The Reading Room

Here you will find a Book Shelf of recommended reads and resources that are used for Ascent Today postings.

How to Deliver a Great TED Talk, Akash Karia
Start with WhySimon Sinek
Quick Thinking on Your Feet, Valerie Pierce

Zen In the Martial Arts, Joe Hyams
Zen in the Art of Archery, Eugen Horrible

Fire in the Belly,
Man Enough, Frank Pittman

Win the Hour:
Getting Things Done, David Allen
A Strategy For Living, Ari Kiev
Does this Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?, Peter Walsh
Pomodoro Technique, Staffan Noteberg
Miracle Morning, Hal Erode
The Four Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferris.     

The Kaizen Way, Robert Maurer, Ph.D.

Mind Clear Organized:
Learned Optimism, Martin E. P. Seligman
Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It, Kamal Ravikant
Stop Negative Thinking, Doc Roman
The Space Within, Michael Neill
The Magic of Believing, Nido Ruben
The Power of Now, Eckhart Tole
The Present, Spencer Johnson
You Are What You Thing, Doug Hooper

The Art of Eating:
Anti Cancer, David Servan-Schreiber, MD, Ph.D
Savor Mindful Eating, Mindful Life, Dr. Lilan Cheung
Serve to Win, Novak Djokovic
The Art of Breathing, Nancy Zi
The Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson
Wheat Belly, William David, MD

On The Simple Life:
In Praise of Slowness, Carl Honore
Walden, Henry David Thoreau

The Sales Doctor:
Spin Selling, Neil Packman
To Sell Is Human, David Pink
What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School, M. McCormack
The One Minute Manager, Kenneth Blanchard, Ph.D.
Who Moved My Cheese? Spencer Johnson.
Birth of a Salesman, Carson V. Heady
Spin Selling, Neil Rackman
The Challenger Sale
Work With Passion, Nancy Anderson
Real Power, Business Lessons from the Tao Te Ching, James A. Autry
The Sandler Rules, David Sander

Love How You Live:
Fearless, Steve Chandler
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, Susan Jeffers, Ph.D.
How to Fail at Almost Anything and Still Win Big, Scott Adams
Making Your Dreams Come True, Marcia Wider
Positive Intelligence, Shirzad Chamine
The Celestine Prophecy, James Redfield
What You’re Really Meant To Do, Robert Steven Kaplan

The Centerfold Syndrome,
The Soul of Sex, Thomas Moore

The Light:
Have a Little Faith, Mitch Albom
Life Is Short and So Is This Book, Peter Atkins
Man’s Search For Meaning, Victor E. Frankl
Mortality, Christopher Hitchens
Mystic Path to Cosmic Power, Vernon Howard
Relax You’re Going to Die, Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Smile at Fear, Chogyam Trungpa
Surfing the Himalayas, Frederick Lenz
The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche

Amp’d Up:
Life Is Yours to Win, Auggie Garrido
Sacred Hoops, Phil Jackson
Tao of Chip Kelly, Mark Saltveit
The Inner Game of Tennis, Timothy Gallwey
The Winner Within, Pat Riley