Reading engages the mind, reduces stress, increases knowledge, and so much more. If you are looking for your next book to read, in no particular order, here are books I have read (and recommend), currently reading, and intend to read:

Currently Reading

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Have Read

Business, Finance, and Leadership
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not (Robert Kiyosaki)
  • Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen (Donald Miller)
  • Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success (Sean Ellis)
  • Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow (Tom Rath & Barry Conchie)
  • Start. (Jon Acuff)
  • Good to Great (Jim Collins)
  • How to Invest in Real Estate: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Getting Started (Brandon Turner & Josh Dorkin)
  • Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (Alexander Osterwalder & Ynes Pigneur)
  • How to Worship a King: Prepare Your Heart. Prepare Your World. Prepare The Way. (Zach Neese)
  • Truly Free: Breaking the Snares That So Easily Entagle (Robert Morris)
  • God's Armor Bearer (Terry Nance)
  • Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus (Kyle Idleman)
Health and Fitness
  • Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body (Mike Matthews)
  • Deskbound: Standing Up to a Sitting World (Kelly Starret, Juliet Starrett, & Gen Cordoza)
History, Memoirs, and Biographies
  • Flying the SR-71 Blackbird: In the Cockpit on a Secret Operational Mission On a Secret Operational Mission (Richard Graham)

Future Reads

  • How To Win Friends and Influence People (Dale Carnegie) Re-read
  • Excellence Wins: A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise (Horst Schulze, Ken Blanchard, & Dean Merrill)
  • Richest Man in Babylon (George Clason) Finish Reading
  • Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff (Chip Gaines)
  • Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time (Keith Ferrazzi)
  • When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (Daniel Pink)
  • Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom (Robert Kiyosaki)

List of Alt-MBA Books (Compiled from several lists):

  • Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs (John Doerr)
  • The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups (Daniel Coyle)
  • Influence: Science and Practice (Robert Cialdini)
  • The 48 Laws of Power (Robert Greene)
  • The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company (Robert Iger)
  • The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Tim Ferriss)
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow (Daniel Kahneman)
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Michael Lewis)
  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses (Eric Ries)