Books

Here are a few of the books I’ve read in the hopes you might find a few that you would like to read. One way to go about using this page is to open any books you find interesting into a new tab. Then use the Pocket extension to bookmark them to read later. Then just read one pocket article a day and determine which books you’d like to read.

This exquisite memoir by an idealistic young neurosurgeon asks What makes a life worth living? and makes a profound graduation...
My Rating:
tbd
/ 5

When Breath Becomes Air

By :
PAUL KALANITHI
It’s the biggest revolution you’ve never heard of, and it’s hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and...

By :
STEVEN KOTLER & JAMIE WHEAL
For every startup that grows to the point where it can go public or be profitably acquired, hundreds of others sputter and die. Smart entrepreneurs...
My Rating:
tbd
/ 5

Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Cust...

By :
GABRIEL WEINBERG & JUSTIN MARES
Transforming a culture is far more about emotional growth than technical maturity. Co-written by leaders at the Kaizen Institute, Creating...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

Creating a Kaizen Culture

By :
ON MILLER MIKE WROBLEWSKI & JAIME VILLAFUERTE
These are not shortcuts, which produce often dubious short-term gains, but ethical "smartcuts" that eliminate unnecessary effort and yield...
My Rating:
3
/ 5

Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking

By :
SHANE SNOW
With the same sharp eye, quick wit, and narrative drive that marked his bestsellers The Game, The Dirt, and How to Make Love Like a Porn Star...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

By :
NEIL STRAUSS
By looking at what separates the extremely successful from the rest of us, we learn what we can do to be more like them - and find out, in...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind...

By :
ERIC BARKER
THE NOW HABIT offers a comprehensive plan to help readers lower their stress and increase their time to enjoy guilt-free play. Dr. Fiore’s...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procras...

By :
NEIL FIORE
The path to your life’s work is difficult and risky, even scary, which is why few finish the journey. This is a book about discovering your life’s work...
My Rating:
3
/ 5

The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were...

By :
JEFF GOINS
With characters and situations created from collective business experiences and stories, Get A Grip is a fable that will ring true for entrepreneurial...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

Get A Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable

By :
GINO WICKMAN & MIKE PATON
A revised edition of the timeless business classic—updated to help today’s readers succeed more quickly in a rapidly changing world.
My Rating:
3
/ 5

The New One Minute Manager

By :
KEN BLANCHARD & SPENCER JOHNSON
The Power of Self Confidence explains that confidence is "mental fitness." It can be developed by engaging in a series of regular exercises...
My Rating:
4
/ 5

The Power of Self-Confidence

By :
BRIAN TRACY
A compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists...
My Rating:
4
/ 5

Tribe of Mentors

By :
Tim Ferriss
The Motivation Hacker shows you how to summon extreme amounts of motivation to accomplish anything you can think of. From...
My Rating:
5
/ 5

The Motivation Hacker

By :
NICK WINTER
Bestselling author Dan Ariely reveals fascinating new insights into motivation—showing that the subject is far more complex than we ever imagined.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

Payoff

By :
Dan Ariely
Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

The Willpower Instinct

By :
Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
Jim Kwik, the world’s #1 brain coach, has written the owner’s manual for mental expansion and brain fitness. Limitless gives people the ability to accomplish more--more productivity, more transformation, more personal success and business achievement--by changing their Mindset, Motivation, and Methods.
My Rating:
3
/ 5

Limitless

By :
Jim Kwik
In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

By :
Joe Dispenza
With fascinating research from the field of motivation science and compelling stories of people who learned to motivate themselves, Get It Done illuminates invaluable strategies for pulling yourself in whatever direction you want to go—so you can achieve your goals while staying healthy, clearheaded, and happy.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

Get it Done

By :
Ayelet Fishbach
The Confident Mind is a complete guide to confidence: how to understand it, how to build it, how to protect it, and how to rely upon it when your performance matters most.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

The Confident Mind

By :
Dr. Nate Zinsser
In Courage Is Calling, Ryan Holiday breaks down the elements of fear, an expression of cowardice, the elements of courage, an expression of bravery, and lastly, the elements of heroism, an expression of valor. Through engaging stories about historic and contemporary leaders, including Charles De Gaulle, Florence Nightingale, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday shows you how to conquer fear and practice courage in your daily life.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

Courage Is Calling : Fortune Favors the Brave

By :
Ryan Holiday
In The Heart to Start, David Kadavy takes you through his journey from cubicle-dweller to best-selling author, showing you how to systematically break through creative resistance, overcome perfectionism, and bring your work into the world.
My Rating:
4
/ 5

The Heart to Start

By :
David Kadavy