A glimpse into my reading history and active reading list:

Radical Candor

Radical Candor is more than a book. It's a way of managerial life. Kim Scott and her team at Candor Inc. have decoded the managerial ...
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The Elephant in the Brain

For better or worse, The Elephant in the Brain helps us all identify the brutally honest reasons behind most human behavior and I find it ...
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/ Reading, reading, self deception

The CHECKLIST Manifesto

Atul Gawande is insightful and thought provoking in a very humbling and refreshing way with The Checklist Manifesto. The central theory involves an understanding of ...
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/ checklists, Reading, reading

Other Thoughts

In lieu of a more comprehensive post I'd love to share some of my recent thoughts from LinkedIn. Never Forget the Checklist A simple but ...
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/ Leadership, linkedin, Reading, Software

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

Admittedly, I have been meaning to read this for a long while, but have tempered myself because I am rapidly becoming a Simon Sinek fanatic ...
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Extreme Ownership – How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

"When it comes to standards, as a leader, it's not what you preach, it's what you tolerate."p.54 A colleague of mine suggested this book after ...
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/ leadership, navy, Reading, SEALS

Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

The last several years it has been difficult to not admire the transformation of Microsoft under its new leadership, and as I've become more intrigued ...
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Read Every Day!

This past weekend I accomplished one of my primary goals for 2018, and finished reading my 10th book for the year. I have my entire ...
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/ goals, Life, life, Reading, reading

The China Study

I don't know where to begin when talking about The China Study. Authors T. Colin Campbell and Thomas Campbell have forever changed how I will look at ...
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/ 2018 goals, health, nutrition, Reading, reading

Measure What Matters

John Doerr has done the unthinkable with Measure What Matters, and has made corporate goals and their management an undertaking of interest and awe. As someone ...
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/ goals, google, intel, john doerr, OKR, Reading, silicon valley

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

I originally decided to read Factfulness because it came highly recommended on gatesnotes.com but I passed it up for a few other titles as I ...
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/ bill gates, factfulness, Reading

The Greatest: My Own Story

Muhammad Ali is one of those grandiose famous athletes few people have not heard of, but after reading this memoir I would be shocked if ...
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Never Split the Difference

The general idea behind Never Split the Difference is that you should view a negotiation as an attempt to get what you want, rather than a ...
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/ business, fair, negotiation, Reading, reading

Primed to Perform

Recently I was encouraged to read Primed to Perform by Neel Doshi, and Lindsay McGregor, and I could not have been more delighted. The style of ...
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Gary himself introduces this book as "new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate ...
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Start with Why

Start with Why answers some of the most complex questions about business and culture in the most obvious of ways that has left me honestly ...
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/ company, culture, Reading, reading

The 48 Laws of Power

Understanding that much of this book is exaggeration and/or conjecture, I have found there to be shockingly appropriate "laws" that I have immediate real-life examples ...
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/ books, laws, life, Reading

What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know

As obvious as much of the content of this book is to me now, I wish I had read this five years ago and had ...
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The Lean Startup

I read this book during my last visit to Chicago, and was pleasantly surprised at how much of what was in this book was not ...
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REMOTE: Office Not Required

This book is dear to me for a variety of reasons, not the least of which that it is perhaps the easiest way to identify ...
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