The Essentials

Dedicating yourself to being a lifetime learner is the greatest gift you can give yourself and those around you. The following are twelve books I recommend unconditionally.

Reading a book a month will impact your personal and business life.


Peter Drucker influenced much of my thought and practice over the years. This book is a compilation of essential ideas from twenty five of his best business writing. Pine and Gilmore redefined marketing.

Insight, Purpose, and Creativity

David Allen helps us to understand that actions always take place with a specific context. Without having a system to handle the daily stuff of our life, we are held back by the thoughts and messes in our lives.

World Is Flat
By Thomas Friedman
First Things First
By Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill

Life Tools

These three writers help us look at the world differently and with purpose. They give us new tools to re-imagine our future.

These three books are life companions of mine. I read each, every year, and will continue to do the same forever. These book are life transformers.

Click on these titles and look inside each for the value they contain.