Recommended Reading

At the Cydcor Offices, we believe one of the best ways to improve your leadership, business and sales acumen is by reading. With that in mind, Cydcor compiled a list of recommended reading, including a collection of books on selling, management and entrepreneurship that we believe can help anyone succeed in their career.

From failure to success, psychology to strategy, these sales books have something to help nearly anyone improve his or her sales techniques, leadership abilities, and management approaches. All of our recommendations, no matter the topic, can help to define good habits and best practices used in many businesses today, inspire, and encourage advancement in a sales or business career.

We hope these books help you hit your personal and professional goals.

Entrepreneurship & Business Strategy

Leadership and Coaching

Co-Active Leadership: Five Ways to Lead

Karen and Henry Kimsey-House

The Truth About Leadership

James Kouzes and Barry Posner

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes Are High

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

The Leader Within: Learning Enough About Yourself to Lead Others

Drea Zigarmi, Ken Blanchard, Michael O'Connor, and Carl Edeburn

The One Minute Manager

Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

Management and Growth

The War for Talent

Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, and Beth Axelrod

Self-Development and Skill Building

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves

Great Business Books Reading List

Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler


David Herbert Donald

Success Stories and Insights from Leaders


Sophia Amoruso

When the Game Was Ours

Larry Bird and Earvin Magic Johnson with Jackie MacMullan

The Winning Mindset

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth, and Karen Dillon