7 Business Books That Can Change Your Life

7 Business Books That Can Change Your Life

At NOMATIC, we’re always trying to improve as a company and as individuals. In fact, we have a book club that meets weekly to discuss books that help us better ourselves. Here are some books that we’ve read and loved. We hope you love them too.


Creativity Inc. – Ed Catmull



“I like the story. I like it because it’s about creativity in business and trying new things despite obstacles or barriers.”

-Mike Schmidt, Events


Essentialism – Greg McKeown



“I love ‘Essentialism’ because McKeown’s philosophy has enabled me to make the right decisions about how I spend my time. This doesn’t mean I’m doing more, but it does mean I can do the things I choose to make time for better. I’ve learned how to focus on the most important things and let the others fall away.” -Melinda Fox, Marketing


Shoe Dog – Phil Knight


“Phil Knight’s memoir ‘Shoe Dog’ provides a clear description of what it means to be an entrepreneur while using his own life story to teach that success doesn’t come without hard work, sacrifice, risk, and quite a bit of luck. Not only is ‘Shoe Dog’ educational, but very entertaining.” -McCain Kennedy, Social Media


Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time – Jeff Sutherland


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“This book focuses on how to be more productive and efficient in the workplace. I’ve learned how to work more with my co-workers and create a team vision of how to accomplish our goals.” -Emerson Hammer, Operations


The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy



“Using the compounding effect of doing the small and simple things consistently over time has made a huge difference in my life. Not only is it applicable to work life or personal development, but to how I spend time with my family and how I manage my finances. This is how extraordinary things can happen in our lives.” -Russell Steed, Operations


The Third Door – Alex Banayan



“I really enjoy ‘The Third Door’ because its shows that there are multiple ways to achieve your goals. It is also a great example of creativity, perseverance and staying true to your goals even when obstacles come your way.

One thing I also really enjoyed is if you get it on audible, the author of the book, Alex, is the narrator. You can feel the emotion in his voice when he tells stories that I don’t think you would get if someone else was reading the book to you.” -Michael Erekson, Marketing


7 habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey



“I like it because it’s not only good for business, but it’s good for your personal life and everything beyond.” -Kenton Anderson, Ecommerce

The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg


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“Everyone should take the time to read ‘The Power of Habit’ by Charles Duhigg because it teaches how our habits control our day-to-day lives. This book also teaches readers how habits are made and even better, how to create new ones in order to lead a successful life!” -Kennadie Parkinson, Customer Experience