Courtney Bourland | Bourland Real Estate Team | KNOW Phoenix


Challenges in the world of business, whether they revolve around organization, growth, staffing, or sluggish implementation, are far from unique experiences. How many times have you found yourself banging your head against the wall, desperately trying to figure it out on your own? I’ve had my fair share of head-banging moments, and I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone!

In an age dominated by digital distractions and fleeting trends, the practice of reading books remains an invaluable cornerstone for those seeking to enhance their business acumen. Books possess an extraordinary ability to introduce new perspectives, ignite innovative thinking, and propel individuals toward sun paralleled success.

Here’s my list of ‘Must Reads’ for any business owner, team leader, and executive. Instead of reinventing the wheel, tap into the wealth of wisdom from renowned experts and apply their insights to your own journey.

The Traveler’s Gift, Andy Andrews: Discover the power of making choices that can shape your destiny. Gain a deeper understanding of the impact your decisions can have on your future.

Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill: Uncover the secrets of success from the minds of the most accomplished individuals in history. Learn the principles and mindset required to achieve your financial aspirations.

Atomic Habits, James Clear: Master the art of building positive habits and breaking free from destructive ones. Small, consistent changes can lead to monumental transformations in your personal and professional life.

Never Split the Difference, Chris Voss: Delve into the art of negotiation and effective communication. Learn how to navigate difficult conversations and cultivate mutually beneficial outcomes.

Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki: Understand the fundamental principles of wealth creation and financial literacy. Challenge conventional beliefs about money and develop a mindset that can lead to financial independence.

Who Not How, Dan Sullivan & Dr. Benjamin Hardy: Shift your perspective and focus on collaboration instead of trying to do everything yourself. Learn to leverage the strengths of others and build a network of talented individuals who can help you achieve your goals.

The E-Myth Revisited, Michael Gerber: Gain insights into the world of entrepreneurship and understand the common pitfalls that hinder your success. Learn how to structure your business for efficiency and scalability.

His Needs, Her Needs, Willard F. Harley Jr.: Develop a deep understanding of the dynamics of relationships and their impact on personal and professional life. Learn how to cultivate strong connections and balance the needs of both partners.

Living with a SEAL, Jesse Itzler: Gain inspiration from an extra ordinary experience living with a Navy SEAL. Learn the importance of pushing your limits, embracing discomfort, and mental toughness.

Remember, you are not alone in your struggles and challenges! Success awaits those who are willing to learn, adapt, and apply what they learn. Jump into these books head first and enjoy the journey!

Lynne Kimmich

More About Courtney

Courtney Bourland, a force of power, dominates as CEO of The Bourland Real Estate Team. Her passion lies in forging an unwavering culture that breeds productivity, triumph, and personal growth. A mother to two formidable sons, she fearlessly wields her love for her partner Joe, both in life and business.