My Reads

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Financial Samurai

Richard Branson: The Virgin Way

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
Work smart, work hard, work long. Pick 3.  That’s Amazon.  This read reiterated the importance of business strategy and how it plays a key role into why large businesses make the decisions they do.  After this read, you’ll have insight into the foundation of Amazon and how they’ve maximized network effects.

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich – This book changed my thinking to realize how important my time is.

The Coffeehouse Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get On with Your Life – This book provided a framework to passively invest and a strategy to diversify my investment portfolio.  It explained the true value of mutual funds + other investment vehicles.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change – This book changed my life. Begin with the end in mind!

Outliers: The Story of Success

Steve Jobs – Read this and you’ll understand Apple.

How to Win Friends & Influence People – Obvious concepts, this read reinforces the importance of recognizing another’s perspective.