This page links to some of my favorite books, articles, speeches and more. If it’s here, I’ve found it useful in my own leadership journey, and you might too. Some of the entries include “read more” links that go into more detail. It’s a way to process the information I’ve learned (and share it with you). Enjoy!
Books • Articles • Podcasts • Speeches • Newsletters
This page is regularly updated with new things. Got something interesting I should know about? Please contact me!
In his own words, “an easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones”. My all-time favorite book outside of the Bible. Read more →
Good to Great
A detailed look to why some companies are great and others not. The results are surprising, but the evidence is clear.
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The Power of Moments
Defining moments shape who we are, and many of these moments don’t just “happen” – they are intentionally created. Read more →
The seminal work on influence and persuasion. An absolute must-read for anyone who desires to influence others. Read more →
Extreme Revenue Growth
A no-nonsense guide to scaling growth in companies from $1 to $25 million in revenue – in any industry. Read more →
Never Split the Difference
The manual for effective negotiation. You’ll discover powerful tactics and principles that alter the course of any conversation. Read more →
Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule
Creators and managers run on different schedules. Meetings can be a disaster if they interrupt a maker’s “deep work” process.
The internet has made both distribution and transactional costs zero. This flips the old-world economic mentality upside down. Controlling demand > controlling supply.
How Great Leaders Inspire Action
One of the most popular videos on how leaders inspire their people to action. Quick summary: start with why, not what.
The Psychology of Human Misjudgment
Eye-opening talk on how behavioral psychology can be applied to business, life and general problem solving.
You and Your Research
“The prepared mind sooner or later finds something important and does it.” Fantastic talk on doing significant things in the world.
Connect, learn and grow as a leader. I thoroughly enjoy putting together this newsletter together myself – just for you!
The most wisdom per word on the internet. Love this newsletter. Geared to improving your life with helpful insights and questions of reflection.
THE newsletter for understanding technology and its impact on business and the world. Deep coverage and insights. Note: some are free, but best content behind a $100/yr paywall (well worth it).
Weekly newsletter of interesting facts, links and commentary. David’s thirst for learning is infectious, and I always discover something new in each edition.