Book & Healthy Product Recommendations

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Top Books

I have many favorite best-selling books on startups, health, and mindfulness.  

Sometimes I recommend Audible, Kindle, or when necessary, a hard copy.


BUSINESS


STARTUPS

The Hard Thing about Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

The Four Hour Work Week Expanded Edition: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, & Join the New Rich by Tim Ferriss  


MONEY

Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business by Greg Crabtree 

Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine by Mike Michalowicz**


LEADERSHIP 

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead & Win by Leif Bain, Jocko Willink

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman by Yovon Chouinard


MANAGEMENT

High Output Management by Andy Grove

Principles: Life & Work by Ray Dalio

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't by Verne Harnish** 

Traction: Get a Grip On Your Business by Gino Wickman

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter Drucker

The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins

Great By Choice by Jim Collins


NEGOTIATION

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss**

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Robert Fischer & William Ury



HEALTH 


ANTI-AGING

The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age by Steven Gundry MD

Headstrong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks by Dave Asprey

Effortless Healing: 9 Simple Ways to Sidestep Illness, Shed Excess Weight, and Help Your Body Fix Itself by Dr. Joseph Mercola, Dr. David Perlmutter

Glow 15: A Science-Based Plan to Lose Weight, Revitalize Your Skin, and Invigorate Your Life by Naomi Wittel 

How to Eat, Move, & Be Healthy by Paul Chek


NUTRITION

The Bulletproof Diet: Lose Up to a Pound a Day, Reclaim Your Energy and Focus, and Upgrade Your Life by Dave Asprey

Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar - Your Brain's Silent Killers by David Perlmutter

Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It by Dr. Josh Axe

Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing, A Practical Guide by Dr. Vasant Lad

Epi-paleo Rx: The Prescription for Disease Reversal and Optimal Health  by Dr. Jack Kruse


MOVEMENT & PHYSIOLOGY

Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance by Kelly Starett

Deskbound: Sitting is the New Smoking by Kelly Starett

Oxygen Advantage: The Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques for a Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter You by Patrick McKeown

Body, Mind, and Sport: The Mind-Body Guide to Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Your Personal Best by Dr. John Doulliard

Body by Science: A Research Based Program to Get the Results You Want in 12 Minutes a Week by Dr. Doug McGuff

The Four Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Tim Ferriss


MINDFULNESS 

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth: Awakening Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

The Buddha Walks Into a Bar by Lodro Rinzler

Spirit Hacking: Shamanic Keys to Reclaim Your Personal Power, Transform Yourself, and Light Up the World by Shaman Durek

Awareness: Conversations with the Masters by Anthony De Mello

Out of Your Mind: Essential Listening from the Alan Watts Audio Archives by Alan Watts

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan

Buddhism for Beginners by Jack Kornfield

The Biology of Belief by Dr. Bruce Lipton

A Shaman's Miraculous Tools for Healing by Dr. Alberto Villoldo

Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon by Dr. Joe Dispenza


MEDITATION

Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body by Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport 

The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen**

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life by Dave Asprey


OTHER


PRIVACY 

How to be Invisible: Protect Your Home, Your Assets, Your Children, & Your Life by J.J. Luna

The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data by Kevin Mitnick


SAFETY

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin De Becker 

When Violence is the Answer: Learning What To Do When Your Life Is At Stake by Tim Larkin


WRITING

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Creative Inner Battles by Steven Pressfield 

Do the Work by Steven Pressfield

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions On Writing And Life by Anne Lamott


MORE GOOD BOOKS

Choose Yourself: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream by James Altucher

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Moshin Hamid

Beyond Mars and Venus: Relationship Strategies for Today's Complex World by Dr. John Gray**

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie


**I've interviewed the author, click the star to listen.

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