December 28, 2017

My Top Books of 2017

MY TOP BOOKS OF 2017
Another year of giving up fantasy football/sports radio during my commute to read/listen to more books instead. Made it through 29 this year. *Asterisks are my top recommendations with the rest in descending order of enjoyment. Note: Ferris’ book arguably belongs alongside the great sacred texts in terms of practical wisdoms per page. What’d I miss, friends?

*Tools of Titans - Tim Ferris
*Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone - Brene Brown
*Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade - Robert Cialdini

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear - Elizabeth Gilbert
The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation - Matthew Dixon
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood - Trevor Noah
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook - Gary Vaynerchuk
An Idiot Abroad - Karl Pilkington
Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing - Harry Beckwith
What is the Bible? How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything - Rob Bell
Chief Marketing Officers at Work - Josh Steimle
The Further Adventures of an Idiot Abroad - Karl Pilkington
AskGaryVee - Gary Vaynerchuk
I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend - Martin Short
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds - Michael Lewis
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter - Scott Adams
Karology - Karl Pilkington
Happyslapped by a Jellyfish - Karl Pilkington

Unmarketing: Stop Marketing, Start Engaging - Scott Stratten
All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results - Adrian Gostick/Chester Elton
Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done - Peter Drucker
Account-Based Marketing - Sangram Vajre
The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook - Andrew Doughty
How to Write a Children’s Book - Barbara Seuling
Fodor’s The National Parks of the West - Fodor’s
The Business of Writing for Children - Aaron Shepard
Learn French - Paul Noble
Fodor’s Paris - Fodor’s
Introduction to Programmatic Advertising - Dominik Kosorin

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