Meredith Carter


Soak Up the Sun and Supercharge Your Marketing Skills With Our Sizzling Summer Reading List

Hey there, readers!

Summer is officially here, and that means it’s time to bask in the sun, relax on the beach–and dive into some sensational reads! Here at BRK, we believe that continuous learning and growth are the keys to success (even during the sunny season). So, while you’re lounging by the pool with a refreshing drink in hand, why not indulge in some mind-enriching literature that will take your marketing game to the next level?

Our employees have curated a list of our marketing and professional development must-reads. Dive in below!

P.S. We’ve compiled all these books into an Amazon list for your convenience.

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Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

💥 Pull on your negotiation boots and get ready for powerful discussions! Chris Voss, the master negotiator, spills his secrets on how to win any business deal, whether you’re haggling over the price of a taco or a multimillion-dollar contract.It’s time to negotiate like a pro!

The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer

🧘‍♂️ Join Michael A. Singer on his extraordinary journey of surrendering to life’s flow. This captivating memoir will inspire you to let go of control and embrace the unexpected. Discover the power of surrender in business and find out how it can lead you to peace and success.

The One Thing  by Gary Keller

🔍 Attention, multitaskers: Gary Keller has a secret to share! Dive into the world of focus and productivity as Keller reveals the power of narrowing your focus to “the one thing” that matters most. Multiple BRK-ers recommended this read–so repare to be amazed as you uncover the path to accomplishing extraordinary results by simply doing less. 

Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller

📖 Get ready to spin the yarn of your brand’s success! Donald Miller unravels the art of storytelling in marketing, teaching you how to craft a compelling narrative that captivates your customers and creates lifelong brand advocates. Learn to unleash the power of storytelling and watch your brand’s tale become an epic legend. 

Grit by Angela Duckworth

💪 Discover the true secret to success as Angela Duckworth unveils the power of grit—the combination of passion and perseverance—to achieve greatness in any endeavor. Prepare to be inspired and motivated as you learn how to develop the tenacity of a superhero. 

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

🚀 Darren Hardy reveals the magic of small actions and their enormous compounding impact on your personal and professional growth. Discover the power of consistent, positive habits that will skyrocket your life to new heights.

Think Big, Act Small by Jason Jennings

🌱 In a world obsessed with grand gestures, Jason Jennings flips the script! Explore the magic of thinking big while acting small. Learn how the smallest changes and micro-innovations can create a ripple effect that transforms your business. It’s time to take baby steps toward massive success!

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

👑 Ready to unleash your inner leader? Brene Brown invites you on a fearless journey of leadership and vulnerability. Discover how embracing authenticity and cultivating courage can revolutionize your approach to leading others. Get ready to wear your leadership crown and make a positive impact in the world!

Warren Buffet on Business by Richard J. Connors

💼 Tap into the mind of a financial genius! Richard J. Connors compiles Warren Buffet’s most insightful and impactful business wisdom. Learn from the Oracle of Omaha himself and gain valuable insights into investment strategies, business management, and ethical decision-making. Get ready to acquire Buffet-like business acumen!

The Art of the Pitch by Peter Coughter

🎤 Step into the spotlight and unleash your pitching prowess! Peter Coughter, the master of persuasion, shares the secrets to crafting and delivering captivating pitches that will make your audience say, “Wow!” Learn how to engage, inspire, and win over hearts and minds with your compelling story. From boardrooms to TED stages, this book will turn you into a pitch-perfect virtuoso.

Let’s Get Results, Not Excuses by James Bleech

📈 It’s time to ditch the excuses and become an unstoppable force!  James Bleech’s no-nonsense guide will light a fire under you to take action, overcome obstacles, and achieve your goals. Get ready for a kick in the pants that will propel you toward success. 

The Lazy Genius by Kendra Adachi

🛋️ Kendra Adachi’s guide to being a “lazy genius” shows you how to simplify your life, make smarter decisions, and achieve more with less effort. Discover the art of strategic laziness and become the master of productivity from the comfort of your favorite armchair.

And one for fun…(gotta have that umbrella drink while you’re enriching your mind, right?!)

Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails by Shannon Mustipher

🍹 Shake up your summer with tropical libations! Shannon Mustipher’s delightful cocktail recipes will transport you to a beachside paradise. From classic Mai Tais to exotic creations, unleash your inner mixologist and become the life of every poolside party. 

Now, grab your flip-flops and dive into these captivating reads that will entertain, educate, and elevate your summer! Happy reading!

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