“All Leaders are Readers, not all readers are Leaders”
President Harry S. Truman
2023 Morning Reads (Most current first)
Strength for Service
Words of Wisdom
The Wisdom of Fulton Sheen
A Calendar of Wisdom
The Daily Stoic
The Maxwell Daily Reader
The Daily Drucker
Letters to My Daughters
2023 Reading List (As of Jan 1, 2023 from top to bottom)
- Meditations (Aurelius)
- Leadership (Kissinger)
- Wartime Writings (Saint-Exupery)
- Digital Minimalism (Newport)
- Guide to Analysing Companies (The Economist)
2022 Partial Reading List
- New Morning Mercies – Paul Tripp
- The Maxwell Leadership Bible – John Maxwell
- Strength for Service – Norman Nygaard
- The Book of Amazing Stories – Robert Peterson
- The Daily Stoic – Ryan Holiday and Steven Hanselman
- The Maxwell Daily Reader – John Maxwell
- Allison, Graham – Destined for War
- Aurelius, Marcus, Meditations (Gregory Hays Modern Library Translation). Classic and timeless work that I often refer too. My copy is tattered and covered in notes.
- Clear, James, Atomic Habits
- Crist, James – Twighlight War
- Drucker, Peter, The Effective Executive
- Epstein, Peter – Range
- Ferris, Tim, The Four Hour Work Week. I’ve read and re-read this several times. Tim’s approach to the “new rich” is one that I’ve come to fully embrace within the limits of my life.
- Frankl, Victor, Man’s Search for Meaning
- Graham, Benjamin, Security Analysis
- Green, Robert, 48 Laws of Power
- Green, Robert, 33 Strategies of War
- Hamilton, Jay, Madison, The Federalist Papers. Often re-read.
- Holiday, Ryan, Conspiracy
- Holiday, Ryan, The Obstacle is the Way. A great primer for those wanting to think about modern Stoicism.
- Holiday, Ryan, Ego is the Enemy. A great read and I highly recommend it.
- Holiday, Ryan, Stillness is the Key. Great book focused on being thoughtful to our approach of mind, body, and spirit.
- Hubbard, Elbert, A Message to Garcia. A short read and a classic.
- Kissenger, Henry, Diplomacy
- Nye, Joseph – The Powers to Lead
- Perry, Mark – Partners in Command, Eisenhower and Marshall
- Puyear, Edgar, American Generalship
- Unger, Debi and Irwin – George Marshall
- Stavridis, ADM (Ret) James – The Leaders Bookshelf
- Williams, Pat and Denney Jim, Character Carved In Stone. A great read highlighting the incredible contribution to the character that West Point has made.