This book list began early in 2016 when around June of 2016 I had decided that I would like to begin to read on average 20 books a year.  Below is the running list.  Some have reviews others do not.You hear often from people that if you take no actions from the books and apply them that they are not really worth while.

I am of the mind that if I read a book filled with generally good knowledge and apply or find one key element in it which alters my thinking than it is time well spent.  I also am of the mind that if I read a book such as the ones listed below rather than watch tv, listen to the radio or otherwise be swayed by general mass media, I have spent my time wisely!

I will continue to add to this list as time goes on.

Current Book:
Are YOU Ready to Succeed?: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life – Srikumar S. Rao

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    In the hopper:

        1. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t – by Jim Collins
        2. A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) – by Barbara Oakley
        3. The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future – by Chris Guillebeau
        4. Toward a Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson – by Simon Jacobson
        5. Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life (With New Preface) – by Stewart D. Friedman

    Recent reads not part of the project (no particular order – be interesting to find out how many have read same books and in which order though! – Now I will order them before I forget!):

          1. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
          2. Secrets of Closing the Sale – Zig Ziglar
          3. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck
          4. The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy

    Completely Read:

      1. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It”  by Michael E. Gerber  (Completed the reading -6/21/2016-, review complete – audio & video forthcoming complete)
      2. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill  (Completed 20160707) – Review complete
      3. Procrastinate on Purpose – Rory Vaden  Completed 20160713 – ReviewReview Complete
      4. Take the Stairs – Rory Vaden Completed 20160729 – Review Complete
      5. The Sales Acceleration Formula – By Mark Roberge – Complete 20160731
      6. Making Yourself Indispensable: The Power of Personal Accountability – By Mark Samuel Completed 20160814 – Review Complete (Audio Done!)
      7. Navigate – Dustin Hillis (Complete 20160823 – Review Done! Audio Forthcoming)
      8. Disrupted – Dany Lyons (Complete 20160831 – Review Completed! – Audio Forthcoming)
      9. Gettin’ in Gettin’ out – Gary Michels (Complete 20160926 Review Complete! Audio Forthcoming)
      10. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
      11. Buddhism: The Illustrated Guide – Kevin Trainor
      12. Men Are Like Waffles–Women Are Like Spaghetti: Understanding and Delighting in Your Differences – Bill and Pam Farrel
      13. What Would the Rockefellers Do? Michael Isom & Garret Gunderson
      14. Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic Mary Sheedy Kercinka, ED.D.(complete 20170215 – Raising Your Spirited Child Book Review)
      15. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! (Finished 20170227)
      16. (special mention, all audio books) Just did 4 books via Audible, I will count them all as one book in total.
        Ego Is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday
        The Art of Exceptional Living by Jim Rohn (2003-03-01)
        The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph – Ryan Holiday
        Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success – Napoleon Hill
      17. Selling the Wheel: Choosing the Best Way to Sell for You and Your Company (Finished 20170319)
      18. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (finished 20170404)
      19. Darth Vader and Son (this counts!)
      20. Jon Vromans The Front Row Factor: Transform Your Life with the Art of Moment Making (20170417)
      21. School textbooks!
      22. Closer than you think(complete 20170501)
      23. Dadly Book of Open Complete 20170516
      24. Friday Night Lights for Fathers & Sons Mark LaMaster Complete 20170521
      25. Standout 2.0 Marcus Buckingham Complete 20170526
      26. Dale Carnegies How to Win Friends and Influence People(Audio Book – Completed)
      27. Chasing Daylight Eugene O’Kelly finished
      28. Your Income, Your Life: How Modern Day Families Can Live Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy on Any Income – Jeff Bouwman
      29. Mastering the Marathon: Time-Efficient Training Secrets For The 40-Plus Athlete 20170703
      30. Tide Turners: The Practical Guide To Help You Feel In Control, Experience More Joy, And Sustain Achievement In Life – Cardiff D Hall 20170713
      31. Be IronFit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness Don Fink complete 20170717
      32. Rework
      33. Fatherhood is Leadership Devon Bandison  complete 20170818
      34. Hermann Hesse’sSiddhartha **FREE**
      35. (you can find this free in PDF if you try real hard)
      36. http://www.holybooks.com/bhagavad-gita-three-modern-translations/ Bhagavad Gita

     

     

     

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