Our recommended reads…
Shoe Dog – the memoir of Phil Knight, founder of Nike. A great insight into the trials and tribulations of getting a business up and running and keeping it running. Excuse the pun!
Man’s Search for Meaning – a must read for any budding entrepreneur. An amazing story of Victor E. Frankl’s survival of the holocaust and discovering purpose.
Factfulness – Hans Rosling and family demonstrate many of the common misconceptions and assumptions that we make. And why things aren’t as bad as some people might think…
Good to Great – a detailed review of the businesses that moved from being successful to significantly outperforming the stock market for years on end and how they did it.
Nuts – the story of Herb Kelleher and Southwest Airlines. An original approach to leadership and developing a culture that made them the most profitable airline in history.
Tribe – Sebastian Junger discusses what it means to belong. A thought-provoking read about how regaining our tribal connection may in part be the key to our psychological survival
A Blind Descent – The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth (J. M. Tabor): A true story of two rival supercavers racing to be the first to reach the bottom of the deepest cave on earth. It explores both the brightest and darkest aspects of the timeless human urge to discover—to be first.
Tao of Pooh – (Benjamin Hoff) Author Benjamin Hoff shows that the philosophy of Winnie-the-Pooh is amazingly consistent with the principles of Taoism and demonstrates how you can use these principles in your daily life.
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth (Chris Hadfield) – Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. The secret to Col. Hadfield’s success-and survival-is an unconventional philosophy he learned at NASA: prepare for the worst- and enjoy every moment of it. In An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, Col. Hadfield takes readers deep into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible.