Books

Below are the books that each guest recommended that made an impact on them professionally and personally.

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight (Recommended by Nicole Quinn, Madeline Keulen, Gautam Gupta)

How Will You Measure Your Life by Clay Christensen (Recommended by Kiva Dickinson and Madeline Keulen)

Moneyball by Michael Lewis (Rick Heitzmann and Greg Bettinelli)

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (Recommended by Elizabeth Yin, Kate Boyle)

The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success by William N. Thorndike (Recommended by Amit Mukherjee, Gautam Gupta)

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris. (Recommended by Amit Mukherjee)

A Third Plate by Dan Barber (Recommended by Eamonn Carey)

Alchemy by Rory Sutherland (Recommended by Matt Hirst)

Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin (Recommended by Hayden Williams)

Born To Run by Christopher McDougall (Recommended by Elizabeth Yin)

Arc of Justice by Kevin Boyle (Recommended by Ethan Austin)

Attached by Amir Levine (Recommended by Jason Shuman)

Competitive Strategy by Michael Porter (Recommended by Jason Stoffer)

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (Recommended by Jason Stoffer)

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins (Recommended by Lee Hower)

Hug Your Customers by Jack Mitchell (Recommended by Ethan Austin)

Give and Take by Adam Grant (Recommended by Sumeet Shah)

Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton (Recommended by Nicole Quinn)

Made in America by Sam Walton (Recommended by Madeline Keulen)

Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough (Recommended by Sophie Bakalar)

Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordoff (Recommended by Lee Hower)

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer (Recommended by Susan Lyne)

Play Bigger by Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson, and Christopher Lockhead (Recommended by Paul Martino)

Principles by Ray Dalio (Recommended by Tim Katt)

Ready Player One by Earnest Cline (Recommended by Caitlin Strandberg)

The Burden of Bad Ideas by Heather MacDonald (Recommended by Paul Martino)

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande (Recommended by Eamonn Carey)

The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson (Recommended by Logan Langberg)

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon by Brad Stone (Recommended by Caitlin Strandberg)

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (Recommended by Kate Boyle)

The New Geography of Jobs by Enrico Maretti (Recommended by Charles Hudson)

The Overstory by Richard Powers (Recommended by Sophie Bakalar)

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger (Recommended by Susan Lyne)

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (Recommended by Charles Hudson)

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (Recommended by Jason Shuman)

Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke (Recommended by Kiva Dickinson)

To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink (Recommended by Jay Kapoor)

Venture Deals by Brad Feld (Recommended by Logan Langberg)

Who Gets What and Why by Alvin Roth (Recommended by Charles Hudson)

Zero To One by Peter Thiel (Recommended by Jordan Nof)