Unless your company assigns reading, none is required. However, here are some of our favorite strategy materials:


Marc Emmer. Momentum

Marc Emmer’s breakthrough book on Business Strategy. This book has practical tools you’ll be able to apply in your business right away.

Adam Grant. Think Again: The Power Of Knowing What You Don’t Know

Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn.

Alec Ross. The Industries of the Future

What’s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them.

Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. The Second Machine Age

Reveals the forces driving the reinvention of our lives and our economy. As the full impact of digital technologies is felt, we will realize immense bounty in the form of dazzling personal technology, advanced infrastructure, and near-boundless access to the cultural items that enrich our lives.

Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson. The Challenger Sale

The authors explain how almost any average-performing rep, once equipped with the right tools, can successfully reframe customers’ expectations and deliver a distinctive purchase experience that drives higher levels of customer loyalty and, ultimately, greater growth.

Jack Stack. The Great Game of Business

This defining book on open book management, shines a light on how to create ownership in management, set meaningful goals and utilize key performance indicators to drive behavior.

Scott Galloway. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google 

This book explains the dominance of the Big Four and how their technologies will impact almost every industry.

Erin Meyer and Reed Hastings. No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention 

Netflix cofounder Reed Hastings reveals for the first time the unorthodox culture behind one of the world’s most innovative, imaginative, and successful companies.


Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

How I Built This with Guy Raz

The Marketing Book Podcast

Freakonomics: How to Make Your Own Luck

Freakonomics Radio

Killer Innovations: Out Of The Box Thinking