At the Crossroads: The Remarkable CPA Firm that Nearly Crashed, then Soared
by Gale Crosley, CPA & Debbie Stover
In my first book, I share what I’ve observed in firms, and how they can grow efficiently and effectively.
Managing Transitions: Making The Most Of Change
by William Bridges
For managing partners leading the transition to a high growth environment.
GrowthThinking: Building the New Growth Enterprise
by Wayne A. Simmons and Keary L. Crawford
GrowthThinking explains how entrepreneurship, growth strategy and business innovation challenges conventional “corporate thinking” and provides a new blueprint for sustainable business growth.
Marketplace Masters: How Professional Service Firms Compete to Win
by Suzanne Lowe
Suzanne Lowe is one of the most conceptual and strategic thinkers in our space.
Becoming a Trusted Business Advisor: How to Add Value, Improve Client Loyalty, and Increase Profits
by William Reeb and Dominic Cingoranelli
This gem is a soup to nuts handbook on becoming consultative with clients.
The Integration Imperative: Erasing Marketing and Business Development Silos – Once and for all – in Professional Service Firms
by Suzanne C. Lowe
This book is helpful for getting the growth team working together.
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
The Heaths analyze our innate resistance to change and how to overcome it.
Strategy and the Fat Smoker: Doing What’s Obvious But Not Easy
by David Maister
This is another Maister favorite, loaded with strategies to help you execute the steps you know you should take.
First Among Equals
by Patrick J. McKenna & David H. Maister
Maister takes on the topic of what leadership means in a simple and eloquent way.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
by Patrick Lencioni
One of my clients introduced me to this book. It is utterly compelling if you are trying to achieve team alignment in a partnership.