martin Seligman
Public Speaking
  • Talk Like TED – by Carmine Gallo