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Books have played a huge role in my own personal and professional growth over the years, and I continue to read at least two books every month to keep exposing myself to new ideas and inspiring material. Sandy Struss recommended reading

Currently Reading:



Islands and Insulin

– Erin Spineto




Here are some of my old favorites:



Start Something That Matters

– Blake Mycoskie

Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World

– Craig and Marc Kielburger

Its Not Easy Being Green

– Jim Henson

Art Of Possibility

-Benjamin and Rosamund Zander
Special thanks to my friend Rich Anderson in Calgary who introduced me to this book, which I would classify as my #1 favorite non-fiction book of all time…

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

-Barack Obama
After seeing Barack Obama interviewed on Oprah, I was so impressed that I went the same day to pick up his book and read the whole thing cover-to-cover over the holidays. An inspired read indeed, and one that provides hope for politics in the future!

"You Can Have it All"

-Arnold M. Patent

Conversations With God

-Neale Donald Walsch

Purple Cow

-Seth Godin

Eat Pray Love

-Elizabeth Gilbert
Every woman should read this book! Hysterically funny, you will laugh OUT LOUD at some of the anecdotes, as the inner thoughts/dreams/fears she shares are common to us all. Brilliant. Loved it.

Voice Of Knowledge

-Don Miguel Ruiz

The Magic of Believing

-Claude M. Bristol
Special thanks to my friend and mentor, David Chalk, who introduced me to this book.

Reflections of a Peacemaker: A Portrait Through Heartsongs

-Mattie Stepanek
Himself a ‘poet and peacemaker,’ little Mattie Stepanek left the world too soon in June 2004 at the age of thirteen, dying of complications from a rare form of muscular dystrophy. His spirit and magic touched us all, leaving footprints on our hearts to remember.

Invitation

-Oriah Mountain Dreamer
Special thanks to my friend, Jason Guille, who brought this book to my attention after I had read the original poem upon which it is based.

Awakening the Buddha Within

-Lama Surya Das

The E-myth Revisited

-Michael Gerber

Mastery Of Love

-Don Miguel Ruiz

Lucky Man

-Michael J. Fox

How Much Joy Can You Stand?

-Suzanne Falter-Barns
Special thanks to my Mom who gave me this book on my 32nd birthday. A FANTASTIC read, especially for people creating their dreams & vision, looking to get fired up!

You can if you believe you can

-Peter Legge
A book written by one of my greatest role models and mentors, Peter Legge, who was the person who first introduced me to the world of professional speaking.

As a Man Thinketh

-James Allen

Awaken the Giant Within

-Anthony Robbins

Aladdin Factor

-Jack Canfield

Spellbinder's Gift

-Og Mandino
Special thanks to one of my best friends, Richard Lee, who gave me this book many years ago. It still holds a special place in my heart and in my library.

Take Time for Your Life

– Cheryl Richardson





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