22 Books that have influenced my life and business

I love learning new things and reading plays a big role in my self-development.

If you’re wondering what books have had an impact on the way I think and live, this is the place where you’ll find out!

Business & Marketing

1. The Graphic Artist Guild Handbook (Graphic Artist Guild)
2. Show Your Work (Austin Kleon)
3. Steal Like An Artist (Austin Kleon)
4. The Win Without Pitching Manifesto (Blair Enns)
5. Socratic Selling (Kevin Daley and Emmett Wolfe)
6. This Is Marketing (Seth Godin)
7. I Can Start Your Business (Russell Smith)
8. Building a StoryBrand (Donald Miller)
9. Sprint (Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz)

Creative Inspiration

10. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear (Elizabeth Gilbert)
11. Things Are What You Make of Them (Adam J. Kurtz)
12. Feck Perfuction (James Victore)

Personal Development

13. Deep Work (Cal Newport)
14. 7 Strategies For Wealth and Happiness (Jim Rohn)
15. The Compound Effect (Darren Hardy)
16. How We Learn (Benedict Carey)
17. Pocket Full of Do (Chris Do)
18. Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work That Matters (Jon Acuff)
19. The War of Art: Break Through The Blocks And Win Your Inner Creative Battles (Steven Pressfield)
20. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (Dale Carnegie)
21. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Robert Cialdini)
22. Make Time (Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky)

This list keeps growing and changing. It is not fixed. But these books have significantly shaped my perspectives and continue to inspire me daily.

Happy reading!

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