Anything You Want

Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur by Derek Sivers I think Derek Sivers is my spirit animal. Everything he writes or publishes resonates with me in … Continue Reading ⇒

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki A mental workout is often required when studying Buddhism, Taoism, and other easten philosphy. The teachings are so simple, they can be difficult to understand. … Continue Reading ⇒

The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron Almost every artist I know seems to have heard of this book. None of them, as far I … Continue Reading ⇒

Think Like a Freak

Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner If you haven’t read Freakonomics or SuperFreakonomics, you absolutely … Continue Reading ⇒

The Slight Edge

The Slight Edge

The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness by Jeff Olson The lessons of this book are simple. But applying them is not easy. If they were, there would … Continue Reading ⇒

The Obstacle is the Way

The Obstacle is the Way

 The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday This is a guide through stoic philosophy without being one. Stoicism isn’t particularly well … Continue Reading ⇒

Ignore Everybody

Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod Great book about living a fulfilled life, career choices, and art. Some points that stuck out: Asking whether to … Continue Reading ⇒

Essentialism

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown Read this book! Biggest takeaways: Priority is singular. If you have more than one, you don’t have any. Saying no is … Continue Reading ⇒