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Recommended reading

Not sure if you even want or can afford personalised 1:1 advice? I still want to help. These are not all of the books I have read, but I have read all of these books, and I have found each one of them inspiring or instructive in some way.


Every single one of these books has made me a better thinker or communicator. It's not supposed to be exhaustive, but these are some of my favourites. To narrow it down, I have only included works of non-fiction. 


We all stand on the shoulders of giants. I hope that you find some magic in this reading list too.

  • Choose Yourself - James Altucher

  • The Charisma Myth - Olivia Fox Cabane

  • The Artist's Way - Julia Cameron

  • Influence - Robert Cialdini

  • Atomic Habits - James Clear

  • Good to Great - Jim Collins

  • The Talent Code - Daniel Coyle

  • The Power of Habit - Charles Duhigg

  • Mindset - Carol Dweck

  • The Four Hour Workweek - Tim Ferriss

  • Tribe of Mentors - Tim Ferriss

  • Tools of Titans - Tim Ferriss

  • The Storyteller's Secret - Carmine Gallo

  • Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell

  • Talking to Strangers - Malcolm Gladwell

  • The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell

  • Essays - Paul Graham

  • The 48 Laws of Power - Robert Greene

  • Tell to Win - Peter Guber

  • The $100 Startup - Chris Guillebeau

  • Stillness is the Key - Ryan Holiday

  • The 80/20 Principle - Richard Koch

  • The Power of Persuasion - Robert Levine

  • Essentialism - Greg McKeown

  • Poor Charlie's Almanack - Charlie Munger

  • So Good They Can't Ignore You - Cal Newport

  • The Paris Review Interviews - Paris Review

  • The Great Mental Models Volume 1 - Shane Parrish

  • The War of Art - Stephen Pressfield

  • Oversubscribed - Daniel Priestley

  • The Red Queen - Matt Ridley

  • The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing - Ries & Trout

  • The Keys to Success - Jim Rohn

  • The Lean Startup - Eric Rose

  • Trillion Dollar Coach - Eric Schmidt

  • Far from the Tree - Andrew Solomon

  • Antifragile - Nicholas Naseem Taleb

  • Black Swan - Nicholas Naseem Taleb

  • Skin In The Game - Nicholas Naseem Taleb

  • Zero to One - Peter Thiel

  • The Power Of Now - Eckhart Tolle

  • The Art of Learning - Josh Waitzkin

  • Goals - Zig Ziglar

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