Robert Chen’s Book and App Recommendations2019-12-28T01:17:31-05:00

Recommended Reading

To help you:

Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath

Moving Mountains by Henry M. Boettinger

Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte

Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer

Principles by Ray Dalio

The Essential Drucker by Peter Drucker

Conscious Business by Fred Kofman (book summary)

The Leadership Pipeline by Ram Charan

High Output Management by Andy Grove

The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins

The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader by Herminia Ibarra

Built to Last and Good to Great by Jim Collins

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg (book summary)

Mindwise by Nicholas Epley

The Anatomy of Peace and Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute

How to Make Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Just Listen by Mark Goulston (book summary)

Crucial Conversations by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, and Switzler

Difficult Conversations by Stone, Patton, and Heen

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber

SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham

Sleight of Mouth by Robert Dilts

Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Getting More by Stuart Diamond

Immunity to Change by Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey

Mindsight by Daniel Siegel (book summary)

Poor Charlie’s Almanack by Charlie Munger

Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Palvina

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell (book summary)

The Power of Focus by Jack Canfield, Mark Hansen and Les Hewitt

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Mindset by Carol Dweck (book summary)

Emotional Equations by Chip Conley

Improv Wisdom by Patricia Ryan Madsen

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

Flourish by Martin Seligman

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

The Dreams to Reality Fieldbook by Robert Chen

Aspire by Kevin Hall

No Excuse! by Jay Rifenbary

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Success Principles by Jack Canfield

The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

The Education of Millionaires by Michael Ellsberg

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Mastery by Robert Greene

Live the Life You Love by Barbara Sher

What Color is Your Parachute by Dick Bolles

The Pathfinder by Nicholas Lore

The Art of Work by Jeff Goins

Do More Great Work by Michael Bungay Stanier

I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was by Barbara Sher

The China Study by Campbell, Lymans and Robbins

Food Rules by Michael Pollan

The Case Against Sugar and Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes

Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Money: Master the Game by Tony Robbins

The Wealthy Barber by Dave Chilton

The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio by Alexander Green

The Richest Man in Babylon by George Classon

The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

The Millionaire Mind by Thomas Stanley

Useful Apps


Elevate App

Train your brain.


wunderlist app

Track your tasks.


coursera app

Learn new things.


buffer app

Be social on your time.


evernote app

Organize your ideas and projects.



Spend your time wisely.



Access files on the go.



Learn a language for free.

Day One

Day One

Write down your daily thoughts.



Read more – know more.



Expand your horizons.



Learn to play guitar, ukelele, or piano.



Work effectively across time zones.

Inspiring Quotes

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