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Ken’s Reading List

Recent Reads

Linchpin
Seth Godin

The Icarus Deception
Seth Godin

Shoe Dog
Phil Knight

The Intelligent Investor
Benjamin Grahm

Extreme Ownership
Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

Core Books for Personal and Professional Development

How to Win Friends and Influence People – This is the definitive book on interpersonal human relations. You could call it a life instruction book in some ways. It details understanding the needs of people and how to sway them to your way of thinking in ethical ways.

Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! – This is the best book I’ve read on goal setting, setting perspective, and motivation. Tony Robbins explains his mindset and how it shaped his success.

MONEY, Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom – This book explains the detrimental effect of even small management fees from financial services. Tony interviews legends in the finance space and picks their brain for their best tips to grow and retain capital. A must read for these turbulent financial times.

Jim Cramer’s Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World – Jim Cramer describes this as his “handbook” he gave to junior finance professionals. He explains the way markets work and the forces at play that push and pull stocks. It gives you an insider’s look at being a hedge fund manager and will improve your financial mastery.

New American Bible – This is the standard Catholic Bible. It includes Old and New Testament. You might be surprised to learn the U.S. legal system is based on laws in the Bible. The Bible teaches morals shows you a way to live life with a great understanding of your place in the universe. Also, as a history book, you will learn how so much of our culture is based on what’s in this book.