Readings

Food / Environment

The Way We Eat – Peter Singer & James Mason
The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan
Food Politics – Marion Nestle
Think Like a Chef – Tom Colicchio
Mastering the Art of French Cooking – Julia Child
Becoming a Chef – Karen Page & Andrew Dorenberg
Cradle to Cradle – William McDonough
The Ecology of Commerce – Paul Hawken
History of the World in 6 Glasses – Tom Standage
Tom Colicchio on AOL Live

Leadership

Start With Why – Simon Sinek
Good to Great – Jim Collins
Master and Man – Leo Tolstoy
5 Days in London – Winston Churchill
Thirteen Days: A memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis – Robert F. Kennedy
Letter from a Birmingham Jail – Martin Luther King
Failure is Not an Option – Gene Kranz
Simon Sinek on Starting with Why
Nelson Mandela Speech from the Dock:

Productivity / Business Management / Employee Management

Mindfulness in Plain English – Bhante Gunaratana, Henepola Gunaratana
The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande
Blink – Malcolm Gladwell
Parkinson’s Law
The Working Poor – David K. Shipler
SEND – Why people email so badly and how to do it better – David Shipley & Will Schwalbe
The Elements of Style – Strunk & White
The Four Hour Workweek – Tim Ferriss
The Toyota Way – Jeff Liker
Dan Pink on Motivation
It’s not about the Coffee – Howard Behar
Let my people go surfing – Yvon Chouinard
Stirring it up – Gary Hirshberg
The Lean Startup – Eric Reis
The Effective Executive and Managing for Results – Peter Drucker
Spark – John J. Ratey, MD

Biography / Autobiography

Losing my Virginity – Richard Branson
Pour your heart into it – Howard Schultz
His Excellency – Joseph Ellis
Benjamin Franklin – Walter Isaacson

Philosophy / Strategy / Other

Consilience – Edward O. Wilson
Common Sense – Thomas Paine
The Mind of the Strategist – Kenichi Ohmae
The Obstacle is the Way – Ryan Holiday
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In – Roger Fisher
Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffet on Practically Everything – Carol Loomis
The Brand Gap – Marty Neumaier
Zag – Marty Nuemaier
The Signal and the Noise – Nate Silver
Incognito – David Eagleman
Dan Palotta on Charity
Ben Dunlap on Lifelong Learning
Ken Robinson – How Schools Kill Creativity
Tony Robbins – Ask Why we do what we do
Any episode of the first 5 seasons of the West Wing

For fun

Lin-Manuel Miranda “Alexander Hamilton”
In Q “85”

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