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  • Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
  • My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir
  • Walden by by Henry David Thoreau
  • Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse

Books to Read

  • Double Double by Cameron Herold
  • Turn the Ship Around by L. David Marquet
  • Get a Grip by Gino Wickman
  • Traction by Gino Wickman
  • Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World by Al Pittampalli
  • Influencing Without Authority by Allan R. Cohen and David L. Bradford
  • Nuts! by Kevin Freiberg
  • Missing Microbes by Martin Blazer
  •  Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug
  • Survival Is Not Enough: Why Smart Companies Abandon Worry and Embrace Change by Seth Godin
  • Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook
  • The Tom Peters Seminar: Crazy Times Call for Crazy Organizations by Tom Peters
  • The E-Myth Revisted/ The E-Myth Mastery by Michael E. Gerber
  • The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande
  • The Tesseract by Alex Garland
  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
  • The Beach by Alex Garland
  • Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed by Alexis Ohanian
  • The New Strategic Selling: The Unique Sales System Proven Successful by the World’s Best Companies by Robert B. Miller
  • The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter F. Drucker
  • The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth by Clayton M. Christensen
  • Awakenings by Oliver Sacks
  • Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George
  • New Sudden Fiction: Short-Short Stories from America and Beyond by Robert Shapard
  • California: A History by Kevin Starr
  • Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into a Sales Machine with the $100 Million Best Practices of
  • Salesforce.com by Aaron Ross
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss
  • Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive: Outsell, Outmanage, Outmotivate, and Outnegotiate Your
  • Competition by Harvey MacKay
  • Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley
  • The Third Teacher by OWP/P Architects
  • Impro by Keith Johnstone
  • Born to Win: Find Your Success Code by Zig Ziglar
  • Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others by Zig Ziglar
  • Zig Ziglar’s Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar
  • See You at the Top by Zig Ziglar
  • Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk by James Bessen
  • The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal
  • The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander
  • Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track by Russell L. Ackoff
  • Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges by Loren Pope
  • DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education by Anya Kamenetz
  • Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto
  • The Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully by Gerald M. Weinberg
  • The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau
  • The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era by Michael Grunwald
  • The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  • Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin D. Mitnick
  • The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice by Todd Henry
  • Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life by Stewart D. Friedman
  • How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
  • Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds by Scott Berkun
  • The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz
  • The Art of the Idea: And How It Can Change Your Life by John Hunt
  • The Referral Engine: Teaching Your Business to Market Itself by John Jantsch
  • Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will by Noel M. Tichy
  • Funky Business Forever: How To Enjoy Capitalism by Kjell Nordstrom
  • Growing Pains: Transitioning from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm by Eric G. Flamholtz
  • Management of Organizational Behavior: Leading Human Resources by Paul Hersey
  • The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy’s View of History by Isaiah Berlin
  • In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan
  • The Intelligent Investor (Collins Business Essentials) by Benjamin Graham
  • Human Capability: A Study of Individual Potential and Its Application by Elliott Jaques
  • In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies by Thomas J. Peters
  • Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences by Nancy Duarte
  • Gully Town by G.P. Schultz
  • Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste by Pierre Bourdieu
  • Why We Lie: The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind by David Livingstone Smith
  • The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism by Daniel Bell
  • The Coming of Post-Industrial Society: A Venture in Social Forecasting by Daniel Bell
  • The End of Ideology: On the Exhaustion of Political Ideas in the Fifties, with “The Resumption of History in the New Century” by Daniel Bell
  • Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions by Guy Kawasaki
  • Necessary But Not Sufficient: A Theory Of Constraints Business Novel by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  • Lean Six Sigma : combining Six Sigma quality with lean speed by Michael L. George
  • Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler
  • Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
  • The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and Gift Giving Reveal About Human Nature by Gad Saad
  • Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko
  • Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques by Michael Michalko
  • Standing on the Sun: How the Explosion of Capitalism Abroad Will Change Business Everywhere by Christopher Meyer
  • End Malaria: Bold Innovation, Limitless Generosity, and the Opportunity to Save a Life by Michael Bungay Stanier
  • Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the
  • Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room by David Weinberger
  • Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It by Lawrence Lessig
  • Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager by Michael Lopp
  • Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Human Behavior by Edward L. Deci
  • Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman
  • The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires by Tim Wu
  • Grouped: How Small Groups of Friends Are the Key to Influence on the Social Web by Paul Adams
  • The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing by Lisa Gansky
  • The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home by Dan Ariely
  • Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination by Hugh MacLeod