To inspire and to be inspired, to surprise and to be surprised, to broaden one’s mind and to gain that sparkling new energy.
Based on the most photographed slide of my keynotes: the inspirational booklist, frequently asked and even more often shared. Alternating between business and inspirational motivational titles.
Books appear in random order.
‘Start with Why’ by Simon Sinek ‘Building a StoryBrand’ by Donald Miller ‘Get Your Sh*t Together’ by Sarah Knight ‘How not to Plan: 66 ways to screw it up’ by Les Binet and Sarah Carter ‘The Copywriter’s Handbook’ by Robert W. Bly ‘Copywriting Secrets’ by Alan Sharpe ‘Eat your Greens’ by Wiemer Snijders ‘Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day’ by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky “The ONE Thing” by Gary Kelly and Jay Papasan ‘Let my people go surfing’ by Yvon Chouinard ‘Chasing Excellence: A Story About Building the World’s Fittest Athletes’ by Ben Bergeron ‘Life Scale’ by Brian Solis ‘Thrive’ by Arianna Huffington ‘TED Talks Storytelling: 23 Storytelling Techniques from the Best TED Talks’ by Akash Karia ‘Good Strategy, bad strategy’ by Richard P. Rumelt ‘Everybody writes’ by Ann Handley ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ by Dale Carnegie ‘Epic Content Marketing’ by Joe Pulizzi ‘If I Could Tell You Just One Thing…: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice’ by Richard Reed ‘Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People: Living the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Every Day’ by Stephen R. Covey ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’ by Richard Carlson ‘The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues’ by Patrick M. Lencioni ‘Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs’ by John Doerr ‘The Infinite Game’ by Simon Sinek ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear ‘Mindset: The New Psychology of Success’ by Carol S. Dweck ‘Make Your Idea Matter: Stand out with a better story’ by Bernadette Jiwa ‘Je kunt het maar één keer doen’ by Barbara van Beukering
Why you should read these books
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