Recommended Reads for the EPI Insiders Bash

The EPI Insiders Bash is fast approaching. So we decided to compile a list of the top six reads for 2020 that will compliment the material discussed at the bash.

Check out the list below to learn more about each book. Find an author that interests you? Many of them featured below will also be guest speakers at the Bash!Click here for the full list of announced speakers.

Full Recommended Reads List:

Maximize Business Value By Tom Bronson

Most business owners run their businesses without giving business value much thought. Building business value and ultimately transitioning that business is a process that is very different from running a business. Roughly 83 percent of businesses that attempt a transition never complete a transaction.

That means that only 17 percent of business owners exit successfully – and most of those have one thing in common. They are prepared. This book provides the road map business owners need to build massive value and start moving toward a successful transition.

Poised for Exit: A Woman Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Transition by Julie Keyes

Regardless of your age, gender, industry, or company size, you will eventually need to exit from your business. How well you exit is largely dependent upon how well and early you plan. This book is meant to help prepare you and your firm for an exit based on your own terms.

Your business exit will likely be the biggest financial transaction of your life, and for the majority, you have one shot at doing it right. The tools and checklists in this book are meant to help you lay some of the groundwork. It will also give you a guide for what comes after an exit.

The Reality of Change by Fred Johnson & Paul Metler

In The Reality of Change you will discover how to: Gain confidence in leading change through knowledge of what s to come Embrace and engage change as a pivotal leadership quality Counter resistance and naysaying while avoiding blame and taking things personally Master change in the context of other key leadership traits Successfully guide your organization into new and promising waters.

This is a book that delves into the emotional and interpersonal challenges of change, both on the part of the leader and those he or she leads.


Stories That Stick by Kindra Hall

You keep hearing how story is the latest-and-greatest business tool, and that storytelling can do everything—from helping leaders better communicate to motivating sales teams and winning customers away from competitors.

But what stories do you need to tell? And how do you tell them?

In Stories That Stick, Kindra Hall, professional storyteller and nationally-known speaker, reveals the four unique stories you can use to differentiate, captivate, and elevate


Walking to Destiny by Chris Snider

For Business Owners. By a Business Owner. Walking to Destiny is not only your essential resource to understand what makes your business attractive and ready for transition; it is a business owner’s handbook to know HOW TO rapidly grow value and ultimately unlock the personal wealth trapped in your most significant financial asset: Your Business.


Willing Wisdom by Tom Deans

Willing Wisdom is the first book to offer you a process — 7 Questions to ask, family, friends and charities to help guide giving-decisions. For those who already have a Will, the book helps readers confirm whether their giving decisions continue to feel right.


Register for the EPI Insiders Bash today!

Every book listed above is included and shipped to you in your bash box when you sign up for the Insiders Bash all-access pass!

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