Reading List

This is a list of my favorite books about entrepreneurship, business, productivity, and self-development, in no particular order.


  • Shoe Dog, Phil Knight
  • That Will Never Work, Marc Randolph
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Ben Horowitz
  • The Lean Startup, Eric Ries
  • Zero to One, Peter Thiel
  • Sprint, Jake Knapp


  • Good to Great, Jim Collins
  • No Rules Rules, Reed Hastings
  • Measure What Matters, John Doerr
  • Start With Why, Simon Sinek
  • Building a Storybrand, Donal Miller
  • Insanely Simple, Ken Segall
  • Built to Sell, John Warrillow
  • Traction, Wickman


  • Deep Work, Cal Newport
  • Make Time, Jake Knapp & John Zeratsky
  • The Productivity Project, Chris Bailey
  • Atomic Habits, James Clear
  • The War of Art, Steven Pressfield
  • Effortless, Greg McKeown


  • Think Like a Monk, Jay Shetty
  • Can't Hurt Me, David Goggins
  • Essentialism, Greg McKeown
  • Obstacle is the Way, Ryan Holiday
  • Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport
  • Never Finished, David Goggins
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck, Mark Manson
  • Ego is the Enemy, Ryan Holiday

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Jamie Larson