One of my big new priorities is reading more, you can call it a resolution for 2015 if you’d like but I view it as part of a broader effort to learn and as Tim Sanders would say “Fill my head with good stuff”. It’s fitting that the first two books are by Tim and others inspired by reading those. (Note: any links below are not affiliate links, but I do recommend you use smile.amazon.com if you haven’t already setup a benefactor please consider Asante Africa Foundation)
Book Number Two of 2015 – The Likeability Factor – Started 1/6/2015 – Finished 1/13/2015
Biggest Take Away: Nice people don’t finish last.
Book Number Three of 2015 – The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload – Started 1/14/2015 – Finished 3/1/2015
Biggest Take Away: A huge productivity boost and I will be writing more about it.
Book Number Four of 2015 (on Audible) – Start with Why, Why Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek – Finished 9/2013
Biggest Take Away: Human beings are dependent on Social Interaction.
Book Number Five of 2015 – Elon Musk, by Ashlee Vance – Finished 10/2015
Biggest Take Away: Never bet against Elon Musk.
Book Number Six of 2015 – A Sale is a Love Affair – Jack Vincent – Finished 11/2015
Biggest Take Away: Affirmation – In business and personal life – “The more you give, the more you get.”
Reading Now –
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us (Thanks to Brenda N. T. for recommending)
Listening (Audible) – Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (Thanks to Gene W. for recommending)
Recently added to my book shelf or Kindle:
- Doing What Must Be Done (Chad Hymas)
- The Essential Guide to Dual Sport Motorcycling
- How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles
- As I Was Saying… Cliff Dochterman (Thanks to Bill T. for recommending)
- From Iron Lung to Iron Butt “Riding into Polio History” (A gift from Bill T.)
- Rising up From the Blood – Sarah Washington O’Neil Rush
- Blind Spot – M. R. Banaji, A.G. Greenwald
- The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin
Books I’ve abandoned or put on the back burner:
How to Win Friends and Influence People – Started 3/1/2015 – Abandoned, I don’t know why but this book just didn’t grab me. I really expected it to.