Recommended Reading for 2016

Books that made the greatest personal impact in 2015.

I read a lot. My wife reads more. (She read 63 books 2015)

I was asked the other day what 3 to 5 books I would recommend for someone to read in 2016. Below is a list of the top 5 books I read in 2015 that made the greatest impact in how I think and live as well as 8 books that almost made the top 5.


  1. “Creativity Inc. : Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” by Ed Catmull

2) “Work Rules! : Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead” by Laszlo Bock

3) “The Year Without Pants” by Scott Berkun

4) “The Orbital Perspective” By Astronaut Ron Garan

5) “Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life” by Marshall B. Rosenberg

“Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words” by Rod Bennett

“Truely Free” by Robert Morris

“Manage Your Day-to-Day” by Jocelyn K. Glei (Editor)

“Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman

“Creating Magic” by Lee Cockerell

“How Google Works” by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle

“Simplify” by Joshua Becker

“Ragamuffin Gospel” by Brennen Manning