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Gerry’s Book Corner

I highly recommend these books. You may borrow them from me if you live in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

How to Sell a Business For What It’s Really Worth
Gerry T. Pandaleon, CPA, CMA, FCPA, Emmaus, PA: Golden Alley Press, 2013

Andrew Carnegie
David Nasaw, New York: Penguin, 2006

No One Would Listen
The Madoff Whistleblower
Harry Markopolos, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement
Stephen Pedneault, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron,
Mimi Swartz with Sherron Watkins, Doubleday, 2003

The Smartest Guys in the Room
Bethany McLean and Peter Elkin, NY, New York, Pequin Random House, 2003

The E-myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber, New York: CollinsBusiness, 1995

Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results
Stephen C. Lundin, Ph.D., Harry Paul and John Cristensen. New York: Hyperion, 2000
(This slim book never gets old; it deals with boosting morale and improving results.)

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap – And Others Don’t
James C. Collins, New York: HarperBusiness, 2001

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics
Michael E. S. Frankel, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2005

Selling Your Business to an ESOP (9th Edition)
Keith Apton, Michael Coffey, Ronald Gilbert, Joseph Rafferty, Loren Rodgers, Corey Rosen, Kenneth Serwinski, Brian Snarr; Oakland, CA: The National Center for Employee Ownership, 2012

Who Moved My Cheese?
Spencer Johnson, New York: G P Putnam, 1998
(This is another book that never gets old. Only 93 pages, about dealing with change.)

Breathe, Mama, Breathe
Shonda Moralis, The Experiment: ,2017

Preparing Your Business for Sale
Russell L. Brown, RDS Assocs., 1998

The Starbucks Experience
Joseph Q. Michelli, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007

If It’s Raining in Brazil Buy Starbucks
Peter Navarro, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004

I’m on LinkedIn, Now What? (3rd ed.)
Jason Alba, Happy About, 2012

Meet & Grow Rich
Joe Vitale and Bill Hibbler, New York: Wiley, 2006