Books

I love learning, which means I love reading. I just started keeping track of the books I’ve read – and here they are. Recommended books have an asterisk.

Psychology

*The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

*Fear of the Abyss by Aleta Edwards

*Appalachian Trials by Zach Davis

*Curious? by Todd Kashdan

The Perfectionist’s Handbook by Jeff Szymanski

Happiness

*The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

*The Optimism Bias by Tali Sharot

The Optimism Advantage by Terry Paulson

*Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington: An inspirational plea for the money- and power-seekers of the world to figure out what really matters in life and take steps to achieve it.

Career

*What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles

*How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

*Everything I Know by Paul Jarvis: A little, inspirational book for creative entrepreneurs that advocates showing up, confronting your fears, and staying true to your values.

Love

*Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

*The Psychology of Romantic Love by Nathaniel Branden

Memoir/Biography

*Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

*Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

*Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Health 

*Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes

Writing

*The Art of Nonfiction by Ayn Rand

Humor

The Little Book of Stress by Rohan Candappa

Entrepreneurship/Tech/Business

*To Sell Is Human by Dan Pink

*Startup Life by Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor

*Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

*Renegades Write the Rules by Amy Jo Martin

*The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen

*Good to Great by Jim Collins

*The Year without Pants by Scott Berkun

*The Age of Context by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

*Startup CEO by Matt Blumberg

*Disciplined Entrepreneurship by Bill Aulet

*Brilliant, Crazy, Cocky by Sarah Lacy

Business in Blue Jeans by Susan Baroncini-Moe

The Seven Success Factors of Social Business Strategy by Brian Solis and Charlene Li

What’s the Future of Business? by Brian Solis

Startup Rising by Christopher M. Schroeder

Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow by Libby Gill

Remote by Jason Fried

The Entrepreneur Mind by Kevin D. Johnson

The Startup Playbook by David S. Kidder

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know by Brian Cohen and John Kador

Startup Boards by Brad Feld and Mahendra Ramsinghani

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