Book Summaries

This page shares the list of books I have read during my continued push in the areas of leadership, education, and personal growth. The process of reading and summarizing provides me with a deeper understanding of the book's principles and allows me to implement these concepts into daily practice. ​

Books are listed in both the order in which they were read (top) and alphabetical order (bottom). Simply click on a book cover or book title to be taken to the book summary page. 

 

Each summary page contains Three Big Takeaways and Other Key Ideas for each book. In many cases, passages have been modified for the purpose of reducing the length of the entries. The page number for each excerpt has been provided for quick reference.

List of Book Summaries

(Newest Posts Listed First)

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List of Book Summaries (Alphabetical)

The 4 Disciplines of...

The 4-Hour Workweek

The 5 AM Club

The 5 Languages...

The 5 Levels of Lead...

The 5 Second Rule

The 7 Habits of Highly...

7 Strategies for Wealth...

The 8th Habit

10% Happier

The 10X Rule

12: The Elements...

The 12 Week Year

The 21 Irrefutable...

59 Seconds

A Liberated Mind

A World Without Email

The Advantage

#AskGaryVee

Atomic Habits

Big Potential

Bigger Leaner Stronger

Bird by Bird

Born Standing Up

Built To Last

The Bullet Journal...

Choose Yourself

The Coaching Habit

Collaborative Leader...

The Compound Effect

Content Inc.

Crucial Conversations

Crush It!

Crushing It!

The Culture Code

Culturize

Daily Rituals

Dare to Lead

Daring Greatly

Dealing with Difficult...

Death By Meeting

Deep Work

Delivering Happiness

Digital Minimalism

Do It! Speaking

Drive

Dying for a Paycheck

Eat Smarter

The Effective Executive

The Effective Manager

The Elements of Style

EntreLeadership

Epic Content Marketing

Everybody Writes

Everyday Millionaires

Extreme Ownership

Fierce Leadership

Finding Ultra

The First 90 Days

First, Break All the Rules

The Five Major Pieces...

The Four Agreements

Free to Focus

Getting Things Done

Getting To Yes

Good to Great

Good to Great (Social)

Gorilla Mindset

Great by Choice

Greenlights

Growth Hacker Market...

Hacking Leadership

Happier

The Happiness Adv...

Happy Money

The Hard Thing About...

HBR Guide to Making...

High Output Manage...

How Full is Your Bucket

How the Mighty Fall

How to Create a Cult...

How to Fail At Almost...

How to Live on 24...

How to Talk to Anyone

How to Win Friends...

HR Disrupted

I Will Teach You to Be...

The Ideal Team Player

Ignore Everybody

The Infinite Game

Influencer

The Innovator's Mindset

It Doesn't Have to be...

It's The Manager

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right...

Keep Going

The Laws of Human...

Leaders Eat Last

The Leadership Chall...

Leading A High...

The Little Big Things

Made To Stick

The Magic of Thinking...

Measure What Matters

Meditation for Fidgety...

The Mentor Leader

The Motive

Multipliers

The New One Minute...

No Pain No Gaines

Not a Diet Book

Not a Life Coach

Onward

On Writing

On Writing Well

The One Thing

Outliers

Own The Day

The Paradox of Choice

Perennial Seller

Permission Marketing

The Power of Habit

The Power of Moments

The Power of Positive...

The Power of Your...

The Principal

The Principled Principal

Principles

The Psychology of...

Radical Candor

Range

Relationship Goals

Relentless

Remote

Retire Inspired

ReWork

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Schools Cannot Do It...

Shifting the Monkey

Show Your Work

Single. On Purpose.

Skip the Line

Sleep Smarter

The Slight Edge

So Good They Can't...

Start. Right. Now.

Steal Like an Artist

Stillness is the Key

Storyworthy

Successful Aging

Super Thinking

Talk Like TED

Talking to Strangers

The Thank You Economy

Think and Grow Rich

Thinner This Year

This Is Marketing

The Tipping Point

Tools of Titans

The Total Money...

Tribe of Mentors

Tribes

The Truth About Lead...

Ultralearning

Upstream

The War of Art

What Got You Here...

What Great Principals...

When

Where Good Ideas...

Why We Sleep

Younger Next Year

Younger Next Year: Back

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