Derek Dodds Reading List
Life Lessons

Reading List 2018-2019

I like to keep these reading lists to refer back to what I was reading and thinking about during the specific time. It helps me map out my journey. I rarely re-read books but I do deep dive into authors that I resonate with enjoy reading the back catalog of their writing.

2018 Reading List

  • 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote to Chaos| Jordan Peterson
  • Who | Geoff Smart
  • Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks | Dave Asprey
  • More Important Than Money, An Entrepreneurs team | Robert Kiyosaki
  • Zero Limits: The Secret Hawaiian System for Wealth, Health, Peace and More | Joe Vitale
  • Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs | Karen Berman + Joe Knight
  • The Authentic Swing | Steven Pressfield
  • How To Thrive In A World of Too Much | Tony Crabbe
  • The Compound Effect | Darren Hardy
  • Principles | Ray Dario
  • Sapiens | Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read | Daniel Solin
  • When Breath Becomes Air | Abraham Verghese
  • How To Fail At Almost Everything & Still Win Big | Scott Adams
  • Believe It To Achieve It | Brian Tracy
  • Open | Andre Agassi
  • Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals | Michael Hyatt
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less | Greg McKeown
  • Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You | Cal Newport
  • The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster | Darren Hardy

2017 Reading List

  • Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers | Tim Farriss
  • Deep Work | Cal Newport
  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works | Dan Harris
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow | Yuval Noah Harari
  • Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential | Greg Crabtree &‎ Beverly Blair Harzog
  • Scientific Advertising | Claude C. Hopkins
  • Content That Converts | Laura Hanly
  • Traction | Gino Wickman
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck | Mark Manson
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results | Gary Keller & Jay Papasan
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage | Haruki Murakami
  • Anything You Want | Derek Sivers
  • Big Magic | Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Rework | Jason Fried
  • Mastery | Robert Green
  • Solitary | Gloria Romm
  • Profit First | Mike Michalowicz
  • Contagious | Jonah Berger