Recommended Books

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Easily one of the best, if not the best, book for understanding that there are other options for making money besides working for an employer.  This book revolutionized my life.  If you’ve never heard about passive income, then read this book immediately.

Made in America by Sam Walton

An inspiring biography about a man from humble beginnings creating one of the most successful business to date. Even through his success, he and his family have remained humble and grounded, which has allowed the business to focus on the customer. A good read for personal finance and entrepreneurship.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley and William Danko

An enlightening insight into the life patterns that millionaires have. Most of the conclusions are surprising. This book shifted my perspective of my long-term financial goals. A good read for those who struggle with personal finance, or want to improve their financial situation.

Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker

A quick read about how to manage your goals and expectations based on your strengths. Most of the insights are obvious, but worth a read if you’re looking to organize your goals.

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

If you haven’t heard about or read this book, read it now. This book made me realize how success and the skills required for attaining it can be learned. This will change the way you view self improvement.

Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson

A compelling account about Phil Jackson’s coaching career with the Los Angeles Lakers, and his journey to five championships.  This book is filled with life lessons about success, leadership, and teamwork.

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

This book highlights the significance that gut instinct has in expertise. Experts have acquired a higher level of innate feeling that allows them to discern nuances that extend beyond rationalization. This was a paradigm-shifting book for me.

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

From the author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert provides an interesting take on creativity and the creative process.  She will shift your thinking about how one should engage with life more fully.

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

An inspiring story about human perseverance and fortitude in the midst of suffering. This book made me rethink philosophical meaning. For those who are interested in philosophy and humanistic psychology, this is a compelling read.