Current Book:

I could do anything if I only knew what it was Barbara Sher – read 2/3 so far
The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence


Become an Idea Machine

In the hopper:

      1. Are YOU Ready to Succeed?: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life – Srikumar S. Rao
      2. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t – by Jim Collins
      3. A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) – by Barbara Oakley
      4. The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future – by Chris Guillebeau
      5. Toward a Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson – by Simon Jacobson
      6. Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life (With New Preface) – by Stewart D. Friedman
      7. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation – by Steven Johnson
      8. Business Adventures – by John Brooks
      9. The Art of Being Unreasonable – by Eli Broad
      10. Outliers – by Malcolm Gladwell
      11. Chart Your Way to Profits: The Online Trader’s Guide to Technical Analysis – by Tim Knight
      12. How I Made $2 Million in the Stock Market: The Darvas System for Stock Market Profits – by Nicholas Darvas
      13. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Illustrated – by Edwin Lefévfre

Recent reads not part of the project (no particular order – be interesting to find out how many have read same books and in which order though! – Now I will order them before I forget!):

        1. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
        2. Secrets of Closing the Sale – Zig Ziglar
        3. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck
        4. The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy

Completely Read:

  1. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It”  by Michael E. Gerber  (Completed the reading -6/21/2016-, review complete – audio & video forthcoming complete)
  2. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill  (Completed 20160707) – Review complete
  3. Procrastinate on Purpose – Rory Vaden  Completed 20160713 – ReviewReview Complete
  4. Take the Stairs – Rory Vaden Completed 20160729 – Review Complete
  5. The Sales Acceleration Formula – By Mark Roberge – Complete 20160731
  6. Making Yourself Indispensable: The Power of Personal Accountability – By Mark Samuel Completed 20160814 – Review Complete (Audio Done!)
  7. Navigate – Dustin Hillis (Complete 20160823 – Review Done! Audio Forthcoming)
  8. Disrupted – Dany Lyons (Complete 20160831 – Review Completed! – Audio Forthcoming)
  9. Gettin’ in Gettin’ out – Gary Michels (Complete 20160926 Review Complete! Audio Forthcoming)
  10. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
  11. Buddhism: The Illustrated Guide – Kevin Trainor
  12. Men Are Like Waffles–Women Are Like Spaghetti: Understanding and Delighting in Your Differences – Bill and Pam Farrel
  13. What Would the Rockefellers Do? Michael Isom & Garret Gunderson
  14. Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic Mary Sheedy Kercinka, ED.D.(complete 20170215 – Raising Your Spirited Child Book Review)
  15. Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! (Finished 20170227)
  16. (special mention, all audio books) Just did 4 books via Audible, I will count them all as one book in total.
    Ego Is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday
    The Art of Exceptional Living by Jim Rohn (2003-03-01)
    The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph – Ryan Holiday
    Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success – Napoleon Hill
  17. Selling the Wheel: Choosing the Best Way to Sell for You and Your Company (Finished 20170319)
  18. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (finished 20170404)
  19. Darth Vader and Son (this counts!)
  20. Jon Vromans The Front Row Factor: Transform Your Life with the Art of Moment Making (20170417)
  21. School textbooks!
  22. Closer than you think(complete 20170501)
  23. Dadly Book of Open Complete 20170516
  24. Friday Night Lights for Fathers & Sons Mark LaMaster Complete 20170521
  25. Standout 2.0 Marcus Buckingham Complete 20170526
  26. Dale Carnegies How to Win Friends and Influence People(Audio Book – Completed)
  27. Chasing Daylight Eugene O’Kelly finished
  28. Your Income, Your Life: How Modern Day Families Can Live Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy on Any Income – Jeff Bouwman
  29. Mastering the Marathon: Time-Efficient Training Secrets For The 40-Plus Athlete 20170703
  30. Tide Turners: The Practical Guide To Help You Feel In Control, Experience More Joy, And Sustain Achievement In Life – Cardiff D Hall 20170713
  31. Be IronFit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness Don Fink complete 20170717


  1. Finally “Project Read” – not the official tag line – was spurred by the following article:

Worth a read!

Part of this list populated from the 9 Books Bill Gates Recommends to become a Better Entrepreneur article.