Success Curriculum

These are the current “Top 16 Transformative Books” that we recommend to the executives and entrepreneurs that we mentor:

  1. Human Sigma: Managing the Employee-Customer Encounter by John H. Fleming & Jim Asplund, (Gallup Press, 2007)
  2. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber, (Harper B business, 2004) 
  3. The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World by Iain McGilchrist, (Second Edition, Yale University Press 2019)
  4. Entrepreneurial Finance, Third Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur (Third Edition) by Steven Rogers (McGraw-Hill Education 2014)
  5. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear (Avery 2018)
  6. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin (Second Edition, Macmillan US, 2019))
  7. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen (Penguin Books; Revised edition 2015)
  8. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt (North River Press; 30th Anniversary Edition edition, 2014)
  9. Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters by Gordon M. Shepherd (Columbia University Press, 2011)
  10. Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne (Harvard Business Review Press; Expanded edition, 2015)
  11. Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work by Steve Kotler and Jamie Wheal (Dey Street Books, 2017)
  12. Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer (Harper; Reprint Edition edition, 2006)
  13. Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House; Updated edition, 2008)
  14. Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? by Mark Hyman, MD (Little, Brown Spark; 1 edition, 2018)
  15. The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail (Management of Innovation and Change) by Clayton M. Christensen (Harvard Business Review Press; Reprint edition, 2013)
  16. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken (Penguin Books; First Edition, 2017)