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_My Reading List_

Currently Reading:
  • Seven Complex Lessons in Education for the Future.  by Edgar Morin.
  • Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential. by Caroline Myss.
  • Seeing What Others Don’t: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights. by Gary Klein.

 

On Deck: (Books and articles I have on hand below, and there’s always the Amazon Wish List)
  • Introduction to the Integral Approach.  by Ken Wilber.
  • The Second Decision:  the Qualified Entrepreneur.  by Randy H. Nelson.
  • What Has Government Done to Our Money? by Murray N. Rothbard.
  • The Elements of Style:  Third Edition.  by William Strunk, Jr., and E. B. White.
  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments.  by Adam Smith.
  • White Noise.  by Don DeLillo.
  • Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions.  by Gary Klein.
  • Natural History of Ashkenazi Intelligence. by Gregory Cochran, Jason Hardy, Henry Harpending.
  • Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector. by Jane Wei-Skillern, James E. Austin, Herman Leonard, and Howard Stevenson.
  • A Short Note on Strategy-Building in the Social Sector. by Herman B. Leonard.
  • The Power of Positive Leadership:  How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World.  by Jon Gordon.
  • Energy Bus:  10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy.  by Jon Gordon.
  • Human Action:  A Treatise on Economics.  Volumes 1-4.  by Ludwig von Mises.
  • The Testosterone Hypothesis:  How Hormones Regulate the Life Cycles of Civilization. by Roy Barzilai.
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.  by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters.
  • The Conflict Between Aristotelian and Galileian Modes of Thought in Contemporary Psychology.  Translated by D. K. Adams.
  • The Hidden Pattern. by Ben Goertzel.
  • The Human Side of Managing Technological Innovation: A Collection of Readings. Second Edition.  Edited by Ralph Katz.
  • Establishing Corporate Innovation Communities:  A Social Capital Perspective.  by Martin Dumbach.
  • More than Numbers: Revitalising Employee Engagement through Narrative-based Research. by Angelina Seah.
  • Awakening Beauty: An illustrated look at mankind’s love and hatred of beauty. by Anthony Napoleon, Ph.D.
  • Gravity’s Rainbow.  by Thomas Pynchon.
  • Artificial Intelligence & Life in 2030:  One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence.  by Peter Stone, Rodney Brooks, Erik Brynjolfsson, et. al.
  • The Art of War. by Sun-Tzu.  (translation by Ralph D. Sawyer)
  • Preparing for a Renaissance in Assessment. by Peter Hill and Michael Barber.
  • Stumbling towards sustainability. by John Sterman.
  • A New Model for Organizations:  Ardanta’s Employee Owned Collective Leadership.  by Presence at Work.
  • Academic freedom and the commercialisation of universities: a critical ethical analysis. by Kathleen Lynch and Mariya Ivancheva.
  • Managing Paradox: Blending East and West Philosophies to Unlock Its Advantages and Opportunities.  by Jean Brittain Leslie, Peter Ping Li, and Sophia Zhao.
  • More Than Numbers:  Revitalizing Employee Engagement through Narrative-Based Research.  by Angelina Seah.
  • How the Economic Machine Works. by Ray Dalio.
  • Redefining business success in a changing world CEO Survey. by Price Waterhouse Coopers.
  • Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World. by Bob Johansen.
  • Learning:  Peering Backward and Looking Forward in the Digital Era.  by Margaret Weigel, Carrie James & Howard Gardner.
  • Making Sense of the Meaning Literature:  An Integrative Review of Meaning Making and Its Effects on Adjustment to Stressful Life Events. by Crystal L. Park.
  • The Future of Leadership for Conscious Capitalism. by Barrett C. Brown.
  • Knowing Knowledge.  by George Siemens.
  • The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living.  by Fritjof Capra.
  • The Evolutionary Manifesto:  Our Role in the Future Evolution of Life.  by John Stewart.
  • The Leadership Challenge:  How to Get Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations.  by James Kouzes and Barry Posner.
  • A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History.  by Nicholas Wade.

 

On Hold:
  • Durham County:  A History of Durham County, North Carolina.  by Jean Bradley Anderson. (p. 266)
  • The Wizards of Ozymandias:  Reflections on the Decline and Fall.  by Butler Shaffer. (p. 197)
  • The Hero with A Thousand Faces.  by Joseph Campbell. (p. 167)
  • Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness. by Frederic Laloux. (p. 246)
  • Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller. by Ron Chernow. (p. 470)
  • The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man.  by David W. Maurer. (p. 85)
  • Schools That Learn:  A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents, and Everyone Who Cares About Education.  by Peter Senge. (p. 234)

 

Completed:
  • Psychological Entropy: A Framework for Understanding Uncertainty-Related Anxiety. by Jacob B. Hirsh, Raymond A. Mar, and Jordan B. Peterson.
  • Comp is Culture: 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report. by Payscale.

Started and Discarded:

* Recommended Readings. These are those items that I really enjoyed and would recommend to others. Not that other items on the list are bad (some are OK and some are quite good), it’s just that they aren’t as memorable.

 

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