Books

My book recommendations.

Personal Growth

The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World
Marti Olsen Laney, PsyD

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg

Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Amy Cuddy

Outliers: The Story of Success
Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Malcolm Gladwell

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
John J. Ratey, Eric Hagerman

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex
John Gray

Eat that Frog
Brian Tracy

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Stephen R. Covey

Professional

A Whole New Mind
Daniel H. Pink

Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions
Zachary Shore

Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology
Jackie Bavaro, Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Difficult Conversations
Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen

Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin, Robert B. Cialdini

How to Win Friends & Influence People
Dale Carnegie

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story
Dan Harris

Business

Made to Stick
Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t
Jim Collins

Parenting

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Paul Tough

Scream Free Parenting
Hal Edward Runkel

Boys Adrift
Leonard Sax

Politics

Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror
Richard Clarke

The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them
Amy Goodman, David Goodman

Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
James Bamford

Rats in the Grain: The Dirty Tricks and Trials of Archer Daniels Midland, the Supermarket to the World
James B. Lieber

 

Everything Else

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Timothy Ferriss

Rich Dad Poor Dad
Robert Kiyosaki

Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain–for Life
David Perlmutter (Author), Kristin Loberg (Contributor)

The Compound Effect
Darren Hardy