One Can Never Have Enough Good Books

To satisfy the bibliophiles out there we couldn’t rest with just giving you our Top 3 Reads For Entrepreneurs and Independent Retailers Who Want To Open a Pop Up Shop. No! We merely skimmed the surface with covering the setting up, retail success and the social media side. But what about the psychological side of business: dealing with change; resolving issues; communication; the journey as an entrepreneur as a whole? How does an entrepreneur deal with all these circumstances to maintain and reach the success of longevity in business? We’ve been speaking to our plethora of budding entrepreneurs and collected some great titles we hope you will love or at least give a go.


Its Not How Good You Are

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be – Paul Arden 

This is a great handbook written to help make ‘the unthinkable thinkable, and the impossible possible’. Paul Arden, in a mere 127 pages, advises on how to deal with issues like problem solving, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes and creativity, all notions that can be applied to aspects of modern life. Told in a compilation of quotes, facts, pictures, wit & wisdom this is an easy read and a must too!






Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – Dr Seuss

Every child’s favourite author writes in the style of the classics we all know and love, Cat in The Hat & Green Eggs and Ham. Dr Seuss writes about our journey through life, with all its disappointments and happiness, its unpredictability and uncertainty. A simple message is delivered on how life is a Great Balancing Act but through it all There’s fun to be done. With is humorous verse and illustrations it’s very appropriate for children, however I think it takes an adult to understand and sympathize with the message, and you’ll be surprised how many adults have found this book highly motivating. Will you succeed? Yes, you will indeed. (983⁄4% guaranteed.)



The E-Myth RevistedE-Myth Revisted: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It – Michael E. Gerber

Gerber has written this book all about why small businesses get stuck, and how to get things moving again. Voted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs this is an instant classic dispelling the myths about starting your own business. Stemming from years of experience, Gerber successfully points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business and walks you through the steps on how to grow your business.

E-Myth \ ‘e-,’mith\ n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work

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