Recommended Books

Everything I read about growth and leadership agree that people who read non-fiction are more successful than others who don’t. Below are some highly recommended books. I will add to the list from the top as I come across good reads…(will be organized soon)

Great Books

  • The Forgotten Way Meditations: The Path of Yeshua for Power and Peace in this Life; Ted Dekker
  • Grace Revolution; Joseph Prince
  • Mindset, The New Psychology of Success: How we Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential; Carol Dweck
  • Keep Your Love On: Connection, Communication, & Boundaries; Danny Silk


  • Who You Are; John Croyle
  • Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child: Tim Elmore
  • Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Healthy Adults; Time Elmore
  • Be the Dad She Needs You to Be: The Indelible Imprint a Father Leaves on His Daughter’s Life; Dr. Kevin Leman

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind; Daniel Siegel & Tina Bryson

  • UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World; Michelle Borbora


  • The Art of Work: Jeff Goins
  • How Successful People Think; John Maxwell
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do In Life and Business; Charles Duhigh
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us; Daniel H Pink
  • Daring Greatly: How Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We, Live, Love, Parent, and Lead; Brene Brown
  • Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World; Adam Grant
  • Managing Oneself; Peter Drucker
  • Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us; Seth Godin
  • Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well Being; Martin Selligman
  • Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships; Daniel Goleman
  • Nurturing Healing Love:  Mother’s Journey of Hope & Forgiveness; Scarlett Lewis
  • Think like a Freak; Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
  • Destined to Win: How to Embrace Your God Given Identity & Realize Your Kingdom Purpose; Kris Vallotton


  • The Immortal Nicholas; Glen Beck (Fiction)


Other Good Books

  • The Customer Rules: The 30 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service; Lee Cockerell
  • Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney; Lee Cockerell
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard; Chip Heath & Dan Heath
  • Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work; Chip Heath & Dan Heath
  • Habitudes; Tim Elmore
  • Money: Master the Game; Tony Robbins
  • The Entitlement Cure: Finding Success in Doing Hard Things the Right Way; Dr. John Townsend
  • Becoming Your Spouse’s Better Half: Why Differences Make a Marriage Great; Rick Johnson
  • Fathered By God; John Eldredge
  • Love & Respect For Families; Emerson Eggrich
  • The Small Big: Small Changes that Spark Big Influence: Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein, & Robert Cialdini
  • How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character; Paul Tough
  • Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements; Tom Rath & Jim Harter


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