It is a well known fact that I am a voracious reader.
Contrary to Clarke Flynn who has a pornographic memory, I have a photographic memory, so I retain a high percentage of what I read.
Students always ask me about my favorite books. As a success practice, I always ask successful people what are the top 2 most influential books they have read.
Today is my birthday, and I have been spoiled. I officially now have 31 years experience at being 18.To show my appreciation to all of you, I will save you a lot of time and money, and tell you about 5 books that will improve your quality of life.On average, I read one book a day, so there are many to choose from in the last year. I will tell you about the last top 5 books I have read, with a brief comment on each one of them.
Drive by Daniel Pink. A superb look at what motivates people. You will be surprised at how counter intuitive the data he presents. A real gem. He is at the top of my list for brain picking consultation.
The Compassionate Samurai by Brian Klemmer. A must if you want to improve your leadership skills.
Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina. I love reading on how we learn. I have had my staff apply some his principles, and within hours we could see how much more students retain information. Great tool for influencers.
The Power of Less: The 6 Essential Productivity Principles That Will Change Your Life by Leo Babauta. This one was suggested to me by Tim Ferris. Great system to accomplish more by doing less, but being more focused. Really works. Since he is grain eating vegetarian marathon runner, I overlooked his health building advice…
Living Gluten-Free for Dummies by Danna Korn. Awesome tool for explaining to our clients, why and how to get off gluten. Lots of recipes. And she is funny. Makes it a fun read. Would love to have her present for the PICP.
Enjoy the growth you will reading from these authors.