The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

Tales from the legendary musician, Dave Grohl, talking about his idols, life lessons and musical career. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON RELATED: Kurt Cobains Biography KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Life is too damn short to let someone else’s opinion steer the wheel. • That’s one of the great things about music. You can sing a … Continue reading The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

Dedicated By Pete Davis

Todays countless options make the act of commitment harder than ever. Pete Davis argues that committing deeply to a particular thing is a more fulfilling path. We want to keep our options open, and yet we yearn for the purpose, community, and depth that can only come from making deep commitments. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Dedicated By Pete Davis

An Ugly Truth By Sheera Frenkel

Your assumptions about Facebooks shady practices, data harvesting and user privacy are true and worse than you think. An Ugly Truth looks at the tech giants’ rise to domination at any means necessary. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Mark Zuckerberg’s three greatest fears, according to a former senior Facebook executive, were … Continue reading An Ugly Truth By Sheera Frenkel

Atomic Habits By James Clear

Atomic Habits presents the idea that small changes are key to building new habits and making progress with goals. Gradual 1% improvements each day add up over time and will help build a system that supports consistent growth. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The purpose of setting goals is … Continue reading Atomic Habits By James Clear

Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

Psycho-Cybernetics is an eye-opening self-help book about developing a positive mind-body connection. Dr. Maxwell Maltz was a cosmetic surgeon, and through seeing the insecurities in his patients, created a system to improve self-image and achieve a more successful and fulfilling life. RATING: 4.5/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • All your actions, … Continue reading Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

Meditations is the work of Roman Philosopher, Marcus Aurelius, which was written in his later years and never meant for publication. RATING: 4.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. • When you arise in the morning think of what a … Continue reading Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

Fooled By Randomness By Nassim Taleb

Fooled By Randomness is a book about luck- more precisely how we perceive and deal with luck in business and life. Nassim Taleb is the founder of Empirica Capital, a crisis trading firm and a professor of mathematical sciences at New York University. The book mainly focuses on investing. RATING: 3.6/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Fooled By Randomness By Nassim Taleb

Quiet By Susan Cain

Are you introverted or extroverted? Quiet breaks down the difference between the two: showing the pros and cons and the evolutionary benefits of both characteristics. RATING: 3.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • One third to one half of Americans are introverts—in other words, one out of every two or three people … Continue reading Quiet By Susan Cain

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind By Shunryu Suzuki

Shunryu Suzuki was a Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Buddhism in the United States. Zen Mind, Beginner’s mind is a compilation of his teachings transcribed by his students. RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are … Continue reading Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind By Shunryu Suzuki

The Only Plane In The Sky By Garrett M. Graff

A chilling chronological recap of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S soil, told by those who experienced it first hand. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The morning of 9/11 was a really nice morning, weather-wise. As a pilot we say “Clear Blue and 22” when it’s clear skies and … Continue reading The Only Plane In The Sky By Garrett M. Graff

The Soul Of A Butterfly By Muhammad Ali

A short autobiography where Muhammad Ali reflects on his life and career. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Think well of all, be patient with all, and try to find the good in all. • The greatest victory in life is to rise above the material things that we once … Continue reading The Soul Of A Butterfly By Muhammad Ali

Finish By Jon Acuff

Written in a humorous style, Author Jon Acuff makes the point that the quest for perfection may be what’s hindering you from completing your goals and measuring data is the best tool to counteract perfectionism. RATING: 3.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The harder you try to be perfect, the less … Continue reading Finish By Jon Acuff