We love the start of the new year, because it means that we can create a brand new 2018 reading list to keep us developing and growing our skillset. Reading is an integral part of life for us here at UKBA HQ- we spend many an evening discussing the books we’ve read. The merits and dislikes of a particular book, and the takeaways that we can impliment into the business.
So we want to share our top choices for our 2018 reading list and we hope you’ll join us in reading them:
1. 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote For Chaos
Out When: 16th of January
Jordan Peterson is an acclaimed psychologist, who has ‘influenced the modern understanding of personality’. In this book, he will show you twelve principles that will teach you how to live a full, meaningful life. He will show you how you must search for meaning rather than happiness. Definitely something we can all use a bit more of in 2018.
2. Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life’s most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life.
3. Who Says You Can’t? You Do
So, if you’ve found yourself stuck for a while and desperately want a change in your life, then this book is all about telling you that you can! In this book, Daniel Chidiac gives you a seven-step guide to truly find yourself, commit to your own life and go beyond what you think as possible. If you’re looking to ask yourself some hard questions to give you some fulfillment then check out this book.
4. You Need A Budget
When: 16th of January
We don’t know about you, but finances and not getting stressed out by them in 2018 is a big priority for us all personally! No one likes to be stressed about money and this book will guide you in changing this relationship. Jesse Mecham has helped hundreds of thousands of people not make the same mistakes with money and be smarter with it so they can live the life they want to.
5. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
The 5th book on our 2018 reading list is by Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup—practical wisdom for managing the toughest problems business school doesn’t cover, based on his popular ben’s blog.
So there’s the first 5 books for our 2018 reading list….got any you’d like to add? Just add them in the comments below.