In my coaching and conversations I seem to keep coming back to these books, so I’ll maintain this list.

The Arts Dividend, Darren Henley
Provides reasons why investing in public art and culture is worthwhile
https://amzn.to/40NUQeH

Blue Ocean Strategy, Kim/Mauborgne
The advantages of differentiating yourself from the crowd
https://amzn.to/40OOeNa

Atomic Habits, James Clear
Goals are not it, the journey is it
https://amzn.to/3SJrtYR

Mindfulness, Williams/Penman
How to not hate washing the pots
https://amzn.to/47CuoGX

Starving to Successful, Horejs
A gallery owner’s view with a good strategy for approaching new galleries
https://amzn.to/3unuzYp

Art Money Success, Brophy
She’s an energetic, full time sales person so one wouldn’t expect to emulate her while also being an artist, but it might give you a feeling of hope and possibility
https://amzn.to/3ulqyDU

All of these are affiliate links so if you buy something I might make the smallest of kickbacks. Honestly, I’ve never actually once had a payment from Amazon, I use affiliate links just out of habit.