I am a passionate, life-long learner. I appreciate each opportunity that I am afforded to acquire knowledge and apply it. I am fortunate to be able to work with and learn from some extremely talented and intelligent individuals. I hope that sharing the insights, patterns and principles I learn along the way will prove useful for you.
I recently learned how to solve a Rubik’s cube and was surprised to find that it became an asset in my professional productivity toolbox. According to my sister Elizabeth Winings, DNP, ARNP, this can be explained by the behavioral momentum theory.
The disciplined application of solid, personal financial knowledge is one of the most powerful tools we have available to us. This is true whether you are of modest means and successfully avoiding predatory payday loan scams or deploying your wealth building the next generation fortune 50 company.
The following books have meaningfully impacted my personal and professional development over the years. As a group they provide a well rounded foundation of knowledge around organizational development, leadership, management, decision making and strategy. I reassess the list annually however a book needs to have a material impact over a meaningful period of time and scenarios to merit an update.
The following authors provide a robust toolset of principles for personal success, organization, healthy relationships and strategically negotiating life’s challenges. The more organized and confident you are as an individual, the more time and energy you have to exert towards the objectives you chose to accomplish in life. I review this list annually but try to keep it limited to works that cover what I believe to be core, key disciplines and that stand the test of time.