Some recommended reading to help you navigate in your careers and life!

General life stuff that can be really helpful:

Think like a monk – Jay Shetty

The subtle art of not giving a Fuck – Mark Manson

Chop wood, carry water – Joshua Medcalf

Ego is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday

The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday

Hold Me Tight – Dr Sue Johnson (a book on improving relationships)

The Road to Character – David Brooks

The Happiness Curve – Johnathan Rauch

The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth  – Eckhart Tolle

Principles – Ray Dalio


Compassionomics  – Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli

Cure – Jo Marchant

The Empathy Effect – Helen Riess

How emotions are made – Lisa Feldman

The Power of Kindness – Brian GoldmanThe War for Kindness – Jamil Zaki

Self-compassion  – Kristin Neff

The Magic – Rhonda Byrne (book purely full of gratitude exercises)

Improving how you think, make decisions and learn:

Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman

Minset – Carol Dweck

7 Habits of highly effective people

Being Wrong, Adventures in the Margin of Error – Kathryn Schulz

But what if we’re wrong? – Chuck Klosterman

The Great Mental Models vol 1 and vol 2 – Shane Parrish (from the Farnham Street Project podcast)

Risk Intelligence – Dylan Evans

Thinking in Bets – Annie Duke

The Dip (a little book that teaches you when to quit) – Seth Godin

The Talent Code – Daniel Coyle

Books for improving your finances and to simply explain finance stuff:

The Richest Man in Babylon – George S Clason

What I learned losing a million dollars – Brendan Moynihan

The Power in the Land – Fred Harrison

Progress and Poverty – Henry George

The Secret Life of Real estate and Banking – Phil Anderson

The Barefoot Investor – Scott Pape