Books I’m Reading

Quotes from Books I’ve Read

“Believe in the gifts you’ve been given in this life and fight anyone to the death who attempts to douse that spirit.”— James L. Harmon


The Product Book by Carlos González de Villaumbrosia and Josh Anon

Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renée A. Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Shift by W. Chan Kim and Renée A. Mauborgne

Principles by Ray Diallo

The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Fourth Edition by Lawrence A. Cunningham and Warren E. Buffett

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday (repeat read)

The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday

AgeProof by Jean Chatzky and Michael F. Roizen

Warrior of the Light: A Manual by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (repeat read)


The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz

The Fifth Agreement by Miguel Ruiz

The Great Dialogues of Plato translated by W.H.D. Rouse

The Misunderstood God by Darin Hufford

Guns, Germs and Steel; The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Do More Faster by David Cohen and Brad Feld

Trust Agents by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith

Confessions of an Advertising Man by David Ogilvy

Predictable Revenue by Aaron Ross and Marylou Tyler

42 Rules of Product Management by Brian Lawley and Greg Cohen

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld

I’m Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi


The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

Efuru by Flora Nwapa

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

The Unpublished Ogilvy by David Ogilvy

The Rainforest by Victor W. Hwang & Greg Horowitz

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

The Customer Support Handbook by Sarah Hatter

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (repeat read)

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (repeat read)


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (repeat read)

New Ideas from Dead CEOs by Todd G. Buchholz

Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch (repeat read)

A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

Excellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz

Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull & Amy Wallace

Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria’s Military Coup Culture (1966-1976) by Max Siollun

Soldiers of Fortune: A History of Nigeria (1983-1993) by Max Siollun

The Red Book by Carl Jung


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Economics I Learned from Online Dating by Paul Oyer

How to be a Brilliant Thinker: Exercise Your Mind and Find Creative Solutions by Paul Sloane

Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons by Lewis Schiff

The full list of books I own is here. I hope to read them all in the next 5 years.