Trading is a zero sum game: Most traders lose money in the markets for few to become millionaires.
If your don’t move ahead, you get left behind. If you are not at the table, you end up on the menu.
Life is not fair: work harder!

Millionaire Mindset, Motivation, Personal Development

You get what you are, not what you want.
Outcomes are a lagging measure of your habits. 

  • The Richest Man in Babylon – George S. Clason
  • True Wealth – T. Harv Eker
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth – T. Harv Eker
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind in Turbulent Times – T. Harv Eker
  • Napoleon Hill’s Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success –  Napoleon Hill , Sharon L. Lechter – editor
  • The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure – By: Grant Cardone
  • The Millionaire Booklet – By: Grant Cardone
  • How to Get and Stay Motivated – By: Grant Cardone
  • Be Obsessed or Be Average – By: Grant Cardone
  • If You’re Not First, You’re Last: Sales Strategies to Dominate Your Market and Beat Your Competition – By: Grant Cardone
  • Sell or Be Sold: How to Get Your Way in Business and in Life – By: Grant Cardone
  • The Closer’s Survival Guide – Third Edition – By: Grant Cardone
  • Dominate Your Market – Live Seminar: How to Gain the Attention You Need to Succeed in Any Economy: Seminars On Demand – Grant Cardone
  • The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage –  Daymond John , Daniel Paisner
  • FAKE: Fake Money, Fake Teachers, Fake Assets: How Lies Are Making the Poor and Middle Class Poorer –  Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education – By: Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad – By: Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life – Nir Eyal , Julie Li
  • The Magic of Thinking Big – David J. Schwartz Ph.D.
  • The Compound Effect: Multiply Your Success One Simple Step at a Time – Darren Hardy
  • Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter – By: Liz Wiseman , Greg McKeown
  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph – By: Ryan Holiday
  • Millionaire Success Habits – By: Dean Graziosi
  • Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More – By: Morten Hansen
  • How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It – By: Mark Cuban
  • Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur – By: Derek Sivers
  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life – By: Bill Burnett , Dave Evans
  • The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage – By: Mel Robbins
  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions – By: Brian Christian , Tom Griffiths
  • Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life – By: Dave Asprey
  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – By: Angela Duckworth
  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity – By: David Allen
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change – By: Stephen R. Covey
  • How to Stay Motivated: Developing the Qualities of Success – By: Zig Ziglar
  • Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business – By: Charles Duhigg
  • Think and Grow Rich – By: Napoleon Hill
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business -By: Charles Duhigg
  • Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition – By: Michael J. Mauboussin
  • Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise – By: Robert Pool , Anders Ericsson
  • The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It – By: Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
  • Willpower Doesn’t Work – By: Benjamin Hardy
  • Habit Stacking: 97 Small Life Changes That Take Five Minutes or Less – By: S.J. Scott
  • The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life – Before 8AM – By: Hal Elrod
  • The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance – By: Steven Kotler
  • The Science of Getting Rich – By: Wallace D. Wattles
  • Psycho-Cybernetics: Updated and Expanded – By: Maxwell Maltz
  • Unscripted: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship – By: MJ DeMarco
  • Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life – By: Gary John Bishop
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results – By: Gary Keller , Jay Papasan
  • The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance – By: Josh Waitzkin
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – By: Greg McKeown
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones – By: James Clear
  • Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World – By: Tim Ferriss
  • Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers – By: Tim Ferriss
  • The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness – By: Eric Jorgenson , Tim Ferriss
  • The Psychology of Money – Morgan Housel

Money, History, Mental Models

What we can learn from history is that people don’t learn from history.
If you want to be rich, study history.

  • Debt – Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years – David Graeber
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future – Peter Thiel , Blake Masters
  • Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder – By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable – By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life – By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts – By: Shane Parrish
  • The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – but Some Don’t – By: Nate Silver
  • Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – By: Philip Tetlock , Dan Gardner
  • Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies – By: Nick Bostrom
  • Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume 1 – By: Will Durant
  • The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 – By: Will Durant
  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World – By: Jack Weatherford
  • How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region – By: Joe Studwell
  • The Silk Roads: A New History of the World – By: Peter Frankopan
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon- By: Brad Stone
  • Trump: The Art of the Deal – By: Donald J. Trump , Tony Schwartz
  • Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future – By: Ashlee Vance
  • Losing My Virginity – By: Richard Branson
  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution – By: Walter Isaacson
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers – By: Ben Horowitz
  • Tao of Charlie Munger: A Compilation of Quotes from Berkshire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman on Life, Business, and the Pursuit of Wealth with Commentary by David Clark – By: David Clark
  • Principles: Life and Work –  Ray Dalio
  • Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order – Ray Dalio
  • The Price of Tomorrow – Jeff Booth
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow – By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy – By: William Strauss , Neil Howe
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution – By: Klaus Schwab
  • The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age – By: James Dale Davidson , Peter Thiel – preface , William Rees-Mogg
  • The Internet of Money – Andreas M. Antonopoulos
  • The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking -By: Saifedean Ammous
  • Bitcoin: The Future Of Money? – Dominic Frisby
  • Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money – Nathaniel Popper
  • Blockchain: 4-in-1 Bundle: Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Investing in Ethereum, FinTech –  Jeff Reed

Trading & Value Investing

Trading is making choices. We all do trading in everyday life.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

  • The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed. – By: Benjamin Graham
  • The Little Book That Still Beats the Market – By: Joel Greenblatt
  • The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns, 10th Anniversary Edition – By: John C.
  • One Up On Wall Street -By: Peter Lynch
  • Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side – Howard Marks
  • The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for The Thoughtful Investor – By: Howard Marks
  • A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market – Edward O. Thorp , Nassim Nicholas Taleb – foreword
  • The Simple Strategy: A Powerful Day Trading Strategy for Trading Futures, Stocks, ETFs and Forex – By: Markus Heitkoetter , Mark Hodge
  • How to Day Trade for a Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Tools and Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology – By: Andrew Aziz
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits – By: Philip A. Fisher
  • Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Wiley Trading Audio) – By: Edwin Lefevre
  • What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time – By: James P. O’Shaughnessy
  • The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It
    – By: Scott Patterson
  • Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders – By: Jack D. Schwager , Bruce Kovner , Richard Dennis , Paul Tudor Jones , Michael Steinhardt , Ed Seykota , Marty Schwartz , Tom Baldwin
  • Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life – By: William Green