When our customers start using the EnergyEngine program, they save themselves some serious time and money. Why not put those savings to good use by reading up on how to make your business even better?
The following titles rank among the top books that every energy broker should read. We believe you’ll appreciate the range of tips and tricks you’ll find in the books below. There’s something here for any and every energy broker, so consider these reads another useful tool in your business arsenal.
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell
This book can apply to both your business and personal life in its attempt to describe the sociological changes we deal with daily. With real-world examples, and plenty of research to accompany its often jaw-dropping findings, Malcolm Gladwell’s debut novel will make you rethink what success means, and how to attain it.
The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue EXCELLENCE, by Tom Peters
Actionable tips, useful suggestions, and witty stories make this book a treasure. “Two-Cent Candy” is a favorite in this collection of lessons, and one that energy brokers will find especially useful in the field. Tom Peters explains how to approach business and management in a way that’s down-to-earth, and relatable. His work will help you take charge, and achieve high performance in both your professional and everyday life.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel H. Pink
Daniel Pink draws upon forty years of scientific research to examine what drives people, and his compilation reveals many startling truths. Although many believe the best motivational tool is money and reward, Pink asserts that there is much more to it. If you’re ready to change how you view motivation, and inspect what drives you, this provocative book will get the job done.
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler
This New York Times and Washington Post bestseller is a life-changer. Before you step into your next business meeting, read this book! Learn the best ways to make that big deal, and how to effectively open up the lines of communication. Whether you’re discussing electric or gas, this book will give you the tools you need to prepare for high-stakes situations, and create powerful dialogue.
Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters, by Jerry Porras
This book is all about transformation! Pick apart your life, your work, and your goals. Read the life stories of 200 remarkably successful people, like Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos, to see what they all have in common. In this book, you can learn from both their successes, and their failures. Apply Porras’ simple tips to power-up your business today.
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