The Books That Inspire Me to Think BIG

Recently I decided to read, in quick succession, an assortment of books about phenomenal business and tech leaders. I’ve found that reading related books one after the other usually leads to new insights that come from seeing the similarities and the differences. I read:  Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, the biography of Apple’s creative madman and beloved founder. It is a riveting portrait of his life and creativity. His drive and maniacal ambition towards customer satisfaction combined with his “reality distortion field” led him to make his vision the reality that we all depend on now.  The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone, which is an in-depth look at what...

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The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

Written as a portrayal of the future of humanity that is coping with the devastating effects of global warming, this book doles out a large dose of reality by describing our possible future in terms of what our daily lives might look like. While guiding us through how...

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Death of a Riverguide by Richard Flanagan

Death of a Riverguide by Richard Flanagan

I rarely dabble in fiction, but this book is beautiful and well-written. I really loved it. Through the death of the main character, Aljaz, the reader is taken through a journey of his ancestors, his life, and most of all—his resiliency and ability to push through...

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My philosophy of surrounding myself with the best and the brightest extends to what I do beyond my work and other initiatives. Every morning, I make sure to spend time reading the work of great thinkers and writers. Here are some of my top picks.

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The Books That Inspire Me to Think BIG

Recently I decided to read, in quick succession, an assortment of books about phenomenal business and tech leaders. I’ve found that reading related books one after the other usually leads to new insights that come from seeing the similarities and the differences. I read:  Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, the biography of Apple’s creative madman and beloved founder. It is a riveting portrait of his life and creativity. His drive and maniacal ambition towards customer satisfaction combined with his “reality distortion field” led him to make his vision the reality that we all depend on now.  The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone, which is an...

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

Until reading this book, I was unaware of how truly critical sleep is, not only for the basic health of our bodies, but also for our...

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Mindset by Carol Dweck

You can have the most sophisticated strategy in life or in business, but if you don’t have the right mindset and positive attitude, you...

My philosophy of surrounding myself with the best and the brightest extends to what I do beyond my work and other initiatives. Every morning, I make sure to spend time reading the work of great thinkers and writers. Here are some of my top picks.