Reading list

Here is a collection of my favorite books. Click the affiliate links to learn more and to purchase on Amazon.

You might also like to check out my ultimate reading list for product managers. Even if you don't work in tech, there are some really interesting reads there.


Book cover of The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

The Miracle Morning

by Hal Elrod Genre: Success self-help

Thought-provoking ideas for how to optimize your time and take advantage of your mornings to set yourself up for success. As a very much non-morning person, I found myself hitting the alarm less simply because this book inspired me to WANT to make better use of that time. It's been a life-changer!

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Book cover of How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes

How to Talk to Anyone

by Leil Lowndes Genre: Communication skills

Nice advice for how to approach the art of dialogue, something which many have never learned, or forgotten, in the modern age of the iPod.

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Book cover of TED Talks by Chris Anderson

TED Talks

by Chris Anderson Genre: Public speaking reference

Very interesting to learn about the background of TED and what characteristics make for a good speech. I will work to incorporate these guidelines into my presentations from now on.

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Book cover of The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

The Millionaire Next Door

by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko Genre: Wealth management

A fascinating study into a topic many don't get nearly enough education about - money and personal finance. The insights shared here about how millionaires treat money is life-changing advice every person should learn at a young age.

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Book cover of Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work

by Cal Newport Genre: Time management

Fantastic advice on how to find passion in your work. Never settle for less.

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Book cover of Inspired - How to Create Products Customers Love by Marty Cagan

Inspired - How to Create Products Customers Love

by Marty Cagan Genre: Product management

A must-have for any product management professional. A great read for anyone working in software. Applicable to anyone in any industry looking for a new way of thinking and approaching problems. This book showed me the path to become a product manager, a career that I have been passionate about for years now.

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Book cover of The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli

The Art of Thinking Clearly

by Rolf Dobelli Genre: Neuropsychology

The short, bite-sized stories, make it easy to pick this book up and put it down between other activities. The stories are worth taking your time to reflect on, so I enjoyed starting my day by reading a chapter and then pondering on the lessons while I got ready for work. Great read and gets you thinking.

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Book cover of You Must Write a Book - Boost Your Brand, Get More Business, and Become the Go-To Expert by Honorée Corder

You Must Write a Book - Boost Your Brand, Get More Business, and Become the Go-To Expert

by Honorée Corder Genre: Business writing skills

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Book cover of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

by Mark Manson Genre: Happiness and self-help

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Book cover of Sense and Respond by Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden

Sense and Respond

by Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden Genre: Strategic business planning

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