Your Game-Changing Books

Written by: Fargo Inc Staff

According to Publishers Weekly, there were 16,604 business books published in 2014. With this amount of information, it is hard to weed out the good from the bad. That’s why we reached out to five local people to give you their best recommendations.

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management

By Kevin Kruse

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by Kevin Kruse

“In today’s world, we’re all extremely busy juggling work and family priorities, all while trying to stay healthy. This book helped identify ways to better prioritize my time and maximize the hours in a day.” – Jason Orloske, Chief of Staff for Dakota Medical Foundation

The Fire Starter Sessions

By Danielle LaPorte

Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte

“It taught me to lean in to the work that not only comes naturally to me, but also lights me up. I’m of greater service to the world when I’m engaging my strengths and passions rather than always struggling to be better at things that don’t interest me. If it’s not a hell yes, it’s a no.” – Laura Caroon, Co-Founder of Ladyboss FM; Content Strategist at Concordia College

Lean In

By Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

“That sounds so cliche, but in all honesty Sandberg puts into words many of the feelings I have had about being a female in a male-dominated industry and male-dominated world (for now). There were equal parts validation and motivation, and while there are so many books I love and cherish, this is one that I’d recommend to any woman in the workforce.” – Meagan McDougall, Account Manager at High Point Networks

Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal and Delight In Our Busy Lives

By Wayne Muller

Sabbath by Wayne Muller

“This book was recently recommended to me at a leadership event I attended and has reinforced a personal mantra I have, which lies in a belief that we can’t take of others if we don’t take care of ourselves first. It’s a great read for anyone looking for a reset or anyone seeking reflection on the pact of their life.” – Nicole Turchin, Manager, Communications and Administrative Services for CoreLink Administrative Solutions


By Gino Wickman

Traction by Gino Wickman

“Our team here at Stoneridge Software is HUGE fans of Traction. We are actively ensuring the six key components are active – this includes running weekly Level 10s. We also ensure every new team member receives a copy of this book to get them going on the strategy and ideas within.” – Briana Scearcy, Chief People Officer at Stoneridge Software

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